Worsted Tweed is an exceptional quality artisanal, rustic tweed made of Navajo Fine Wool blended with mohair. With washing and use, it develops a soft halo from the mohair. This yarn is in worsted weight, mill-spun and hand-dyed, and is suitable for hand knitting and felting. It is manufactured in 37 colours and is ideal for making colourful knits, including throws and blankets.
* Similar yarn: Akapana, Llama Silk, Cashmere Tweed, Yuzen
FIBRE: 75% Navajo Fine Wool or Rambouillet Wool, 25% Mohair
YARN WEIGHT: Heavy Worsted
TENSION: 10x10cm (4"): 18 sts / 20 rows
NEEDLES: 4.25 - 4.5 mm (US No.7)
LENGTH: approx. 179 m / 198 yards
HANK WEIGHT: 115g (4oz)
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PATTERNS: Maureeen O'Doogan Knits
Garment Care: hand wash with woolwash no rinse in lukewarm water. Do not wring out the garment - make a ball and gently press to remove excess water. Lay flat to dry on a rack pulling the garment into correct shape, away from direct heat or sunlight.
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Jacquard Cardigan © Verena № 4, 2012, design: Martin Storey.
Yarn: Rowan Felted Tweed