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WATG : Take Care Mohair

Wool and the Gang

WATG : Take Care Mohair

$28.00

WATG's luxuriously lightweight, breathable yarn - Take Care Mohair!

Fluffy and light with a soft halo, Take Care Mohair is also sustainably produced and biodegradable. The yarn is warm for the winter and cool in the summer months.

This diamond fibre is from the heart of South Africa, where a 200 year tradition of goat farming and mohair production has been passed down through generations. WATG's Mohair suppliers are fully committed to sustainability and empowering all individuals involved in the process through skills development.

Make something unique to you and shine bright like a diamond!

Fibre : 78% Kid Mohair, 13% Wool, 9% Polyamide

Origin : South Africa
Yarn weight : Bulky
Texture : fluffy

Ball weight : 50g
Meterage : 100m
Gauge : 14sts & 19 rows = 10cm stockinette on 6.5mm
Needle size : 6.5mm - 15mm
Hook size : 6.5mm - 15mm
Care : Handwash

What's it Like to Knit With? 
Lofty, open and flowy, Take Care Mohair is lacy and open on a larger needle, denser on a smaller needle. This yarn knits up quickly and is super soft! WATG recommend using 6.5mm - 15mm knitting needles or a 8mm to 12mm crochet hook.

What Can I Make? 
Take Care Mohair is great for layering pieces - sweaters, cardigans, hats and scarves are WATG's favourite things to make with this yarn. Using only 1 x ball of Take Care Mohair you can make a hat or a cowl - the 50g balls are twice the weight of most mohair on the market.

Works Well With These Stitches: Garter Stitch, Stocking Stitch, Mock Fisherman's Rib

Pattern Inspiration : Two popular WATG patterns for this yarn are the Hotline Sweater & Needed Me Cardigan.

   

We knitted Varpu by Jonna Hietala in Grape Purple (knit in the round, top down. Drop shoulder/sleeve. 7mm & 10mm needles. 4 skeins for the small)

Our Hotline version was knit in tangerine dream with hot punk pink neck (knit in pieces bottom up. Drop shoulder/sleeve. 8mm needles. 6 skeins). 

You could try Saturday Night or Louisiana Sweaters by Petite Knits (knit in the round, top down)

Or try these free patterns :
Sucre Cardigan by Sarah Hatton (Rowan) very similar to the needed me pattern
Over Easy by Espace Tricot


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