This is what I did with the ball of XXL wool… a beautiful scarf.
I believe it is a great idea for you to do. It is very easy to knit, as you can make it with your hands and you do not need needles at all. In addition, it is really quick to get your scarf ready; you need less than one hour.
Related to the wool, it is 100% Merino Australian wool, which is one of the most appreciated wool for its quality, softness and ability to maintain body heat. It is also quite delicate, and with this XXL size design you must be extremely careful.
In relation to washing, it requires special care. However, this wool has several differences compared with other Merino wools, whether Australian or not. It is a result of its manufacturing process, which is slightly different to the standard one. It has gone through several processes of washing and degreasing, which make it so special. Then you can wash machine with cold water. And any other distinctive that for me it is very important: it does not smell like a sheep!
I bought it in Lanas Gato Negro, and they explained to me all this particularities, and in addition, even though the origin of the wool is from Australia, it has been manufactured in Spain.
It weighs a little bit but it is very hot, it does not scratch at all, and is super tasty. It exists in several colors; in this link Lanas Gato Negro you can find all the options they have, and also you can watch some videos about how to make it. It is super easy, believe me!!!
I am now thinking about the blanket … maybe for the next winter!!!
Wool: Lanas Gato Negro
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