• Do not bleach
    Do not bleach
  • Dryer
  • Low iron 110ºC
    Low iron 110ºC
  • Machine Washable at 30ºC Wool Cycle
    Machine Washable at 30ºC Wool Cycle
  • Ball band
    Ball band

Basic Merino: Superwash Merino Yarn (DK)

Merino Superwash 52%, Acrylic 48% – 50g (1oz 3/4) – DK
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Basic Merino by Katia is a 52/48 blended yarn that contains superwash merino wool and acrylic providing stability and softness to all of your creations. 

Basic Merino is a high-quality yarn at an affordable price point. The uses of Basic Merino yarn are endless, including: scarfs, cowls, gloves, hats, sweaters, cardigans, and home accessories, like cushions, blankets, flowerpot covers, and amigurumis.  

If you like sturdy, machine-washable yarns with a natural feel, you will love Basic Merino! With over 30 colors to choose from, we are certain you will find the perfect ones for projects you will love for years to come. 


  • Weight 50 grams 
  • Length 120 meters / 131 yards 
  • Knitting needle 3.5mm – 4mm (US 4-6) 
  • Crochet Hook 3.5mm (US E-4) 
  • Season Autumn – Winter 
  • Swatch 10x10cm (4”x4”) square yields 22 stitches by 29 rows using 3.5mm needles 


Basic Merino contains: 

  • 52% Merino Wool 
  • 48% Acrylic 

With a higher content of natural merino wool, your garments will be soft, yet strong. Merino wool is a wonderful thermal regulator which keeps you comfortable all season long. 


Recommendations for Big Merino yarn: 

  • For best results in your garments, use the recommended knitting needle size of 3.5mm-4mm (US 4-6) or crochet hook size 3.5mm (US E-4) 
  • Delicate wash cycle at 30ºC or hand wash with a gentle detergent. 
  • Tumble dry at medium temperature or lay flat to dry. 

Do you like Basic Merino by Katia? Give us your opinion! 

Yarns Facts

  • Composition Merino Superwash 52%, Acrylic 48%
  • Yarn Length/Weight 120m (130yds) per 50g (1oz 3/4),
  • Tension Swatch 22 stitches & 29 rows = 10x10cm (4x4")
  • Suggested Knitting Needle Size 3½-4mm (US 5-6)
  • Care Instructions Do not bleach, Dryer, Low iron 110ºC, Machine Washable at 30ºC Wool Cycle