Elegant blend of linen yarn from central Portugal. Príncipe Real is a composition of 50% linen, 36 % cotton, and 14% natural silk. This yarn can be used in your knitting, crochet and weaving projects that require a bit of firmness and texture. Bonus, it has the most magnificent linen fragrance!
Linen is a strong, durable fibre – three times stronger than cotton and second in strength to silk. Linen is suitable for knitting spring and summer weight garments because of its absorbency and drape. Linen also has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. The beauty of linen is it’s crispness and slight sheen, it will soften over time and provide soft yet crisp stitches that feel cool and refreshing against the skin – perfect for warm weather wear.
Composition: 50% Linen / 36% Cotton / 14% Natural Silk
Tension: 19 st 24 rows (10cm)
Needle size: 4.5-5mm
Available on Wool Craft in the following 8 colours:
Pedro (1) | Jardim (7) | Ornamental (15) | Boutique (21) | Rejuvenation (27) | Tranquillity (25) | Meander (31) | Miradouro (35)
About Rosarios 4
It is in Mira de Aire, in central Portugal, where Rosarios 4 is, a company specialized in the production and dyeing of textile yarns (knitting, crochet and embroidery). The development of innovative and value added products, focusing on natural or natural fibers, and the provision of quality customer service are some of the principles that motivate Rosários 4, driving the company on a continuous improvement path. As a result, Rosarios 4 has been certified since 2000 by the ISO 9001 Quality Standard.
Linen property details credit to Noble Knits ( https://blog.nobleknits.com/blog/linen-yarn-guide)