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ITO Shimo is a woolen spun yarn that is produced on an old mule spinning system. Mule spun yarns are very high quality woolen yarns. This yarn is a delicate mix of our recycled silk ITO Kinu mixed with a fine 19.5 micron lambswool. The fibers are mixed before carding thus producing a mélange/tweedy like effect.
Yarn Weight: Fingering
Fiber Content: 80% Wool, 20% Silk
Length: 291 yds / 266 m
Gauge: 5-6 sts per inch on US 5-6
Hank Weight: 50 grams / 1.75 ounces
Washing Instructions: Hand wash cold, lay flat to dry.