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Wool balls for sweaters

Wool balls for sweaters

Whether you are a beginner in the knitting world or a seasoned knitter, at Ovillova we have what you need to take your knitting projects to the next level. Browse our catalog and find the perfect ball of fine wool for you!

Ecological and sustainable wool yarn balls

As we know that your project is unique and you want the best material, at Ovillova we only offer you the best quality fine wool.

In addition, you can write to us at any time for advice on the type of sustainable wool you need or to find a pattern for you.

Ovillova's balls of wool for pullovers

If you're looking for the perfect balls of wool to knit your next sweater, you've come to the right place. At Ovillova, we understand the importance of selecting the right wool to create a garment that is not only beautiful, but also warm, soft and durable. Our wool balls have been carefully selected to meet the needs of the most demanding knitters, providing a unique and satisfying knitting experience.When you choose Ovillova wool balls, you are guaranteed excellent quality and a pleasant knitting experience. Our balls are made from natural fibers, such as Merino wool, alpaca, cashmere and many others, all carefully selected for their softness, warmth and durability. Each ball has been processed and dyed in a responsible way, respecting both the environment and animals.

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.

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We are at your disposal for whatever you need, even to find your patterns.

Fast delivery and return within 15 days without any problem

Wool for knitting sweaters

When it comes to choosing the ideal wool for knitting sweaters, there are several types that offer different qualities and end results. Below, I will mention some of the most popular types of wool and highlight their unique characteristics:

  • Merino wool: soft, fine and comfortable to wear.

  • Alpaca wool: soft and warm.

  • Kashmir wool: considered one of the most luxurious and softest.

When choosing the type of wool to knit a sweater, it is important to consider the sensitivity of the skin, the climate, the style of the garment and personal preferences. Each type of wool has its own qualities and benefits, so choose the one that best suits your needs and preferences. Enjoy the experience of knitting a sweater with the perfect yarn!

How many balls do I need to knit a sweater?

Depends. It depends on whether you are going to knit a sweater with two needles or crochet the sweater, the type of stitch used, whether it is a long sleeve, short sleeve or French sleeve and also depends on the number of meters each ball of wool has.

The best thing to do is to ask us if you have any doubts, we will be happy to help you make the calculations.

Knitting your first sweater is an almost religious experience, so if you have any doubts, don’t hesitate and take the plunge. We assure you that with our skeins of wool the experience will be perfect. You will have the certainty that what you are knitting is of quality and totally free of toxics, so you will be taking care of your health as a knitter, the health of the members of your household and also, you will be taking care of the environment.

Find skeins of various yarns to knit the sweater of your dreams.

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How to make a baby wool sweater step by step?

Knitting a wool sweater for a baby can be a very interesting project and an excellent gift idea. Here is a basic guide to help you create this garment for your little one:

  1. Choose the right pattern and yarn: The first thing to do is to select a sweater pattern that suits your skill level and the size of your baby. Look for a design that is comfortable and easy to wear, taking into account the baby’s delicate skin. Also, choose a soft, washable wool that is suitable for their sensitive skin.

  2. Calculate the size and amount of yarn needed: Before you start knitting, measure your baby’s size to determine the size of the sweater. Refer to the pattern instructions to calculate the amount of yarn required for the size selected. Make sure you have enough wool to complete the project and consider having a little extra in reserve in case you need to make adjustments.

  3. Assemble the stitches: Once you have the right pattern and yarn, mount the stitches according to the instructions. Be sure to follow the number of stitches required for the selected size and to have a number divisible by two for working in purl and purl stitch.

  4. Knit the body of the sweater: Follow the pattern instructions to knit the body of the sweater. This can include combinations of purl stitch, purl stitch and other decorative stitches. Pay attention to the instructions on increases, decreases and pattern changes to shape the body of the sweater.

  5. Knit the sleeves: Once you have finished the body of the sweater, it is time to knit the sleeves. Follow the pattern instructions for the sleeves, which may require increases or decreases to fit the shape of the baby’s arm. Be sure to pay attention to the desired length and work both sleeves evenly.

  6. Finishing and sewing the parts: Once you have completed the body and sleeves, finish off the stitches and secure the loose ends. Next, sew the parts of the sweater together, carefully joining them to obtain a neat and clean finish. Pay attention to details and make sure that all seams are secure and do not irritate the baby’s skin.

Remember that safety is the most important thing when knitting for a baby. Be sure to avoid small items or ornaments that can become detached and pose a choking hazard. It is also advisable to use low pile wool.

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