Targhee 2-Ply Yarn
- Targhee Yarn is a Fine wool, soft and elastic. Easy to knit, easy to wear, this worsted weight yarn is spun very evenly, has good body and fairly sturdy ply. Not a bit scratchy, it's a good yarn for toddlers, kids and grownup clothes, great for colorwork (small skeins so you can get multiple colors). Sue's favorite cowl yarn.
design: 2-ply, woolen spun; very versatile knitting yarn, light and warm without any scratchiness
size: worsted weight, 13 wpi 1125 yds per pound
suggested needles: 7-8 (US)
length: small skeins approximately 110 yards/100 meters; large skeins approximately 220 yards/200 meters
weight: small skeins: 1.75 oz./ 50 grams; large skeins: 3.4 oz/100 grams
gauge: 5 st. per inch on size 5 (US)
care: yarn is pre-washed. hand wash warm with low agitation, lay flat to dry or can be dry cleaned.
fiber source: hand selected fleeces from What Next? Farm in York, Pennsylvania
fiber content: 100% Targhee wool.
Targhee is a Fine wool, soft and elastic. The breed was developed in Idaho in 1926, one of the newest in America. Most of the Targhee sheep are in the western range lands in large flocks, they is an unusual breed in the Eastern US.
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