Silk AND Cashmere!? Zaftig is a superwash merino/cashmere/silk worsted blend with a luxurious feel and a substantial hand. Zaftig makes a beautiful fabric at a variety of gauges. Its tight, round twist lends excellent stitch definition to your project so your work will pop! Its denseness and drape make it an excellent option for sweaters and large shawls, and other projects such as cowls and blankets . You will not want to put down your needles or hook when you are working with this beautiful yarn!

The Zaftig base is available as an Evolution, as a Self-Striping, and as Semi-Solid shades designed to coordinate with each colorway.


  • 70% Superwash Merino/20% Cashmere/10% Silk
  • Worsted Weight
  • Yards/grams: 170 yds/100 g
  • 25g Coordinating Mini-Skein (heel/toe): 40 yds

Needles and Gauge

  • Use the needle or hook that gives you the desired drape.


  • 4 ply with tight, round twist
  • Dense
  • Bouncy
  • Round


  • Fully Saturated
  • Rich
  • Bold


  • Hand or Machine wash delicate
  • Dry flat

Suggested Uses

  • Sweaters
  • Shawls
  • Scarves
  • Blankets