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Experience the luxurious warmth and softness of qiviut from Canadian Arctic muskox. Qiviut is very soft and with handling and knitting will bloom with a soft halo. The natural colour of 100% qiviut is an almond brown. The darker jewel tones is due to the combination of the dark starting colour of pure qiviut and of the limits of organic dyes.
Qiviut Lace yarn does not have elasticity like wool and has low abrasive resistance. Don’t waste this rare pure fibre on heels and elbows. 100% Qiviut Lace Yarn is used for knitting accessories such as scarves and cowls. For pattern inspiration, browse Nunavut Qiviut.
Fibres: 100% Muskox Qiviut
Weight: Lace (0)
Length: 1 oz. (28g) / 190 yards (174m)
Spot clean. Dry clean. Handwash gently in cool water. Gently squeeze, do not wring, to remove excess water. Reshape and lay flat to dry.
Nunavut Qiviut’s source of fibre is the hides of wild-harvested muskox used for meat and fur by Inuit as part of their traditional economy and culture. This is the main source of qiviut in the world.