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Tosh Merino

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 18-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 5.5 - 6.5mm
Balls: 100g; 192m (210 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle)
Styles: Semi-solid colors, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$

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Steamer Trunk (91% match) $$$$$
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Rios (90% match) $$$$$
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BFL Worsted (90% match) $$$$$
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