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mornnen
08-18-2006, 05:23 PM
I'm trying to make a nice pair of knittens that is made of wool and washable and soft--so I saw knitpicks makes a superwash merino called Swish. How would you rate it's softness (1-10, 10 being the softest)?

Is it okay for next to hand wear w/out being scratchy?

Thanks,
Julie

CateKnits
08-18-2006, 05:38 PM
I'd say somewhere around a 7 on that scale. It's not the softest thing in the world, but I'm making a sweater out of it and it seems fine right next to my skin. It's not at all itchy.

Amber
08-18-2006, 05:43 PM
I'd agree with that. I'm making a sweater for my ds with it right now. Unless you have really sensitive skin, I think it would be fine for a pair of mittens.

geekgolightly
08-18-2006, 07:15 PM
its not mmmmalibrigo, but its soft enough. i think knitpicks has a winner there