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Astrid [ fingering ]

Shimmering single ply silky merino that knits up into a lovely drapey fabric. Astrid is a Scandinavian name meaning divine strength, fair beautiful goddess.
 
  • 70% superwash merino :: 30% silk
  • 438 yds :: 100g :: high twist single ply
  • gauge 26-28 st/4” :: needles us 3-5
  • hand wash in cool water :: lay flat to dry for optimal care of hand knits

astro-Origin GREEK from Greek astron ‘star.’

as·ter ˈastər/ noun 1. a plant of the daisy family that has bright rayed flowers, typically of purple or pink. 
2. BIOLOGY a star-shaped structure formed during division of the nucleus of an animal cell.

Asterope (star), one of the stars in the Pleiades cluster, named for the mythical figure