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Alberta (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Heavy Worsted
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Superwash Wool (40%),
Viscose (30%),
Nylon (20%),
Cashmere (10%)
Needles: 2.25mm (1 US) (13 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Balls: 50g; 90m (98 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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