This German angora DK yarn is spun from the short-hair angora fiber with a small content of lambswool for strength. With wear and use, it develops a soft and fluffy 'halo'. Elsness DK is very well hand-dyed in good solid hues. Put-ups: 25g, Natural White in 25 and 15g balls. Elsness DK is suitable for any kinds of garments, including accessories such as scarves, hats, shrugs, gloves, baby knits, medicinal and athletic warmers.
* Similar yarn: Angora, Aurora, Lambgora
FIBRE: 80% German Angora, 20% Lambswool
YARN WEIGHT: Double Knit
TENSION: 10x10 cm (4"): 20 sts / 26 rows
NEEDLES: 3.5 - 4 mm (US № 4-6)
BALL WEIGHT: 25g and 15g
LENGTH: 25g: approx. 100 m / 109 yds, 15g: 65 m / 71 yds
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Irene & Mr. Sheep e-Pattern ©imrsheep.com:
ATHLETIC WRIST WARMERS » One size (S-M-L):
You need - 1 x 25g ball, 3.5 mm (US4) needles, crochet hook 3.5 mm (US-E), a small strand of wool or alpaca yarn in same colour. Cast on 46 sts, right side: 1 edge sts, *4K, 4P*, rep *, 1 edge sts. 2nd row: 1 edge sts, *4P, 4K*, rep *, 1 edge sts. Continue, until piece measures 15 cm (6"). Cast off all sts. Fold in half facing the wrong side, and using a strand of wool or alpaca in the same or similar colour and crochet hook, join sides on one end, making an edge of approx 3 cm (1-1/4"), then join sides on the second end, making an edge of approx 7 cm (2-3/4"). Turn inside out.
Price (CAD), 25g ball: $24.99
Price (CAD), 15g ball:$12.99 /Natural White
IN STOCK: 25g: 03 Heather (10+2 balls), 07 Strawberry Sorbet (10+2 balls), 11 Soft Peach (10+2 balls), 12 Navy (10 balls), 13 Slate (10 balls), 21 Cerise (10+2 balls), 25 Fawn (6 balls), 26 Natural White (9 balls), 27 Black (8 balls), 28 Graphite (2 balls), 29 Smoke (8 balls), 34 Light Olive (10 balls); 15g: Natural (10 balls)
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Garment Care: hand wash with woolwash 'No Rinse' in cold water, lay flat to dry, avoiding exposure to direct sunlight.