Shopicelandic.com offers a great selection of knitting wool yarn from Iceland. We offer Alafoss lopi, Lettlopi, Plotulopi, Einband, Hosuband, Bulkylopi, Felting wool and free knitting patterns for traditional Icelandic wool sweaters (Lopapeysa), all 100% Icelandic Wool. You can find wool accessories souch as knitting needles, knitting books, knitting DVD and Knitting Kits here in our Icelandic woolstore online. Everything you need to knit beautiful wool hats, wool mittens and wool sweaters (lopapeysa) and much more you can find in our online woolstore.
Characteristics of the Icelandic wool is unique in its composition, the Icelandic wool consists of two types of fibres; INNER FIBRES - INSULATING: Fine, soft, highly insulating. The micron count of the inner fibers is 26-28. OUTER FIBRES - WATER-REPELLENT: Long, glossy, water-repellent. The micron count of the outer fibers is 36+.
Together, these two distinctive fibres create a wool that is Lightweight - lighter than most other wools, keeps you warm and comfortable. Water-repellent - repels rain and stays feeling dry. Breathable - moisture passes through the fibres away from the skin, keeping you dry and comfortable.
All yarn colors are dyed to maintain the color, except the white witch is natural and undyed. If you want more information about the Icelandic wool: Read more here...