Fiber Content: 100% Peruvian Highland Wool
Weight: Bulky Weight
Knitting Gauge: 3 - 3.75 sts = 1" on #10 - 11 needles (6.0mm-8.0mm)
Crochet Gauge: 8–11 sc = 4'' on K-M hooks (6.5mm - 9mm)
Yards: 137
Grams: 100
Put Up: hank
Care: Hand Wash/Dry Flat

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4.600000 out of 5 stars

Wool of the Andes Bulky Yarn

$4.99 100g / hank


Wool of the Andes Bulky is a classic wool yarn spun and plied carefully to achieve a wonderfully balanced twist. A sturdy yet soft yarn that we love using to quickly knit up simple, comfortable sweaters. Dramatic stitch patterns and large cables are appealingly displayed with this yarn. Recommended for felting - felted projects are finished quickly and have a satisfying heft to them.

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“Knit Picks- great yarn; great prices. I used Wool of the Andes for my Enchanted Forest Fingerless gloves and it is strong, the colors are vibrant, and the cost was low. I used 3 skeins for two gloves, and it cost me $2.19 per skein plus shipping- under $10!” www.zoescheffy.blogspot.com, February 2009

5 out of 5 stars

I've used about 15 hanks of this yarn, and it has continuously impressed me. My project felted wonderfully, and there was no color bleeding. I've used seven colors, and all were very close to the advertised color. I have only found one knot joining the yarn, which is great for the amount I've used. The size 11 needles were good for felting, but I would go down a couple sizes for non-felted projects (I prefer a tight knit). Overall, a great yarn at a great price.

5 out of 5 stars

Definitely a bulky yarn.I got my gauge right off, and no splitting at all.Knits up quick and beautiful. Will use this yarn again

5 out of 5 stars

Color is lovely and yarn works up really well. I would say it definitely is a bulky yarn, but it's not overly difficult to work with and still has good definition and drape. Love it!

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn. It knits up fast and its wool. The colors are beautiful and I find its nice against the skin. I've made sweaters and mitts from it and have never been disappointed. I use needle sizes 8 through 10 with it. I think you always check gauge with any pattern and change your needle size as appropriate for your project especially if you love the yarn! : ) I don't think you can go wrong for a warm sweater with this product. It's lovely.

3 out of 5 stars

The yarn itself is fine. It has a nice texture and the skein I bought (Wallaby) was the same colour as the picture. But, the thing is, this yarn is most definitely NOT bulky. It works better with size 7 or 8 needles, not 10 or 11. But besides that, it's lovely. (though I probably will have to return it, due to the fact it won't really work with my pattern)