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Block Island Blend
Halcyon Yarn
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
175 yards (160 meters)
56 grams (1.98 ounces)
28.0 sts = 4 inches
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Cotton
Linen
Rayon
Hemp
yes

35% hemp/linen blend, 35% cotton, 30% rayon.

Also available in 1 lb, 1400 yd cones.

The appeal of this stylish 3-ply yarn is in its truly unique fiber combination. One ply of a gentle slub cotton lends a rustic homespun look, a ply of rayon adds sheen, while a third ply of a linen/hemp blend provides extra body and strength. Since each fiber takes the dye color just a little differently the yarn has rich tonal and textural dimension. Block Island Blend yarn is both rustic and elegant making terrific for a broad range of projects from sweaters to yardage and upholstery.

Knitters: Block Island Blend makes beautiful, light weight, warm weather clothes. Knit a dressy accessory or a comfy weekend pullover. Single stranded, Block Island Blend knits as a sport weight yarn; when doubled it is a worsted weight. A great yarn for machine knitters, try a tension of 7-8 on standard machines.

Weavers: Block Island Blend is well suited as both warp and weft. Be creative and consider combining it with many of our other wonderful cottons and linens to play with color and texture. It is an excellent choice for drapery, table linens, and yardage for clothing or upholstery.