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Llama Silk

Weight: Sport
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Llama (70%),
Mulberry Silk (30%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4") and 32 rows
Hook: 3.5mm
Balls: 50g; 165m (180 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors

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