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Vivid (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (100%)
Needles: 15mm (18 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 6 sts / 10cm (4") and 9 rows
Balls: 150g; 55m (60 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Tumble dry (low), Do not bleach, Do not iron

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