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Lyonesse 4-ply

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Linen (50%),
Corriedale Wool (50%)
Needles: 3mm ( US) (11 UK)
Gauge: 28 sts / 10cm (4") and 34 rows
Balls: 50g; 174m (190 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Heathers, Undyed
Price: $$$$$

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Pure Gotland 4-ply (82% match) $$$$$
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Classic British 4-ply (81% match) $$$$$
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Elegance 4-ply (81% match) $$$$$
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Pure Bluefaced Leicester 4-ply (81% match) $$$$$
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Pure Shetland 4-ply (81% match) $$$$$
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