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Yarn of the Month - 15% Off
Mercado by Berroco
Make quick projects with this 2-ply, Aran-weight 100% Peruvian highland wool yarn! This classic yarn is great for cables and colorwork and so much more.
Hank Weight: 3.5 oz / 100 g
Hank Length: 164 yds / 150 m
Knitting Gauge: 3.75-4 sts = 1"
15-16 sts & 18-20 rows = 4" (10cm)
Needle Size: 9-10 (US) / 5.5-6 mm
Crochet Gauge: 3 sc = 1"
12 sc & 15 rows = 4" (10cm)
Hook Size: J (US) / 6 mm
Yarn Fiber Info: 100% Peruvian Highland Wool
Yarn Wash Info: Hand wash in cold water. Lay flat to dry.
Project of the Month
This deep, cozy shrug knitting pattern features simple diamond cables along the bottom edges and twisted ribbing in the body. Cable pattern is charted.
Directions are for women’s XS/S, M/L, and XL/XXL. Finished measurements:
* Width—42 (45, 48)“
* Length—20 (22, 22)”
Requires: 8 (9, 10) hanks of Berroco Mercado; two 29” circular needles, size 9 (5.50 mm) or size to obtain gauge; cable needle (cn); 6 stitch markers; waste yarn to hold stitches
Pattern is available in Berroco's Mercado #400 booklet or is available on Ravelry here.
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You put your heart (and money) into knitting or crocheting it. It’s “done” but there are lots of loose ends and the lace looks bunchy. No worries! Close Knit is now offering project finishing by Finishing4U!
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