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ITO Shimo

ITO Shimo is a woolen spun yarn that is produced on an old mule spinning system.
Mule spun yarns are very high quality woolen yarns. This yarn is a delicate mix of our recycled silk ITO Kinu mixed with a fine 19.5 micron lambswool. The fibres are mixed before carding thus producing a mélange effect.
ITO Shimo is scoured after spinning and will bloom even more with washing. The yarn comes in 8 colors, 4 neutral tones and 4 pale tints. 

Pattern ideas for Shimo include: 
Rime  by Ankestrik
Hoar  Cardigan by Chris Berlin 

Fiber Content:
80% Wool
20% Silk
Fingering / 4 ply
290 yards(265 meters)
Unit Weight
50 grams (1.76 ounces)
23.0 to 24.0 sts = 4 inches
Needle Size
US 3 - 5 or 3.25 - 3.75mm

We always recommend hand washing in order to prolong the life of your knitwear. 

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