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100% Aloo
Himalaya Yarn
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
150 yards (137 meters)
100 grams (3.53 ounces)
22.0 to 24.0 sts = 4 inches
US 5 - 7 or 3.75 - 4.5mm
100% Plant fiber
textured
This yarn is organic

Fiber Content
100% Aloo: Himalayan Giant Nettle girardinia diversifolia

Texture

plied slubby (hand spun)

Care

Hand wash in cold water, dry flat.

Handspun by families in Nepal through a cottage industry. Aloo is a natural fiber made from the Himalayan Nettle plant. It is a relative to our stinging nettle, but it grows as tall as 16 feet at elevations of 5500-8500 feet. The finished, handspun yarn is similar to raw linen.