Álafosslopi is a thick wool yarn; the oldest wool yarn still in production in Iceland. It is excellent for knitting outdoor wear and super cosy garments.
Material: 100% new wool
Ball: 100 g ~ 100 m
Suggested needle sizes: 6-6½ mm (US 10 - 10.5)
Gauge 10×10 cm: 13 stitches and 18 rows - Bulky Weight
Ístex was established to carry on the Icelandic wool industry that started in Mosfellsbær in 1896. Ístex buys directly from farmers and processes about 99% of all Icelandic wool. Icelandic farmers own 80% of the company.
Their commitment with Lopi is to offer high quality products from Icelandic wool to customers that choose natural, sustainable and eco-friendly living. Their wool is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified.