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Shibui Maai

$ 16.00

[mah-ah-ee] n. Japanese for interval, break or pause.

Maai is an entirely luxurious blend of 70% superbaby alpaca and 30% merino in a springy chainette construction. The plush intervals of chain bloom to create light, cushiony knits with incredible softness - perfect for next-to-skin garments and accessories. Maai’s elegant fibers, smart construction and remarkable bloom lend this DK weight yarn to a range of needle sizes. Create defined stitches with a soft hand, lush cables, and sumptuous stockinette.


70% superfine alpaca, and 30% superfine merino.  

Dk weight, 175 yards per skein

Recommended gauge is 24 sts over 4" on a size 6 needle.  


These two patterns are free when you buy the yarn from us.  Make the M.1 scarf with 3 or 4 skeins of this luscious yarn, or Tempo with 2 skeins of two contrasting colors.

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