Arabian Sea on Passport from Destination Yarn is the ultimate sock yarn with 8 ply construction making it extremely strong while also being very lofty and smooth. The high merino content (80%!) means that it is also very soft and takes the dye beautifully.
This hand dyed, tonal yarn is the deep, teal blue of the Arabian Sea. This color is part of the Pakistan Collection created in a collaboration between Destination Yarn & Afifa Sayeed of Afifa Knits inspired by beautiful locations in and around Pakistan. his color coordinates well with Karachi and La Jolla Sunset.
Weight - Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
Yardage - 436 yards(393 meters)
Unit weight - 110 grams (3.88 ounces)
Gauge - 7.0 to 8.0 sts = 1 inch
Needle size - US 1 - 3 or 2.25 - 3.25mm
Fibers - 80% Superwash Merino 20% Nylon
I haven’t knit with it yet, but it gets 5 stars on looks and feel alone. I can’t wait to work with it! And the color is the most beautiful deep turquoise/teal blue with some minor variations in tone throughout the skein.