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Concept Catena Merino

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Merino Wool (94%),
Nylon (6%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 14 sts / 10cm (4") and 19 rows
Hook: 5mm
Balls: 50g; 120m (131 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
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