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Bulky yarn: 100% new wool. 100 g (3.5 oz.) approx. 100 m. (109 yd.).
Gauge: 13 sts to 10 cm(4″) over St st using size 6-6½ mm (Old UK 4-3) (US 10-10).
Worsted weight yarn: 100% new wool. 50 g (1.7 oz) approx. 100 m (109 yd).
Gauge: 18 sts to 10 cm (4″) over St st using size 4½ – 5 mm (Old UK 7-6) (US 7-8).
Unspun yarn: 100% new wool.
Gauge-1 ply: 19 sts to 10 cm (4″) over St st using size 4½ mm (Old UK 7) (US 7).
Gauge-2 ply: 14 sts to 10 cm (4″) over St st using size 5½ mm (Old UK 5) (US 9).
Since Plötulopi is an unspun yarn, it is fragile to knit; however, due to the length of its fibres, it knits into a sweater that is both sturdy and soft. Sold by weight as a one-ply, flat roll, called a “plate”. Plate approx. 110 g (3.85 oz). approx. 300 m (328 yd).
Lace Weight Yarn: 100% wool, 50 gr (1.7 oz) approx. 250 m (273yd).
Gauge: 30 sts to 10 cm (4″) over St st using size 2½ mm (Old UK 13) (US 1).
Gauge: 17 sts to 10 cm (4″) over St st using size 4 mm (Old UK 8) (US 6).
Gauge: 15 sts to 10 cm (4″) over St st using size 6 mm (Old UK 4) (US 10).
Garments made from Einband stretch and are therefore difficult to measure until they have been washed. It is recommended that you make a swatch, rinse and block it and then measure it when dry to find the exact gauge and needle size to achieve accurate measurements in the finished piece. After washing, the wool becomes soft and manageable.