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Super bulky yarn MERINO MINI - The Classics Collection - 200g
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Super bulky yarn MERINO MINI is a chunky lightly felted yarn hand spun from a high quality merino wool. The yarn is super soft and silky.

Perfect for chunky knitting, such as  next-to-skin chunky knitted clothes and super chunky blankets. Ideal for knitting snoods, scarves, sweaters, cardigans, hats, blankets and many more things. The yarn is very easy, quick and  pleasant  to knit with.


Order preparation - 3-5 days.

Fiber
100% extra fine merino wool 18,5 microns (Italy). Extra fine merino wool tops come from both Australia and South America and are carefully selected to ensure constant high quality. All lots are MULESING FREE.
The dyeing complies with Oeko-Tex Standard 100 and is done in a dyeinghouse in Italy which is GOTS 5.0 and GRS certified.
Weight / Meterage
≈ 55-65 m (60-72 yards) per 200 gram skein / Super Chunky / Yarn Weight 6
Thickness of a yarn
approx 6-8mm
Bulky yarn details
Handspun single ply roving type yarn with a slight twist. The yarn is lightly felted to fix its form. It allows it to be more practical, avoid pilling and breaking. But still it remains very soft and very pleasant. It is easier to knit with it.

Average tension: 5 stitches + 9 rows per 10 cm / 4 inches


Needles recommendations: 10 mm - 25 mm (US 15-50). The best are 15 mm needles. More information: How to choose knitting needles for a super bulky yarn MERINO MINI?


How much super bulky merino wool yarn MERINO MINI do you need for a chunky knitwear?

Hats & Beanies – 1 skein usually, 2 skeins for extra-large hat
Cowls - 1 skein for small snood/cowl, 2 skeins for infinity cowl 
Scarves – 2 skeins ( 400 grams) make a scarf approx 18*150 cm, 3-4 skeins for a large long scarf, 5 skeins for a super large long scarf
Sweaters – 5– 7 skeins
Cardigan – 7– 10 skeins, depends how large the sweater will be, the length of sleeves. 


How much super bulky 6 yarn do you need for a chunky knitting blankets and throws?

1 kg (5 skeins) makes approx 80x115 cm (30*45 inches). Knit blanket loosely (for blankets we recommend 20 mm circular needless) to get the best result. The quantity is approximate and can differ because of density and blanket design.

60x100 cm (24x40 inches) - 4 skeins (800 grams)
80x100 cm (32x40 inches) - 5 skeins (1 kg)
75x160 cm (30x63 inches) - 8 skeins (1,6 kg)
110x140 cm (43x55 inches) – 10 skeins (2 kg)
127x152 cm (50'x60 inches) - 13 skeins (2,6 kg)
127x177 cm (50x70 inches) - 15 skeins (3 kg)
140x210 cm (55x83 inches) - 19 skeins (3,8 kg)
142 cm x 243 cm (56x96 inches) - 22 skeins (4,4 kg)

  • Tender hand wash is possible for small items (beanie, scarf, cowl). Cool water, no agitation, lay flat to dry.
  • Specialized dry cleaning is recommended for big pieces (sweater, blanket).
  • Washing machine is also possible (using cold water only, delicate/wool cycle, without agitation, air dry only). But note that washing in a machine will make yarn thinner, harder to touch, some softness will be lost.
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