Brand: Hedgehog Fibres
Product name: Merino sock
Composition: 90 % Plied Merino wool 10% nylon
Category: Fingering / 4 ply
Length: 400 m / 437 yards
Unit weight: 100 grams (3.53 oz)
Gauge: 28 sts = 10cm ( 3.5mm )
Needles: 2 – 3.5mm (US 0 – 6 )
Washing guide: Gentle hand wash recommended, dry flat. (May bleed for the first couple of washes add a little white vinegar to your first wash to set the colour)
NB : No dye lots, dye is applied randomly, therefore no two hanks are the same. The photos of each color are not the actual skein/ yarn base listed, but are representative of the colorway. When ordering more than one skein per color, we will choose ones that are close in color saturation.
Fingering weight yarn, 90% Merino wool, 10% nylon, superwash. 21.5 micron Merino wool, softly spun, non-scratchy yarn. This is our most popular and famous yarn base, and for good reason. The perfect balance of soft and durable, the dye takes especially beautifully on this base. The ideal yarn for accessories, especially Stephen West designs for fingering weight yarns. It is fantastic for for shawls, scarves, baby items, hats and more! It can also be held double for a DK project which makes a soft, supple fabric with even more variegation.
! If you are looking for a durable yarn for sock knitting, we would recommend our Twist Sock base.
Hedgehog Fibres offer free patterns on their website: