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Merino 130

Final twist: Z-plied. From langyarns.com: "The fibers are bundled together by targeted aerodynamic forces so that the ends are spun in more perfectly [and] hairiness and pilling are reduced to a minimum"

Weight: DK
Texture: Crepe / Cable-plied
Fiber: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 23 sts / 10cm (4") and 32 rows
Balls: 50g; 130m (142 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors

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