Discover the new collection

Spring wool - Summer 2023

Love yourself while you knit

An invitation to SELF-CARE through the new qualities and colors of our yarns.

Because you are the love of your life and no one loves you more than you.

Let’s celebrate! Sing, dance, love yourself, forgive, … are some of the names you will find in this new collection. Soft wool balls in blends with silk, cottons and linens that will accompany you in the process of knitting and creating something with your own hands, which will increase your self-esteem and confidence.

The balls of wool of the New Collection

Welcome to our new collection. In it you will find very soft balls of camel wool and merino wool with silk, fresh cotton and linen yarns... all of them meticulously elaborated with our toxic-free dyes. As always, we select our qualities carefully to make your knitting experience perfect.In this case, in our new spring-summer wool collection we have prioritized fresher fibers with 50% silk, balls of pima cotton, cotton with linen and linen with silk. In addition, the colors are spring, cheerful, colors that invite you to be yourself, to get out of the comfort zone and to celebrate life with this hobby that we share and love, which is knitting.

Why ovillova?


We dye by hand, as it was done in the past, using high quality raw materials.


Our dyes and processes are environmentally friendly.

The animals from which the wool is derived are not mistreated in any way.

At your side

We are at your disposal for whatever you need, even to find your patterns.Fast delivery and return within 15 days without any problem

Benefits of knitting for your physical and mental health

  1. Reduce stress and anxiety: Knitting is a relaxing activity that can help reduce stress and anxiety. It has been shown that knitting can have a calming effect on people, which helps lower blood pressure and heart rate.

  2. Increases concentration and mindfulness: When knitting, you focus on the task at hand and the physical sensations of the wool, colors and patterns, which increases mindfulness.

  3. Stimulates creativity: Knitting allows people to be creative and experiment with different patterns, colors and techniques.

  4. Builds self-confidence: The ability to start and finish a knitting project provides a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction, which can help increase self-confidence.

  5. Promotes social relationships: Knitting can also help build social relationships, as you can join knitting groups or share projects with friends and family.

Let’s knit!

What to knit with the balls of the new collection?

Most of the balls in this collection are of fine thickness, although the merino and silk balls are available in fine (fingering) or medium (DK). We share with you some ideas of patterns to knit with these balls, we hope they will inspire you. Merino and camel wool with silk, as well as cotton and linen are very versatile, so you can use them for a wide variety of knitting projects.

  1. Summer top:
    • the Xaraiba Knitting Xaraiba in English (Ravelry)
    • Ankestrick’s LiLA in short sleeve (Ravelry)
    • Al Hoceima Tee
      by Laura Algarra (Ravelry)
    • Calad Shirt by Jessica Tsung (Ravelry)
  2. Shawl:
    • Stray Cat by Kristina Vilimaite for two-skein knitting (Ravelry)
    • Self-Acceptance by Kristina Vilimaite (Ravelry)
    • Devani Shawl by Cris Dvic
  3. Layers:
    • Brielle Lace Capede Jocelyn Ng – crochet (Ravelry)
    • Cloak with her Oh Mami Crochet look (youtube)
    • River by Yumiko Alexander (Ravelry)
  4. Baby Clothing:
    • Flax Light by tincanknits (Ravelry)
    • Romper Turtle by Lucía Ruiz de Aguirre (Ravelry)
    • PEEBABOO Crochet Diaper Cover by Marta Porcel – crochet (Ravelry)
  5. Bags or pouches:
    • Idoia Andueza shiny bag – crochet (Ravelry)
    • Yuzu Summer Bag by Laura Menéndez
    • Dumpling Bag by Jeannie Lee

These are just a few ideas.

Fibers for summer knitting

In summer, it is advisable to use cooler and lighter fibers that allow adequate ventilation and do not retain heat as much. Some of the best options are:

  1. Cotton: Cotton is a natural fiber that is breathable and very comfortable to wear in summer. It is lightweight, soft and sweat absorbing, making it ideal for summer clothing pieces such as tops, t-shirts, dresses and shawls.

  2. Linen: Linen is another natural material that is ideal for summer knitting. It is very cool, breathable and wicks moisture quickly, making it an excellent choice for jackets, blouses, lightweight pants and tops.

  3. Bamboo: Bamboo is a fiber with properties similar to cotton. It is soft, breathable and highly resistant to UV rays, making it ideal for pieces that will be used in outdoor environments. The problem with bamboo is that it is difficult to find in its natural, unprocessed form. What you will find in other stores is bamboo viscose, and we do not work with this fiber.

  4. Silk: While silk is not a fiber commonly associated with summer, it can be an excellent choice for light and cool fabrics. Silk is very soft, breathable and cool, making it a good choice for summer blouses and dresses.

  5. Wool: don’t be surprised, wool options blended with cotton or silk can be an excellent choice for in-between seasons, in cool climates or for special occasions.

It is important to remember that everyone has different preferences and sensitivities to different fibers, and that some types of fabrics may be more comfortable for some people than others. The best thing to do is to try them out and find the one that best suits your needs.

Knitting and wearing wool in summer

Wool has some benefits as a summer fabric:

  1. Sun protection: Wool has a natural ability to block UV rays and protect the skin from the sun. It is for this reason that it is common to see shepherds and farm workers dressed in woolen garments during the summer.

  2. Breathability: Although wool can be warm, it has an exceptional ability to absorb moisture and facilitate perspiration through its natural fibers. To facilitate this, it is advisable to knit summer garments with fine wool and large needles, allowing the stitches to be more open.

  3. Style and elegance: Wool is one of the most elegant and sophisticated fibers and can be used for light and comfortable summer fabrics. Wool garments made with interesting patterns and vibrant colors can add a touch of style and sophistication to your outfit.

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