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As you can see Kristi has a taste for more tasteful colours than me. This one was in knit in Berroco Bonsai in Raku Brown (Ravelry link) and my original sample was knit in Phildar Phil’Bambou in red (Ravelry link), which is a lovely yarn, but it doesn’t have as much memory as the Bonsai.
I am very excited to get this sweater back in a year.
This yarn is very nice to work with. It has good memory and sheen, and feels wonderfully smooth to wear.
The only problem that I found with working with it is that it is prone to splitting and is easily damaged by the needles if you are not careful. For that reason, I would suggest that this yarn is not appropriate for beginning knitters, but I would recommend it for anyone else who wants a nice light smooth fitted summer sweater.
Channel your inner Becky Sharpe — I suggest wearing it “tailored to a nicety” (read tight).