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Shiruku (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Merino Superwash Wool (70%),
Silk (30%)
Needles: 2mm (0 US) (14 UK)
2.75mm (2 US) (12 UK)
Gauge: 28-32 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 400m (437 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Tonal colors, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$
© Miss Babs

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Merino/Silk Fingering (97% match)
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Gloss Fingering (95% match) $$$$$
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Twizzle Foot (94% match)
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Woodbury (94% match) $$$$$
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Lace Merino Silk (94% match)
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Heritage Silk (93% match) $$$$$
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Lilt Sock (93% match)
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Staccato (92% match) $$$$$
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Sivilla (92% match)
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Seidenstrasse (92% match)
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Poet Seat Merino Silk (92% match)
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Yukon (90% match)
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Sock-a-licious (90% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 324m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.