Cestari Monticello DK

Cestari Monticello DK

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Cestari

CMCDK-101

Lightweight and breathable Virginia-grown cotton blended with French Linen. Each 250-yard skein showcases the light, airy breathability of cotton and the durability of linen. Perfect for warm-weather garments, fabric knit from this natural, wool-free yarn will hold it's shape and age well, becoming softer with every wear and wash.

See the Fingering weight version of this... Read More

Color
Queen Anne's Lace
Damson Plum
Redbud
Pewter
Day Lily
Sheep Pasture
English Lavender
Forget-Me-Not Blue
Tansy
Plantation Green
Shadwell Brown
Imperial Lily
Cellar Stone
Tufton Green
Jefferson Sky
Scarlet Mallow
Jefferson Fig
Partridge Blue
Madison Yellow

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05/20/2020
I recommend this product

Looking forward to knitting with Cestari

Haven’t started my projects yet but the yarn looks and feels beautiful

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Product Details

Lightweight and breathable Virginia-grown cotton blended with French Linen. Each 250-yard skein showcases the light, airy breathability of cotton and the durability of linen. Perfect for warm-weather garments, fabric knit from this natural, wool-free yarn will hold it's shape and age well, becoming softer with every wear and wash.

See the Fingering weight version of this yarn HERE.

See more of Cestari's 100% American yarn and more HERE.

Yarn details:

Weight: DK / Double Knit / 3 / 11 wpi

Texture: 3 ply

Put up: Twisted Hank

Fiber content: 75% Cotton grown in Virginia, 25% Imported French Linen

Unit weight: 3.5oz / 100g

Yardage: 250yards / 228.6 meters

Recommended needle size: US 7 / 4.5mm

Gauge: 5 stitches per inch on US 7 needles

Recommended hook size: US sizes H or 8 / 5mm

Care: Machine wash cold gentle cycle or hand wash cold. Reshape, air dry flat. Do not tumble dry. Do not bleach.

PLEASE NOTE:

Every digital screen is calibrated differently. Slight variations in tone and saturation will vary from screen to screen. The actual color of your item may vary slightly from what you see on your screen. We have done our best to accurately represent each option but due to the nature of kettle-dyed yarn, colors may vary.

Our first response to your order would be to have it shipped directly from our warehouse. In the case that our stock levels are too low, your order of Cestari's Monticello DK will be drop-shipped from the Cestari family mill in Augusta County, Virginia, USA. Please allow up to 3-5 business days for your order to be processed and shipped out. We will contact you with any shipping and tracking information for your order.

If you have questions regarding the current stock of specific colorways please call/e-mail us at (509) 536-7746 or sales@paradisefibers.com.

About Cestari:

Cestari Sheep and Wool Company is a small family-owned and operated American manufacturer of high-quality yarn.  Francis Chester began this company in 1946 and has a farm in Augusta County, Virginia where he and his family raise the sheep for the wool used in their yarn.  They also source wool from reputable ranchers throughout the United States.  All of Cestari's sheep and wool products are always grown and processed in the United States.  Their cotton products are grown and processed exclusively in Virginia.

Listen to Francis Chester talk about Cestari's roots in this video:

 

See the part of the shearing process and learn more about Cestari from Francis in this video: