This lovely yarn is made from a hand blended and carded mix of yak down and recycled sari silk, for the ultimate in warmth and softness. Yak down is 40% warmer than merino wool, and extremely light weight. It has 66% greater air permeability and 17% greater water vapor permeability than wool. This generous 188 yd. skein of worsted weight 2-ply balanced yarn weighs only 3.6 ounces. Treat yourself to a beautiful hat or scarf that will keep you warm on the most bitterly cold days.
The sample swatch shown was knit on U.S. size 8 needles.