Hippo on Breeze Lace from Anzula Luxury Fibers – A rustic and elegant lace weight yarn that is a wonderful blend of silk and linen. Another perfect yarn for Southern California garments and accessories.
Weight - Lace / 2 ply (14 wpi)
Yardage - 750 yards (686 meters)
Unit weight - 114 grams (4.02 ounces)
Needle size - US 0 - 4 or 2 - 3.5mm
Fibers - 65% Silk 35% Linen
Wow, do I LOVE this yarn. I've used three different colors of it - Red Shoe, Minty Unicorn, and Hippo. I liked them all but for some reason Hippo is my favorite. I made the shawl called "Book People" with it and it is just gorgeous. The yarn has a fantastic drape and a beautiful sheen. It's great to work with; it doesn't split and slides nicely along the needles. Although it's listed as lace weight, I look at it as more of a light fingering (to me lace weight is closer to thread in thickness). It's perfect for projects that have complicated patterns since it lets the stitches be the star, but I've also used it for more simple projects. I highly recommend it for quality, appearance, price and generous yardage.