Classic Elite Fresco Yarn - 5325 Blush Detailed Description

Classic Elite Fresco Yarn - 5325 Blush
5325 Blush shown $11.95
Fresco is a smooth and even 3-ply sport weight yarn. The plies are twisted together tightly enough to make a firm, springy yarn, but not so tightly that the yarn looses its lofty, soft hand. The fiber blend - wool (for warmth and strength), alpaca (for loft and sheen), and a bit of angora (to provide a soft halo) - makes a yarn that's warm, soft, and slightly fuzzy.

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Product Information (for 5325 Blush)

Gauge (sts. / inch):
6.5
Physical Weight:
50g
Primary Fiber:
Wool
Secondary Fiber:
Alpaca
Specific Fiber:
Wool
US Needle:
US5
Washing Instructions:
Hand Wash
Weight:
Sport (24-26 sts/4 in)
Yardage:
164    Knitting Calculator  View Knitting Calculator
Construction:
  Plied
Dye Method:
  Machine Dyed
Feel:
  Buttery
Fiber Type:
  Mostly Animal
Origin:
  Peru
Put Up:
  Hank
Sheen:
  Matte
Softness:
  Soft
Texture:
  Smooth / Uniform
Twist Energy:
  Medium
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Fresco is a smooth and even 3-ply sport weight yarn. The plies are twisted together tightly enough to make a firm, springy yarn, but not so tightly that the yarn looses its lofty, soft hand. The fiber blend - wool (for warmth and strength), alpaca (for loft and sheen), and a bit of angora (to provide a soft halo) - makes a yarn that's warm, soft, and slightly fuzzy.

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Cascade 220 Sport Yarn is a similar yarn: hand wash, sport (24-26 sts/4 in), 50 gram, and 164 yards. You may also like Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light Yarn, which is another similar yarn: hand wash, 50 gram, and on size us5 US needles.

What about yarn that have the same look and feel? Find more yarn with a smooth / uniform texture, a medium twist, and is machine dyed.



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