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Calypso

Final twist: Z-plied

Weight: Sport
Texture: Crepe / Cable-plied
Fiber: Cotton (100%)
Needles: 2.5mm ( US) ( UK)
3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 22-28 sts / 10cm (4") and 31 rows
Balls: 50g; 185m (202 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool)
Styles: Self-striping (gradient)
Price: $$$$$

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Bjørk (88% match)
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Kimera (88% match)
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Mandarin Petit (88% match)
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Eco Baby (87% match) $$$$$
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Summer Lace (87% match) $$$$$
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Riveting Sport (87% match)
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Cerro (87% match) $$$$$
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