Rowan Softyak DK is a blend of 15% yak, 76% cotton, 9% nylon and is a DK weight giving knitters the best of all possible worlds: the softness of cashmere - with less of the price tag - plus added durability and washability. The blend of cotton and yak hair gives a pretty melange effect as the yak is a dark fibre and absorbs the colour differently to the cotton.
Patterns can be found in the following Rowan booklets:
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Content: 76% Cotton, 15% Yak, 9% Nylon
Needles: 4mm (UK 8, US 6)
Tension: 22 sts, 30 rows, 10cm
Weight and Meterage: 50g ball, approximately 135m
Machine washable at 30 degrees.
Photographed shade: 241 Lawn