We love our new yarn, Malabrigo dos Tierras so much, we wanted to share it with you! We're giving away a skein of the Anniversario colorway, along with a set of Knitter's Pride Dreamz 32" size 6 circular needles!
To enter, just leave a comment below, telling us what you want to make with this beautiful yarn.
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"Dos Tierras" means two lands, which represents the source of each of the fibers in this wonderful yarn: 50% of Uruguayan Merino wool with 50% Peruvian baby alpaca.
A DK weight yarn, Dos Tierras is beautiful and versatile. Its great stitch definition and drape make it perfect for accessories, cable work, lace knitting, and all kinds of stitch patterns.
Dos Tierras is kettle dyed, resulting in semi-solid and variegated colors in a wide array of stunning shade options.
Here are the details:
Texture: 4 ply, plied
Skein weight: 100 grams
Gauge: 20-22 sts = 4 inches
Recommended needle size: 5-6 / 3.75-4.0 mm
Recommended hook size: US I-9 to K-10/12 or 5.5-6.5 mm
Content: 50% Merino wool, 50% baby alpaca
Care: Hand wash, cold water, dry flat
Check out the beautiful colors of Dos Tierras!
To enter to win the prize, simply leave a comment below, sharing what you would make with Dos Tierras. We'll choose a random comment, and post the winner on April 28.
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