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yarns > Quince & Co. > Piper

Quince & Co.
Lace / 2 ply ?
305 yards (279 meters)
50 grams (1.76 ounces)
6.0 to 7.0 sts = 1 inch
US 3 - 5 or 3.25 - 3.75mm
50% Wool - Merino
50% Goat - Mohair

50% Texas super kid mohair, 50% Texas superfine merino
heavy lace weight

305yd 279m / 50g
7 sts / 1 inch on size US 3 needles
6 sts / 1 inch on size US 5 needles

Quince & Company Piper is our pretty little southern bird. We sourced the softest super fine kid mohair we could find from a Texas herd of angora goats and blended it with super fine Texas merino to make a lighter-than-air, almost lace weight single-ply yarn. Piper has a pretty halo and a subtle sheen, thanks to the long, silky fibers of the mohair. Knit it on a larger needle if you want. It fills in nicely. Great in sweaters, hats, and, of course, shawls.

How to care for our wool and wool blends:
We recommend that you hand wash your wool project with gentle soap, such as Twig & Horn’s lanolizing Wool Soap, in cool water. If using a gentle soap such as Wool Soap, you do not have to rinse. If you use a regular detergent, rinse it thoroughly and gently press out extra water and roll it lightly in a terry towel to absorb more of the moisture. Lay your project out to the correct measurements and let it dry naturally. If you want to speed up drying, aim a fan at the drying surface.

If you’d like to try machine washing your wool and wool-blend garments (not recommended), use cool water and a gentle cycle. After spinning, lay your garment flat to dry. And never, never put your knitted wool garment in the dryer.

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