Touch Yarns - Merino and Possum 6 Ply /Ultra Fine 8 Ply

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Product Details

  • Knitters now have the opportunity to knit the warmest of garments with this luxury blend of 60% Merino Wool, 30% Possum fur and 10% Mulberry Silk.
  • This yarn does not feel like an 8 ply but the fill of the possum fur make it knit like an 8 ply.
  • The inclusion of the Possum fur doubles the warmth of the wool and creates soft and incredibly warm handknits that breath.
  • Each skein of 100gms has around 420m (459 yards) of yarn.
  • The needle size is 3.75mm or 4mm and you would need 3-5 skeins for an adult garment.
  • Hand wash in warm water and dry flat. Do not iron. Dry cleanable.
  • Proudly New Zealand made by Touchyarns and available in 9 gorgeous colour shades.

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  • 5
    Possum yarn and helpful staff

    Posted by Francesca Quinn on 9th Aug 2018

    This yarn is stunning, soft, warm, light, everything it says!
    The staff here ahsbe been wonderful with my order, I had a bit of confusion over my order and they couldn't have been more kind, helpful or patient with me! Thoroughly recommend them and will definitely shop with them again!

  • 5
    Merino and possum yarn

    Posted by Emily Wied on 11th Feb 2018

    I purchased this yarn about ten years ago for myself and some for a gift while visiting the Tin Shed. My friend and I both knit caps with it and absolutely love the warmth and lightness in weight they have. I just recently sent for a couple more skeins for another nice project. I hope it continues to be available. Thank you for carrying it, Tin Shed!

  • 5
    Soft and warm and easy to knit

    Posted by Cheryl on 13th Apr 2016

    A lovely wool to knit with. Managed to put into balls fairly easily by wrapping it around the top of a chair and balling it that way (my husbands suggestion). It is expensive but I think worth the money as it is much cheaper to knit a garment than purchase one in the stores,
    especially in Australia, as possum knitwear is very expensive .Would highly recommend this yarn