MERINO. Soft, warm, fine, luxurious, light and durable. The wool of this sheep breed, has been treasured and coveted for centuries; not only by royalty but by those individuals wealthy enough to afford it. To this day it remains unsurpassed in the quality and versatility of its fibers.
This yarn is for those of you who are purists. For those who love and appreciate the natural beauty and variety of shades of rich color of individual sheep. The Merinos on our farm, range from creamy white to dark chocolate brown. And so we offer to you, direct from the shepherd, raised in America, 100 % Merino wool yarn.
Imagine, the delight of your friend or loved one, when they receive that heirloom quality item you made, with its next to the skin softness. Whether it be a baby blanket, sweater or shawl, whatever your heart desires, whatever you can dream up--doesn't it deserve to be Merino?
DUO COCOA & ESPRESSO MERINO YARN 4 ounce skein, 116 grams approximately 220 yards 2 ply dk or aran (this is 2 individual sport weight strands plied together) a medium weight gauge: on #8 or 9 needles 4 stitches per inch, 6 rows per inch 8 wpi
Washing instructions: Use warm water, and a mild soap (like Eucalan woolwash) and soak the item. Rinse in the same temperature water. Never shock the fibers by rinsing in cold water or throwing it in a dryer. That is of course, unless you are looking to produce a felted item. Instead be gentle. Roll the item up in a towel and squeeze out the excess water. Lay flat to dry.
Shipping: priority mail is 8.00 8 can be fit in a priority flat box for $15.70
Do you want to knit a man's sweater and need a larger quantity than I have listed? I have more available- just let me know.