Katia Concept CottonCashmere is the softest and silkiest of the summer yarns that you can knit.
These skeins of Concept by Katia line are thin cotton yarn with 10% cashmere. Cashmere is the fiber obtained from Himalaya's cashmere goats, and it is a soft, light, and silky material. Cashmere, which outstands for being a great thermal insulator, is one of the most scarce and appreciated goat wools worldwide.
Concept by Katia Cotton-Cashmere is a silky and soft yarn, and this 10% cashmere gives the cotton an even more delicious shine.
Garments made with Cotton-Cashmere by Katia will have a more fluid and pronounced drape than cotton only yarn.
These skeins are perfect for knitting elegant summer tops for daily use, as well as lovely baby cardigans and children's sweaters. The cashmere percentage on Katia Concept Cotton-Cashmere makes it perfect to wear wonderful spring and autumn shawls.
To knit a short-sleeved t-shirt in size L, you will need 7 yarn balls of Katia Concept Cotton Cashmere. To knit a cardigan for a newborn, you will need 2 skeins. Remember that these calculations are only a suggestion. Your own tension, chosen stitch, or kind of pattern will modify the pattern. A tension swatch will help to get a more precise calculation.
Composition: 90% Cotton, 10% Cashmere Yarn group: Sport Weight/Length: 50 g = 155 m Recommended needle size: 2,5-3,5 mm Gauge: 26 stitches and 32 rows in 10 cm Machine washable at 30ºC / Do not tumble dry.
Recommended needle size2,5mm - 3,5mm
At low temperature, maximum sole plate of 110 °C
Do not use bleaching agents
Do not tumble dry
Machine wash in a gentle cycle at 30 degrees
Follow the selector steps to calculate how many balls you need