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Drops Merino Extra Fine - All Colours


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Drops Merino Extra Fine - All Colours

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Brand NameDrops
Yarn NameMerino Extra Fine
Man. Part Code1085
Shade Count35
Yarn WeightDK
Ball Weight50g
Length105 metres
Needle Size3.5-4mm
Blend100% Wool
Tension21 stitches and 28 rows for a 10x10cm tension square using 3.5-4mm needles

Drops Merino Extra Fine - All Colours - Product Description

Drops Merino Extra Fine is cable spun from 100% merino wool fibers (19,5 micron) from free-range animals in South Africa and South America. The special construction of Drops Merino Extra Fine, made of spinning multiple thin strands gives it extra elasticity, also meaning that is very important to use the correct tension with this yarn, to avoid the garments stretching.

Garments made in this yarn are very comfortable and have a great surface quality. Drops Merino Extra Fine is gentle on the skin, and therefore great for baby and children’s garments. Drops Merino Extra Fine is ideal for textured patterns such as cables and seed stitch We generally recommend working rather tight than too loose with this yarn.

Superwash treated and machine washable, and suitable for everyday use.

DROPS Merino Extra Fine contains mixed colours, which means the wool is manufactured by carding the colours together before spinning, which gives it a mixed effect. Made in EU, this yarn has Oeko-Tex® certification.

As one of the largest stockists of Drops yarn in the UK, we stock every single colour and shade of the Merino Extra Fine yarn that Drops produce. The chances are that if there's a shade of Drops Merino Extra Fine that we don't have, it is because Drops have stopped making it! Supplied in 50g balls, Drops Bomull-Lin knits to a gauge of 21 stitches over 28 rows on 3.5-4mm needles, and there are approximately 105m / 115yds in every 50g ball.

Drops offer thousands of free patterns, covering their entire range of yarns, all of which are available to download and print out for free from the Garnstudio website - Garnstudio are the manufacturers of Drops yarn. We also stock the range of Drops Magazines, which contain between 20 and 50 patterns in each, and are priced at just £1 per magazine. Most people find that buying the magazines is cheaper than the ink and paper needed to print them out from the Drops website!

You can find details of all the free patterns made specifically in Drops Merino Extra Fine yarn by visiting the Drops Merino Extra Fine pattern section of the Garnstudio website.

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