organic wool 1 16
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Organic Wool 1 yarn from Krea Deluxe is GOTS certified and produced in Europe. In all processes, there is a focus on ecology, animal welfare and sustainability. At the same time, the organic wool is free of harmful substances and chemicals. This range of organic wool is a new formula designed to reduce pilling by up to 80% less, thus succeeding in producing a soft and organic wool yarn WITHOUT adding unnecessary chemicals such as superwash and other chemicals.
An exclusive high quality wool yarn where the unique tone on tone colour palette has been developed in co-operation with a skilled dyeing specialist. Super soft to the touch, this yarn is suitable for baby, children and adult garments and also homewares such as blankets, cushions etc.
Composition: 100% organic wool
Weight: 50g/4ply/5ply - suitable for fingering weight and sport weight
Suggested needle size: 3 - 3.5mm
Gauge: 10 x 10cm = 26st / 36r / 3mm needles
Colour: No. 16
The first wash
To get the right fullness in the wool, we recommend soaking your finished Organic Wool product in min. 10 minutes at max 30 degrees hot water. The work is then dried as explained below.
The following washes
We recommend hand washing as the wool programs of washing machines are very different. If you have a good washing machine with a gentle wool program, you can wash your Organic Wool product in the machine.
- Use only a little wool detergent without enzymes.
- Use laundry bag, max 30 degrees and 800 rpm.
Wipe flat on (e.g. a towel) and slide your knitted / crocheted work into place.
The wool can stretched a lot in washing but will contract giving the right fullness when dried flat and blocked to measure.