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Scheepjes Terrazzo - 742 Pietra

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Terrazzo

Details

  Colour Code: 742 Pietra
  Fibre Content: 70% Recycled Mulesing Free Wool x 30% Recycled Viscose
  Needle Size 1: 4mm
  Yarn Weight: DK
  Ball Weight: 50 grams
  Length: 175 metres
  Gauge: 27 sts x 35 rows to 10cm on 4mm needles
 

Information

Thanks to the natural properties of wool, Scheepjes Terrazzo is lightweight and warm, with added softness and easy-care properties afforded by blending wool with viscose. Composed of multi-tonal base shades that are enhanced by contrasting and complementing flecks of colour, the result is a felted, tweed effect yarn with gentle stitch definition and impressive texture.

Terrazzo is made from a Premium blend of 70% Recycled Mulesing Free Wool and 30% Recycled Viscose. This felted, tweed yarn has a luxurious look and feel and is washable up to 30ᵒC. The subtly speckled colour effect, reminiscent of terrazzo floors, is achieved by twisting fibres of contrasting and complementary colours.

Scheepjes Terrazzo benefits from the breathability of Wool and Viscose and combines the best qualities of both. Lightweight Viscose is moisture absorbent and gives a silky soft feel with beautiful drape, while the wool contributes the rustic appearance and wonderful warmth. This makes Terrazzo suitable for a diverse range of crochet and knitting projects of all shapes and sizes: from clothing, such as sweaters and cardigans, to fashion accessories and homeware. It’s perfect also for knitting and crocheting in multiple colours and can be effectively combined with Scheepjes yarns in other textures, such as Alpaca Rhythm and Mohair Rhythm.

The recommended hook and needle size is 4.00mm (gauge: 27 stitches x 35 rows to 10cm in stockinette stitch). Scheepjes Terrazzo is available in 50g (175m) balls and as a colour pack of 10g (35m) mini balls comprising all 60 colours in the range.

As a company, Scheepjes is constantly looking for opportunities to innovate and become a more sustainable brand that offers responsible choices for eco-conscious crafters. Terrazzo is Scheepjes’ first fully recycled fibre yarn and its wool content is guaranteed to be mulesing free. To give customers confidence that this yarn is safe and free from harmful chemicals, Terrazzo also holds the trusted OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification.

Available in a huge range of 60 colourways, out Terrazzo yarn makes a wonderful sustainable choice for colourwork techniques such as Fair Isle knitting and Brioche crochet. It also works well in combination with our Alpaca Rhythm and Mohair Rhythm yarns, offering crafters options for experimenting with texture.