Have problems with wool, but love to knit socks? Now there's a wool free sock yarn, Wisdom Allegro yarn! This self-patterning acrylic sock yarn works up in to a Fair Isle pattern with out the need to change colors. It is in a machine washable, easy care blend. Allegro is an acrylic based fiber plied with a strand of strenthening PBT which helps make socks last. It feels great to the touch and the colors of this yarn are rich and vibrant.
Note: One skein makes on PAIR of socks (average size).
Fiber Content: 93% Acrylic, 7% PBT (see below)
Yarn Weight: 100 gram skein
Yardage/Ball: approx. 470 yards
Gauge: 6.75-8 sts per inch on US 1-3 needles, sock weight
Care: Machine wash warm, lay flat to dry
What is PBT?
As a member of the polyester family, Polybutylene Terepthalate (PBT) is a multi-filament yarn designed for applications that require excellent stretch and recovery properties for fibers that fit.