Shangri-La is a yarn made with a lovely combination of yak and silk fibers, offering knitters and crocheters a treat to make with. Learn more and enter to win a skein of Bijou Basin Ranch’s Shangri-La yarn to spoil your stash!
The final yarn review & giveaway of the year is Bijou Basin Ranch’s Himalayan Summit yarn, a lovely 50% Tibetan yak/50% superfine merino wool blend.
Blocking and caring for hand knit items is important, so today, I want to share tips for maintaing your knitwear, particularly if it’s a piece done in a fine fiber like yak or cashmere. I mean, after all the hard work of making your own creation, why not take the best possible care of it?
I don’t know if you’ve ever tried yarn made with yak fibers before, but I highly recommend it. Yak yarn provides a smooth yarn that’s a nice alternative to wool. – Read on to learn how yak yarn can help support earthquake survivors in Nepal.