spun in Argentina, hand-painted in Uruguay
Malabrigo Angora is an artisanal, home-spun, rustic-style angora rabbit wool yarn. It is spun by Argentinian artisans and hand dyed in Uruguay by Malabrigo's Dye Artists. It is a tightly S-twisted single ply, hand-dyed in semi-solid or multi colours. This angora is ultra warm, has a beautiful, slightly slubbed due to hand spinning, home-spun texture, and develops an amazingly cozy, thick 'halo'. It is perfect for accessories: socks, hats, mittens, scarves, and baby knits.
* For information: The colour 98 Tuareg is named after the Taureg people (Berber nomads of Sahara, North Africa), who often wear indigo blue-coloured veils.
* Similar yarn: Angora Handspun, Artisan Yarns
FIBRE: 100% Pure Angora Rabbit Wool Handspun Hand-Dyed
YARN WEIGHT: Heavy Worsted /Aran
TENSION: 10x10cm (4"): 22 sts / 28 rows
NEEDLES: 4.5 - 5 mm (US No. 7-8)
LENGTH: 45 m / 50 yards
SKEIN WEIGHT: 45-55 gr
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Knitted Sample 3 | Put-up | Close-up
Irene & Mr.Sheep Knitwear © imrsheep.com:
• Babushka Socks
IN STOCK: 17 Pink Frost, 36 Pearl (3+3 skeins), 44 Geranio, 72 Brilliant Apricot (4 skeins), 98 Tuareg (8 skeins), 130 Damask Rose, 158 Cognac
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Garment Care: hand wash in cool water with mild soap or woolwash. Dry flat. Do not sun dry, spin, or tumble dry.
17, Pink Frost
(Faded Pink, semi-solid)
(Light Shades of Grey, and Frosted Sunset Pink or Pale Fawn, depending on a dyelot)
* 3 skeins
of lot 11 Frosted Pink & Grey + 3 skeins
of lot 14 Pale Fawn & Grey
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Babushka Socks © Irene & Mr.Sheep Co.
Yarn: Malabrigo Angora, 3 skeins (to fit one size, S-M) col 36, Close-up
• Angora Booties © Suss Cousins Hollywood Knits, yarn:Lorna's Laces Angel Hand-Dyed Angora