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Akari by Noro

This lovely 26% silk, 15% viscose, 21%cotton blend yarn features 480 meters(approx 528 yds) in each "shawl" ball.

Perfect for a summer wrap or shawl, three gentle shades offer your wardrobe a range of options in a soft palette. The silk in the yarn yields a lovely drape to any shawl or garment knit with this yarn.

A smidge lighter in gauge than the popular Ito (100% wool version), this summer alternative is recommended knit atn 4-5 sts/inch on US 7-9. But you can see from the gauge swatch in the right sidebar, that it knits nicely (reading top to bottom) at 5.5 /inch on US 4; 5 sts/inch US 6 and 4.5 sts/inch on a US 8 (Chris knit the swatch, so remember that your needle size may be different - this is just so you can see that this yarn has a flexible gauge range depending on what you are making and the fabric you desire).

Price Per Giant Ball: $42.99

Akari by Noro

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