Fiber Content: 70% Merino wool, 30% Silk
Weight: DK Weight
Knitting Gauge: 5.5 sts=1" on #5-6 needles (3.75mm - 4.0mm)
Crochet Gauge: 12–17 sc = 4'' on 7-I hooks (4.5mm - 5.5mm)
Yards: 123
Grams: 50
Put Up: ball
Care: Hand Wash/Dry Flat

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Gloss DK Yarn

$6.49 50g / ball

Gloss DK is a luxurious blend of soft Merino wool and lustrous silk. The fiber blend takes dye very well, resulting in glowing saturated colors. Gloss DK has a large spectrum of colors, which are ideal for combining in colorwork projects. It is next-to-skin soft, and good for wearing around your neck or on your wrists, since it’s not itchy. Its sheen and drape produce a very sleek fabric, which shows off the stockinette stitch. Try using Gloss DK to knit fitted pullovers, dressy cardigans, or stunning wraps.

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"The Gloss DK yarn is very soft and not a bit itchy.  I love the colors that it comes in too!  I recently finished a scarf with it and it was beautiful!  Best of all?  The recipient loved it!" -Grace N., Knit Picks customer

"I have to say, I'm very impressed with this yarn.  It knit up quite nicely and now that it is blocked, it's even softer and squishier!  I'll definitely be using this yarn again!"  -Stephanie, Knit Picks customer

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn. It has a soft sheen to it that just adds to the look of your work. I made some beautiful mittens with it and it is so soft on my fingers

5 out of 5 stars

This is one of my favorite yarns. It's incredibly soft, almost to the point where I can't believe it's wool, and has a beautiful subtle sheen which makes it perfect for cabling. It also had far fewer joins than some other knitpicks yarns do. I think I found maybe 2 joins total in all the skeins I purchased for my last sweater project. Definitely an excellent value. I wish it came in more colors. I would use it for everything.

5 out of 5 stars

Yum, yum, yum. What a lovely shine, and it feels so nice in my hands as I knit. It is working up beautifully, and I know I will be back to this yarn for other projects.

5 out of 5 stars

This... yarn... is... SPECTACULAR. I have made legwarmers that just shine and I can't wait to try out a new sweater pattern I have. I do recommend, however, that it be used with something patterned (like a cable) as it just gives more opportunities for the shine to come right through. Great to work with, can't wait to order a bunch more.

5 out of 5 stars

I've used this yarn in several projects and love it! It has a nice sheen to it, it works up easy, and really shows off the colors. I'll be making several more projects with it!

5 out of 5 stars

We live in a much colder climate and I used this wool to make my fiance and I some face covers for skiing. I cannot believe how wonderful this yarn is to work with! I'm just wondering... anyone that's worked with it, how do you think it would work as a blanket?

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn. I have made 4 cowls so far & it is a pleasure to knit with & it blocks great.

5 out of 5 stars

I received the Admiral Blue yesterday and am speechless by how beautiful it is. I've worked up half of a mobius cowl and the yarn feels fantastic between my fingers, looks beautiful, drapes beautifully, and has this wonderful sheen. I think I've found my new favorite.

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn. I have made several cowls for Christmas gifts this year. It is a pleasure to knit with & blocks wonderfully. The finished pieces are light as air.

2 out of 5 stars

Be very careful when you care for this yarn. It does stretch out, as advertised, when only wet. Agitation causes extreme felting. My gorgeous sweater fits a 3 year old. :-(