URUGAMI combines the lightness of paper with the soft touch of wool. A twisted paper core is wrapped in fluffy wool. The mixture of these different materials produces a smooth yarn with a clear stitch definition. The grip and drape of the knitted fabric are peculiar and unique.
Available in 23 colors.
72% wool, 28% paper
40g ~ 240m
30 stitches over 10 cm on 2,50 mm needles
Knit URUGAMI double stranded on 4,00 mm needles or in combination with SENSAI.
Use URUGAMI for lace patterns on 3,50-4,00 mm needles.
Paper textiles have a long tradition in Japan. Paper has similar properties to silk: cooling in summer, warming in winter.