Superwash Sock Sparkle Mini Skeins
Product Code: 49185A
Composition: 78% Superwash Fine Merino, 20% Nylon, 2% Sparkle
Meterage: 80m (87 yds) per 20g
Tension: 28 sts x 36 rows, in 10cm (4in), over st st using 3.25mm needles
Yarn Weight: 4 Ply
Hank Size: 20g
Pack Size: 1kg - 50 x 20g skeins
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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Description: Our new superwash sock sparkle 4 Ply is also available in 20g mini skeins, perfect for colourwork and gradient packs! With a standard construction of 4/16nm with 400m (437 yds) per 100g, it is made with 78% Superwash Fine Merino, 20% 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.