Nova is a superlight, chainette yarn, composed mainly of fine merino and baby camel hair. The baby camel hair component lends the yarn a wonderful softness, beautiful volume and an exciting mélange. The camel hair comes from Asia. The downy undercoat is used in hand-knitting yarns. In spring, this hair falls out in clumps when the animals shed their winter coat. The downy hair is fine and crimped, it is distinctive for its warmth, its sheen and thermal qualities. Allow yourself be enchanted by this fine quality yarn.
Fiber Content48% Merino Wool / 32% Baby Camel / 20% Nylon
WeightSport / 25 grams
Needle SizeUS 7-8 / 4.5 - 5mm
Yardage198 yards / 180 m
Gauge24 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
Care InstructionsHand wash in cool water with wool soap. Reshape and lay flat to dry.