Katia Angora 100 is a very fluffy and superb quality, natural and pure French angora yarn in double knit weight and solid colours. Put-up: 50 m / 10 g.
FYI French Angora is supposed to consist of 30% guard hair. There is not much difference in the spinning of English and French angora fibers. However, French Angora blooms more due to the guard hairs. English Angora needs to be "abused" a little to achieve this bloom. German (Giant) Angora was developed through selective breeding, resulting in a rabbit with very high fur yields. Its fur is strong enough for commercial processing.
For more information:
United States Association of Angora Rabbit Breeders »
Angora Bunnies For Sale (Offering German and Giant angora bunnies for show, wool production, and companionship) »
* Similar yarn: ST Angora, LA Angora, Incredible DK
FIBRE: 100% French Angora
Garment Care: hand wash with woolwash "no rinse" (eucalyptus) in lukewarm water, lay flat to dry, avoiding exposure to direct sunlight.
YARN WEIGHT: Sport / Light Double Knit
TENSION: 10x10cm (4"): 27 sts/ 34 rows
NEEDLES: 3 - 3.5 mm (US No. 3-4)
LENGTH: approx. 50 m / 54 yards
BALL WEIGHT: 10g
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Price (CAD): $9.99
IN STOCK: 01 Opulent White (6+3 balls), 02 Black (20 balls), 03 Off White (15 balls), 04 Chili Pepper (19 balls), 08 Baby Pink (8 balls), 09 Baby Blue (17 balls), 10 Lemon (10 balls)
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01, Opulent White
* 6+3 balls
* 20 balls
Angora Cardigan © Burda Tricot No. 15, Été 2011.
Yarn: Schulana Angora Fashion [80% French Angora, 20% Polyamide], 112 m / 25 g