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MCN DK 49230


MCN DK is a popular blend of superfine merino (19 micron), cashmere and nylon in a 4/9nm construction giving a generous 225m (246 yds) per 100g.

An extra soft 19 micron merino yarn is blended with a generous helping of cashmere (considered the ‘king’ and most luxurious of natrual fibres) and a little nylon for extra durability. You can feel the softness of the cashmere in the yarn adding making it sumptuous to touch and a joy to handle. With the blend of cashmere, merino and nylon, in the winter it keeps you warm and in the summer, it will keep you cool.

The merino is mulesing free and comes from South America. The merino, cashmere and nylon all accept acid dyes so the yarn dyes up easily. Ask for a sample and try it yourself! In a standard DK weight, the yarn can be with a wide range of patterns.

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Product Code: 49230

Composition: 70% Superfine Merino (19 micron), 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon

Count: 4/9nm

Meterage: 225m (246 yds) per 100g

Tension: 22 sts x 28 rows, in 10cm (4 in), over st st using 4mm needles

Yarn Weight: DK

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.

“The DK merino cashmere nylon blend is amazingly soft and takes dye beautifully.”


Got my order today and it’s wonderful!! The blend of merino cashmere and nylon is luxuriously soft. Can’t wait to dye some and make something special.

Christine from Holly Sheep Balls

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