It is well known that Egyptian cotton is the finest cotton in the world. Beautifully spun and dyed in Italy from superior extra long staple Egyptian cotton using only natural dyes, Berlini Eco Mako is a superb yarn choice for the environmentally conscious crafter seeking the finest quality cotton.
With a tight twist instead of loosely plied strands, Berlini Eco Mako gives you a bouncy fabric that is lightweight with superb drape - quite unlike the usual characteristics of cotton yarn. If you dislike knitting with cotton because some cotton yarns hurt your hands, then give Berlini Eco Mako a try. Combed and gassed for added softness, Berlini Eco Mako is soft and gentle on your hands. It has a subtle sheen and is absolutely lovely. Like a fine wine, age improves the Egyptian cotton fiber and items made with Berlini Eco Mako are durable and become softer as they age.
Berlini Eco Mako is an extraordinary cotton yarn and will change your mind about knitting with cotton. Berlini Eco Mako is a perfect yarn for year round knitting and is suitable for adults, children and babies.
Content: 100% Combed Egyptian Mako Cotton
Weight/Yardage: 1.75 oz/50 grams; 114 yards/105 meters
Gauge: 18 st & 28 rows = 4 in x 4 in on US Size 8 (5 mm) needles
Care: Gentle machine and dry; Or hand wash.
Knitting Weight: Worsted
Made in Italy
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