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Fiber Content: 80% Superwash Fine Merino Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon
Weight: Fingering
Knitting Gauge: 7-8 sts = 1 on #1-3 needles (2.25mm - 3.25mm)
Crochet Gauge: 21 – 32 sc = 4'' on B - E hooks (2.25mm-3.5mm)
Yards: 230
Grams: 50
Put Up: Ball
Care: Machine Wash Gentle / Tumble Dry Low

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4.600000 out of 5 stars

Sale! Capretta Superwash Yarn

$5.39 - $8.99 50g / Ball  Original Price: $8.99

Take fine-gauge knits to a new level of luxury with Capretta Superwash! This cushiony soft fingering weight yarn is sure to be love at first stitch; blending Merino and cashmere together with a touch of nylon for strength. Now with the convenience of being machine-washable, Capretta is perfect for special socks, luxurious mitts, soft scarves and lightweight cardigans that you will want to wear all year long. For an instant touch of elegance, wrap yourself up in a simple shawl or stole to enjoy the lush warmth of Capretta.

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5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn! I am using hemlock heather to make a dress for a friend who is having a baby next month. The yarn is very soft and easy to work with. Being machine washable is a must for a baby garment. Thank you!

5 out of 5 stars

I have been obsessed with Shine forever but I have found a new favorite. This is definitely not a scratchy wool but soft and light. I purchased Blush and found it a great light pink with a touch of peach. I do hope that more colors are added.

3 out of 5 stars

Not been able to order any of this due to lack of variety of warm colour bases. Come on Knitpicks, get your act together

5 out of 5 stars

I love knitting with this yarn. It is yummy and practically knits itself. I recently completed a cowl with this same blend of yarns from a LYS but I swear capretta is even softer AND it's washable. I also want to add my voice to ask for more colors (and suggestions which of these colors would work well with the new hand painted capretta colors).

5 out of 5 stars

Oh my! I made a scarf for a friend out of this yarn, and it is so lovely. The yarn is deliciously cozy and absolutely beautiful. I do wish there were more bolder and brighter colors.