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berroco remix light

Regular price $14.50

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This lighter weight version of Berroco Remix is the same wool-free yarn made of 100% recycled fibers that you love to knit and crochet. See below for more info on what makes this yarn eco-friendly. 

  • Fiber: 30 nylon, 27 cotton, 24 acrylic, 10 silk, 9 linen
  • Gauge: sport (2) to dk (3), 5.5 sts/inch
  • Needle: US 5 (3.75mm)
  • Hook: US F
  • Weight: 100g (3.5oz)
  • Yardage: 432
  • Care: machine wash gentle, dry flat

Reduce, reuse, recycle. How are you greening your knitting? Reducing doesn’t seem like much fun, and reusing generally means you’ve had to rip out a failing project, a painful part of any knitter’s process. Enter Remix, a 100% recycled Berroco yarn made using a low-impact manufacturing process patented in France. Remix was the result of over a year of collaborative work between mill and textile engineers, and after a number of years of enduring popularity, we added a lighter weight version to the line.

How is it made?
Garments and high-quality commercially knit fabric panels left over from the ready-to-wear industry are collected from across Europe and sorted by fiber, then color. Because these pieces are pre-dyed, there is no need to dye them again, which saves water and prevents water pollution. Instead, colors are created by carefully blending garnetted fibers. Garnetted fiber is the result of shredding old textiles to make a new, fleece-like fiber that is ready to be spun into a new yarn.

All about Remix and Remix Light:
Remix and Remix Light use a soft, comfortable blend of nylon, cotton, acrylic, silk and linen. A tweedy, rustic look makes these yarns ideal candidates for casual knits, and their machine washability means any garment will be low maintenance and hard-wearing. The original Remix comes in an abundant 216 yard ball and knits to a worsted weight gauge, while Remix Light knits to a DK weight gauge and contains an incredible 432 yards per 100g ball. Finished garments are immediately cozy, with the feeling of well-loved jeans or your favorite old tee-shirt.

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