Shio is an especially fine merino wool. It is suitable as a trace yarn or used with multiple strands for elegant and delicate garments which can be worn all year round. It is suitable to wear next to the skin. Shio is great combined with all ITO qualities.
Kaleidoscope’s rating = KKKKK
Skin softness : 4/5 – very soft merino
Colour palette: 5/5 – amazing palette varies from soft to vibrant
Pattern usage : 5/5 – 1 strand = lace / 2 strands = 3ply / 3 strands = 4ply etc etc
Value for money: 5/5 – depends how many strands you use.
Wear and tear: 5/5 – Good if you hand wash.
For pattern ideas see:
‘ ANJO’ and ‘ANJO II’ by ITO YARNS
(Anjo and other designs by Jana Huck like ‘Rheinlust’ and
‘ One’ are all available to buy on ravelry.com)