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Discontinued Designer Yarns

Sugar Creek, Missouri

email ellen@discontinueddesigneryarns.com

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Vintage yarn from Unger. "Woolray", or wool and rayon blends were considered very high end yarns back in the day (1960's apx.) and many knitters made a cottage industry of using these blends for very expensive hand and machine knit suits for New York designers. Woolray is a bouncy, tightly spun yarn that springs back into shape. This was a desired property for women's skirt suits. This type of yarn is difficult to find these days.

 

Slightly textured with a matte finish, in a warm beige shade. This would work nicely to add subtle texture to a weaving project, or as a knitted accent. Made in the US.

 

79% wool, 21% viscose
Color 941; lot 30861.01
50 gr/yardage not specified but at a fingering weight, probably about 200-250  |  7 sts/inch on US3 needles
Hand washable.

Vintage Allure WoolRay - Beige - 1 avail

$3.15Price