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Pima Tencel

 


Cascade PIMA TENCEL,
made in Peru

natural

Lustrous, silky, and ultra soft, Pima Tencel is a natural, 50/50 blend of the finest Peruvian Pima cotton and Tencel (Lyocell). This yarn has the appearance of a luxurious cotton-silk blend, but has a preciously affordable price. Pima Tencel is a next-to-the-skin, eco-friendly yarn. It is also amazingly durable and is suitable for year-round knitwear, hand knit or chunky crochet vests, pullovers, T-shirts, summer tops, and accessories. It is great for men's outfits: scarves, pullovers, and waistcoats. * Note that Tencel, Viscose, and Rayon are often called "fake silks", because they are all natural fibers made of wood pulp. Tencel is resistant to shrinkage and wrinkling.

* Similar yarn: Quattro, Lumina, Cadenza, Eden, Smooth, Astral, Luna

√ Clearance
FIBRE: 50% Peruvian Pima Cotton (Tangüis), 50% Tencel (Lyocell)
YARN WEIGHT: Worsted
TENSION: 5 sts = 1"
NEEDLES: 4 - 4.5 mm (US No.6-7)
LENGTH: approx. 99 m / 109 yds
SKEIN WEIGHT: 50g
Shade Card 2009 | Knitted Sample
Patterns for cotton: Cotone Magazine, Crochet Magazine
MSRP: $4.99
Sale Price: $4.50
IN STOCK: 258 Quince (14 skeins), 499 Ash (11 skeins0, 1693 Periwinkle (6 skeins), 4084 Basil (18 skeins)
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Garment Care: hand wash with lavender wash, dry flat pulling the garment into correct shape.


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* Orders of 1-3 skeins: We might ask for an additional payment for shipping. Shipping rates are based on the weight and the destination country. Please contact us to calculate a rate if necessary, or calculate it online

Cascade PIMA TENCEL, 258 Quince 258, Quince
* 14 skeins
  Cascade PIMA TENCEL, 499 Mid Grey 499, Ash
* 11 skeins
Cascade PIMA TENCEL, 1693 Periwinkle 1693, Periwinkle
(Dusty)
* 6 skeins
  Cascade PIMA TENCEL, 4084 Lawn 4084, Basil
* 18 skeins
 

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Raglan Pullover
Raglan Pullover, © Fait Main No. 12. Enlarge. Yarn: Phildar Thalassa [75% Cotton, 25% Lyocell]

Suitable patterns:
3/4 Sleeved Pullover, © Fait Main Tricot No. 7, 2008. Yarn: Bergére de France Annecy [50% Acrylic, 50% Tencel].

* What is Tencel? Lyocell is an eco fibre made from wood pulp cellulose as well as Viscose and Rayon. It was first manufactured in 1988 by Courtaulds Fibres UK at their pilot plant S25. The only current manufacturer in the United States is Lenzing Fibers Inc., who market it under the trademarked brand name Tencel.

 

 

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