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Lopi Einband Lace

SKU: LPEB-1026
: Ash 1026
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Wool lace spun in Iceland from local wool, Einband is ideal for shawls, light garments for year-round wear, and lace knitting. Fabric made from this yarn will be slightly fuzzy, durable, lightweight, breathable, and will bloom and soften when washed. Einband is slightly thick and thin and looks stunning in lacework projects. Some people work a strand of Einband with a strand of Lopi's Plötulopi (a DK weight unspun yarn/pencil roving) to strengthen Plötulopi. This yarn also felts nicely making it a good choice for knit-to-felt projects. The 46 natural and vibrantly dyed color options available make this a good choice for Fairisle and other colorwork projects.

Please note: Garments made from Einband tend to be stretchy until they are blocked, it is recommended to block your swatches for an accurate gauge reading.

Einband is spun from the wool of Icelandic sheep, one of the world's oldest breeds. What makes Icelandic wool so special? It contains two different types of hair that serve as a natural barrier from wet and cold weather. A tough and water-resistant outer layer - composed of coarse, long fibers known as Tog. Underneath the Tog is a layer of shorter fibers, known in Iceland as þel. This softer layer ensures the sheep stay snug and warm even in the worst weather conditions. These dual layers provide phenomenal protection even in knitted clothing, come rain or snow if any moisture escapes through the water-resistant Tog layer, the þel can keep you warm even when wet! This wonderous wool was milled into Einband by Ístex in Iceland.

See projects featuring Lopi's Einband yarn HERE.

See patterns designed for Lopi's Einband yarn on Ravelry HERE.

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Yarn details:

Weight: Lace / 0

Texture: Single Ply

Put up: Center-Pull Skein

Fiber content: 100% new Icelandic Wool

Unit weight: 1.76 oz / 50 g

Yardage: Approximately 273 yards / 250 meters

Recommended needle size: widely varies by project

Knitting gauge: varies by needle size used, with this yarn, it is best to knit a swatch and block it to check your gauge

Care: Hand wash in cold water, lay flat to dry.

Country of origin: Iceland

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We have partnered with Lopi to bring you a wide range of yarns. Your order of Lopi Einband yarn will be drop-shipped from Lopi's U.S. Distribution Center in North Smithfield, Rhode Island. Please allow up to 3-5 business days for your order to be processed and shipped out. We will contact you with any shipping and tracking information for your order.

If your project is time-sensitive, please contact us regarding the current stock & shipping times of specific lines and colorways. You can call us at (509) 536-7746 or send us an email at

About Lopi:

Lopi is a line of yarn spun from pure Icelandic wool by Ístex. Lopi is available in 4 different yarn weights and in pencil roving, and in colors inspired by the dramatic landscapes of Iceland.

Ístex has been the main processor of Icelandic wool since 1896. Today, 80% of the company is owned by Icelandic farmers and they process about 99% of the Icelandic wool produced in Iceland.

All of the Lopi yarns are produced for customers that value natural, sustainable and eco-friendly living, and are all OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified. OEKO-TEX company based in Switzerland that consists of 18 independent research and testing facilities in Europe and Japan that work together to test textiles for harmful substances. Their Standard 100 certification means that throughout every stage of processing, every bit of the yarn is guaranteed to contain no substances that are harmful to humans in any way.

The industry surrounding this wool has been crucial to the survival of Iceland and has been protecting Icelandic people from centuries of harsh winter weather.