Description

 

Brand:  Kaleidoscope’s Natural Collection / undyed yarn

Product name: Yak yak singles

Category: 4 ply fingering

Fibres: 65% Superwash merino / 20% silk / 15% yak

Weight/length:  120g /480m

Needle size: 2.5 – 3.5mm 

Gauge: 26sts x 35 rows = 10cm on 3.5mm 

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

Description: 

A new unique blend of Yak wool and silk in a soft silvery beige shade, longer in meters and slightly more silkier than the former version! 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 140 g