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Leizu Fingering

Leizu fingering is a luminous blend of superwash merino and silk, spun in Canada and dyed by Julie Asselin in Montreal.

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114g and 384 metres per skein.

4.02oz and 420 yards per skein.

7 sts = 1" on US 2, 2.75 needles.

8sts = 1" on US 1, 2.25 mm needles.

90% Wool - Merino and 10% Silk

The suggested gauges given above are from the yarn label, but Leizu fingering has a luxurious hand and beautiful drape when worked at a looser gauge for shawl or scarf projects. Try it at around 5-6 stitches per inch. 

Leizu (Chinese: 嫘祖; pinyin: Léi Zǔ) was a legendary Chinese empress and wife of the Yellow Emperor. According to tradition, she discovered silk, sericulture, and invented the silk loom, in the 27th century BC.

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