Rio de la Plata has 4 lines of merino sock yarn. This one is a 3 ply yarn, where each ply is a separate solid color. The semi-solid, kettle dyed colors are called Sock Solid. The 3 ply multicolored yarns are called Sock Multicolor.
Many have reported that the yarn does not behave like superwash yarn.
Kettle Dyed; 100% Pure New Merino Wool from Uruguay;
Wash Care According to Ball Band:
- Machine wash gentle cycle max 86f/30c or cold only
- Machine dry gentle cycle only
- No iron, bleach or dry clean
- If you do not have any of the settings above you MUST hand wash and lay flat to dry
Please note that some Ravelers have experienced felting when machine washing this yarn. Please see comments section for more information.
From the Ball Band:
Name: Multicolor Ply
US Needle: 3
Gauge: 24-32 sts per 4in
3.5oz = 437yds