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A softly spun Merino wool and silk heavy 4ply with 365m/399yds per 100g. Silk creates a beautiful sheen and merino wool lends the yarn a heavenly softness. With a rich display of colours this yarn is luxury in a skein and a treat to knit. This yarn is made with super wash merino making it suitable to wash in the machine at 30 degrees.
Due to the soft twist and high silk content of this yarn we recommend using a 2.5mm (US 1.5) - 3.25mm (US 3) needle size, sizes above this can increase the chances of the yarn pilling. Although the British name of this yarn is "Sport" the actual gauge is a heavy fingering.
Yarn information: Content: 45% Silk, 55% Merino Wool
Recommended needle size: 2.5 - 3.25mm (US 1.5 - 3)
Tension (gauge): 28 - 24.5 sts and 37 rows to 10cm (4") over stocking stitch
Number of metres per skein: 365 metres (399 yards) per 100g skein
Washing instructions: Machine wash at 30°C on wool cycle