Patons Shetland Chunky is a bulky wool blend yarn that is easy-care and machine washable and dryable. Great for making garments and accessories. Machine wash cold, gentle cycle. Tumble dry low heat.
Yarn Weight: 5 - Bulky
Yarn Ball Weight: 3.5 oz. / 100 g (Tweeds: 3 oz. / 85 g)
Yarn Ball Length: 148 yard / 136 m (Tweeds: 125 yard / 114 m)
Knitting Tension: 15 stitches x 20 rows = 4” x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm)
Crochet Tension: 11 sc x 12 rows = 4” x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm)
Suggested Needle: US 10 (6 mm)
Suggested Crochet Hook: H-10 (6 mm)
Content: 75% Acrylic, 25% Wool (French: 75% Acrylique, 25% Laine)
This yarn works well with other bulky yarns in the needle punching project I'm currently working on. I double it to have the same heft as some of my really bulky yarns. I specifically wanted yarns with at least 25% wool content, and this fits my requirement.
Loved this yarn for the toque I just knitted. Soft and knitted up quickly.