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Dovestone DK

Weight: DK
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (50%),
Masham Wool (25%),
Wensleydale Wool (25%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Balls: 100g; 230m (252 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$

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Gallipoli (89% match)
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