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Fine Art Aran (DISCONTINUED)

Discontinued with many other Rowan lines in Spring 2016

Weight: Aran
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Merino Wool (50%),
Alpaca (25%),
Kid Mohair (20%),
Mulberry Silk (5%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 19-25 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 170m (186 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not bleach, Do not tumble dry, Dry flat in shade
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Alpaca Sport (86% match)
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Mulberry Merino (83% match) $$$$$
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Sheepaca (83% match) $$$$$
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Illustrious (82% match) $$$$$
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Suri Merino (82% match) $$$$$
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Extra Soft Merino Alpaca (79% match) $$$$$
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Truth (79% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Simply Sweet Satisfaction (79% match) $$$$$
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Amber Label Cashmere/Silk_DK (79% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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