Katia Angora 100 is 100% French Angora: superbly fluffy, premium quality, natural and pure angora yarn in double knit weight and solid colours. Put-up: 50 m / 10 g.
FYI French Angora is supposed to consist of 30% guard hair. There is not much difference in the spinning of English and French angora fibers. However, French Angora 'blooms' more due to the guard hairs. English Angora needs to be "abused" a little to achieve this bloom. German (Giant) Angora was developed through selective breeding, resulting in a rabbit with very high fur yields. Its fur is strong enough for commercial processing.
* Similar yarn: Angora, Long Fluff DK
FIBRE: 100% French Angora
YARN WEIGHT: Sport / Light Double Knit
TENSION: 10x10cm (4"): 27 sts/ 34 rows
NEEDLES: 3 - 3.5 mm (US No. 3-4)
LENGTH: approx. 50 m / 54 yards
BALL WEIGHT: 10g
Price (CAD), 10g ball: $12.99
IN STOCK: 002 Black (16+1 balls), 003 Off White (14 balls), 004 Ruby (18 balls), 008 Baby Pink (2 balls), 009 Powder Blue (16 balls), 010 Lemon Chiffon (7 balls)
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Garment Care: dry clean or hand wash with woolwash "no rinse" or baby shampoo. Lay flat to dry, avoiding exposure to direct sunlight. No iron.
* 16+1 balls
003, Off White
* 14 balls
ANGORA PULLOVER © Anny Blatt, IREN № 11, 2015, yarn: Anny Blatt Angora Super.