Fiber Content: 75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon
Weight: Fingering Weight
Knitting Gauge: 7 - 8 sts = 1" on #1 - 3 needles (2.25mm-3.25mm)
Crochet Gauge: 21 – 32 sc = 4'' on B - E hooks (2.25mm-3.5mm)
Yards: 218
Grams: 50
Put Up: ball
Care: Machine Washable/Tumble Dry Low

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Felici Fingering Self Striping Sock Yarn

$2.75 50g / ball


The superwash Merino in this blend is 19.5 microns (layman's translation: super-duper soft). The nylon lends strength and durability to the wool, making it suitable for the rigorous wear socks get. And the machine washability means you will be wearing them constantly. Have fun playing with the stripes in other small projects like hats, mittens and baby clothes.
Note: The colorways have six stripes (two sections of three stripes each). Each stripe is about 1/2" wide, for a total repeat of about 3" in an average adult size sock. If you want the stripes to match across a pair of socks, make sure to check and start at the same place in the stripe sequence for each sock.
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“Knit Picks’ most popular sock yarn, Felici, now comes in eight new limited edition colorways, each with a unique, evenly spaced striping pattern…Try this fiber in a larger garment, such as a sweater, and it simulates an intricate Fair Isle design.” Cast On, Aug-Oct 08

“This Superwash Merino blend is super-duper soft…Have fun with the stripes in other projects besides socks.” Knit N Style, October 08

“Self-striping yarn for socks is the latest rave in the knitting community. Knit Picks has introduced an entire new line of self-striping sock yarns- one of the colorways is sure to attract your eye.” Loom Knitters Circle, July 08


“It knits up well, the yarn is incredible soft, the finished product is comfortable to wear, and Felici holds up well to washing…Felici has quickly become a favorite of many sock knitters.” Knitting Purls, July 08

“Felici is a play on the Italian word for "happy" and "glad" - your feet will be dancing with joy! The superwash Merino is 19.5 microns (layman's translation: super-duper soft). The nylon lends strength and durability to the wool, making it suitable for the constant wear socks get. And the machine washability means you will be wearing them constantly.” Kaboodle.com 

“…These are-wonder of wonders-colors I’d choose to use. And the stripes are real, bold stripes, which I prefer even though I acknowledge that make my ankles look fat. And, you know, the stuff is from Knit Picks, so it’s inexpensive but good quality- not much of a gamble.” The Panopticon, September 2008

“The yarn is Knit Picks Felici in Schooner…These are colors I’d choose if I were any good at picking colors; Felici stripes are bold, strong stripes and not wimpy, indeterminate stripes.” The Panopticon, January 2009

“I’ve decided it’s time to try Knit Picks Imagination and Felici sock yarns. I really like the new Felici colorways…For the Imagination sock yarn, I’ve been pleasantly surprised on Ravelry or in person by colorways that previously didn’t impress me much. The colorways I’ve always liked are…well wait, I really like them ALL to varying degrees.” www.jmfknits.blogspot.com, January 2009

"The bold stripes of Felici make it useful for more than just socks. I knit my son a hat with it and it couldn’t have been easier. Self striping yarns maximize the effect of simple colorwork techniques, which means less ends to weave in! And when my son gets the hat dirty—as babies do—I can toss it in the washer and dryer without a second thought!"
-Katie R., Knit Picks Graphic Designer

As seen in Loom Knitters Circle, August 2008, Schooner Socks.

5 out of 5 stars

I cannot understand the logic behind discontinuing an obviously incredibly popular yarn. It's hands down MUCH better than stroll, it knits up beautifully. Why on earth are you discontinuing a yarn so many of us love!? I hope your staff are reading these reviews!

5 out of 5 stars

This yarn is far superior to the stroll yarn y are now offering. Stroll yarn pills and wears out more quickly. Felici has been a dream, and my sock yarn of choice. I would rather pay a little more for a sock yarn that I love, that is soft and can be, and that wears very well, than to see it disappear. Please consider bringing it back in self-striping and in solids!

