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DROPS Safran 16 Black

$1.65
$2.35 (You save $0.70)
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SKU: 292
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    Material: 100% Cotton
    Yardage: 1 ball , 50g , 160meters / 174 yds
    Yarn weight: fingering, sock weight, baby, super fine
    Textured: plied

    Needle size: 3.5mm (US 4)
    Tension/gauge: 23 sts x 30 rows = 10x10cm (4"X4")

    Light cotton of very high quality, giving a soft springy texture. Very popular and the DROPS pattern books provide very good pattern support for babies and children. Available in every colour under the sun and ideal for beginners as it's very easy to handle with stitches gliding effortlessly along the needle.

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    1. Lovely hand and drape  star rating

      Posted by karmadancer on 21st Nov 2014

      There's a good reason this stuff has been on the market as long as it has -- see title above! I picked this up to do some baby projects and it has worked beautifully. Safran has a lovely gloss to it for a cotton. Just a joy to work with :)
      It is, however, quite sensitive to changes in tension, so be forewarned. Furthermore, be aware that in a lot of ways it's almost like working with embroidery floss: the yarn is actually 7 tight cotton threads plied together, so make sure to pick up all plies when working with tiny needles. Sharp points are a definite plus.

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