Silky Merino



  • Fibres: 51% silk and 49% merino wool
  • One skein: 137m / 50 grams
  • Weight: DK
  • Tension: 22-24 sts per 10cm
  • Needles: 3,5-4mm
  • Washing: Hand wash, lay flat to dry.
Some patterns that use this yarn:

rikke hat (photo by designer Saray Young)

age of brass and steam (photo by: alwysknits on Ravelry)

susie's reading mitts (Photo by: smrjunior on Ravelry)

summer flies (Photo by: cerr on Ravelry)

Here's what Malabrigo have to say about their Silky Merino yarn:

"This delightfully drapey favourite combines silk and merino into a single-ply DK yarn that is absolutely a treat to knit and a joy to wear. The combination is soft, smooth, and itch-free even on the most sensitive skin- absolutely wonderful for garments, scarves, and other next-to-your-skin items. The silk content gives the yarn a bit more weight and drape than a pure merino, and a slight sheen that is absolutely gorgeous. The fibres take dye a little differently, adding extra depth to the wide selection of semi-solid, variegated, and watercolour-multi colourways available.

Great for: Accessories, shawls, garments, cables, colorwork, textured stitches, lace.

Be sure to get enough yarn to complete your project since each bag is a different dye lot, and skeins may vary from bag to bag. In the tagged (*) colours, the skeins may vary one from the other even within the same bag. To ensure random colour distribution, work from two balls of yarn at once, alternating a few rows from each ball."

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