Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock - Natural

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Lorna's Laces Yarn - Shepherd Sock - Natural

Soft creamy natural wool shade.

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock yarn is available in tonals as well as multis, this 80% Superwash Merino Wool 20% Nylon blend is soft, yet strong enough for great socks. The multi colors pool and swirl in unique ways, creating one of a kind socks for each knitter. They knit up especially interesting in slip stitch patterns. The tonals do well in all sorts of socks, from lace to cables, with a subtle color shading they add interest and depth to create stunning socks. Crochet for a delicate fabric, ideal for infant and baby garments, or adult cool weather garments.  Shepherd Sock yarn is considered a fingering weight size, which is ideal for the standard gauge knitting machine, usually knit up around tension 8 or so, for 8 sts per inch. 

 YARN DETAILS

  • Composition: 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon
  • Weight: 100 g / 3.5 oz
  • Approx: 430 yds / 393 m
  • Size:  [1] Fingering
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  • Best suited for the Silver Reed Knitting Machines SK280 or SK840
  • Knitting Needle Size: US 1 - 3 / 2.25 - 3.25 mm
  • Knitting Gauge: 6.75 - 8  sts = 1"
  • Crochet Hook Size: B-1 / 2.25 mm (C-2 / 2.75 mm, D-3 / 3.25 mm, E-4 / 3.5 mm)
  • Crochet Gauge: 21-32 sc = 4" 
  • Care: Machine Wash Cold, Tumble Dry Low until just damp, Lay Flat to Finish
  • Hand-Dyed here in the USA
  • Put-Up:  Hank

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