What can I make with unspun wool?
This unique wool from Iceland is a bit like pencil roving in that it’s unspun. It is light and airy with a long staple. Used in a single-strand, this wool is wonderful for lace or sweaters. Work with 2 strands (same gauge as Lettlopi) for typical Icelandic pullovers, jackets, scarves, hats, and mittens.
What is the difference between roving and yarn?
As nouns the difference between yarn and roving
is that yarn is (uncountable) a twisted strand of fiber used for knitting or weaving while roving is a long and narrow bundle of fibre, usually used to spin woollen yarn.
What do you call carded wool?
Carding or combing wool is a necessary step in the process of making wool cloth. Carding makes sure all the wool fibers are untangled and aligned in one direction, making it easier to spin smoothly.
What do you use craft fluff for?
Craft fluff is excellent for making puppet and can be used as hair, eyebrows, beards, smoke, snow or clouds in landscapes. Craft fluff is sold as 100 per pack.
Does Lettlopi soften?
Don’t Do Anything – it’s reported that Icelandic wool actually gets softer as your body heat warms it up and over time through normal use, so just give it some time. Soak it with Hair Conditioner – if you don’t have the patience to wait for it to soften over time, you can try soaking the wool.
What is LOPI yarn?
Lopi (Icelandic: [ˈlɔːpɪ]) is knitting wool made from the fleece of Icelandic sheep. The fleece is made up of two layers, each with a different kind of wool. The wet-resistant outer coat contains long, coarse fibres, while the insulating layer beneath consists of soft, short fibres.