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn. It is so soft, so nice to knit with. The stripes are so uniform and the colors so fun! Why oh Why have you discontinued it?! Please bring it back even if it means you have to raise the price.. we all love it!

5 out of 5 stars

I love working with this yarn. I'm so disappointed that it's being discontinued. Please bring it back!!!!!

5 out of 5 stars

If you are even reading these comments you would know that discontinuing this yarn is a big mistake. UNLESS you have something more awesome to replace it with! But if you take a look around and really know KNITTERS then you will know that one thing that sales is SELF STRIPING yarn! PLEASE continue to sell this yarn and do not discontinue it!!

4 out of 5 stars

I am so sad that I can't even buy any of the sock yarn in the Stream Bed colorway, I tried Etsy, Ebay, and Ravelry and no one has this color for sale. I just saw it today and now I find out it is discontinued. If you happen to find 2 balls as you are sweeping behind a bin, let me know!

5 out of 5 stars

Please don't discontinue this sock yarn! I love all the colors - there is nothing like this particular striped yarn out there! Especially love the rainbow yarn. It's so easy to work with and perfect for so many projects. Please bring it back again!!

5 out of 5 stars

I am BEGGING you to re-consider discontinuing Felici, it's one of the greatest, most affordable self-striping yarn out there. Please, please, please bring it back.

5 out of 5 stars

So disappointed that this is discontinued!! It's my favorite sock yarn! Hoping that you will bring it back!

5 out of 5 stars

Ever since I first discovered knit picks, felici has been my favorite yarn. I would eagerly await the announcement of new colors because I had already knit socks in the ones previously released, but now it looks like it is being discontinued, which is a huge shame. I guess I'd better stock up before this beautiful and soft yarn goes away :( :( :(

5 out of 5 stars

Please don't discontinue this yarn. I love the jellybean and need 2 skeins of it. I LOVE this yarn!!

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn, and I'm so sad it's being discontinued. This is yet another vote for not discontinuing this yarn, it's so soft and lovely to knit with.

5 out of 5 stars

I will really miss this sock wool! It's so soft and easy to work with, and washes beautifully. I wish you'd bring Felici back!! I'd especially love to see the Jelly Bean colourway again.

5 out of 5 stars

Please, please don't take Felici away! I love knitting socks and I love the stripes! There aren't enough self-striping yarn options out there...

5 out of 5 stars

I've used many KP sock yarns, but Felici is my favorite! I love the color combos. It's so much fun selecting colors, and I always keep some of this in my stash. It is also fun watching the new colors pop up during the knitting. Please, please, KP, bring Felici back!! It is my favorite sock yarn, and I'm really bummed about this yarn being discontinued.

5 out of 5 stars

Really sad that Felici is going away! :( I really like this yarn for socks and cute baby projects. It's soft and the colors are always exceptional. I hope there is at least another self-striping sock yarn in the works.

5 out of 5 stars

Please don't discontinue this wonderful yarn!! It's so cute and versatile and we all LOVE it! You should bring back old, popular colour ways as you would make a TON of sales!!! Jelly Bean and Time Traveller!!

5 out of 5 stars

Felici is my favorite sock yarn. Another vote hoping there are just new colors coming and this is not a discontinuation!!

5 out of 5 stars

Is Felicia really going away or are you just going to introduce new colors

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn! I knit a pair of striped knee socks for my youngest daughter a few years ago, and had recently been thinking of buying more so that I can knit more stripey socks for me and my three girls. That was when I heard KP is discontinuing this fabulous yarn! I'm not really sure about the reasons behind discontinuing, but I really wish you would reconsider. This is a great yarn, in fantastically fun colors, which wears well. I would hate to see such a beloved yarn go away.

5 out of 5 stars

Another vote for not discontinuing this yarn! I have knit so many socks with it over the years, and it is always popular with the recipients. Plus I love knitting it -- it feels so good and is easy to work with. Something about the stripes makes it so hard to put down, because I'm always looking forward to arriving at the next color. Please please please reconsider!!!

