The wife of Wodan and Queen of Ensigart, Frija is the matron of good, strong marriage, childbirth and child bearing, and domestic craft ~ most especially spinning. The distaff and spindle are long-held symbols of this beloved Norse Goddess of Danish origin.
This yarn is 80% Superwash Merino / 10% Cashmere / 10% Nylon, Fingering weight, and is wonderful for socks as well as hats, mittens, scarves, lace and other projects. It is recommended that garments knitted in this yarn be machine washed on the gentle cycle, or handwashed, and laid flat to dry.
4 ounces (115g), 377 yards per skein (unless otherwise noted).
Needle Size: 1-3 US or 2-3.25 mm for socks, 4-7 for lace and other looser gauge items.
Gauge: 18-32 stitches / 4 inches.
Note that one skein of this y arn is enough for a pair of socks, unless you are knitting excessively large socks, in which case two skeins are recommended).
Pattern possibilities for Frija:
Afternoon Delight Socks by Sivia Harding: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/afternoon-delight-2
Caterpillar Socks by Anne Hanson: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/caterpillar-sock
Chicklets Socks by Anne Hanson: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/chicklets-sock
Glacial Gauntlets of the Wolf by Robbyn Kenyon: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/glacial-gauntlets-of-the-wolf
Hedgerow Mitts by Amy Ripton: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hedgerow-mitts
Multnomah by Kate Elsa: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/multnomah
Rimefrost Socks by Anne Hanson: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rimefrost
Sprossling by Anne Hanson: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sprossling
Swallowtail Shawl by Evelyn Clark: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/swallowtail-shawl
Swirl Hat by Mandie Harrington: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/swirl-hat-3
Tudor Grace by Anne Hanson: http://whttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tudor-grace