"Brusca is a breed and flock specific yarn. It is made of 50% Saloia and 50% Merino Branco and Merino Preto wool.Saloia is the native sheep breed to the region of Lisbon and Setúbal. It is well documented since the 19th century as its wool was one of the finest available in the country. Saloia sheep have also become famous for their milk, from which the famous Azeitão cheese was traditionally made."
Put up: 136 yards in each 50g ball, no winding needed
Content: 100% fine portuguese wool (50% Saloia, 50% Merino Branco and Merino Preto)
Needles: 4-5mm | US 6-8
Gauge: 19-21 sts x 27-30 rows = 4 x 4 inches | 10 x 10cm
Care: wash gently cool water, lay flat to dry