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01-21-2007, 11:51 PM
Hi. I'd like your opinion on Knit Picks Wool of the Andes and Shamrock. I'm working on a project where I will be felting (fulling) them. Do you think this will work?
I've had some bad luck before and some 100% wool yarn didn't do anything except get wet in the washer.

01-22-2007, 12:06 AM
lots of us have used wool of the andes (WOTA) for felting. It works well.

Sometimes 100% wool is treated so it WON'T felt. Wool that says "superwash" won't felt, and some lighter colors won't felt either because the yarn is bleached first.

01-22-2007, 12:21 AM

The yarn that didn't work for me did not say superwash and it was dark blue.

Jan in CA
01-22-2007, 03:15 AM
Do you remember what type of yarn it was? Good to know so we don't accidentally use it, too.