Viking Wool has been grown for centuries on the hills and pastures of the beautiful scenic Norwegian countryside. The unique sheep breeds have evolved over time to enable them to adapt to the different climatic conditions they encounter. Grazing the pastures is a traditional
method of management which benefits the countryside keeping it vital and healthy. Shearing the sheep encourages a robust appetite increasing fertility, encouraging a new fleece to be grown in readiness for the next winter, continuing the natural life cycle.
Created by the strength of Nature Great care and attention at each stage of processing is taken to ensure Viking Wool always retains its best qualities. Hand sorting by skilled craftsmen into sixteen different classifications results in the wool being ideally suited for a multiplicity of different and important end uses. Luxury yarns have been developed for the fashion industry as well as the more traditional sectors including knitwear, cloth, hand knitting yarns, carpets, rugs and throws. Viking Wool has been created in the pure air and natural environment of the Norwegian countryside. This ancient fibre is ready to meet the demands of the future, with inherent properties which make it such a valuable resource, not only sustainable it is renewable, recyclable and also biodegradable.