WHAT’S HER STORY?
Shiny Happy Cotton’s chic Italian sister is in town. Crafted in London and beautifully hand-painted in Peru : she’s the same sleek, soft 100% Pima cotton yarn you already love, with a terrazzo twist. Bellisima!
You can find out about Shiny Happy Cotton here.
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO KNIT WITH?
Soft to the touch, drapes like a dream; Hand-Painted Shiny Happy Cotton will keep you cool when the temperatures rise.
WHAT CAN I MAKE?
We love Hand-Painted Shiny Happy Cotton for our summer projects, but she’ll work all year round. Dresses, sweaters, blankets - you name it, she’s got it covered.
WORKS WELL WITH
Garter Stitch, Moss Stitch, Stocking Stitch, Single Crochet, Double Crochet.
100 gram ball = 142 metres (155 yards) Aran/Worsted
18sts / 24 rows in stocking stitch on 5mm (US8) needles
Suggested Knitting Needle Size
3.5mm - 8mm / US 4 - US 11
Suggested Crochet Hook Size
3.5mm - 6.5mm / US 4 - US 10.5
How to wash
Safe to machine wash but do it on a cold cycle to keep the best colour and shape of your pieces or hand wash to last longer (and to save water) / Dry flat