Targhee Worsted - from Blue Moon Fiber Arts
Targhee Worsted is a 3-plys of sweater knitting awesome. It is soft, though not ultra soft like merino or cashmere. But in exchange you get a fiber that has fabulous stitch definition, incredible elasticity, and will wear like a boss.
This Targhee is both raised and milled domestically. Targhee is one of America's youngest breeds and is named after the National Forest where they grazed in the summer. The forest was named after the Chief of the Bannock tribe of the Northern Paiute.
Fiber: 100% Targhee Wool
Gauge: 16-20 stitches = 4" / 10 cm
Needles: US 6-8 / 4-5 mm
Put up: 8.8 oz / 250 g hank
Length: 616 yards / 563 meters
Care: Hand wash. Lay flat to dry.
Please note that like all Blue Moon Fiber Arts yarn, this is dyed by hand and will vary from skein to skein and batch to batch. Your skein will differ from the one pictured. Please buy enough for your entire project all at once. To achieve the most even-possible color distribution, consider alternating skeins while working your project.