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ITO Washi follows the tradition of noble Japanese paper yarns with an extremely silky softness. The yarn has a good stitch definition and therefore also shows lace patterns nicely. The paper is twisted with a rayon thread which gives the necessary stability to garments and accessories. Washi is washable. We recommend handwash. 

Composition: 
54% Paper, 46% Viscose

Yardage (Meter / Yards): 
25 g ~ 250 m / 273 yds

Recommended needle size: 
single-stranded: 2.00 - 3.00 mm / US 0 - 2
double-stranded: 3.00 - 4.00 mm / US 2 - 6

Care instruction: 
hand wash

Tips: 
Paper yarns have a lasting tradition in Japan. They are often compared to silk in their noble character and have similar properties to silk: Cooling in summer and warming in winter. Washi can be knit single stranded for lace and lightweight summer scarves. For shirts and jackets we recommend to knit Washi double stranded or in combination with ITO Kinu or ITO Asa.

CAD$9.50
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ITO Yomo is a bulky and soft roving yarn. It is especially well-suited for beginners: scarves, hats, and loops knit up very quickly. 

Composition:
100% Wool

Yardage (Meter / Yards):
100 g ~ 100 m / 109 yds

Recommended needle size:
6,00 – 8,00 mm / US 10 - 11

Care instruction:
hand wash

Tips:
Yomo is great in combination with ITO Hana, Sensai, Niji, Shio or Tsuchi.

CAD$17.00
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ITO Zome Gima is a flat yarn like ITO Gima 8.5, but a bit wider. The raw white yarn is mechanical imprinted in an elaborate process: centimeter for centimeter is stamped irregularly with two colors with different intensity. That creates an unconventional yarn.

ITO Zome Gima is washable. We recommend hand wash. Available in 6 colors.

 
Composition: 
100% Cotton


Yardage (Meter / Yards): 
25 g ~ 125 m / 137 yds

Recommended needle size: 
2.50 - 3.50 mm) / US 2 - 3

Care instruction: 
hand wash

CAD$11.40
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