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QIVIUT & KNITTING


If you would like to try your hand at making your own Northern souvenir, we have some supplies on hand in the store. Or, for those with no time or ten thumbs, we would be happy to make something just for you!

If you have any questions or would like to make an order, please contact us and we will arrange payment through PayPal and shipping via Canada Post.

Arctic Qiviut        

Arctic Qivuit is available in a number of Qiviut blends and is hand painted to give you a wide variety of beautiful colours. If we don't have the colour you are looking for in your blend of choice in stock, we can special order enough for your project - leave 6-8 weeks for special orders. Come by the store to reach into our wool basket and feel how wonderful these yarns are to the touch - you will immediately want to create something special with them.

Colour possibilities - seem nearly endless with this yarn. All colours are available in either 100% Qiviut or any of the blends.

Qiviut is the world's most desired fibre for it's warmth, softness, and feather light weight. Qiviut is considered to be 8 times warmer than wool, will not shrink or felt. It is harvested from the undercoats of muskox, and spun into fine yarns by Arctic Qiviut of North Pole, Alaska.

These yarns and the goods crafted from them are 100% Northern products - so support our Northern economy when you keep warm this season!

Exclusive Qiviut Yarn Blends

Arctic Beauty

   
A superior qiviut blended yarn consisting of 60% Qiviut, 20% German Angora, and 20% Bombay Silk. German angora is added for extreme softness, loftiness, warmth, durability, heat retention , insulating, non-odor absorbing and antistatic properties. Bombay silk is added for natural strength, durability, luster, warmth, high absorbency, and antistatic properties and its ability to hold dyes.

$159.95/

approx 2 oz

2 ply

437 yards

AQIV002
Arctic Dream    
A blend of 55% Qiviut, 30% Cashmere and 15% Silk. White Cashmere is added for its softness, natural crimp, insulating properties and for its lofty lightweight. Bombay silk is added for natural strength, durability, luster, warmth, high absorbency, and antistatic properties and its ability to hold dyes.

$149.95/

approx 2 oz

2 ply

437 yards

AQIV003
Arctic Desire    
This blend is 50% Qiviut, 25% Cashmere and 25% Alpaca. White Cashmere is added for its softness, natural crimp, insulating properties and for its lofty lightweight. North American Alpaca is blended in to add more strength, luster, softness, silky durability and feathery lightness.

$129.95/

approx 2 oz

2 ply

437 yards

AQIV004
Arctic Treasure    
This blend is 60% Qiviut, 20% Superwash Merino, and 20% Bombay Silk. Superwash merino adds strength, ability to maintain shape when stretched, flame resistant, holds dye well, legendary softness, UV protection, superior shine, wrinkle resistance static-free and breathability. Bombay silk is added for natural strength, durability, luster, warmth, high absorbency, and antistatic properties and its ability to hold dyes.

$112.95/

approx 2 oz

2 ply

437 yards

AQIV005
Qiviut Sock Yarn    
A blend of 35% Qiviut, 40% Superwash Merino, 15% Bamboo, and 10% Nylon. Superwash merino adds strength, ability to maintain shape when stretched, flame resistant, holds dye well, legendary softness, UV protection, superior shine, wrinkle resistance static-free and breathability. Nylon is blended in to add lightness, durability, abrasion resistance, dries very rapidly, and elasticity.

$92.95/

appox 100 gr

375 yards

AQIV001
100% Qiviut    
A variety of handpainted colours available in the store. This is a woolen spun yarn.

$198.00/

approx 58 g

2 ply

300 yards

AQIV006

Natural - Undyed

This is a small ball - only 100 yards, but enough to make a smaller project such as a neck warmer or hat. This is a lace-weight yarn.

$80.00

approx 29 g

2 ply

100 yards

AQIV009

Natural - Undyed

A beautiful soft brown (see the large shawl below for a colour reference). You will love wearing a garment made from this yarn in years to come!

$250.00

approx 58 g

2 ply

437 yards

AQIV007

Handpainted

Available in a variety of handpainted colours, this is  small ball of our 100% qiviut yarn - suitable for a smaller project such as a neck warmer or hat. This is a lace weight yarn.

$80.00

approx 29 g

2 ply

100 yards

AQIV010

Handpainted

Available in a variety of handpainted colours, this is a lovely yarn for knitting with.

$180.00

approx 54.5 g

2 ply

200 yards

AQIV008
     
Indian Lakes Handcrafted Hexagonal Knitting Needles    
I have been enjoying knitting with these all winter! These are light and beautiful to look at as well as hold. The needles come in a variety of woods and colours... watch here was I update our page to include more details.    
Walnut, Birch or Cherry - Double Pointed Needles - set of 5 - 8" length
$37.95
 
Walnut, Birch or Cherry - copper topped hexagonal needles - Size 6,7,8,9,10,11,13 or 15 in 10" or 14" length
$37.95
 
Cable Needles
$9.95
 
Shawl Pins - with Feather, Fish, Owl or Rowboat topper (other tops available by special order - allow 6 weeks)
$12.95
 
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Handknit Qiviut Scarves, Shawls, etc.

   

I've been busy this winter trying out all these gorgeous yarns! Why not take advantage of the opportunity to take home something that is both practical and beautiful at the same time!

If you don't see something you are looking for, let me know the colour and style of garment you would like - I'll make it just for you!

   
Lilac Leaf Qiviut Shawl - hand knit from 100% qiviut in its natural colour. This is a large and luxurious knitted lace shawl.
$700.00
MFB004
Twisted Cable Scarf - hand knit with Arctic Desire qiviut blend
$325.00
MFB005
Birch Leaf Scarf - hand knit using Arctic Dream qiviut blend in a traditional lace pattern. The leaf green handpainted yarn inspired my choice of lace pattern.
$375.00
MFB008

Floating Flakes Scarf - hand knit using Arctic Treasure qiviut blend. The pattern mimics snowflakes fluttering into a drift.

THIS ONE IS SOLD, BUT IF YOU LIKE, I CAN MAKE A SCARF FOR YOU... OR MITTS... OR A HAT... OR SOCKS... WE'LL LEAVE THE IMAGINATION UP TO YOU!

$285.00
MFB009
Diamond Stitch Mobius Scarf - hand knit using Arctic Desire qiviut blend in a traditional lace pattern. This scarf is joined into a mobius loop, so you will never have to worry about it falling off accidentally.
$325.00
MFB011