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Nettle Soft from Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts
Nettle Soft
Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts
DK (11 wpi) ?
263 yards
(240 meters)
100 grams
(3.53 ounces)
21.0 to 24.0 sts
= 4 inches
US 5 - 7 or 3.75 - 4.5mm
68% Wool - Merino
32% Other
smooth, plied

This fabulous DK yarn is made with an ecofriendly blend of fine merino and nettle. Nettle is a highly sustainable low impact plant fibre resulting in a yarn that is warm in winter but breathes in summer. It gives this yarn drape, lustre, and great stitch definition, and adds a lovely contrast to hand dyed colours as it does not take colour itself.

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