Wool from Merino sheep is considered the finest type of wool, having as characteristics that is finely crimped and soft. All the Merino wool in the Origin yarns has its origins in Australia, coming from sheep that have not been subject to Mulesing.
Machine washable wool is wool treated chemically to minimize the outer fuzzy layer of the fibers, and be therefore fitable for machine wash.
Machine-washable yarns provides you with the greatest flexibility for your fiber artistry and makes caring for your projects worry free. Whether crocheting a new baby blanket, knitting a gorgeous sweater, or weaving a lovely scarf, machine-washable yarns are a great selection for high use garments and accessories.
All raw material has been Oeko-tex Standard 100 certified and is able to guarantee that all dyes used for the yarns are metal free and skin friendly. The test is applied to every substance used in the dying process, and monitors each stage to ensure that no hazardous chemicals with allergic potential are present.
Our ultrafine pure merino is incredibly smooth and gentle against the skin. This is the first time fibre of this length and quality has been used for a hand knit yarn, and it is a pleasure to work with, and to wear.
4ply is perfect weight for babies and children, as it won’t tickle or scratch. It’s also wonderful for socks – make them stripy so you can use as many of our beautiful colors as possible.
|Yarn Weight:||4 Ply|
|Blend:||100% Ultra Fine Merino Wool|
|Tension:||28 stitches x 36 rows|
|Yarn length:||187m (204yds)|
|Yarn Care:||Machine Wash 30CDry Clean|