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
100 g ~ 250 m
3.5 oz ~ 273 yds
19 stitches, 28 rows to 4″ (10 cm)
Sweater in size small ~ 500g (5 hanks)
100 g ~ Hank
3.5 oz ~ Hank
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.