Yak is a blend of 50% yak down and 50% superfine Non Superwash Merino wool (19 microns).
Yak down is harvested by breeders in Mongolia, members of the "Cooperative des Eleveurs des Montagnes du Khangai", an eco-responsible and fair trade sector with the technical support of AVSF (Agronomists and Veterinarians Without limits).
MerYak has an exceptional feel; it is particularly warm and resistant; it is knitted with number 4 needles.
It is recommended to wash MerYak by hand, without spinning and drying flat.
Like all yak fibers, MerYak yarn has the particularity of softening over successive washes.
MerYak is a woolen spun DK Weight
1 skein of yarn is about 100grams / 250meters
Recommended needle size: 4-4.5mm
Gauge: 19st x 32r