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Homestead Tweed

10% Donegal (Viscose)

Weight: Heavy Worsted
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Wool (90%),
Viscose (10%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4") and 20 rows
Balls: 100g; 174m (190 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Tweeds
Price: $$$$$

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