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Schoeller Esslinger - Fortissima Cotton

Fiber Content Skein Size Yards/Meters per Skein
75% cotton/25% nylon 1.75 ounce/50 grams 210 meters
Yarn Weight Needle Size Stitch Gauge Row Gauge
Fingering/Sock 2.5 - 3mm 26 sts = 4 inch/10cm 38 rows = 4 inch/10cm

Nanette Blanchard US size 2 - 3 none given none given
This yarn is terrific for lace socks and it comes in great colors although it is slippery. Use bamboo needles when you knit with it or your stitches will be forever falling off the needles! I like it knitted with about a 2 or 3 (US) needle. I made a pair of lace socks with it and a pair of socks from one of the Socka pattern books in a slip stitched design with black and the incredibly bright rainbow colors.