This fantastic natural wool of 100% yak is extremely fine and soft. The yak wool doesn’t split while knitting. It is a little fluffy but not as much as by alpaca wool, that is why it doesn’t pill neither by knitting nor by wearing. You can knit pullovers, sweatshirts, scarves, gaiter or caps very easy.
The yak wool is obtained from the fine underhair of the yak which is also called Tibetan ox. The underhair of the animal is combed out and then spun. Yak wool is similar to cashmere (soft hair of the cashmere goat). Yak wool is very light but warm at the same time.
This precious wool is easy knitted. It makes an evenly loop structure. It is a perfect yarn for all kinds of patterns and suited perfectly for warming outdoor clothes or scarves and blankets. This natural wool doesn’t split when knitting and is a little bit fluffy. But not that much as for example by alpaca wool. The Yak Mongolia yarn doesn’t pill neither by knitting nor by wearing a knit garment. That is why this yarn is suited for pullovers, sweatshirts, scarves, gaiters or caps. We also recommend you to knit warming baby blankets. Whether for you or for your friend any product of this Yak Mongolia yarn would be a great gift which can become a favorite thing to wear ever.
- Yarn Length: 50 g ~ 100 m | 1.76 oz ~ 109 yds
- Needle size: 3,75 mm | 5 US | 9 UK
- Gauge 30 stitches, 30 rows to 4" (10 cm)
- Usage: Sweater in size small ~ 550g (11 skeins)
- Yarn Weight: 50 g | 1.76 oz ~ Skein
- Fibre: Yak ~ China-Tibet
- Spun in China
- Dyed in Portugal
<p>We recommend washing your knitwear from Yak Mongolia (yak wool) by hand in lukewarm water with a mild wool detergent. Dry flat, preferably on a terry towel, to keep its shape.<br />Please do not dry it on a heat source or in the sun! Read more about wool care in our blogpost <a href="https://www.pascuali.de/blog/wool-care" target="_blank">HERE</a></p>