Sirdar Softspun Chunky

Sirdar Softspun Chunky

 

 

 

RRP £5.59

Available at Deramores (keep an eye out for offers)

Chunky

10.5 mm hook

19 rows x 14 stitches = 4 inches

wool cycle

can be dry cleaned

do not iron

dry flat

53% Nylon 23% Acrylic 24% wool

125m 50g

 

I got 9 wpi

 

I used this yarn to make a mermaid tail afghan (which I then took a bad photo of).

 

I have been avoiding this yarn for years to be honest, I thought it would be sticky to work with and look plasticy when worked up. I was wrong, so very wrong. It is lovely and soft as a fabric and to work with, you don’t notice the (I assume) nylon sparkles to touch and the wool/acrylic is lovely and fluffy.

The knit nature of this yarn has the amazing property of doing away with the whole Z S twist issue that causes so many issues when it comes to yarn selection, so whether you knit or crochet, are left or right handed, this yarn will work for you.

 

 

TTFN

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