Urugami combines the lightness of paper with the soft touch of wool. A twisted paper core is wrapped in fluffy wool.
The mixture of these different materials produces a smooth yarn with a clear stitch definition.
The grip and drape of the knitted fabric are peculiar and unique.
72% Wool, 28% Paper
Yardage (Meter / Yards):
40 g ~ 240 m / 262 yds
Recommended needle size:
2.5-4.5 mm / US 1 - 7
Paper textiles have a long tradition in Japan. Paper has similar properties to silk; cooling in summer, warming in winter.