Cascade 220 Peruvian Wool - Nimbus Cloud 1058

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Weight:
4 - Worsted / Aran
Fiber:
Wool
Color:
Grey
Care:
Hand Wash
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Nimbus Cloud 1058 in Cascade 220 Peruvian wool

    • A light ice grey. Any lighter and it would be considered a white.
    • Great as a stand alone color. Or lighten up any color work using this as the background.
    • Classy yet casual in a very understated way.
    • Pure wool is warmer, even when wet, than superwash wool.
    • Perfect for helmet liners.
    • Makes great layering garments such as vests, jackets and winter sweaters.
    • The best, bar none! for felting!

Cascade 220 Wool is neither treated with a solution to remove the scales, nor coated to keep them closed. Because of this, 220 Wool has retained its thermal properties. This yarn will keep you warm, yet still allow your skin to breath. Even wet, Cascade 220 Wool will keep you warm, unlike super wash wools. But with that trade off you do need to hand wash this yarn. (Machine washing with agitation, temperature changes and ph imbalances will cause the thermal scales to open and close, ending with a felted project.) 220 Wool Yarn felts extremely well, and because of that it is one of the most sought after felting yarns. But I love it for jackets, vests, hats and cardigans!

Yarn Details for Cascade 220 Peruvian Wool Nimbus Cloud 1058

    • Composition: 100% Peruvian Wool
    • Weight: 100 gr / 3.5 oz
    • Approx: 220 yds / 200 m
    • Size: [4] Worsted
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    • Knitting Needle Size: US 7 - 8 / 4.5 - 5 mm
    • Knitting Gauge: 4.5 – 5 sts = 1"
    • Crochet Hook Size: H / 5.00 mm (I / 5.50 mm, J / 6.00 mm)
    • Crochet Gauge: 14 sc = 4" (10 cm) (13 sc = 4" (10 cm), 13 sc = 4" (10 cm)
    • Care: HAND WASH ONLY.   Unless you want it to shrink and felt.
    • Put-Up: hanks

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