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    Rowan Lima

    Rowan Lima is a beautiful, heathered yarn with a unique knit construction. It is incredibly light and airy. Lima is great for textured stitches as show by the stunning sweaters in The Lima Collection.  Made in Peru.

    Content:
    84% Baby Alpaca/8% Merino Wool/8% Nylon
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/109yd
    Gauge:
    5 sts = 1" on US 9
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
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    RowanLima
     
    4.8

    (based on 17 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (15)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    92%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good weight (12)
    • Nice texture (12)
    • Soft (12)
    • Dyed evenly (7)
    • Easy to fix (5)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters (11)
      • Scarves (10)
      • Hats (9)
      • Gloves (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (8)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (12)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Awesome

      I just read the note about frolicking in this yarn. Too funny, but true! It's sumptuous and I NEVER use that word. I'm knitting a poncho with it and using a falling leaf...Read complete review

      I just read the note about frolicking in this yarn. Too funny, but true! It's sumptuous and I NEVER use that word. I'm knitting a poncho with it and using a falling leaf lace pattern - great stitch definition. Unfortunately there's not much yardage and since I'm not following a pattern I bought far less than I realized I needed so I just had to buy more. I'm already in deep so by the end of my project I'll have a $240 phoncho!! It'll be great though.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Dont make a mistake

      I used this to make a Classic Beret which has a lace pattern. It is impossible to rip out to fix mistakes because you cant see the space in the center of the yarn...Read complete review

      I used this to make a Classic Beret which has a lace pattern. It is impossible to rip out to fix mistakes because you cant see the space in the center of the yarn where it came off the needle, since it is sort of pre knit. Made worse by the fact that I was using charcoal grey. Just maddening ! Beware.

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      5.0

      LOVE Rowan's Lima

      By bg

      from Maryland

      About Me Enthusiast, Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Occasionally
      • Unravels

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Lima:

      I enjoyed so much working with Lima after making a very long infiniti scarf (honeycomb pattern), that I made two Molly hats and another cowl. Am going to knit another hat and possibly cowl with it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Rating of yarn

      By Sabina

      from Capron, IL

      About Me Enjoy A Challenge, Intermediate knitter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Great Soft Quality Yarn
      • I Have No 'cons'

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Lima:

      I use it for sweaters

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Lovely Yarn

      By Knit nut

      from Silver Spring, MD

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Rowan Lima:

        Lovely yarn that is enjoyable to work with. I have knit two summer sweaters and will probably do more.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Lima by Rowan

        By None

        from Carmichael, CA

        About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Felting
          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Rowan Lima:

          use: 1.Winter Warmers capelet 2. gloves to match, 3. tea cozy

          Great feel and flow. Knits up beautifully!

          Nothing derrogatory

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          • No

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          2.0

          Dont make a mistake

          By KATHLEEN

          from IDAHO

          About Me Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Rowan Lima:

              I used this to make a Classic Beret which has a lace pattern. It is impossible to rip out to fix mistakes because you cant see the space in the center of the yarn where it came off the needle, since it is sort of pre knit. Made worse by the fact that I was using charcoal grey. Just maddening ! Beware.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Best yarn ever

              By May

              from Chappaqua, NY

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Rowan Lima:

                Made a beautiful sweater from the top down pattern with this yarn, couldn't be more pleased. If you are the type of knitter who makes sweaters and don't wear them, with this yarn you WILL!!

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                • No

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                4.0

                Lima

                By Nadine

                from St. Louis

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Rowan Lima:

                  This yarn is very warm. It has a lovely soft drape and is not stiff at all.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Lovely wool

                  By DCF

                  from the mountains of Vermont

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Rowan Lima:

                    Knits up quickly, lovely to hold, makes a very soft fabric which relaxes beautifully in lukewarm water.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    I love Lima...

                    By Patmom_3

                    from New Albany Ohio

                    About Me Novice

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Fix
                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Rowan Lima:

                      I have knitted 2 scarves and a hat with this yarn. One scarf was a 2x2 ribbed cowl. The yarn does look a bit strange in the ball, but is lovely to work with and results are lovely as well. So soft and "coosh"y. It was my first attempt at a hat and I ripped ripped it out and started over 5 or 6 times. The yarn withstood the activity and didn't show any fraying. Soft and lite weight . I love it and would also frolic in it!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      My Absolute Favorite Yarn

                      By FuKnits

                      from Charlotte, NC

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Hides Mistakes
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gloves
                        • Hats
                        • Scarves
                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Rowan Lima:

                        I love this yarn and use it every chance I get. It is soft but unlike many alpaca yarns, it does not shed. I have made cardigans, sweaters and a throw for my sofa in this yarn and I can't get enough.

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                        • No

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