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Snældan

Snældan – undyed, natural colours

 

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Faroese wool mixed with wool from the Falklands.

There are eight colours of undyed Snældan: White, silver gray, light gray, gray, dark gray, charcoal, light brown and dark brown. All hanks are 100 gram.

Follow this link to a set on Flickr with Snældan Yarn

It is nappað tógv which means the coarse outer hairs of the sheep’s fleece have been pulled of, so the wool is very soft.

For now you can order the white undyed in 1-ply and all the natural colours in 5-ply.

Length may vary slightly but is approximately:
1 ply – 720 meters
2 ply – 360 meters
3 ply – 260 meters
5 ply – 150 meters

  • 1 ply yarn, lace weight, this is super fine and used for fine lace projects like shawls and baby clothes, is also suitable for underwear  (only available in white for now).
  • 2 ply yarn, fingering weight, is perfect for baby clothes, Faroese shawls, gloves, jerseys and jackets. Can be used for knitting machines with 200 needles.
  • 3 ply yarn, sport weight, is for sweaters, mittens, jackets, socks etc. Can be used for knitting machines with 150 needles.
  • 5 ply worsted weight, is for sweaters, jackets.
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Price: 50.00 DKK

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Snældan – coloured

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Strong and vibrant colours. For now you can order Pink, Red and Dark Blue in 5-ply. The dark blue is very dark, almost black.
All coloured Snældan hanks are 50 grams.

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Price: 30.00 DKK

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Snældan Skipstroyggjutógv

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Pure Faroese wool.
All hanks are 100 gram and 3-ply.
Only natural colours: Dark Brown, Light Brown, Dark Gray, Light Gray and White.
Length may vary slightly but is approximately 150 meters.

This is for your authentic Faroese sweater - just like in the old days.

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Price: 55.00 DKK

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