Saturday, August 22, 2009

Mandarin Duck by Lake Tahoe Yarn Company

Mandarin Duck by Lake Tahoe Yarn Company 
Truckee, CA 530-587-1060 
100% superwash Merino
270 yards
5 sts=1" on US #7

The colors are inspired by a photograph that the owner put on the label. It's a mandarin duck. The colors of the yarn didn't photograph well. The dark color isn't black, it's a rich teal. That teal next to the orange and brown is visually exciting.

This yarn will make beautiful socks for me. I like thicker socks. Honestly, I like knitting socks in thicker yarns because they are faster to knit. Sock weight yarns require smaller needles which aren't as comfortable to knit with my hands.  

2 comments:

Cat said...

Oh how cool is that! If my uncle were still alive, I'd have to get some of this yarn and make him something. He'd have loved the duck reference.

Cat said...

OK, I have tried their website, and I've tried searching on Ravelry - is there a way to get that yarn from here?