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SIRDAR SALTAIRE, 50G
An unashamedly feminine yarn, this Alpaca blend knits into a beautifully soft fabric with a gorgeous drape.
About This Yarn
An unashamedly feminine yarn, this Alpaca blend knits into a beautifully soft fabric with a luxurious drape. We’ve honoured the natural, animal fibres in Sirdar Saltaire by naming our shades to celebrate our home-grown flora and fauna.
What's it like to work with?
Saltaire is a real pleasure to knit. The yarn runs gently through the fingers and slides over needles while the soft natural alpaca fibres allow the stitches to plump-out, giving an all-over evenness and slight haze to your finished fabric.
What is it best for?
The knitwear equivalent of a classic white shirt or trench, the fluid drape of Sirdar Saltaire elegantly flatters the female form, making it ideal for subtle stitch details and softly structured shapes you’ll want to wear for forever.
55% Acrylic, 25% Nylon, 20% Alpaca
24 rows, 18sts
130 metres (142 yards)
Knitting Needle Size
5mm (USA 8)
Crochet Hook Size
5mm (US H/8)
Machine washable, wool cycle, wash dark colours separately, dry flat. reshape while wet, do not iron, may be dry cleaned.