Composition: 100% pure Italian wool obtained from the mixture of Italian Merino wool races as Sopravvissana, Gentile di Puglia and Merinizzata Italian coming from the Abruzzi farms; carded and spun by spinners of Abruzzo.
The Colors Nature, in varying degrees, are natural colors derived from white wool blend with tufted wool in different percentages.
This mixture has resulted in a soft wire, lightweight but very resistant twisted, and then, thanks to the different characteristics of the fleeces used melons twice both in breeding that in the spinning mill.
The oiling of the staple in the production phase is carried out with Extra Virgin Olive Oil that gives shine to the yarn, while washing the flake itself is made from Marseille soap, no chemicals or bleaching processes or charring. (Chemical removal of impurities)
This wool has a high thermal value, which fits perfectly to the body temperature. The cold natural wool reacts natural, alive, becoming even more pleasant to the touch, and to be worn with pleasure enhancing the high thermal performance. Better if worn on natural fibers to allow the wool to transmit heat to the skin instead of being stuck.
Conception and design: Crea "the ideas of the hands".
Features: carded yarn 100% wool, thick. Tortora - Rock of Abruzzo- undyed - (sheep Moretta) - Title: 4: 4000 - Weight cond. 100g - 100 meters ca. - Needles / crochet work in fabric No. 7-8-9; wide and soft work No. 10-12-14-16.
This 4 plies wool is a thick wool made from retaliation of four counts 1: 4000 dove gray. The slower retaliation chosen for this production (L017), makes this line, with the same title with the previous productions (L016), just a bit thicker and softer to the touch.
The hue of this dove is moderately dark, uniform and light (different shade than the production L016)
It is recommended to work this yarn with wooden knitting needles or crochet hooks since the lanolin contained in natural wool lubricates the wood and makes it very smooth work than plastic instead slows it down.
It's usable for most types of work. It is suitable for the realization of the apparel of each gender, its large thickness allows to have processes for all uses and all the needs of both thermal and stylistic. Lends itself to the realization of clothing of all kinds, it fits any job even combined with other available colors.
The combination of 4 medium wires gives her greater flexibility when processed with high numbers of knitting needles and crochet hooks, heavy coats and jackets, collars and scarves important, but also blankets, throws; also it becomes compact and consistent fabric to create three-dimensional objects with volume and crochet hooks or smaller irons, bags, vases, bowls, mats, blankets.
To work this wool as fabric are recommended numbers from 6-7 to 9-10, to scarves, leggings, hats, gloves, blankets, decorative items, fashion accessories. If you want to create something softer and softer then it will be better to use higher numbers from 10 up to 12-14-16 Also, for coats, stoles, shawls, collars, capes, scarves, blankets, pillows, accessories home and furnishing, carpets.
Washing: It is advisable to wash the item once made with wool detergent (Marseille soap), avoiding sudden changes in water temperature and avoiding violent rubbing that could damage fiber, getting felted. Lay the garment on a towel laid horizontally, away from radiators and direct light possibly air, placing him "in shape" that is, giving him again with his hands the original form thus avoiding stretch it once dried.
Lana d'Abruzzo 4 Plies natural Dove Gray color - Roccia - L017
- Brand: Lana d'Abruzzo
- Product Code: 4.4LdAb-L017R
- Availability: In Stock