Vamsegarn is a thick, light and loosely twined 100% wool yarn for knitting and crochet. It is very suitable for winter projects like beanies, vests, poncho's and long coats.
Ideal for felting.
Vamsegarn is also known from the cheerful Arne and Carlos felted slippers series.
But bigger projects too will be a joy to make with Vamsegarn.
Available in many fabulous colours.
100% Norwegian wool;
Suitable for knitting and crochet;
Needles 5 mm (US 8; UK 6) to 6,5 mm (US 10,5, UK 3);
50 gr ball, length approx. 83 m;
Very suitable for felting in the washing machine;
Sustainable production in Norway.
How many balls do I need?
- Arne & Carlos slippers: 4 - 6 balls (depending on size, with or without shaft);
- Scarf: 4 - 6 balls;
- Bag: 6-8 balls;
- Simple women's jumper or vest size 40: 10-12 bollen.
Please note that some patterns, like cables, require more yarn than a standard stockinette or garter stitch. Also, crochet usually requires approx. 30% more yarn than knitting. Felting will shrink the project approx. 20%-30%.
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