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Old 04-27-2007, 10:10 AM   #1
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Superwash merino wool?
Does anybody know if this exists? I haven't seen it, but given that my LYS are very limited, it doesn't mean it doesn't exist, just they they don't have it if it is out there. If this is something that is out there, is there a particular brand over another that is a nice one?
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Old 04-27-2007, 10:18 AM   #2
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I am using this one right now.


I have used this one too.



eta-- just saw your last question. I can't really tell the difference between the two as far as feel and texture. both very nice.


etaa (that's edited to add again) The Artyarns was waaaaaay cheaper than the Dreams in Color though! Dreams in color was a more variegated color and the Artyarns is more stripey.
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I love the ArtYarns Supermerino!

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Old 04-27-2007, 10:23 AM   #4
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Swish from knitpicks is a washable merino. They may have a couple others too.

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Old 04-27-2007, 10:50 AM   #5
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I KnitPick's Swish. It's SO soft.

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport and Shepherd Worsted are both superwash merino, as well as Karabella Aurora 8 (worsted), Aurora 4 (DK), and bulky. Joann's has a house-brand, Sensations, and their 100% merino is VERY soft, inexpensive, and also superwash. They don't market it as such, but I've run it through the washing machine enough times to know.

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Old 04-27-2007, 01:46 PM   #6
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Wow--I'm so glad I posted my question, because I had no idea that there was so much to choose from! And I had no idea that KP's Swish was merino--I've looked at that yarn over and over again and never did I notice it said that it was merino wool!

I'm going to make a list of these brands, and the next time I visit a more varied LYS, I'm going to check these out. Thanks very much, everybody!!!
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Yarn Doc--what's the name of the Joann's Sensations yarn that's a merino?
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Roxy Yarns has been having a HALF OFF sale on ArtYarns Supermerino Yarn but there isn't much left.
http://www.roxyyarns.com/store/index...od&productId=4
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I love Miss Babs She has some awesome yarns so soft and nice. They don't even bother my wool allergy.

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I haven't used this before but I was actually thinking of ordering it

http://www.missionfalls.com/1824wool.php
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