100% Rauma Ryegarn wool rug yarn imported from Norway. 2-ply 100 g hank 80 yards. One hank is enough to create whipped edges of a 20" x 40" primitive rug. This yarn has a unique and beautiful twist and adds premium strength to your rug edges. In the second photo you can see a comparison of Black #536 on the top, Heathered Dark Grey #505 in the middle and Sheep Black #575 on the bottom.
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"Ryegarn" means rug yarn in Norwegian. This yarn is made in Norway and is made from a heritage variety of sheep called "spaelsau" which are raised on the west coast of Norway. The long staple length of the fiber makes for an exceptionally strong and lustrous yarns which means this yarn will hold up well on the edges of your rugs. A very attractive twist in this yarns also adds strength. You can achieve a wonderful, smooth edge on your rug by whipping with a single strand.
The Rauma Wool factory is located at the mouth of the Rauma River in the village of Veblungsnes in Møre og Romsdal County in northern Norway. They have been in business since 1927, producing yarns of the highest quality not only of wool, but also of cotton, linen and silk under their “Raumagarn” and “PTgarn” labels.
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