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Stitch
12-06-2005, 11:30 AM
how does peruvian compare to merino? is it as soft? softer? i am going to buy soime wool off knitpicks, and i was going to go with the wool of the andes. thoughts?

koolbreeze
12-06-2005, 11:53 AM
i think it is soft but i don't know compared to merino. i got some from knitpicks to make this...

kemp
12-06-2005, 11:57 AM
The merino style at knit picks is a lot softer than WOTA.

feministmama
12-06-2005, 12:14 PM
Ya know I think WOTA is soft (some folks have said it is even scratchy :shock:) but its not as soft as marino. If you're going to felt get WOTA but if you want something close to the skin get marino

feministmama
12-06-2005, 12:14 PM
wow I spelled Merino wrong twice :oops:

Jan in CA
12-06-2005, 01:15 PM
wow I spelled Merino wrong twice :oops:

LOL That's what the edit/modify button is for, but we don't mind anyway. ;)

koolbreeze
12-06-2005, 02:13 PM
ok i didn't say what the sweater was knitted from did i well it is peruvian wool. and peruvian felts up pretty nice too but i had to use 4 strands of it to make this purse. i just used my leftover.