Good lightweight hiking sock or a nice three season walking sock. Nylon has been blended in with the wool for increased strength and longevity; the yarn is a bit slubby. Even though it was designed specifically for socks, it also works beautifully for lightweight shawls.yarn character:
3-ply, semi-worsted spun; yarn is a little bit slubby.fiber content/care:
80% Targhee wool, 20% nylon.
Pre-washed. hand wash warm with low agitation, lay flat to dry. If you knit them firm, they can probably be washed in the machine (I do).
|| size: fingering weight, 15-16 wpi
2.5 to 3 (US) for socksgauge:
8 sts. per inch on sizes 2 (US)skein length:
approximately 295 yards/270 meters (yes, it is enough for a women's large pair of socks).skein weight:
4.3 oz./ 122 gramsdye information:
undyed natural white and colors dyed with weak acid dyes.batch: