Swans Island Organic Merino Ecowash Sport Fine Yarn∼
Yarn line #278
Swans Island Organic Merino Ecowash Sport Fine Yarn description:
You’ll love the subtle shading variations, just exquisite. The stitch definition is fantastic. So let’s see, organic, super soft, gorgeous colors, great stitch definition. Could there be more to love? Why yes!
Swans Island EcoWash treatment produces machine washable wool in a more gentle process than tradition Superwash treatments. Instead of using chlorine to strip the wool scales and prevent felting, organic EcoWash leaves the scales on the fiber and coats it with a mild compound which enhances the wool fibers and prevents the fibers from felting. Simply a better process for everyone and everything.
So when it comes to getting the very best for your baby, look no further than Swans Island Organic EcoWash Sport. But don’t just think babies for this lovely yarn. It’s ideal for any pattern calling for a sport weight wool. Each 50 gm skein has 175 yds with an average gauge of 6.75 sts/in on US size 3 needle. Currently available in soft palette of colors, with deeper, rich colors arriving later this year.
Swans Island washable wool is a 100% certified organic merino wool gently treated with organic EcoWash®, which enhances the wool fibers to prevent felting. The EcoWash® process leaves the wool scales intact and gently coats them with an organically certified compound. The resulting yarn is great to handle, soft to wear and machine washable. Because the yarn is skein-dyed in small lots, we suggest purchasing enough skeins to complete your project, as dye lots may vary.
Care: Machine wash cool, delicate cycle with like colors. Lay flat to dry.
- Pricing 50 g hank:
- Mix colors for discounts!
- • $14.65, 1+
- • $13.00, 8+
- • $11.44, 35+
Swans Island Organic Merino Ecowash Sport Fine Yarn details:
Fiber content: 100% Washable Merino. Gauge is K: 6.75 stitches/in on sz 3 • C: 4-5 stitches/in on sz E-4 to 7. Yardage: 1600 yards/lb. ( 175 yards/50 g hank. ) Fine yarn, standard yarn weight 2. Wraps/inch (wpi) 17. Weaving tabby sett 8-10. Weaving twill sett 10-12.
Feel & see with a yarn sample card: Swans Island Sample Card for 3.50/ea.
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