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DROPS Big Merino

Superwash treated extra fine merino wool

Content: 100% Wool
Yarn Group: C (16 - 19 stitches)
Weight/yardage: 1.8 oz (50 g) = approx 82 yds (75 m)
Recommended needle size: US 8 / 5 mm
Gauge: 10 x 10 cm = 17 sts x 22 rows
Machine wash on gentle cycle warm 40°C / 104F. Don’t use fabric softener. Dry Flat

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DROPS Big Merino is the sequel to DROPS Merino Extra Fine, spun from 100% merino wool fibers from free-range animals in South Africa and South America.

The main characteristics of DROPS Big Merino are the softness, volume, elasticity and even result, which makes it ideal for knitting structured patterns such as cables. The yarn is also superwash treated and therefore machine washable and suitable for everyday use.

DROPS Big Merino is spun from multiple thin strands, which gives the yarn extra elasticity. Is this special construction that makes it extra important to treat the garment right: make sure that you knit with the correct tension and rather use a tight tension than loose. Don't wash your garment too warm, never leave it to soak and let the garment dry flat.

Made in EU
Oeko-Tex® certificate 25.3.0110

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These yarns belong to the same Yarn Group, and can therefore be used as alternatives for DROPS Big Merino. All prices valid per 29/08/2015.

DROPS AIR MIX 70% Alpaca, 23% Polyamide, 7% Wool 7.30 USD/50g
DROPS AIR UNI COLOUR 70% Alpaca, 23% Polyamide, 7% Wool 7.30 USD/50g
DROPS ALASKA MIX 100% Wool 2.50 USD/50g
DROPS ALASKA UNI COLOUR 100% Wool 2.50 USD/50g
DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ MIX 80% Alpaca, 15% Wool, 5% Polyamide 4.45 USD/50g
DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ UNI COLOUR 80% Alpaca, 15% Wool, 5% Polyamide 4.45 USD/50g
DROPS BIG DELIGHT PRINT 100% Wool 7.10 USD/100g
DROPS BIG FABEL MOULINE 75% Wool, 25% Polyamide 6.60 USD/100g
DROPS BIG FABEL PRINT 75% Wool, 25% Polyamide 6.60 USD/100g
DROPS BIG FABEL UNI COLOUR 75% Wool, 25% Polyamide 5.70 USD/100g
DROPS BOMULL-LIN UNI COLOUR 53% Cotton, 47% Linen 3.40 USD/50g
DROPS BRUSHED ALPACA SILK UNI COLOUR 77% Alpaca, 23% Silk 3.40 USD/25g
DROPS NEPAL MIX 65% Wool, 35% Alpaca 3.55 USD/50g
DROPS NEPAL UNI COLOUR 65% Wool, 35% Alpaca 3.55 USD/50g
DROPS PARIS RECYCLED DENIM 100% Cotton 1.80 USD/50g
DROPS PARIS UNI COLOUR 100% Cotton 2.20 USD/50g
DROPS VIVALDI UNI COLOUR 56% Mohair, 30% Polyamide, 14% Wool 8.00 USD/50g

Machine wash on gentle cycle warm 40°C / 104F. Don’t use fabric softener. Dry Flat

See the washing symbols explanation chart

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  • DROPS BIG MERINO MIX
    3.80 USD
    n/a
  • DROPS BIG MERINO UNI COLOUR
    3.80 USD
    n/a
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BIG MERINO MIX


02
grey

03
anthracite

15
orange

12
maroon

11
plum

08
marble

09
lavender

10
amethyst

06
forget-me-not

BIG MERINO UNI COLOUR


01
off white

19
beige

05
mocca

18
red

16
light pink

17
navy blue

07
jeans blue

20
pistachio

13
olive

14
forest green

04
black
Please be aware that the colours shown may vary from screen to screen in the same way that shades may vary slightly from dye lot to dye lot. (*) coming soon, (#) discontinued.
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