Quiviut is musk ox wool. It is collected either from where it has rubbed off/snagged naturally (such as on thorns) or by running the musk oxen past combs. They are not sheered. It is VERY warm, and VERY soft.
recent FOs: Shedir cap, Bricks of Atlantis, Pirates Hat, Citrine Socklets, Teddy bears, 1 entrelac sock
OTN: scraps blanket, Shedir for Teenie, Ice Serpent Hat
NIL: Qiviuk tam re-visited; weatherproof gloves; sweaters
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