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Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Knitted tube
Fiber: Nylon (70%),
Cotton (30%)
Needles: 25mm (50 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 7-8 sts / 10cm (4") and 12 rows
Balls: 200g; 24.m (26 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
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