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Alpaca, Wool and Silk DK

Weight: DK
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Alpaca (45%),
Merino Wool (25%),
Silk (30%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 22-24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 250m (273 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$
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