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Araucania LONTUÉ [50% Linen, 50% Cotton]

 


Araucania LONTUÉ,
made in Chile

natural

Araucania Lontué is 2-ply, fingering weight (2.25 - 2.75 mm, US 1-2) Cottolin with slightly thick-and-thin, hand-spun-effect texture. This yarn is hand painted in ethnic and exceptionally beautiful muted hues by the Araucania's dye artists using traditional and ancient techniques: Each hank is different and individual within one colourway of interwoven shades. * Note, manufacturer's recommendation: As there are no dye lots, we recommend buying enough yarn at one time to complete each individual project. Knit with two hanks in assorted rows (2-4), this will assure an overall blended effect.

For information: Lontué Valley is traditional wine-growing area. The region is located in central Chile, 200 km south of Santiago, and its center is the city of Curico. This wine region is bounded by the rivers Teno and Lontué and is in a landscape basically structured into three bands defined: The high Andes, the Central Plains, the seat of the main agricultural activities, mainly viticulture.

* Similar yarns: Jguazú, Cottolin

FIBRE: 50% Linen, 50% Cotton
YARN WEIGHT: Fingering
TENSION: 10x10cm (4"): 20 sts / 26 rows
NEEDLES: recommended 4 mm (US No. 6) * Knit with two hanks in assorted rows (2-4), this will assure an overall blended effect.
LENGTH: approx. 228.4 m / 249.8 yards
HANK WEIGHT: 50 g
Knitted Sample (knitted with two hanks on 3.75 mm needles /US5)
PATTERNS: Araucania Lontué Leaflets
Price: $14.99
IN STOCK: 03 Pastel Rainbow (7 hanks), 04 Jeweled Rainbow (4 hanks), 06 Denim Combo (9 hanks), 07 Fire Fly Combo (10 hanks)
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Garment Care: dry cleaning is recommended. Gently hand wash with cool water and mild soap. Wash similar colours separately. Dry flat. Do not sun dry, soak, spin, or tumble dry.

Colour:
Quantity:

Araucania LONTUÉ [50% Linen, 50% Cotton], col 03 Pastel Rainbow 03, Pastel Rainbow
(Muted Dusty hues of Teal, Pink and Purple Heather, Khaki, Turquoise, Robin Egg)
* 7 hanks
  Araucania LONTUÉ [50% Linen, 50% Cotton], col 04 Jeweled Rainbow 04, Jeweled Rainbow
(Muted Jewel hues of Olive, Sky, Fuchsia, Basil, Emerald, Khaki, Navy, Ochre)
* 4 hanks
Araucania LONTUÉ [50% Linen, 50% Cotton], col 06 Denim Combo 06, Denim Combo
(Olive, Sage, Moss, Palm, Navy, Forget-me-not, Teal, Emerald, Ocean, Purple Heather, Purple Mauve)
* 9 hanks
  Araucania LONTUÉ [50% Linen, 50% Cotton], col 07 Fire Fly Combo 07, Fire Fly Combo
(Russet, Burnt Orange, Dusty Flame, Ochre, Taupe, Terracotta, Sage, Warm Grey, Faded Pink Mauve)
* 10 hanks

 


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