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ITO Gima 8.5 Cotton Yarn

Adding Texture to Your Fabric

The ITO Gima 8.5 yarn is lace-weight yarn made from 100% cotton.  Gima translates to 'fake linen' in Japanese.

This cotton yarn presents a uniquely crisp and flat yarn to touch that softens with every use and wash. Its unique flat piled appearance will add texture to your knitting, crochet, and weaving projects, making them a lot more interesting!

Colour sample cards for this yarn are available. 

ITO Gima Specifications

  • FIBRE: 100% Cotton
  • WEIGHT: lace weight
  • GAUGE: 31 stitches to 10cm
  • NEEDLES: Single 2 - 2.5mm (US 0 - 1) 
  • UNIT WEIGHT: 25g ball
  • LENGTH: 212 metres / 231 yards 
  • WASHING: Hand wash only

Get a Sample Card

Not sure which colours to get? Purchase an ITO GIma Sample Card to see your options. Sample cards are recommended for true colours.