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King Cole Opium Chunky Cotton Yarn

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King Cole Opium Chunky Cotton Yarn

King Cole Opium wool is a fabulous fashion yarn with an unusually varied construction, teetering between thick and thin feel, resulting in a beautiful, lacy fabric. Draping beautifully, we would recommend this yarn for lightweight cardigans and shrugs. Made from a blend of cotton, premium acrylic and polyamide that knits to a chunky weight tension using 6mm needles. King Cole Opium yarn is machine washable.

Established in 1935, King Cole is an iconic brand with a wealth of history behind it. Starting as a small family business, King Cole has only continued to grow over the years and now boasts a beautifully varied and colourful collection. Delight in choosing from their variety of blends, ranging from 100% premium acrylic to 100% wool.

  • Yarn weight: Chunky

  • Length: 250m

  • Needle Size: 6.00mm

  • Ball weight: 100g

  • Tension: 14 stitches, 21 rows to 10cm on 6mm needles

  • Fibre: 54% Cotton, 42% Premium Acrylic and 4% Polyamide

  • Care Instructions: Machine Wash - Synthetic Wash - 30°C , Dry Clean - A (Any Solvents) , Do Not Bleach , Do Not Tumble Dry , Do Not Iron

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Mrs B.
United Kingdom
Interesting yarn, attractive finish

It knits up quickly and well but sheds a little soft fluffy cotton on wearing. Not washed yet.

Kathleen M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Fantastic yarn

I find this yarn is easy to knit once you get used to the variation in thickness. I have used it since it first came out and the items I made then are still looking good.

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Linda G.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
A favourite wool

I have knitted three items with this wool. It has a very attractive finish, with beautiful colours and is comparatively easy to work with, knitting up very quickly. Although not easy to unpick if you go wrong! Would happily purchase again.

United States United States
Good Knitting

Very successful. Thank you.

Italy Italy

Really happy with the wool I received and will soon send another order. Haven't knit for years but was tired of TV and reading during lockdown so have now found an alternative! Thank you for sending me emails all these years.