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4.5

Rowan Big Wool

Two soft, fat plies combine to make this very soft, quick knit wool perfect for almost any cold weather project. Made in Italy.

Content:
100% Merino Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/87yd
Gauge:
1.875-2 sts = 1" on US 17-19
Knitting Weight:
Super Bulky
$16.95 ball Discountable
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RowanBig Wool
 
4.5

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (14)
  • Good weight (11)
  • Dyed evenly (9)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Soft (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Hats (8)
  • Scarves (8)
  • Sweaters (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (5), Novice (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent yarn

I had read the previous customer review and really agonized over buying this yarn. The Erika Knight pattern I chose featured this yarn. (I don't know if maybe the previous reviewer got a...Read complete review

I had read the previous customer review and really agonized over buying this yarn. The Erika Knight pattern I chose featured this yarn. (I don't know if maybe the previous reviewer got a bad batch of yarn - is that possible?) I chose Big Wool in Concrete and I'm almost finished with the sweater I'm knittng. It's absolutely a dream to work with. There is no piling, no fuzziness, it's soft and fluffy, a wonderful "hand" and loft. It works up fast on big needles (#17). I got the WEBS discount and am completely happy and satisfied and would not hesitate to recommend it to any other knitter.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

not my first choice for bulky

This yarn is just not that great... It's not very soft (especially compared to Como or Twinkle's Soft Chunky), and there is a lot of pilling and fuzz. It needs a...Read complete review

This yarn is just not that great... It's not very soft (especially compared to Como or Twinkle's Soft Chunky), and there is a lot of pilling and fuzz. It needs a sweater shaver by the time you're done knitting it!

Reviewed by 16 customers

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4.0

Would buy again

By suze.witthoft

from austin,TX

About Me Artist

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Easy To Fix
  • Good Weight
  • Hides Mistakes
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

    made a bolero. knitted quickly and stood up to repeated frogging and tinking. finished item turned out very well

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    awesome! awesome! awesome!

    By amanda

    from ca

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Great To Work With Knits
    • Knits Quickly

    Cons

    • More Color Choices

    Best Uses

      Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

      knits up fast, has great stitch definition

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      ALL THEY SAID IT WOULD BE AND MORE

      By CHMEMACA

      from CONNECTICUT

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Stretches

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

      FAST DELIVERY

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      5.0

      SOFT!

      By DazzlingKnits

      from New Mexico

      About Me Artist, Knitwear Designer Author

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

        Not as bulky as I had hoped, but is still soft and easy to knit with.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Arrived quickly.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Knits Beautifully - Great colors but not soft

        By Working mom who knits to relieve stress!

        from Wilton, CT

        About Me Enthusiast, Parent

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Knits beautifully
        • Knits Quickly

        Cons

        • Not Soft For 100 Merino

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Throws

        Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

        I really love using this yarn. Knits quickly and beautifully. No fuzzy issues like prior comments. It is not as soft as I thought it would be. It feels more like a shetland wool versus a merino. But still really glad that I purchased it. I made a large throw in the concrete color. It's beautiful.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Easy

        By Jj

        from Salem Ma

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

            Easy to knit if you like knitting with 15 needles

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Beautiful Yanr

            By Naejay

            from Shirley, NY

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Fix
            • Knits Quickly
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

                Love Rowan's Big Wool yarn. Very easy to knit and the Sereda color is beautiful

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great for quick knit

                By WeirdSister1

                from Palouse area, Idaho

                About Me Novice

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

                  Knits up so fast and easy- great yarn for hat and/or cowl patterns.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Once again-great delivery from WEBS.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I adore Rowan Big Wool!

                  By Molly

                  from Croton on Hudson, NY

                  About Me Enthusiast, Fiber Artist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Good Weight
                  • Just Love It
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Cowls

                    Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

                    I love making cowls from this wool. I imagine making many more. There is no downside to this yarn.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    It's OK

                    By Daniela

                    from New York

                    About Me Pro Knitter

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly

                    Cons

                    • Coarse
                    • Not As Soft As Expected

                    Best Uses

                    • Felting
                    • Hats

                    Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

                    Only downside is its lack of softness otherwise yarn is ok

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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