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4.6

Rowan Cocoon

A subtle light twist lends uniqueness to Rowan Cocoon, a bulky blend of ultra-soft merino and the slight fuzz of kid mohair. The lighter shade doesn’t actually show, but lends a delicious contrast and silvery sheen to the rich colors of Cocoon’s hues. Count on Rowan’s patterns to give knitters lots of great ideas for this multi-faceted yarn.  Made in U.K.

Content:
80% Merino Wool/ 20% Kid Mohair
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/126yds
Gauge:
3.5 sts = 1 on US 10.5
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
$18.95 skein Discountable
  • 801 polar In Stock 22 skeins $18.95
  • 802 alpine In Stock 27 skeins $18.95
  • 803 scree In Stock 29 skeins $18.95
  • 804 shale In Stock 34 skeins $18.95
  • 805 mountain In Stock 21 skeins $18.95
  • 808 tundra In Stock 34 skeins $18.95
  • 812 billberry In Stock 17 skeins $18.95
  • 813 seascape In Stock 26 skeins $18.95
  • 827 Misty Blue In Stock 42 skeins $18.95
  • 836 Moon In Stock 25 skeins $18.95
  • 837 Saturn In Stock 25 skeins $18.95
  • 840 Mars In Stock 33 skeins $18.95
  • 841 Mercury In Stock 22 skeins $18.95
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RowanCocoon
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (10)

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    (6)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (11)
  • Good weight (9)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Knits quickly (7)
  • Dyed evenly (5)

Cons

  • Sheds (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (7)
  • Scarves (5)
  • Hats (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (11)

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4.0

Soft, too fuzzy for a throw IMO

By Cq

from Wi

About Me Artist, Enthusiast

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Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Fuzzy
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Mittens
    • Scarves

    Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

    I bought one skein of Misty Blue to ck it out for a throw. This color is lighter than I expected- my monitor shows it to be close to a navy but it's actually a medium blue. For me, this is too fuzzy for a throw/afghan so I'll use it for a hat or mittens. It is a soft, fuzzy, quality yarn though.. .

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    • No

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Soft - tends to shed

    By Jillie

    from Canada

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Soft

    Cons

    • Sheds

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters

    Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

    Made a sweater from this yarn. Knit up quickly, did not split but shed on my clothing so I had to use a protector. I would not use this product for any garment that is close to the face.

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    4.0

    Nice to knit with

    By VicJane

    from Homewood IL

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    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

    • Snags

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

    I knit Kirsten Hipsky's Eva Vest in the largest size in less than a month with this yarn during July on Dreamz wooden needles. It went well except on very humid days when the yarn tugged on the needles. Yes, it snagged (or split) but when I just dropped the marginal strand, it just worked into the fabric. Correcting errors in cables was a problem because of the splitting, but again, I just got the main part of the strand and it looked fine. (Fyi, I am picky about my knitting--usually working on size 3-6, so I do mean just moving along looked fine),

    Hopefully, the wearer will think the garment as soft as I found the yarn.

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    • No

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Cocoon is a fab yarn for many projects!

    By norge knitter

    from San Francisco

    About Me A 55 Yr Knitter, Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Pricey - It's Imported
    • Slips Off Needles Easily

    Best Uses

    • Cardigans
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Socks
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

    I am making a longer cardigan for a friend - she pays and I knit! Reminds me of the fabulous British yarns of yore! I will save for my own purchases of this yarn -

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    • No

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    5.0

    My favorite bulky mohair blend yarn

    By Jackie

    from Somerville, MA

    About Me Collector, Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Snags
    • Twists Up

    Best Uses

    • Cowl
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

    I've used this yarn for a Bandana Cowl, which is still lovely, soft, and warm after a few winters of use, and am currently making a Rowan sweater pattern with it. This yarn has such nice drape, and is very soft and warm. This is by far my favorite bulky wool/mohair blend yarn.

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    • No

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Warm and wonderful

    By Knit Sharpener

    from Waldoboro, Maine

    About Me Artist

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

      Bought to make a complicated pattern and find it wonderfully forgiving when I must unravel and start the row again. Love the way it looks in the cable pattern and look forward to wearing the sweater.

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      • No

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      5.0

      It is the oerfect yarn

      By cre

      from Wisconsin

      About Me Enthusiast

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

        This truly is the perfect yarn. Hands down my favorite! I can't wait to knit another sweater out of Coccon!

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        • No

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Soft and luxurious

        By Yarn Lover

        from San Diego, CA

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        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

          It's working up beautifully with Rowan tunic pattern Rambler. Very soft. Easy to work with. Lovely texture.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Lovely but grows??

          By Margie

          from Royal Oak, MI

          Pros

          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Sheds

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

          Used a pattern for "Ruched Scarf." Upon completion the scarf measured 75" after a 10 minute soak in tepid water and wool wash, towel roll to remove excess water and loosely laying flat to dry it grew to 92"-(bonus for recipient!) but is this normal for this fiber?

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          4.0

          Glorious color and so soft

          By Boots123

          from Conway Arkansas

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          Pros

          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Sheds

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

          I purchased this for a cowl. I just love the color I chose which was Bilberry. It is such soft yarn and knits up quickly and will be ideal for the cowl pattern I am using. It does shed a bit and will show hairs on dark clothing but I still think it is a wonderful product and would buy again.

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