Just arrived! Baby Alpaca Grande by Plymouth Yarn. A soft, 100% Alpaca bulky yarn. With a gauge of 3 stitches per inch on a US 10.5 needle this yarn is perfect for chunky cowls, scarves, afghans, vests and sweaters.
The stitch for today in the 365 Knitting Stitches A Year Perpetual Calendar is the Garter-Stitch Chevron:
Multiple of 11
Rows 1-5: Using color A, knit.
Row 6 (right side): Using color B, *K2tog, K2, knit into front and back of next 2 sts, K3, sl 1, K1, psso: rep from * to end.
Row 7: Using color B, purl.
Rows 8-12: Rep Rows 6 & 7 twice. Work Row 6 again, using color A instead of color B.
Repeat these 12 rows.