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Cashmere Chunky

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Cashmere (100%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 12-14 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 70g; 82m (90 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Tonal colors
Price: $$$$$

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Mongolian Cashmere 12-ply (72% match) $$$$$
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Mongolian Cashmere 8-ply (69% match) $$$$$
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Linie 55 Montego (62% match) $$$$$
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Merlana (61% match) $$$$$
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Merino Super-Sport (61% match)
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Alfa Glitter (61% match)
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Superwash Merino Bulky (60% match) $$$$$
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Fidelia (60% match) $$$$$
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Lion's Pride Woolspun (60% match)
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