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Aran Superwash Extrafine (19.5 micron) Merino Wool Yarn 100gm Hank

Aran Superwash Extrafine (19.5 micron) Merino Wool Yarn 100gm Hank

Ref: MERFHS0925S


Composition: 100% Superwash Merino Wool Yarn (19.5 microns)
Metric Count: 3/5Nm
Yarn Weight: Aran weight, 3 ply construction
Meterage: Approx. 166m (182 yards) per 100g hank
Origin: Australia


Description
Extra fine (19.5 micron) merino is used for these yarns. It feels soft and gentle against the skin. These yarns are worsted spun from extra long staple fibres to produce a yarn that is fine and strong with a silky feel.
The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. We use extra fine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a super soft yarn that feels gentle against the skin.
A very versatile yarn, it can be used for shawls, wraps, mittens and jumpers. Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle, it is also suitable for children's and baby clothes. Very soft and springy. Takes up the dye well to produce deep, vibrant colours.

1 x 100gm hanks = 100gms total

Suggested Needle/Hook Sizes and Gauge:
Needle Size: 4.5 - 5.5mm (US 7 - 9) needles and H - I hook
Gauge (stocking stitch): 18sts x 24 rows over 10cm/4 inches on 5mm (US 8) needles

Care Instructions:
Hand wash using a wool detergent, ideally below 30°C, avoid wringing and twisting. Dry flat out of direct sunlight, do not spin or tumble dry.

The wool used in this yarn is ethically produced from sheep that have NOT been mulesed.

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