Balance offers a unique, tweedy appearance due to its fiber blend. Its certified organic cotton, grown in Texas, offers breathability and smoothness. Its certified organic merino adds body, warmth, and spring. Processed in Midwestern and Northeastern USA in accordance with organic guidelines, with the exception of specific colors indicated with an asterisks (*) as stated below.
Due to the blend of fiber in this yarn, it takes up dye more "tonally" and less "level". Treat it more like a hand-dyed yarn - for best results, alternate skeins while knitting.
Fiber Content: 50% certified organic merino, 50% certified organic cotton
Put-up: 1.75 oz / 50g
Yardage: 130 yds / 120m
Gauge: 17 - 21 sts = 4” / 10cm
Needle: 5 - 9 US / 3.75 - 5.5mm
Care: Machine wash in cold water, gentle cycle, in lingerie bag with gentle detergent. Lay flat to dry.
*Please note that select colors are not dyed using a 100% GOTS-certified low-impact dye recipe. They are dyed with a mix of the GOTS-certified low-impact dyes and conventional dyes. These colors are indicated with an asterisks (*) to assist you in making an educated decision if this is something important to you as a consumer. This choice was made in order to continue supporting a local Philadelphia dyehouse company.
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