Jaggerspun Zephyr 4/8 - DK Weight - 1 lb Cones
Zephyr is truly a luxury yarn. Light and lustrous, it is made from 50% Merino wool and 50% Chinese Tussah silk. The yarn takes on a beautiful sheen and is very popular with weavers and fiber artists. Hand knitters have also discovered this yarn for it's softness, sheen and drapiness. The yarn comes in a laceweight (2/18) and a DK weight (4/8).
This product listing is for 1-lb cones in the 4-ply DK weight (4/8). Note that the color selection pictures show the 2-ply yarn laceweight version.
We do not normally stock this item and drop ship it directly to you from Jaggerspun. Please allow from 1 to 2 weeks for delivery.
DK Weight (1,120 yds in a 1-lb cone)
Plain Weave sett 6-8 epi; Twill Weave Sett 8-10 epi
Knitting Gauge 5 to 5.5 stitches per inch per inch on needle size 5.
Washing Instructions: Handwash in a mild detergent or wool wash such as SOAK using minimal agitation, roll in towels to remove excess water then lay flat to air dry.
The dyed silk is not as resistant to fading as the wool; it is recommended that items made with the yarn not be exposed to strong natural or artificial light for long periods.