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Aran Merino

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Merino Wool (100%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 225m (246 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)

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This yarn comes in 100g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
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