De Rerum Natura Pénélope is a french worsted spun organic merino with a touch of luxury silk.
Pénélope is a 6 ply, worsted spun yarn made from precious fleece of Merinos d'Arles, raised respectfully and according to GOTS standards in Provence (France) and a touch of silk (south of Shanghai, China).
Pénélope is a round, strong and very soft yarn with great elasticity and beautiful drape. It is perfect for baby items, shawls and all projects you want to wear next to the skin.
Pénélope is named after the feminine character of Odyssey of Homère.
Yarn Composition: 90% Organic Merinos d'Arles (France), 10% Silk (China)
Yarn Weight: Double Knit
Yardage: 133m (145 yards)
Recommended Needle Size: 3.5mm / US 4
Gauge (10 x 10 cm, 4 x 4" in stockinette)
- 22 sts x 32 rows, 3.5 mm needles
Handwash in tepid water recommended