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Sunday
Nov042012

Introducing Purl Soho's Super Soft Merino!

We are so grateful to end this harrowing week with the happiest announcement we've had in a long time. Today Purl Soho launches our very own collection of yarn, starting with our super scrumptious Super Soft Merino!

A thick cloud of 100% Peruvian merino, Super Soft Merino is the dreamiest, cuddliest, toastiest yarn you can imagine. This loosely spun single ply knits up at a cozy 3 stitches to the inch, perfect for winter chills and quick gifts!

As readers of the Purl Bee know, our love for yarn is followed closely by our love for color! Creating a signature palette for our Super Soft Merino was unbelievably fun, like picking a bouquet of garden-fresh flowers. Our beautiful rainbow includes a dozen of our very favorite colors: Super Pink, Red Zinnia, Clementine Orange, Yellow Yellow, Extra Green, Desert Sky, Peacock Blue, Timeless Navy, Oyster Gray, Toasted Charcoal, Soft Black and Heirloom White.

Each skein is an ample 87 yards long. Want to start with a scarf? Just two skeins knit up into a beautifully classic scarf, or try three skeins for a luxuriously generous neck wrapper!

We have lots of Purl Bee patterns in the works, but we also can't wait to see what you, our ingenious readers, create with Super Soft Merino. Big, cozy sweaters, sweeping wraps, dramatic cowls, cushiony baby blankets, sophisticated lap throws, and fabulous hats; monotone, stripes, ombre, fair isle, colorblocking, the possibilities are endless!

To celebrate this exciting venture and to get you super inspired, we're having a...

Super Soft Merino Giveaway!

How: To enter leave a comment on this post telling us what you're inspired to make with Super Soft Merino. Be sure to enter your email address in the email field on the comment submission form so we can contact you if you win. (Don't worry; we never publish or share email addresses!)

When: Leave your comment by 6pm est, Tuesday, November 6th 2012. The winners will then be chosen at random.

What: One lucky winner will receive 10 skeins of Super Soft Merino and a second winner will receive 3 skeins. The winners will get to choose whatever color (or colors!) they want!

A big colorful pile of Super Soft Merino is our dream come true. Give it a try; you'll know what we mean! Ready to check it out? Browse our whole collection of Super Soft Merino right here and get inspired!

Reader Comments (1238)

