JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18 Yarn∼
Yarn line #027
vendor color: AdmiralBlue
JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18 Yarn details:
• Fiber content: 50% Wool, 50% Silk
• Gauge is K: 8-9 sts stitches/in on US 0-1• C: 8-10.5 stitches/in on sz 8-9 Steel 6-8 or B-19
• Wraps/inch (wpi) 30
• Weaving tabby sett 18 to 20
• Weaving twill sett 22 to 28
• Yardage: 5040 yards/lb
- • 5040 yards/1 lb cone
- • 630 yards/630 yd mini cone
JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18 Yarn description:
The unique blending of lace-worthy Australian superfine 21.5 micron merino wool and soft 21.5 micron silk makes a luxurious yarn that can be worn next to the skin. Besides its sensuous texture, the wool - silk blend makes your projects warm for winter and cool in summer.
The two fibers also absorb dyes slightly differently giving a luminous, sometimes heathered color. Perfect for Estonian Haapsalu Shawls.
Weaving Yarn Tip
Mix this yarn with the Superfine Merino or Gemstone Silk. Worsted spun yarns are smoother and shinier than woolen spun yarns and won't full as much when washed/finished, so plan on a closer sett or tighter gauge (finish your sample swatch to determine if you like the finished piece).
Hand knitters may prefer multi-stranding this yarn for larger gauges.
Three strands for a sport weight
Five strands for a worsted weight.
Mini cones are an ideal size for lace knitting projects.
JaggerSpun yarns are dyed with the finest low-impact dyes possible. Excess dyes may be present in some stronger colors so sample first. If excess dye is present, skein the yarn and rinse until the water runs clear. Due to environmental concerns the dye formulas for deep purples may not be colorfast when exposed to light, so avoid prolonged exposure to bright light.
Additional care: We recommend dry cleaning. After making a swatch/sample, you can try hand washing, then rolling in a towel and hanging to dry. Do not soak. For strongly contrasting colors we recommend steaming or wet finishing with clear cool water. Detergents may cause darker colors to run.
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