Hegre is a thick and untreated wool yarn with the natural properties of the wool fiber. The wool fiber from Norwegian Sheep is thicker and stiffer than imported wool, and may feel somewhat stiff. However, be aware that the yarn becomes significantly softer after the first wash.
You can knit and crochet beautiful pillows, blankets, and baskets for your home. Hegre is also perfect for thick sweaters and jackets, as well as warm outerwear for spring and autumn use. Hegre’s great for felting, whether you felt things to the interior, slippers or the entire garment.
Hegre is a thick and soft yarn in 100% pure new wool. Hegre is an excellent yarn for felting.
Hand wash, dry flat.
Recommended gauge is 16 stitches per 4 inches on size 5 needle.
50 gram balls/ approx. 82 yards