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Dear Watson DK (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Wool (100%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Balls: 50g; 120m (131 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Tonal colors
Price: $$$$$

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