Superwash Sock Sparkle DK

Product Code: 49242

Composition: 78% Superwash Fine Merino, 25% Nylon, 2% Sparkle

Count: 4/9nm

Meterage: 225m (246 yds) per 100g

Tension: 22 sts x 28 rows, in 10cm (4in), over st st using 4mm needles

Yarn Weight: DK

Hank Size: 100g

Origin:  South African Merino spun in Italy

Care Instructions: Machine washable on a wool program ideally using a wool detergent at 30⁰C or below. Dry flat, do not sun dry or tumble dry. Avoid wringing and twisting.

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Minimum Order Quantity: 1 kg (total order 5kg) 

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Samples: Free samples to test dye and knit are available on request

Description: Superwash Sock Sparkle DK has a standard construction of 4/9nm with 225m (246 yds) per 100g and is made with 78% Superwashed Fine Merino wool, 25% Nylon and 2% sparkle. The merino fibres have been specially treated before being spun to enable it to be machine washable, therefore the knitted fabric will not ‘felt’ when dyed or washed. The merino is combined with a smaller percentage of nylon, giving the knitted fabric extra durability and strength and making it harder wearing. The fine merino gives natural elasticity and is beautifully soft, so not itchy or scratchy on the skin.  The yarn is perfect for socks but can equally can be knitted into scarves, shawls or even baby garments which will feel soft next to the skin due to the fine merino used.

​Both merino wool and nylon accept acid dyes so the yarn is perfect for dyeing and readily takes up the dye. The Merino is from South Africa and mulesing free. 

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