Astra is a luxurious, single-ply merino-silk blend yarn that knits up like a dream. It is perfect for light, drapy knits and is well suited for both textured and lacy knits. The silk gives the fabric a special glow and a smooth sensation with no comparison. This is a yarn to fall in love with!
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- Fingering weight; 400 meters / 100 g
- 70% superwash merino wool, 30% mulberry silk
- Recommended needle size 2-4 mm / US 0-6
- Gauge 28 - 32 stitches = 10 cm / 2 inches
- single-ply, high-twist texture
- Hand-wash, dry flat
- mulesing free
All skeins are unique and for larger projects it is recommended to alternate skeins. The superwash treatment makes machine wash possible, but handwash is recommended for any yarn dyed by hand. Observe that strong colours might bleed in the first wash. After blocking let your garment dry flat.