Saturday, March 13, 2010

Knitting with Milk

Today, I was helping my mother pick some yarn for a project. It's been a while since she's picked up needles but she decided she needed something to keep her hands busy.

She found yarn for her project and I found this...
Yarn. Made from milk fibre. I haven't figured out exactly how yet. And I needed to try some of it. Has anyone else given this a go?
And it knits beautifully. So very soft, too. I'm tinkering with a pattern I've used before but making it wider and using slightly smaller needles. I think it'll be a new spring scarf for me. I'll let you know how it turns out and if I ever stop craving cookies....

(Viking of Norway - Pure Milk Fiber in Light blue. I'd tell you more but it's all in Norwegian.)


  1. it looks lovely! that is weird though. I didn't know milk had a fibre in it. maybe they're just making it up because it makes it sound like it would be soft?

  2. I read somewhere once that milk protein was what the original plastics were made from. Odd, huh? I wonder if this is something similar.

    The scarf-embryo is gorgeous. Almost makes me want to take up knitting.

  3. I have no idea about the fibre, but the color is out of this world beautiful. Love that smoky grey blue. Yum.

  4. Beautiful all around -- the color and the (almost) scarf.

  5. I'm intrigued by this yarn...I'll have to search it out at some of the local stores here


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