Description

 

Brand:  Kaleidoscope’s Natural Collection / undyed yarn

Product name: Yak DK 

Category: 8ply DK ( double knit) 

Fibres: 60% Superwash merino / 20% silk / 20% yak

Weight/length:  100g / 212m

Needle size: 4 – 4.5mm 

Gauge: 22sts x 28 rows = 10cm on 4mm  

Washing instructions: Hand wash in cold water, dry flat.

Description:

A  new DK blend of our popular Yak, merino wool and silk blend yarn , in a soft silvery beige shade. Yaks live in the Himalayas, the Tibetan plateau and in Russia. There is  produce a limited production of this unique yarn – so this product may not be available all year round. Here are some interesting facts about Yak wool:
• 40% warmer than merino
• has 66% greater air permeability
• has 17% greater water vapour permeability.

Regular sheep live at a few hundred metres altitude. Merino sheep live at around 1000m. But yaks live at a staggering 4000 to 5000m.Yaks have survived these extreme conditions for thousands of years. Nature has fine-tuned their wool through natural selection.

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Additional information

Weight 120 g