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Wool of the Andes Superwash

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Peruvian Highland Superwash Wool (100%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 18-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 101m (110 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$
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