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LinSilk (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied with a loose twist
Fiber: Linen (50%),
Viscose (30%),
Silk (20%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 18-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 201m (220 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
© Knitting Fever

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Bella Lino (79% match)
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Line (78% match) $$$$$
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Chantal (77% match) $$$$$
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Linen Concerto (77% match)
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Alumco (76% match)
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Essentials Linen Blend Aran (75% match) $$$$$
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Hanako (74% match)
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Fortuna (74% match) $$$$$
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Pearl (74% match) $$$$$
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Audra (73% match) $$$$$
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DROPS Belle (73% match) $$$$$
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Lino 100% (72% match) $$$$$
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Goshen (70% match)
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Creative Linen (70% match)
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Bamboo Cotton Worsted (70% match) $$$$$
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