Vovó (Portuguese for Grandma) is a versatile and hard wearing non-superwash yarn made entirely from fine Portuguese wool, mainly from Campaniça sheep. It is a great choice for sweaters and cardigans intended for daily wear.
Vovó is made from the wool of free range sheep. Mulesing is not practised in Portugal.
Grown, scoured, milled and dyed in Portugal.
More about Retrosia Rosa Pomar:
Retrosaria Rosa Pomar produces and sells yarns made exclusively from Portuguese wool. They create yarns in collaboration with small manufacturers, breeders associations and shepherds
All the yarns are minimally processed and animal friendly. Rosa Pomar yarns are non superwash, not bleached and have no silicone based softeners. The woolen-spun yarns contain traces of vegetable matter. All wool comes from free range sheep. Mulesing is not practiced in Portugal.
Shades 01, 20 and 40 are not dyed. Like all Retrosaria yarns, Vovó is non-superwash and not bleached.
100% fine Portuguese Non Superwashed wool
50g/156 yards (143 meters)
Needle size: 3,5 - 4,5mm | US 4-7
Texture: 4 ply
Gauge: 20-23 sts x 28-32 rows = 4 x 4 inches | 10 x 10cm