Le Gros Silk & Mohair
the biches & bûches le gros silk & mohair is the finest blend of 28% silk and 72% kid mohair from italy in 22 different shades to begin with. a beautiful quality, presented in a way that feels like home.
the ball bands are handwritten by caroline.
technical info: 50g - 148 meters / 162 yards
suggested needle sizes : 4.5mm/UK7/US7 + 5mm/UK6/US8 + 5.5mm/UK5/US9
using needle size 5.5 mm/ US 9 / UK 5, astrid gets a gauge of 16 sts and 21 rows to 10x10 cm / 4x4”. using needle size 5 mm/ US 8 / UK 6, astrid gets a gauge of 18 sts and 24 rows to 10x10 cm / 4x4” and
using needle size 4.5 mm/ US 7 / UK 7, astrid gets a gauge of 21 sts and 25 rows to 10x10 cm / 4x4”
the mohair comes from south africa and the suppliers respect international agreements on the well-treatment of the goats.
suggested designs for this yarn : the Big Autumn Scarf (worked with a single strand) - the Macramé Motif sweater designed by Midori Hirose - the sweater Sigilée designed by Alice Hammer - the sweater Fireflies by Lotta Löthgren.