This linen is great for crochet, ply knitting, or for combination with another yarn. Since the flax plant is naturally resistant to pests, linen can be considered as naturally organic and it is usually worn next to the skin for more than ten thousand years. The thinner the linen yarn the better quality is the finished garment. For cellulosic yarns, the maximum absorbency, softness and smoothness can be achieved only if they are spun in fine weights. The best quality linen yarn is suitable to be knitted on 2.75 - 3.5 mm needles. You can definitely ply Linen 100 to make it knitted on a larger size needles. Please use a several strands - your clothing will retain all the benefits of the original fine yarn.
* Similar yarn: Lino 100, Canapa, Jaipur
FIBRE: 100% Linen
Garment Care: Hand wash in lukewarm water, dry flat in a correct shape away from direct sun.
YARN WEIGHT: Fingering
TENSION: 10x10 cm (4"): 22 sts / 23-31 rows
NEEDLES: 2.25 - 3.5 mm (US № 1-4)
LENGTH: approx. 290 m / 317 yds
HANK WEIGHT: 50g
Knitted Sample » using 2 strands and 3.75mm needles
Price (CAD): $11.99
IN STOCK: 01 Natural (9 hanks)
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CARDIGAN WITH TRANSPARENT STRIPES © TENDANCES Tricot № 36-2018, yarn: ITO Tetsu.
• PULLOVER WITH LACY INLAYS © TENDANCES Tricot № 36-2018, yarn: ITO Tetsu.
• LINEN PULLOVER © VERENA № 2-2011