5 out of 5 stars

Please keep Felici! It is my favorite yarn! I have made so many pairs of socks for myself and friends and we just need more.

5 out of 5 stars

All the socks I make are done with Felici, I wash them all the time and they are awesome. All my friends and family wear them!

5 out of 5 stars

This yarn is so soft and cute! I wish I had discovered it earlier so I could have gotten some in Jelly Bean and Time traveler!!! So sad they're not available anymore.

5 out of 5 stars

I love Felici too!!! It's soft, pretty, wonderful to work with!! My Felici socks are my favorites!! Please bring it back!!!!

5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely love knitting with this yarn (socks, booties and baby hats). The colors are so much fun. I'm so disappointed that it's being discontinued!! Please bring it back!!

5 out of 5 stars

This is a great, affordable fingering yarn! I haven't found a self-striping that I like better. Please don't discontinue this yarn! I love it and I know so many others who do as well. Maybe you should start asking people what color schemes they want to see and also bring back your most popular colorways! I know that's not what you do but I know so many people who want something made with my time traveler colorway. I just haven't been interested in the colorways lately.

5 out of 5 stars

I love Felici. Please don't discontinue it. I cannot find any fingering wool as soft and refined. It knits up into the best socks - very soft and no itchiness. And please consider bringing back the fun color ways like you had at first - like the ones in your promo picture. The most recent batch didn't have the best colors, but I bought it anyway because I love the yarn itself. Bring back those first color ways or create new ones that are bright and cheerful and I would buy this yarn forever.

5 out of 5 stars

This is the first time I use this yarn and I love it! The colours are amazing. Im so sad to hear that KP is discontinuing this line. Maybe if enough people write positive reviews, they might reconsider! Amazing colours, amazing texture, amazing price!

5 out of 5 stars

I was stunned when I learned you were discontinuing the Filici self-striping yarn. I have made my husband 12 pairs of socks so far, and this is definitely his and my favorite yarn hands down. Nobody, and I mean nobody, comes anywhere near the quality and feel of this yarn. Please, please reconsider.

5 out of 5 stars

Have used this yarn many times & find it to be the BEST I have found....wonderful to work with, great to wash, etc. & fabulous, fun colors! So sorry you are discontinuing...

4 out of 5 stars

What a bummer this is being discontinued!! I read that sales were down, perhaps this was because the recent colors weren't popular not because people disliked the yarn in general. There is so little choice out there for affordable self-striping yarns hopefully KP comes out with something to replace it.

5 out of 5 stars

I just came here to purchase some more Felici striping yarn and found that all the colors are being discontinued! I am so disappointed. This is a great, economical yarn for working faux fair isle patterns that look and feel great. I am so bummed. Please change your mind.

5 out of 5 stars

I adore this yarn so much. I'd always avoided wool cause I itch so easily, but the colours were so amazing, I had to try it anyways! And turned out to be one of the first wools yarns I've found that didn't itch me to death. It's just so soft! The thought of it being discontinued breaks my heart. D:

5 out of 5 stars

I've been buying this yarn for a few years and have made many socks with it. Totally machine washable and soft for the wearer. Typically they come out with new colors each year, so I do hope that's what is going on with the 'goodbye' on the colors. Keep it coming!!

5 out of 5 stars

I Love this Yarn and have bought skein after skein of it. Please keep this yarn in your line and give us even more colorways to fall in love with. It knits like a dream, it's soft and vibriant. I would recommend this yarn to any knitter.

5 out of 5 stars

Great for narrow and wide scarf patterns! Wish I got extra for gloves. PLEASE BRING IT BACK AS NATURAL; WHITE, GREYS, BROWNS-I WANT TO DYE MY OWN PAINTED COLORS...It's very wonderfully soft. And Merino in the "fine" grades will pill some. IF YOU CAN'T KEEP THIS- PLEASE REPLACE IT WITH NATURAL ALPACA BLENDED WITH NYLON (AND ELITE ELASTIC) FINGERING.

