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    Onion Nettle Sock Yarn

    Onion Nettle Sock is a fingering weight yarn made from merino wool and nettle fibres. Combining these two fibres creates a yarn with the most beautiful stitch definition. As it knits up to a standard fingering weight gauge, making it excellent for many projects, including socks, garments and shawls. As nettle is a plant-based fibre, it dyes differently from wool, giving you a lovely heathered marled effect.

    Using nettles instead of synthetic fibres such as Nylon adds strength and durability without the environmental impact of using a non-renewable resource.

    You'll need two balls of Onion Nettle Sock to knit an average pair of women's socks in 38 (size 5).

    Yarn Weight: Fingering Weight (4ply)
    Fibre: 70% Superwash Merino, 30% Nettle
    Length: 185m (202 yds) - 50g ball
    Needle Size: 2.5 - 3mm (US 1.5-2.5)
    Gauge: 28 sts = 10cm
    Care: Hand wash