Love the new yarn! i would make cowls and hats with this yarn, looks SO warm!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterErin
The yarn looks lovely. It's calling out "winter kid's hats" to me. :)
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBecky
I can't wait to use this to make a modern fair isle sweater with pops of super pink!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMegan
It looks absolutely delicous!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChalice
I would love to make a pair of striped leg warmers with this yarn.... and a snuggly cowl.
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMonica
Soft and squishy blankets for sure!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGail
Looks amazing! Definitely knitting some cowls with this !
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKar
Congratulations on your new adventure! I love all this colors! Hopefully anyone touch me!! Jeje.
Ana
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAna
Anything and everything!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkenniston
i would knit myself a really, really long striped scarf!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenternicole
I would knit up a bunch of the scrumptious patterns from the Good Night, Day pattern book (http://goodnightday.bigcartel.com/). Tara Lynn's chunky sweaters and turbans seem like a perfect pair for this new lofty yarn. Congratulations gang, it looks beautiful!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAmanda
Oh, I was just pondering what to make for Christmas for my three kids - I was thinking a blue hat in something soft for my three year old - that blue would be perfect! With the rest, I could make a new cowl for me and one for a gift as well.
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAlice
I would make beanies, cowls, baby clothes, etc...love love love the colors!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMary
Those lovely colours are going to make scrumptious hot water bottles covers for the whole family to warm up our winter!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRenée
I could make serveral vests with 10 skeins! Thanks for the great giveaway!
Sara in AL
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSara Denbo
love the yarn !! i am thinking gloves ...
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersantina
Beautiful! I would love to make a luscious cabled pullover.
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEmily C.
The colors are fantastic! Congratulations for this new yarn that fits perfectly with Purl Soho. As I'm expecting my first baby in January, I would definitely knit a somptuous baby blanket in green or desert blue (or maybe clementine), with a leaf pattern.
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterFrédérique
Would love to use the red to make a cowl for my grandmother!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMaggie M
I would make a handsome and cosy sweather for my nephew, and also a baggy hat to match :)
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMajken Jonassen
Looks beautiful! Can't wait to make a warm, fuzzy cardigan for my daughter!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKristina R
I would make a colorful stripey winter scarf for my toddler daughter and a matching hat. And I would love some color block mittens for myself in this yarn! I can just picture us standing out in the white snow this winter!!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
Gorgeous colors, would be a perfect fit for a huge gaptastic cowl :)
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMarie
My friend's daughter is collecting knit garments for Safe House in Michigan, I would knit some colorful hats, mitts and cowls to donate.
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMarla
I'm new to knitting and have started because of my love for yarn, these look so luxurious!!!!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKatie
I would knit a warm cushy blanket out of lots of the colors. It would feel like being wrapped in a colorful cloud. Of course mittens and cowls would be just as cute too :)
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDenise Cole
Oh yes yes! I'd make a cowl for my mom, a pillow for my sister, a hat for my husband. Homemade gifts are the best!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBrittany
I want to make a cozy sleepingbag for my best friend's firstborn who is due in early december :)
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnja
Beautiful! I would make hats or a lap blanket I think.. or a cowl...
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkim
I would start by making two soft little vests for two special nephews arriving this winter!!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKailey
What a fantastic rainbow of colors!! I'd probably make some cozy legwarmers or a cowl!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLaura
The colors are sumptous! I'd make a hooded baby sweater or a hooded popover for my
new granddaughter and some hats and mittens too! Too many beautiful colors - this is a hard decision,
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterleda
These are gorgeous colors. Congratulations! I would love to win and make hats, scarves, mittens and slippers with the beautiful yarn!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNicole
I would love to use this for the big lace scarf from More Last Minute Knitted Gifts! And maybe a chunky stroller blanket for my son. Ah, yes, winter is here!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRose
Cabled cowls for my friends and me!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterClaire
Hats and scarves and mittens, oh my!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMaria
ooh, i would love to make your herringbone cowl. the colors are so beautiful and I'm super excited to give this a try!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjessica alvarado
Anything "super soft" should be used for a baby blanket!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSara
I would love to to use those vibrant colors for a striped/chevron baby blankie!!!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterFran Kennerly
oh man! this stuff looks so soft, bright and perfect for winter- i'm going to have to make some matching accessories for my hubby and baby boy for the holidays!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterteresa
Sooooo soft and squishy! I'd be making cowls and hats for sure, to snuggle up in that all winter long! I love the colors too, excellent choices!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commentersarah
I want to make a bright pink cowl for my 6 year old neice for christmas .... and maybe some mittens to match if time permits!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
Soft cuddly hats for everyone in my family would be knit up for this winter!!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJessica
Ooh! It would make a great throw or chunky cowl. I love single ply
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChantelle La Violette
With a new niece on the way, I'm inspired by your Super Soft Merino to make a wonderfully cuddly baby blanket or maybe a baby bunting bag! Love the palette!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSlim
I'd really like to make a sweater out of the super pink yarn! *Squee pink!*
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRin B
Love the look of this yarn...the colors blow me away! They would make fantastic additions to my stash for holiday scarves...
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJuliMcG
The easy ribbed cowl featured on the blog last week! In a lively green to beat the winter blues!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterallison
Congratulations on your latest venture! This yarn looks amazing. I'd love to knit a cute cuddly child's hat in this beautiful yarn!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkgmama
Love the looks of this yarn. Hats, Mittens, Scarfs!
November 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJraeol

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