Hand painted yarn 50g blue turquoise green The base yarn for this is a skein of 40% wool, 15% alpaca and 45% acrylic. The yarn is soft and squishy. It is a chunky Aran weight (see photo against 1 inch measure for accurate gauge). I hand painted it in soft shades of green and mid blue, with a touch of yellow, violet and pink. The last picture shows the same hank before it was reskeined, to give a better idea of the colour blocks. Recommended needle size 6 to 6.5mm This is 1 skein, 108 yards and 50grams.
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Returns & exchanges
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