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Highland Roving

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Peruvian Highland Wool (100%)
Needles: 12.75mm ( US) ( UK)
Gauge: 8-10 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 150g; 82m (90 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
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Virginia (92% match) $$$$$
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