Nylon & Polyamide Yarn (6)

Nylon and polyamide fibers have been a boon to knitting and crocheting since it was introduced in 1935. When nylon or polyamides are added to natural fibers it improves strength and durability of the yarn which is why so many sock yarns contain nylon or polyamide today. Nylon is also a great ingredient in many novelty yarns where strength, elasticity and shimmer are wanted.

Sock
75% Superwash Wool/ 18% Nylon/ 7% Acrylic
43 yd/5 g bobbin

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DK
5.5-6 sts = 1" on US 4-6
55% Cotton/ 16% Bamboo/ 8% Silk/ 21% Elastic Nylon
50g/140yds

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DK
5.75 sts = 1" on US 6-8
80% Wool/ 10% Cashmere/ 10% Polyamide
50g/349yds

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Worsted
4.25 sts = 1" on US 10-10.75
90% Alpaca/10% Nylon
50g/131yds

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New
DK
5.75 sts = 1" on US 6-7
42% Wool/ 35% Baby Alpaca/ 23% Polyamide
50g/137yds

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New
Bulky
3 sts = 1" on US 8-10
60% Cashmere/25% Polyamide/15% Virgin Wool
25g/66yds

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