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This listing is for one skein of 100% cashmere yarn that has been reclaimed from a sweater that was purchased at a local and charitable thrift store. At about 14-15 wraps per inch this is considered a fingering weight or light fingering weight yarn. This is a three ply yarn that is very soft and fluffy. It would make excellent shawls, scarves and cowls because it feels great against your skin.

If white isn’t your color, this yarn dyes beautifully. This listing is an example of some yarn from this same sweater that I dyed:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/101643771/reclaimed-100-cashmere-fingering-weight
(update: this dyed yarn sold but it's still a great example of what you can do with yours!)

***Yarn Details***
Color: White
Fiber: 100% Cashmere
WPI: 14-15
Total Weight: 34 grams
Total Yards: 374 yards
Number of Skeins: 1
Knots: None

More earth friendly yarns and hand knit items located here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/AudreyLeeYarns?ref=si_shop

Other bare yarns ready for you to dye:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/AudreyLeeYarns/search?search_query=bare+yarn&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search

Disclaimers!
I have tried to accurately represent the color in the pictures but all monitors vary so if you have any questions about the colors, let me know.

The yarn in the pictures might not be the actual skein of yarn you receive but it will be from the same sweater and it will look exactly the same (same color, texture, thickness, etc.)

There are no smokers or animals in my home but this yarn did come from used sweaters.

All yarn is gently washed and hung to dry after it has been unraveled from the sweaters.

I try my best to account for all knots or inconsistencies in the yarn and note them in the listing and on the tags but if I missed something I apologize.

I try to measure the weight and yardage of the yarn as accurately as I can but please keep in mind that these numbers aren’t precise. The yarn is weighed after it has been washed and dries completely.

100% Cashmere Fingering Weight Yarn, Over 370 Yards, Reclaimed

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  • Materials: Yarn, Cashmere
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