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Noro Kureyon

This rustic wool yarn celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2018. An excellent choice when knitting or crocheting outerwear garments and for felting (fulling) projects. This beloved yarn has a devoted following. The name reflects how people in Japan say "crayon".

Kureyon has two plies. It can be a little difficult to see, because the yarn has such a “rustic” loosely spun effect, but if you untwist it you will definitely get two plies in your hand. It’s how they get the striated effect that shows up in some dye lots (like, black and orange blurred together.)

 (8 wpi)
Yardage: 109 yards (100 meters)
Unit weight: 50 grams (1.76 ounces)
Gauge: 14.0 to 16.0 sts = 4 inches
Needle size: US 7 - 8 (4.5 - 5mm)
Hook size: 5mm (H) - 6.5mm (K)
Fibers: 100% Wool
Texture: 2 z-twisted singles z-plied together
Attributes: Care: Dry Flat, Hand Wash
                 Color: Self-striping
                 Dye: Machine dyed
                 Ply: 2-ply

Patterns using Noro Kureyon