Merino Silk Fingering High Twist1


Made with 100% superwashed merino wool. We deliberately use a fine 21 micron merino fibre in the yarn so it has a soft handle and is not itchy or scratchy next to the skin.

The wool has a natural elasticity which helps a merino garment to stretch yet return back to its original shape. The fibres have been specially treated before being spun so the yarn can be machine washed on a wool cycle without felting.

Mulesing free and from South America, the yarn is 100% animal fibre and perfect for dyeing. Naturally a bright white colour, the yarn dyes up well in subtle light shades or bright and vibrant colours. For bright vibrant colours we recommend using acid or natural dyes.

Rooster Yarns

Superwash Merino Sport

Product Code: 49192

Composition: 100% Superwash Fine Merino (21 micron)

Count: 3/9nm

Meterage: 300m (330 yds) per 100g

Tension: 24 sts x 38 rows in 10 cm (4 in) over st st using 3mm needles

Yarn Weight: Sport

Hank Size: 100g

Origin: Peru

Care Instructions: Hand wash using a wool detergent ideally below 30⁰C, avoid wringing and twisting. Dry flat, do not sun dry, spin or tumble dry.

Superwash Merino Sport

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