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Noro : Madara


Noro : Madara


Made in Japan by Eisaku Noro Company, Ltd. Famous for their beautiful hand crafted multi-coloured yarns.

Madara is a medium to bulky weight that knits up knits up at a gauge of 15-17 stitches per four inches on US 7-8 (4.5-5.0mm) needles. Heavily twisted, it has a soft, luxurious hand thanks to the addition of silk and alpaca to a wool base. It is available in semi-solids featuring nubby flecks which provide interesting pops of contrasting color throughout this yarn (thus living up to its name - Madara means mottled in Japanese)

Composition : 60% Wool, 30% Silk, 10% Alpaca
Length : 200mts
Weight : 100g
Knit Tension : Stitches per 10cm: 15-17sts
Needle size : 4.5-5mm
Care instructions: hand wash, dry flat in the shade, do not machine wash or tumble dry

Pattern Recommendations : Follow the link for patterns available on Ravelry that feature Noro Madara.

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