Pascuali Yarns

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Alaska

Pascuali musk ox (or Qiviut) fibres are extremely fluffy, light and soft, and eight-times warmer than sheep’s wool. The animals are raised in Alaska, and their undercoat is is hand combed, not sheared, in order to produce our high quality yarn.

Yarn fact: Only 5-6 tons of Qiviut is produced a year in contrast to 350,000 tons of cashmere.

We present you Pascuali Alaska, a rare and unique natural fibre.

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Alaska 2 & 3
100% Musk Ox (Qiviut)

This yarn is unique and extra soft. It is made from 100% Musk Ox wool and it is worthy of your admiration! The undercoat of the Musk Ox, also called Qiviut, is known as one of the finest and rarest natural fibres.

Fibre: Yak ~ China-Tibet | Merino ~ Argentina 

Spun in Italy 

Dyed in Italy 

Yarn Length:
100 g ~ 250 m
3.5 oz ~ 273 yds 

Needle size:
 4-4,5 mm
6-7 US
7-8 UK 

Gauge:
19 stitches, 28 rows to 4″ (10 cm) 

Usage:
Sweater in size small ~ 500g (5 hanks) 

Yarn Weight:
100 g ~ Hank 
3.5 oz ~ Hank 

General:
dk, super light weight, cozy, warm, soft and sensitive to the skin. 

Hand-wash in lukewarm water with a mild wool detergent. Dry on flat surface, preferably on a terry towel, to keep its shape and avoid stretching. 

Under no circumstances should you dry it directly on a heat source or in the blazing sun! 

It is advisable to always order enough yarn to ensure you knit your entire project with yarn of the same dye batch. In case of doubt, please make a gauge sample immediately after receiving the yarn. This way, you may estimate whether you have ordered sufficient quantity and, if necessary, reorder directly.