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Gaia Organic Merino Worsted

This yarn is organic

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Merino Wool (100%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 16-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 113g; 256m (280 yds)

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