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Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash

Plymouth Select Worsted Merino Superwash is a soft superwash merino in a worsted weight. It's perfect for projects for the entire family with a great range of colors. It's also an economical choice with 218 yards on each skein!  Made in Peru.

Content:
100% Superwash Fine Merino Wool
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/218yd
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$14.99 hank Discountable
  • 57 Lipstick In Stock 20 hanks $14.99
  • 01 Natural In Stock 21 hanks $14.99
  • 02 Black In Stock 29 hanks $14.99
  • 03 Red In Stock 34 hanks $14.99
  • 07 Light Grey In Stock 42 hanks $14.99
  • 08 Dark Grey In Stock 34 hanks $14.99
  • 11 Navy In Stock 19 hanks $14.99
  • 16 Burgundy In Stock 37 hanks $14.99
  • 19 Cornflower In Stock 24 hanks $14.99
  • 20 Butter In Stock 24 hanks $14.99
  • 21 Pink In Stock 17 hanks $14.99
  • 22 Denim In Stock 39 hanks $14.99
  • 24 Purple In Stock 15 hanks $14.99
  • 28 Basil In Stock 26 hanks $14.99
  • 33 Creme In Stock 10 hanks $14.99
  • 34 Violet In Stock 1 hank $14.99
  • 36 Lichen In Stock 19 hanks $14.99
  • 41 Lagoon In Stock 16 hanks $14.99
  • 58 True Navy In Stock 11 hanks $14.99
  • 60 Teal In Stock 50+ hanks $14.99
  • 61 Gold In Stock 28 hanks $14.99
  • 62 Teal In Stock 28 hanks $14.99
  • 63 Bark In Stock 27 hanks $14.99
  • 64 Violet In Stock 47 hanks $14.99
  • 65 Fox - New! In Stock 20 hanks $14.99
  • 67 Medium Charcoal In Stock 27 hanks $14.99
  • 69 Primavera In Stock 29 hanks $14.99
  • 70 Slate In Stock 19 hanks $14.99
  • 71 Cobalt In Stock 25 hanks $14.99
  • 72 Orchid In Stock 27 hanks $14.99
  • 73 Deep Red In Stock 26 hanks $14.99
  • 74 White In Stock 18 hanks $14.99
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Plymouth YarnSelect Worsted Merino Superwash
 
4.6

(based on 47 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (40)
  • Good weight (38)
  • Soft (37)
  • Machine washable (35)
  • Dyed evenly (30)

Cons

  • Unravels (5)

Best Uses

  • Hats (29)
  • Sweaters (27)
  • Scarves (25)
  • Gloves (11)
  • Socks (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (30), Parent (10), Artist (7), Collector (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (36), Yes (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good feel

I like this yarn quite a bit but it does have its challenges. As far as merino goes, you can't beat the quality and texture for the price. I really like how this...Read complete review

I like this yarn quite a bit but it does have its challenges. As far as merino goes, you can't beat the quality and texture for the price. I really like how this yarn feels when it's been worked up - soft and springy. The colors are also bright and clear with no variation within the dye lot.

It does tend to twist up quite a bit and it splits but not terribly. I would recommend this to anyone who was looking for a mid to upper quality wool that wasn't going to kill their budget.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Easy to knit

I'm knitting my son a school jumper with this yarn. It's absolutely fine for this purpose; although I had envisaged something more 'wooly'. But this is superwash, and I suspect that might...Read complete review

I'm knitting my son a school jumper with this yarn. It's absolutely fine for this purpose; although I had envisaged something more 'wooly'. But this is superwash, and I suspect that might be the compromise one has to make with such yarns. Anyway, it knits quickly and fairly easily. Minor issues I have with it (and this might be due to my relative inexperience as a knitter) is that it splits fairly easily if I'm not paying attention to my knitting. The other thing is that it's incredibly dull to knit (I prefer more interesting yarns and colours; this is navy blue, pretty boring). Overall though it's pretty much spot on for a school jumper. It's yet to undergo a wear/wash test, so we'll see.

Reviewed by 47 customers

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5.0

Exactly as described!

By eeoj

from Connecticut

About Me Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Machine Washable
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Hats

Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

Chose this product based on others reviews. My daughter specified the color. She was very happy with the color and texture. I haven't begun knitting it yet but don't foresee any issues.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this review

 
5.0

A great quality yarn

By Littleknittythings

from Brooklyn, NY

About Me Enthusiast

See all my reviews

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Machine Washable
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

  • Unravels

Best Uses

  • Hats

Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

I wanted a wool yarn that was soft enough for babies heads as I make hats for babies and toddlers. I found this yarn last winter when I started selling and I've used it two seasons in a row.

It is so soft for a wool, people don't believe me when I say it's 100%! Since I make kids stuff, the machine washable part is super important as well.

I get great mileage out of one skein of yarn, so for the price, this goes a long way! Plus I love the color variety!

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  • No

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5.0

Love it! I would buy this product again

By Original Jacinta

from Bronx, NY

About Me Artist, Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

    I am making hats and scarves for sale. I get rave reviews for my products. Awesome!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Squishy!

    By Lisa

    from Michigan

    About Me Enthusiast, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats

      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

      I've used the DK and Worsted weight and the Worsted weight has just the right amount of thickness for a fair-isle winter hat.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Plymouth encore

      By Christmas

      from Boston, MA

      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Machine Washable
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Afghans
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

        Color choices are many. I ve knit over a dozen afghans with encore. I prefer double yarn rather than the chunky. I like the weight and warmth of it.

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        • No

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        5.0

        I love your Merino wool! Thanks so much!

        By Vonnie

        from Chesapeake, VA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Hides Mistakes
        • Knits Quickly
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

          The Merino wool that I ordered is so soft and easy to work with. I made a beautiful scarf for a friend who was extremely pleased!

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          • No

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          5.0

          EXCELLENT

          By TONY

          from SAN YSIDRO CA

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

            Easy to knit with

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Fabulous Yarn

            By Alison

            from Cleveland, Ohio

            About Me Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Great Stitch Definition
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • No Knots - Ever
            • Soft
            • Washable

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Blanketsafghans
            • Gloves
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

            Absolutely love this yarn; best superwash out there. Cannot find enough words to praise this yarn.

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            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Great prduct

            By Wheezie

            from Wolcott, Ct

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

              Made an adult sweater for my son. The color, texture and ease is very nice. I would be this again.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              3.0

              Not my favorite

              By Jackie

              from Montrose colorado

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Machine Washable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Plymouth Yarn Select Worsted Merino Superwash:

                  If I drop a stitch &I try to pick it up, this yarn seperates or comes unwound.

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                  • No

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