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Fiber Content: 85% Merino Wool, 15% Cashmere
Weight: DK Weight
Knitting Gauge: 5 - 5.5 sts = 1" on #5-7 needles (3.75mm- 4.5mm)
Crochet Gauge: 12-17 sc = 4” on 7-I hooks
Yards: 123
Grams: 50
Put Up: Ball
Care: Hand Wash/Dry Flat

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4.051282 out of 5 stars

Capra DK Yarn

$9.99 50g / Ball


Capra, our elegant Merino and cashmere wool yarn, is as pleasurable to knit with as it is to wear. Available in a DK weight, Capra is a perfect weight for garments intended to be worn next to the skin, or special cold weather accessories. If you think this yarn feels soft in the skein, wait until you hand wash your project! After the yarn blooms, you won’t be able to keep your hands off of Capra!

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1 out of 5 stars

I will have to agree with Emily. The quality of the yarn is poor. I started working on some mittens a couple of days ago. While the stitch definition was itinially very good, over the two days it has already started to fuzz and pill. The second mitten still looks good while I’m finishing off the fingers... but it is starting to grow fuzzy and eventually will pill as well. I don’t know could it be that the fibers that are being used are just two short?m glad it’s just gloves, I would hate myself if I put all that money into a sweater.

1 out of 5 stars

Made a complicated cable sweater with this yarn. It is very soft BUT I have worn it twice and the piling was incredibly bad....horrible in fact. I am so, so very disappointed. It was a lot of work and I cannot even wear it outside my house.

2 out of 5 stars

I used to love this yarn. But now i cannot find a color that i would spend the time knitting. E

2 out of 5 stars

I spent $90+ on yarn for a sweater for myself, the yarn started pilling almost immediately and makes the sweater look sloppy. I'm finishing the sweater, but I have a feeling that it will sit in my closet and never be worn due to extreme pilling. would strongly recommend against buying this for a large project.

3 out of 5 stars

As other reviewers have stated you missed the boat with the colours. Why so drab & why so few choices? I feel most of your new colours in most of the yarn lines are a fail. You definitely need to add more choices or bring back some of the old ones. These won’t do.

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