Mercado is a Peruvian Highland Wool from Berroco. What is Peruvian Highland Wool? This is a unique yarn because the sheep are a cross between a Merino sheep and a Corriedale sheep. One provides softness and the other provides strength and long fiber length. The result is Peruvian Highland Wool yarn is soft, durable, and smooth. You'll love that this yarn is a delightful must-knit yarn to use on lots of traditional knitting projects.
Mercado knits up at an Aran (heavy worsted/light chunky) weight making it perfect for knitting sweaters, afghans, hats, mittens and much more. Because of the twist, this yarn has beautiful stitch definition. Make it a go to for all your textured knitting projects.
Fiber Content: 100% Peruvian Highland Wool
Yarn Weight: 100 gram hank
Yardage/Ball: approx. 164 yards
Knit Gauge: 3.75-4 sts per inch on US 9-10 needles, aran weight
Crochet Gauge: 3 sc per inch on US j/6.0mm crochet hook