Light and airy, delicate but hardwearing, squishy and fun to knit, this intriguing yarn from Hillesvåg has arrived and I'm in love. These giant round 'cakes' of yarn are Forgarn from Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk. A 'pre-yarn' which means it has been carded (combed) but no twist has been added like with more traditional yarns. This creates a delicate strand of unspun...
There is a Norwegian saying that goes something like this: A much loved child is known by many names. And so goes the story with this type of yarn, lush, warm and quite intriguing, known as Unspun, Pre-wool, or Plötu – but what is it and how to work it? Plötu in Icelandic is directly translated to 'board' or 'disc...