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Noro Haunui Silk

HAUNUI is a fusion of New Zealand Halfbred and Fine Romney stock, line-bred for generations to ensure the very highest quality. The sheep are never mulesed. From New Zealand, the fleece is exported to NORO, in Japan, where it is lovingly carded and spun. With great respect for the wool’s natural qualities and as per Noro’s exacting standards, fleece is never over processed.

Haunui Silk blends this special wool fiber with silk.
The wool content is the natural colors of the fleece.

Weight: Aran (8 wpi)
Yardage: 360 yards (329 meters)
Unit weight: 150 grams (5.29 ounces)
Gauge: 16.0 to 18.0 sts = 4 inches
Needle size: US 7 - 8 (4.5 - 5mm)
Hook size: 4.5mm - 5mm (H)
Fibers: 65% Wool
            35% Silk

Attributes: Color: Marled
                  Dye: Undyed

                  Put up: Winding required
Care: Hand wash cold, dry flat in shade

Patterns using Haunui Silk: Timaru Vest    Akaroa    Taranaki

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