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Silk Merino

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Mulberry Silk (50%),
Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 20-22 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 4.5 - 5.5mm
Balls: 100g; 187m (205 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Semi-solid colors, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$

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Opulence DK (90% match) $$$$$
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Four Play (89% match)
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Findley DK (89% match) $$$$$
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Zephyr Wool-Silk 4/8 (86% match)
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Luscious Single Silk (85% match) $$$$$
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Sylvia DK (85% match)
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KFI Indulgence 6-ply with Silk (85% match) $$$$$
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YAKSI (83% match) $$$$$
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Gloss DK (83% match) $$$$$
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