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Noro Okunoshima

Okunoshima is an energetic yarn that convincingly mimics the very best in true handspun. It is a trusted silk and wool blend with added angora and mohair to provide lightness and loft. Knitting up at a worsted-weight gauge, Okunoshima is a unique yarn that’s unlike anything you've seen before. Okunoshima is a small island best known as “Rabbit Island’ for its plentiful, furry wild denizens, making it and apt name for this soft yarn.

Weight: Worsted (9 wpi)
Yardage: 242 yards (221 meters)
Unit weight: 100 grams (3.53 ounces)
Gauge: 18.0 to 20.0 sts = 4 inches
Needle size: US 7 - 9 (4.5 - 5.5mm)
Hook size: 7-I9
Fibers: 35% Silk

            28% Wool
            20% Angora
            17% Goat - Mohair
Texture: Single
Care: Hand wash cold, Dry flat in shade