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DROPS Big Merino
Superwash treated extra fine merino wool

Content: 100% Wool
Yarn Group: C (16 - 19 stitches)
Weight/yardage: 1.8 oz (50 g) = approx 82 yds (75 m)
Recommended needle size: US 8 / 5 mm
Gauge: 4" x 4" / 10 x 10 cm = 17 sts x 22 rows
Machine wash on gentle cycle warm 40°C / 104F. Don’t use fabric softener. Dry Flat

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DROPS Big Merino is the sequel to DROPS Merino Extra Fine, spun from 100% merino wool fibers (19,5 micron) from free-range animals in South Africa and South America.

The main characteristics of DROPS Big Merino are the softness, volume, elasticity and even result, which makes it ideal for knitting structured patterns such as cables. The yarn is also superwash treated and therefore machine washable and suitable for everyday use.

The yarn is spun from multiple thin strands, which gives extra elasticity, and this special construction makes it extra important to treat the garment right: Make sure that you knit with the correct gauge and rather use a tight gauge, than too loose. Don't wash your garment too warm and never leave it to soak. Let the garment dry flat.

Made in EU
Oeko-Tex® certificate 25.3.0110

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Big Merino. All prices valid per 25/10/2014.

Machine wash on gentle cycle warm 40°C / 104F. Don’t use fabric softener. Dry Flat

See the washing symbols explanation chart

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DROPS Big Merino colour chart

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BIG MERINO MIX


01
off white

02
grey

03
anthracite

04
black

05
mocca

19
beige

15
orange

18
red

12
maroon

11
plum

16
light pink

08
marble

09
lavender

10
amethist

17
navy blue

07
jeans blue

06
forget-me-not

20
pistachio

13
olive

14
forest green
Please be aware that the colours shown may vary from screen to screen
in the same way that shades may vary slightly from dye lot to dye lot.