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Yarn information

Brand: Hobbii
Content 65% superwash virgin wool, 25% polyamid, 10% cashmere
Weight 200 g (7.1 oz)
Length 770m (842 yds)
Recommended needles 3 mm (US 3) - 4 mm (US 6)
Gauge 27 stitches, 35 rows to 10 cm/4"
Yarn Weight 4 ply
Washing Fine or Wool wash 30°C (86°F). Only use wool detergent. Avoid fabric softener. Dry flat.

Hobbii

Dolce Cashmere

4 ply65% Superwash Virgin Wool, 25% Polyamide, 10% Cashmere

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Dolce Cashmere is an amazingly soft and fabulous wool blend mixed with a pretty, lightweight cashmere. The yarn is specially produced for Hobbii at a small, family-run spinnery in Italy. Here they have innovatively and carefully spun good and beautiful yarns throughout generations.

The color play in Dolce Cashmere is something quite unique since the colors slowly transition throughout the 842 yards (770 m) of yarn per skein. The large, incredible skein of 7 oz (200 g) is specially meant for soft scarves and shawls in which cases the color transitions really appear. Here we recommend to knit with needle size 2.5-4 (EU: 3.5-4mm) for a soft and even bulkier result.

Cashmere can be worn directly on the skin and warms nicely since the cashmere fibers are good at isolating and containing the warmth even better than wool. Since the yarn can be machine washed at delicate settings, it’s excellent for extra luxurious baby- and children’s clothing or for a beautiful baby blanket. Of course you can also use Dolce Cashmere for e.g. hats, gloves or other kinds of clothing. When doing so, you can easily downsize your knitting by knitting a bit denser by using needle size 2.5-4 (3-3.5 mm). However, please remember always to knit a gauge swatch before starting your project. It’s usually time well spent.

Happy knitting!

Find patterns for the yarn here: Patterns (7)

Charlotte Ross

Absolutely love this yarn. Gorgeous slow colour fade, feels wonderful when you’re crocheting and no split. I started from the centre of the skein as I wanted the colour change that way, and I would recommend you don’t do this unless you’re better than I am at unravelling... but that was my mistake tbh. Love this so much though. I’d like everything to be made of it.


Georgina Hand

So soft and luxurious feel. The colours change very slowly so my shawl I am making is looking gorgeous. Quite a fine yarn but easy to work with and doesn't split so crochets up quickly.


Tina Ash

Absolutely lovely yarn. Beautifully soft feel and very easy to work with - good stitch definition with no 'splitting' as I crochet.


Wendy Jennings

This yarn is just gorgeous, so soft, lovely to work, and the colour changes are subtle and fabulous.


Vikki Mulligan

Absolutely beautiful yarn! It’s so soft and the colours are so vibrant. I can’t wait to use it.


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Yarn information

Brand: Hobbii
Content 65% superwash virgin wool, 25% polyamid, 10% cashmere
Weight 200 g (7.1 oz)
Length 770m (842 yds)
Recommended needles 3 mm (US 3) - 4 mm (US 6)
Gauge 27 stitches, 35 rows to 10 cm/4"
Yarn Weight 4 ply
Washing Fine or Wool wash 30°C (86°F). Only use wool detergent. Avoid fabric softener. Dry flat.

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