JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18 Yarn∼
Yarn line #027
vendor color: Elderberry
JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18 Yarn details:
• Fiber content: 50% Wool, 50% Silk
• Gauge is K: Lace • C: 8-10.5 stitches/in on sz sz 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:
Blend of lace-weight Australian superfine merino wool and soft silk make a luxurious yarn that can be worn next to the skin. Besides its sensuous texture, the wool - silk blend makes it warm for winter and cool in summer.
The two fibers also absorb dyes slightly differently giving a shiny, intense 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. They also 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 Care Instructions:
JaggerSpun is dyed with the finest dyes possible. Excess dyes may be present in some 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 testing a swatch, you can try hand washing, and then rolling in a towel and hanging to remove dampness. Do not soak. For strongly contrasting colors we recommend steaming or wet finishing with clear cool water. Detergents may cause darker colors to run.
We have some suggestions!
We've blogged about this: