Cotton/Linen Fingering Yarn
60% Organic Pima / 40% Belgian Flax
This cotton/linen blend has a wonderful "hand", the organic pima helps to soften the flax up so that your knitting is enjoyable and your finished goods have the softness of cotton and the durability of linen.
4 oz (113 g) / 490 yd (448 m)
Needle Size 2-4 US (2.75-3.5 mm)
24-28 stitches =4 in (10 cm)
This sliver spins like a dream, the flax makes for easier spinning than when using cotton alone. The flax fibers seem to "catch" the cotton and bring it along.
You can find out more here. Or just buy some and give it a try!
Cotton/Linen Blend Sliver:
60% organic pima/40% Belgian Flax
Great for beginners, the
flax "catches" and makes
for easier spinning.
Organic Pima/ Flax Fiber
$4.00 per ounce