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A few years ago at Interweave Knitting Lab in Manchester, New Hampshire, I ventured into the North Light Fibers booth. I met Sven, who, with his wife, operates a mini-mill that produces their own line of branded yarns in Rhode Island. We got to talking, and the subject of cashmere came up. (This often happens. I have a weakness for cashmere.) I have long wanted to see a full-bodied three-ply yarn that combines generous quantities of both Merino (for plumpness, body, and elasticity) and cashmere (for that certain va-va-va-voomquality). Normally we see 10 or 20 percent cashmere, rarely more. In my mind, the blend

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