Marks & Katten, M&K Eco-Ull Color 302, heather green, eco-yarn, wool and Merino, 10-12 ply, 50g - I Wool Knit

M&K Eco-Ull Color 302, heather green, ecological yarn, wool and Merino, 10-12 ply, 50g

Marks & Kattens

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M&K Eco-Ull is a beautiful yarn for the environmentally conscious knitter: Gorgeous ecological wool imported directly from Sweden. This is the ideal yarn for Nordic or Icelandic sweaters!

Marks & Katten is Sweden's oldest yarn manufacturer and well known for its amazing colours. 

M&K Eco-Ull is a typical Scandinavian lopi-style yarn (single ply) which results in a beautifully even stitch appearance. The single ply is similar to a hand-spun yarn and can be a bit more challenging to knit with than a tightly plied yarn. However, due to the length of its fibres, it knits into a sweater that is both sturdy and soft. 

The 100% natural virgin wool is sourced from Europe and produced and dyed under strict conditions with as little environmental impact as possible:

  • Scoured with water.
  • No use of textile agents.
  • Dyed with environment friendly dyestuffs in accordance with guidelines of the International Association of Nature Textiles IVN.
  • The labels are made from 100% recycled paper.

The yarn is much softer than traditional Scandinavian yarns. It will soften further with cold water (for example when blocking your garment).

Check out our gorgeous colour range of M&K Eco-Ull for other colour options!

SPECIFICATIONS 

FIBRE: 80% wool, 20% minimum Merino
NEEDLES: 5.5 mm needles 

UNIT WEIGHT: 50g ball (1 3/4 oz)

LENGTH: 50 g = ca. 80m 
TENSION: 16.5 sts & 23 rows measured over 10cm of stocking stitch

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