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Gingko

Weight: Worsted
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Silk (52%),
Wool (48%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 19 sts / 10cm (4") and 26 rows
Hook: 4.5 - 5mm
Balls: 50g; 123m (135 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Semi-solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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