Önling No 5 is our own extraordinary yarn from Japan, made from the luxury fibres silk, cashmere, alpaca, and wool. The colors are tweed like with small specks.
25 % silk, 10 % cashmere, 10 % alpaca, and 55 % wool.
Sold in 50 g balls.
50 g = app. 109 yards (100 meters).
Suitable for needle size: US 8 - 10 (5 - 6 mm).
Gauge at US size 10 (6 mm) needles: 14 sts x 21 rows.
Even though this is a chunky yarn, the combination of silk, cashmere, alpaca and wool make it very light and not too warm for an everyday sweater. We absolutely love this yarn, and wear sweaters with flecks all the time…
See knitting pattern and knitting kit for Sweater with Speck in related products here below.
Wool can last for years, but it requires good care. Washing is tough on your woolen garments and in general wool needs to be washed much less than other materials as it has a self-cleaning effect. Often it is enough to hang your woolen sweater / garment outside in the humid weather or bring it with you into the bathroom, when you take a long, hot shower - the steam will often be enough to freshen it up it and remove any unwanted odors.
Specifically for knitwear knitted in Önling's Everyday Kit
Neither Önling No 12 nor No 13, is pre-washed when you receive it on cones. You get the best result if you soak your finished knitted garment in lukewarm water for approx. 2 hours. Then wash the garment as you would otherwise with washing detergent for wool, either by hand or on a wool program in your washing machine. Dry it by laying it flat.
Specifically for knitwear knitted in Önling's Silk kit
As the Silk Kit from Önling contains 3 different qualities (linen, wool and silk), we recommend that you always wash your silk sweater / garment by hand, to avoid it changing shape or appearance during wash. The three qualities will react differently to water, temperatures, etc. Önling can not take responsibility for the result if you wash your silk sweater in the washing machine. Your garment made from the silk kit should NOT be spun or tumble dried. Instead, dry it by laying it flat.
We serve customers worldwide!
Unfortunately, regulation, distances and language barriers make this a complex task, so in order to best serve all our customers we have set up 3 different web shops targeted to different countries.
Önling is based in Denmark, part of the European Union, so the main distinction is that we have to charge Danish VAT of 25% when selling to countries within the EU. Customers from countries outside of the European Union can purchase our products without paying VAT. Customers within the EU should therefore visit our EU store, whereas customers outside the EU should visit our international INT store. Both these stores are in English, so in addition to this we have a web shop in Danish for our Danish customers (who also pay VAT).
So where do we ship to?
int.oenling.com - International store (Prices ex VAT, charged in $)
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United States.
eu.oenling.com - European store (Prices incl. VAT, charged in €)
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
oenling.com - Danish store, Danish language (Prices incl. VAT, charged in DKK)
If your country is not on the list please contact us so we can set up shipping to you as well!