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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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Wool of the Andes Bulky Yarn

$4.04 - $4.49 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

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)