The Biches & Bûches Le Gros Silk & Mohair is the finest blend of 28% silk and 72% kid mohair from Italy, a beautiful quality, presented in a way that feels like home. It is the equivalent of an aran weight yarn.
using needle size 5.5 mm/ US 9 / UK 5, astrid gets a gauge of 16 sts and 21 rows to 10x10 cm / 4x4”. using needle size 5 mm/ US 8 / UK 6, astrid gets a gauge of 18 sts and 24 rows to 10x10 cm / 4x4” and using needle size 4.5 mm/ US 7 / UK 7, astrid gets a gauge of 21 sts and 25 rows to 10x10 cm / 4x4”
the mohair comes from south africa and the suppliers respect international agreements on the well-treatment of the goats.