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Pima Silk (DISCONTINUED)

Final twist: Z-plied. Frog Tree Yarns closed in August 2015

Weight: DK
Texture: Crepe / Cable-plied
Fiber: Cotton (85%),
Silk (15%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 142m (155 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)

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Pima Cotton & Silk DK (90% match) $$$$$
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Tonos Pima Silk (90% match) $$$$$
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Cotton 8 (87% match)
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Cotton True Sport (86% match) $$$$$
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