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Froelich - Blauband

Fiber Content Skein Size Yards/Meters per Skein
80% wool/20% nylon 1.75 oz/50 grams 225 yards/210 meters
Yarn Weight Needle Size Stitch Gauge Row Gauge
Fingering/Sock 2.5-3mm 30 sts = 4 inches 40 rows = 4 inches

Chrisanne G. US size 0 7 sts = 1 inch none given
I love this yarn! Color range is huge, it contains a generous amount of a single extra ply to use for strengthening toe and heel, and it gets marvelously softer with just one washing, altho it isn't hard even just out of the skein.  Works very nicely in combination with Wildfoote. Not as available as I could like.
Nanette Blanchard US size 2 none given none given
I'm extremely fond of Froehlich Blauband. I never even use the reinforcing thread but the yarn is very tightly spun. I have a pair of Fair Isle Socks made from this yarn (a pattern from one of the Socka books) and they've been abused terribly - put in the washer and dryer and they're still going strong. The socks weren't even knit that tightly at a size 2 needle but they're wearing really well. I wish I could find a good source for more of this yarn!
Gari Strawn US size 0 none given none given
I love this yarn for socks! My husband is "anti-itch" and loves his navy blue socks that I make him for every day. I use a size zero needle to make his socks and need 3 skeins, but the result is worth it! Where, oh where do I get more? Can anyone help? Please help!
Joy Slayton US size 1/2.5mm 16 sts = 2 inches none given
One of my favorite sock yarns! It feels lovely, wears very well, comes in *lots* of colors and a card of reinforcement yarn is included with each skein. I usually hand wash my handknit socks, but one of a pair of these accidentally went through the laundromat washer and dryer, and I can't tell which sock it was. 2 skeins will make a pair of socks for me or for DH.