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Hobbii

Baby Cotton Organic Mercerized

2 ply, 3 ply 100% Egyptian Cotton

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Yarn information

  • Category:
    Spring Sale
  • Brand::
    Hobbii
  • Content:
    100% Egyptian Cotton
  • Weight:
    50 g (1.75 oz)
  • Yarn Length:
    170 m (185 yds)
  • Yarn Weight:
    2 ply, 3 ply
  • Recommended needles:
    3 mm (US 2.5)
  • Knitting gauge:
    27 stitches, 36 rows to 10 cm/4"
  • Recommended crochet hook:
    4 mm (US G-6)
  • Crochet gauge:
    19 stitches, 25 rows to 10 cm/4"
  • Care instructions:
    Machine wash 40°C (104°F) / white 95°C (203°F) / Do not tumble dry / Can be ironed at low temperatures
  • Hashtag:
    #hobbiibabycottonorganicmercerized

Baby Cotton Organic Mercerized is an incredibly strong, shinier version of our organic superstar: Baby Cotton. 

Mercerizing makes cotton yarn shiny, it keeps its shape and doesn’t shrink in the wash. The yarn becomes extremely durable and more resistant to mold. The wonderful depth of color is also characteristic of mercerized cotton. Since the fibers can absorb more color, the result is a much more intense and lasting color.  

The entire line of Hobbii Baby Cotton is spun from long, flexible fibers from the finest Egyptian cotton and it is vegan as well. But this mercerized version is something special indeed! 

Mercerizing is a complex process that, among other things, includes immersion in a strong base. But Baby Cotton Organic Mercerized is produced in a new, more sustainable fashion than the traditional process. In specialized plants, the reusable alkali from old batteries is extracted, and these are reused to mercerize our Baby Cotton. That way, precious materials are reused in a new, beneficial way. 

The entire process is approved, controlled, and complies with all social and environmental quality standards required to achieve a GOTS certification (Nr. ICEA-TX-273). It’s the highest achievable standard in the production of organic textiles.

About GOTS
The GOTS certification is an internationally recognized standard, which is used for the environmentally friendly and socially responsible production of ecological textiles. It stands for very high demands in all parts of the supply chain, from when the raw goods are harvested, to you having the finished product on your needles. You can read more about the GOTS certifications here: https://www.global-standard.org/

Find patterns for this product here: Patterns (306)

Roisin

Such beautiful yarn, super soft and delicate, great for baby clothing/stuffed projects. I got no.09 mint and I’m in love


Anna

This yarn is so soft and great for making amigurumi toys as it is mercerized that adds a bit of lovely shine to yarn.


Stephanie

Such beautiful colours and a great quality yarn.
I specifically went for this brand for it’s GOT certification.


Valerie

Sad it is being discontinued. It is soft and works so well with amigurumi. Colours are fabulous.


Kerry

Great product and excellent for project i am working on


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