Scandinavia and the World
 

Community made Fact Card:

It takes approximately 1400 meters of yarn to make a simple sweater and at least twice that to knit a "fancy" one. It also takes 4pounds of clean fleece to make the yarn.
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2 years ago #9533105        
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And Granny Vark about 2 hours and 2 pots of tea to knit one.

2 months ago #9803682        
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This is why I only make Finland Hats.

I tried making a sweater once.

O N C E

2 months ago #9802770        
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That's not getting into the hours it takes. Even a basic hat can take an entire afternoon; the simplest sweater pattern using worsted-weight yarn is a commitment of at least a week.

5 months ago #9788852        
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This is why knit blankets and sweaters cost so much.... People often get shocked when they learn the price of those things!


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9 months ago #9764743        
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The more you know how hard life was before,the more you understand why people before would value clothes and even consider it something worth passing down to the next generation as inheritance.
It also makes me realize...We are sorta wasteful these days given how often we buy new clothes :'D.

Motlias

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1 year ago #9675217        
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How many thousands of KM goes into the costumes for the Scandinavian crime dramas then? XD


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2 years ago #9661143        
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*Throws knitting needles* I give up!

2 years ago #9660225        
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Jeez, that's a lot of time.

2 years ago #9616068        
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Nobody said the fact cards had to be about countries. The information is true enough, and the picture suits. That's all that matters.

2 years ago #9616050        
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What does this have to do with countries?


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Karen

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3 years ago #9476712        
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I found a lot of sources giving widely varied figures, but these are in the general ballpark.

3 years ago #9473927        
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DAYUM!! that is A LOT! O.O!

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