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Freedom Alfresco Aran (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Superwash Wool (80%),
Alpaca (20%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 19 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Balls: 50g; 72m (79 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Do not iron, Do not bleach, Do not tumble dry

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