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Shibui Knits Maai Yarn - 2038 Cove Detailed Description

Shibui Knits Maai Yarn - 2038 Cove
2038 Cove shown $16.00

Maai (pronounced mah-ah-ee) is the Japanese word for interval, break or pause. Maai is a springy chainette construction of 70% superbaby alpaca and 30% merino. These exquisite fibers bloom to create lush and lightweight knits - perfect for a multitude of garments and accessories worn next to the skin.


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Gauge (sts. / inch):
6
Physical Weight:
50g
Primary Fiber:
Alpaca
Secondary Fiber:
Merino Wool
Specific Fiber:
70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino Wool
US Needle:
6
Washing Instructions:
Hand Wash
Weight:
DK (21-24 sts/4 in)
Yardage:
175    Knitting Calculator  See Knitting Calculator
Construction:
  Chainette
Dye Method:
  Machine Dyed
Feel:
  Buttery
Fiber Type:
  Mostly Animal
Origin:
  Peru
Put Up:
  Hank
Sheen:
  Matte
Softness:
  Super Soft
Texture:
  Smooth / Uniform
Twist Energy:
  High Energy
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Maai (pronounced mah-ah-ee) is the Japanese word for interval, break or pause. Maai is a springy chainette construction of 70% superbaby alpaca and 30% merino. These exquisite fibers bloom to create lush and lightweight knits - perfect for a multitude of garments and accessories worn next to the skin.

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