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Ottie and the Star Superwash Merino/Cashmere/Nylon

Ottie and the Star Superwash Merino/Cashmere/Nylon

Regular price $33.00 Sale

These colors remind me of the cover of a book my mom used to read to me and my brother called Ottie and the Star. It was about an otter who, seeing a star's reflection in the water, tries to go catch it. Ahh the memories...

Spin this into some happy yarn!

*Please note that these are hand-dyed in small batches and colors may vary slightly from braid to braid.

An 80/10/10 blend of superwash Merino, cashmere, and nylon.  Merino and cashmere make this a lusciously soft fiber. Merino is a fine wool great for next to the skin garments. It has a lot of crimp, which means elasticity in a handspun yarn. Merino typically has a staple length of 2-3 inches, making it more difficult to spin for beginners. Cashmere, also a very fine fiber, is known for its softness, lightness, and warmth. Nylon adds strength and since this is a superwash fiber, you can wash it in a machine with out it felting or shrinking.

Not ideal for wet felting or needle felting projects.