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Alpacotton (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Blown / Fiber-filled net
Fiber: Cotton (66%),
Superfine Alpaca (34%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 14 sts / 10cm (4") and 19 rows
Balls: 50g; 85m (93 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Price: $$$$$
© Katia

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Flow (71% match) $$$$$
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