Zealana AIR is something extraordinary—an ultra soft, durable, pill-resistant yarn that is lighter and warmer than 100% cashmere. AIR features 40% of down from the brushtail possum fibre, combined with 40% cashmere and 20% mulberry silk. AIR is one of our most luxurious lace yarns with the New Zealand characteristic colourways. Affordable luxury!
Fibre Content: 40% Cashmere 40% Brushtail Possum 20% Mulberry Silk
Weight: Lace Weight
Gauge: 42 sts over 10cm square stocking stitch knitted swatch
Recommended Needles: 2.25mm or as pattern suggests. Can be double stranded to make a luscious 4ply weight.
Meterage: 175 metres per 25g ball
Care: Gentle Machine Wash
Pattern suggestion - we've been knitting delicous cashmere possum yarn held doubled for a range of patterns where either a fingering weight or occasionally a DK weight is required. Free downloadable pattern for this amazing yarn - Light as Air Fingerless Gloves (pictured) designed by Nathalie O'Shea - uses just 1 ball of the Air Lace in your choice of colour. Download it here.