Berroco Ginkgo is a supremely soft silk and wool blend in a worsted weight. The plied silk and wool strands take up the dye differently, resulting in a lovely heathered look. Ginkgo is a great choice for warm, next-to-skin garments and accessories.
Mitzi whipped up the Starfighter Slouch Hat and Good Time Fingerless Mitts with just two skeins of Ginkgo (1.2 skeins for the hat, .8 of a skein for the mitts). Patterns are available on ravelry.
Fiber: 52% silk, 48% wool
Weight/Length: 50 grams, 134 yards
Gauge/Needle Size: 4.75 sts = 1 inch on US #8 needles
Care: Hand wash gently, lay flat to dry.
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