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These yarns are one of Johnstons main yarn types, with one tight spun strand of 50 Tex (1/20NM) and one soft spun strand of 140Tex (1/7NM) twisted together to give a lovely mix of soft fluffiness with a tighter, usually contrasting, strand mixed in. They also often have multi-coloured flecks spun in. These are one of our most steadily popular yarns, used for socks, pullovers, gloves, hats. They bloom beautifully on washing...

50T/140T b165/b311 (box 236)
Length: 870 Yards.
Net Weight: 150 Grams
Item Price incl postage $38.00
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These yarns give 870 yards per cone and about 2,700 yards per lb. You should get about 24-28 stitches on a 4 inch swatch using US 8-9 or 5.5-6 mm needles, washing and knitting comments can be found in our knowledge base section. We are grateful to any customer who posts pictures or details of items knitted with these yarns (even swatches!) below...

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