Phoenix DK - Cloudy Skies (#1006)
Cloudy skies is a gentle, pure grey.
This 100% Egyptian cotton is spun from a very fine and long fibre (mako), making it strong and resistant to fuzzing up. The yarn is a tightly twisted eight ply, with each ply made up of two plied strands themselves. The cotton is also mercerised, giving it a beautiful soft sheen and extra strength. This would be an ideal cotton for summer garments.
Fibre: 100% Egyptian mako cotton
Length: 250m (273 yards)
Recommended needle: 5-6 (US), 3.75-4mm, F-G hook
Machine wash in 40 degrees, do not bleech, do not tumble dry, medium iron. Dry clean in any solvent (except trichlo-ethylene).
What's the difference between...?
Ella Rae Sun Kissed and Ella Rae Phoenix DK?
Phoenix DK is a higher quality cotton with a high sheen and a tighter twist, making it less splitty. It also has a consistent colour throughout the skein. it also contains 10m more per skein.
Sun Kissed has a matte finish and a looser twist, making it more splitty. It has a slow and subtle variation of colour through the skein. It also contains 10m less per skein.