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This Fifo is slightly more brown than the Ecobutterfly Fifo used in the Purple Club July Shipment, yet still is classified as a shade of purple.
- Each hank is 50g (1.75oz) and 200m (220yds.)
6 to 7.5 sts/inch on needles size 2US (2.75 mm) to 3US 3.25 mm)
Pakucho cottons are incredibly soft and light, easy to knit, and are a great choice for babies, children, and those with sensitivities.
This product is named as a lace weight, but gauge and yardage is as a fingering. Labels will read Lace; this refers to the weight of each ply.
This yarn has a 10-15% shrinkage in the length if you machine dry it and it may get a bit darker with repeated machine drying. If you want to avoid shrinkage, wash in cool water and lay flat to dry.
Sport Yarn Specs:
- 50g/ 135 m (150yds.) average skein
- The average needle sizes are #5 (5.5 sts = 1")
- Each hank is 50g (1.75oz) and 81m (88yds.)
4 to 5 sts/inch on needles size 8US (5 mm) to 9US 5.5 mm)
NOTE: The colors are more muted then the standard Pakucho yarns, especially the greens. This allows you to keep the color as is or deepen it with hot and/or machine drying. You have the choice! Please keep in mind that if you wash this yarn in hot water or dry it in the machine their is an average shrinkage of 10%-15% in length.
- Each hank is 60 g (2.11 oz) 452yds
6 to 8 sts/inch on needles size 1US (2.25 mm) to 3US 3.25 mm)