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Fiber Content: 100% Fine Superwash Merino Wool
Weight: Bulky
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: Machine Wash Gentle Cold / Dry Flat

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4.714285 out of 5 stars

Sale! Swish Bulky

$8.99 - $9.99 100g / Hank  Original Price: $9.99

Swish is the superwash of knitters’ dreams! By selecting high grade Merino wool (20.5 microns), we have been able to produce a machine washable yarn that is super soft - definitely worthy of being worn against a baby's skin. Just the ticket for children’s clothes, afghans, charity knitting and gift knitting. No need to worry about the care your knitting will receive since this yarn can be machine washed and will come out even softer than before!

Swish Bulky is a heavy weight yarn so soft and lofty that “bulky” seems like a misnomer. Large enough to give the squishy extra fine merino room to fully breathe and bloom, this yarn knits up in no time into the softest, springiest accessories and garments. For quick hats that you’ll want against your forehead and cowls that are as convenient as they feel decadent, Swish Bulky will have you swooning.

Swish is also available in DK and Worsted weights.

Note: For best machine wash results, turn the garment inside out and wash in cold water on a delicate cycle. You may want to wash projects made from darker colors by themselves for the first few washes in case the yarn bleeds a bit.

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“I wanted to thank you for my last order. I phoned prior, and spoke to a nice representative for Knit Picks. I told her I wanted yarn info out of a book I was about to order. I explained I wanted to order the yarn amounts at the same time. She took the time to locate the book and give me all the info I needed. I found out I needed a needle too! I received my order in good time and began the project right away. I really enjoyed the worsted Swish. What a nice yarn! I love the Swish in Bulky too! Thanks so much.” Karen M., Knit Picks customer

5 out of 5 stars

Thank you for bringing Swish Bulky back. I like to use superwash yarn for gifts so that the items will be used, not put away for fear of ruining it. When Swish Bulky went away, I tried WOTA superwash but it is just way too rough. I often knit for a family member on the Autism spectrum and subject to sensory overload. WOTA was bad for me, I could not use it for that family member. I just wish there was a wider variety of colors available.

5 out of 5 stars

I am so glad Knit Picks has brought Swish back in Bulky. I prefer to use superwash for most of my knitting especially gifts to insure the recipients can have it for years. The WOTA superwash is too rough. If I can't tolerate it, I feel I cannot use it for others. Last year I made myself a sweater using the pattern available on your website , Cloudy Sunday, which called for Swish Bulky and the yarn bought at that time. I knew I would never make it out of WOTA. Now I can make myself another.

4 out of 5 stars

I just ordered the Swish Bulky called Garnet Heather which was described as "dark jewel tone red." It is a dark red, but I would not describe it as "jewel tone." In some lights it almost looks reddish brown. Not quite as I expected. Wish there was a way to get yarn samples, particularly when it is a small yarn group as with the Swish Bulky.

5 out of 5 stars

I made a cowl for my daughter out of the Swish Bulky for Christmas. Needless to say, she loved her gift. She has worn it out several times and is asked where she got it. She loves to say that it was a hand made gift. I used a pattern from the Ravelry website. It came out beautifully. The yarn is so soft and squishy! I love all your yarns!

5 out of 5 stars

One of my favorite KnitPicks yarns! Until I discovered this yarn I almost never used bulky weight yarn. Swish is less scratchy than many wools, high quality, and machine washable. As another reviewer mentioned, it can be very difficult to find merino in bulky weight. My favorite thing about this yarn is that it comes in a range of rich jewel tones. I LOVE these colors, especially Blackberry, Potion, and Hollyberry. Heathers and pastels are nice, but not really my thing. Highly recommended.

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