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LB Collection Merino Yak Alpaca

Weight: Aran
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Merino Wool (70%),
Alpaca (15%),
Yak (15%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Hook: 5mm
Balls: 50g; 115m (126 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Heartland Worsted (83% match) $$$$$
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