Zealana - Cozi
Zealana - Cozi
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Content: 58% NZ merino, 22% nylon, 15% possum down, 5% baby alpaca
Recommended needle size: 2.25mm- 3.25mm (US 1-3)
Gauge: 28sts and 40 rows over 10cm
Yardage: 170 m / 186 yds
Washing Instructions: hand wash, lay flat to dry.
COZI is Zealana’s first sock yarn, promising high performance luxury without the high price. Thoughtfully engineered to withstand wear, the blend of merino, possum down and baby alpaca keep softness and warmth at the forefront. 20% Nylon and 2%elastic nylon makes all the difference in the fit department, rendering ribbing crisp and resilient. A high twist increases durability and stitch definition, making all your knits heirloom worthy.
Learn more about possum fibre below.
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Some facts that you may not know about the possum from New Zealand:
Possums are not native animals to New Zealand
They were first introduced from Australia in 1837, and have no natural enemies
There are approx. 60 million possums in New Zealand, reproducing at 30% per year
It is considered a pest, destroying native plants, animals and birds in New Zealand's environment
Possums eat and destroy nearly 20,000 tonnes of vegetation - every night!
The Possum fibre is:
55% warmer than merino
35% warmer than cashmere
shown to have a high resistence to pilling compared to other natural fibres
exceptionally soft to the touch
Here is a free pattern with Zealana Cozi. Click on the picture to download!