Álafosslopi is a thick wool yarn and one of the oldest wool yarn still in production in Iceland. It is excellent for knitting outdoor wear and super cosy garments. This is the yarn that many of the first craze of Lopi sweaters was knit in. Remember the Mary Maxim cardigans?
Meterage: 100 meters (109 yards)
Unit weight: 100 grams (3.53 ounces)
Gauge: 13.0 sts = 4 inches
Needle size: 5.5 - 6.5mm (US 9 - 10½)
Fibers: 100% Icelandic Wool
Suggested patterns: The Carbeth Sweater or Carbeth Cardigan by Kate Davies.