5 out of 5 stars

Please don't discontinue! I have bought many colorways in this, have received comments and questions about it from other knitters, its soft and durable...just give us more colorways, more true-to-advertised colors! Please!

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn. The colors are so fun and the yarn wears wonderfully. My daughters' socks have held up much better than I expected, and they wear them weekly. Please don't discontinue this line! There's nothing that compares.

5 out of 5 stars

I have loved working with Felici ever since it was first available. It is very soft, knits up easily and goes through the washer and dryer like a champ. I haven't purchased another sock yarn brand in years. Please do not discontinue this line! Check out the forums on Ravelry and you'll see that a lot of other people agree. Bring it back!

5 out of 5 stars

WHY OH WHY IS THIS GOING AWAY?! PLEASE SAVE IT! I will buy every colorway, am so disappointed!

5 out of 5 stars

I love Felici! Please bring it back!

5 out of 5 stars

I adore this stuff! So versatile and soft, and machine washes! What more could a knitter want? :)

5 out of 5 stars

I LOVE Felici!! The yarn is soft and lovely to wear, and the colors are beautiful!

5 out of 5 stars

I am so very disappointed to see this go, felici fingering and sport were wonderful yarns and I feel like the small offering of colors is what helped play into dwindling sales. When I look on Ravelry at the older colors I wish I could have so many of them. I hope you receive enough emails to see that so many of us would like this yarn to stay.

5 out of 5 stars

Felici yarn is the only product that brings me to knitpicks. Please reconsider your plan to discontinue.

5 out of 5 stars

Felici self-striping sock yarns are my favorite of all the sock yarns on the market!!!!!!! Please bring them back!!!

5 out of 5 stars

This yarn is the only yarn I consistently really like. It's the only reason I do all my yarn shopping at knit picks. And omg is it going away for good?! They'd better have something amazing coming down the line if they want to keep me coming back...

5 out of 5 stars

I adore this yarn, so soft yet strong! It wears well and I love the striping! So sad that it's being discontinued!

4 out of 5 stars

PLEASE PLEASE, bring back time traveller. Please?!?!

5 out of 5 stars

This is my favorite sock yarn! Squishy, soft, and gorgeous colors. I hope the discontinued colors are only to make room for more and not to eliminate Felici entirely. PLEASE DO NOT DISCONTINUE THIS YARN!!!

5 out of 5 stars

I adore this yarn, I am very disappointed to see it is being discontinued.

5 out of 5 stars

I have to agree with some of the other reviewers in that discontinuing felici isn't the smartest move. It's one of the best sock yarns out there for durability and fun colors. The price is amazing too! Please reconsider discontinuing such a great product.

5 out of 5 stars

Love love love this yarn. Discontinuing it is probably one of the dumbest things you could do.

5 out of 5 stars

This is one of my favorite sock yarns! It washes like a dream, and feels so good on my feet!

3 out of 5 stars

Jingle yarn - I agree with other reviewer, the red is more orange than red. Very disappointing. Howver, I do like the yarn and other colors have been great.

5 out of 5 stars

This is by far the best yarn for socks I have ever used. It's durable and machine washable and dryable. I have knit over a dozen pair for myself and several pair for friends. I even use it for sweaters for tiny dolls. I only wish you would put up more variations of colors. Please.

4 out of 5 stars

I love the way this yarn feels, and I have used it before to my great satisfaction. However, the "Jingle" color is a disappointment. I expected Christmas colors, but the colors are very muted. The red is far from a true red - it's more of a brick red. The white is actually cream, and has a lot of color-run in it, shades that are almost purple. After about 4", I think I will abort this sock. I don't think it's worth the effort. Sorry...

5 out of 5 stars

This is hands down my favorite yarn for socks. It's soft and holds its colors well. It does tend to pill a little if you machine wash, but it's quite durable and feels great on your feet.

5 out of 5 stars

Soft, much nicer than I expected for the price. The striping is great, and I love the feel of it in the fingers as I knit. No splitting, knits up nicely.