The Giant Yarn We Use

arm knitting yarn

Is actually not yarn at all but felted wool roving a.k.a. wool tops

(Merino, Corriedale, Shetland and Blue Face Leicester work the best for arm knitting yarn).

Also the blends CONSTELLATION and BAMBINO (from the website below)

felt up nicely as yarn.

Get It Directly From The Woollen Mill

Wool roving can be bought in hundreds of colours and blend variations

directly from a family run woollen mill

for an incredibly reasonable price from here:

(Ships from the UK)


(they have 2 branches, 1 in the USA and 1 in Australia)

How To Felt Wool Roving For Yarn Tutorial

The felting process prevents it from shedding pilling and fuzzing out later,

you’ll be glad you felted it!

Minimalist Knit Blanket Tutorial