Posts Tagged ‘yaya’


Monday, November 30th, 2015

The Spanish have an old saying, “Wherever sheep’s feet touch the ground, the land turns to gold”  ... and even more so when those sheep happen to be merino.  The most luxurious of all and highly-prized since the Middle Ages, merino sheep produce a very fine crimped wool fibre with superior shine and anti-itch softness, which is also breathable and absorbent.  This season Mirasol introduces us to YAYA, a plumped-up premium spun merino wool that has undergone a special superwash process and will not felt.  Available at your lys in more than a dozen natural and heathered shades, Yaya is a big and bulky wool, so irresistibly plush with a velvety-smooth texture that you might just feel the urge to sink your fingers into each and every skein.


One step ahead of Jack Frost!  He may be able to crank out the icicles but is no match for this thick merino wool Cable Hat and Mittens Set knit in YayaCol. 1512 (shown above).


Are you in the indigo mood?  This stylish Shoulder Wrap is a very welcome hug on a blustery day and stays neatly in place without slipping as you move from task to task.  Knit in a wide rib with cleverly disguised shaping, and nicely accented with a pewter closure.  Col. 1508 (shown above).


Saddle up for winter!  Pull on your cowboy boots and head out into the wild yonder dressed for a cosy adventure in this Western Cowl.  Fringed and cabled, this style features a back button band to keep it fitting snug against the neckline.  Col. 1503 (shown above).


The north wind will be blowing!  A change of weather sets the stage for this quick knit Slouchy Nordic Hat, in a trio of classic colours that highlight the simplicity and fun of fair isle.  Col. 1509, 1508 and 1500 (shown above).


In a cold snap!  Tunics are all about comfort and ease, a great way to layer on a little extra warmth over turtlenecks and leggings.  This design features side vents and a faux cable yoke knit vertically.  Yaya Tunic  Col. 1506 (shown above).


All compasses point north this winter!  Bring on the blizzard and snow squalls, this Arctic Star Hat and Cowl set is designed for maximum warmth and looks dashing at the same time with its snowball-sized pom pom.  Col. 1504 and 1500 (shown above).