Istex Einband

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A delicate yet rustic wool from heritage Icelandic sheep, this distinctive single ply lace weight yarn works into stunning traditional lace projects. Einband can be knitted using more than one strand of yarn. The all natural non-superwash nature of Einband makes for a wool yarn that will felt so please hand wash and dry flat.

  • Lace weight
  • 100% Icelandic Wool
  • 273 yards (250 meters) per 50 grams (1.76 ounces)
  • 2.5mm (US 1) to 6.0mm (US 10)
  • Gauge: 30 sts to 4"/10 cm over St st using size 2.5mm (US 1)
  • Gauge: 17 sts to 4"/10 cm over St st using size 4.0mm (US 6)
  • Gauge: 15 sts to 4"/10 cm over St st using size 6.0mm (US 10)
  • Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat

Note: Garments made from Einband stretch and are therefore difficult to measure before they have been washed. It’s recommended to make a swatch, rinse it and block it and measure it when dry to find the exact gauge and needle size to achieve accurate measuremrents in the finished piece. After washing, the wool becomes soft and manageable.

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