Brand: Knitting for Olive (DK)
Product: Soft silk Mohair
Composition: 70% Mohair, 30% Silk
Category: 2ply /lace
Length: 225 metres / 246 yds
Unit weight: 25 g
Needles: 2 – 5 mm
Care: Gentle hand wash recommended, dry flat.
Knitting for Olive’s Kidsilk Mohair from Denmark is a beautiful delicate mohair yarn with 30% silk. Quickly became a best seller amongst our customers – luxurious and light as a feather for lacy, light and elegant knits, or knit it together with any yarn to add extra softness, extra thickness, and a light fuzz with no extra weight!
Kaleidoscope’s rating = KKKKK
Skin softness : 5 /5– Easy to wear against the skin if you don’t have problems wearing mohair yarns.
Colour palette: 5/5 – amazing palette of very wearable soft natural tones.
Pattern usage : 5 /5 – many patterns use fine mohair, and it’s great used in combination with other yarns especially 4 ply yarns, to add softness & bulk without weight!
Value for money: 5 /5 – 225m and 30% silk, a fine to medium thickness.
Wear and tear: 5 /5 – fine lace yarns all require gentle washing and treatment, silk mohair will still look and feel great years later if treated with care.
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