In the world of fibre, microns are used to measure the diameter of a single animal fibre - the small the number, the softer the fibre. Sweet Fleece is a made from merino wool that measures in at only 18 microns, which means that it is extra-soft against the skin!
This yarn is certified with the 'Responsible Wool Standard' seal, which is the only accreditation currently available to guarantee the well-being of sheep and the standard of the land on which they graze.
Super soft to the touch, this yarn knits to a gauge of 17 stitches, making it ideal for cozy accessories, and durable sweaters.
Composition: 80% 18-micron Merino Wool, 20% Polyamide
Gauge: 17 stitches/4"
Recommended Needle Size: 4 - 4.5 mm / US 6 - 7