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Cashmere and Yak

Composition: 42% Cashmere 40% Yak 18% Virgin Wool
Length: 87m / 95yds
WPI: 12
Unit Weight: 25g ball
Yarn Weight: (heavy)) Double Knitting (DK) / Light Worsted
Tension:  22 stitches and 28 rows over 10cm (4 in)
Needles:  4mm - 5mm (UK8-6/US6-8)
Wash Care:

A delightful blend of cashmere, yak and wool with some slubby textural detail. Available in eight subtle melange colourways. Top tip: this yarn needs gentle handling. A simple spritz with water and light press through a cloth transforms the knitted result into a light as air piece of art to be treasured.

Hat designer extraordinaire Woolly Wormhead has developed two patterns using this yarn, Half Theory and the unisex Slipped Ridge.

Affordably priced at just £6.95 per 25g, the generous meterage will see a decent pair of gloves or beanie from just two balls.

For best example of colour, please click on the round "larger image" at the bottom of each individual cashmere product page.