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Footsie 4 ply King Cole
Footsie 4ply is a gorgeous variegated acrylic yarn with added PBT to give strength and structure and also for added wear of socks. Footsie colours are titled after sumptuous fruits and the variegation perfectly characterises this. Ideal for those who are allergic to wool but also want to wear fun and fruity socks!
- 100g ball
- approx. 470 yds/430 metres
- 93%Acrylic/ 7% PBT
- Tension over a 4"/10cm square is 28 stitches x 36 rows
What is PBT I hear you ask, well it stands for Polybutylene Terephthalate Material, not any clearer!
So plastic bottles can be made into a variety of materials today, and PBT is a kind of plastic fiber with a light smooth feel and has natural stretch and recovery properties, similar to that of spandex. So its a great substitute for nylon in sock yarns.