Stylecraft Astrakhan Super Chunky is a soft lightweight supre chunky with a contrasting fleck that produces a boucle effect when knittied up. We have 7 magnificent colours that will complement anyone. Because of the boucle effect this would be more suitable for women and girls. Astrakhan is extremely easy to knit and comfortable to wear with the added bonus that it can be machine washable.
Blend: 82% Acrylic - 15% Wool - 3% Viscose
Ball weight: 100g balls
Needle size: 8mm needles
Tension: 9.5 sts x 13 rows per 10cm square
Care instructions: 30 wash
About the manufacturer:
Stylecraft was established in 1989 and has a loyal clientele of knitters who appreciate the quality and style of their yarns combined with their great value for money. They originally concentrated on acrylic yarns but they have developed many more yarns and patterns to grow in line with the popularity of hand knitting. The company's core values are still to offer finest quality and outstanding ranges at competetive prices.