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DROPS Nord

DROPS Nord

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DROPS Nord

Soft and durable in alpaca, wool and polyamide

Content: 45% Alpaca, 30% Polyamide, 25% Wool
Yarn Group: A (23 - 26 stitches) / 4 ply / fingering
Weight/length: 50 g = approx 170 m
Recommended needle size: 3 mm
Knitting tension: 10 x 10 cm = 24 sts x 32 rows
Care: Hand Wash, max 30°C / Dry Flat
Superwash: no

Made in: Peru
Raw material origin: Alpaca and wool from South America, polyamide from Germany

Spun as a traditional 4-strands sock yarn, DROPS Nord is made in a combination of 45% superfine alpaca (for the softness), 25% wool (for the warm and shape stability) and 30% polyamide (for the strength and durability).

An easy to knit/crochet yarn, that gives clear stitches and that is perfect for warm, everyday garments, like jumpers, socks, hats and gloves, DROPS Nord is part of Yarn Group A and specially good for patterns designed for DROPS Alpaca, DROPS Baby Merino, DROPS Fabel and DROPS Flora.

This yarn has an Oeko-Tex® certification (certificate number 23.HPE.36896), Standard 100, Class II from the Hohenstein Institute. This means that is has been tested for harmful substances and is considered safe in human-ecological terms. Class II means the yarn is suitable to come in direct contact with the skin to a large extent, such as blouses, shirts, mattresses, etc.

Care:

First of all, consider just airing the garment, instead of washing it. If you still desire to wash it, here are some guidelines:

  • Hand wash at 30ºC - separately - with wool detergent without enzymes or optical brighteners.
  • Don’t let the garment soak. Move the garment gently back and forth, do not rub or squeeze it.
  • Rinse the garment until the rinse water is completely clear, making sure the water temperature stays uniform.
  • Do a light centrifugation of the garment (about 800rpm), choosing a program that DOES NOT take in water at the start. Or press carefully the water out of the garment with a dry towel. The garment shouldn’t be twisted or rolled.
  • To dry the garment, shape it and lay it flat - do not hang - ideally on a warm bathroom floor or on top of a drying rack in a room with good air circulation. Never dry the garment in direct sunlight.
  • Don’t tumble dry.

Note: If you are washing a project made with this yarn combined with another, the general guideline is to follow the washing instructions for the most delicate of the yarns you are working with.

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