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Araucania Nature Wool

Nature Wool is a basic 100% wool yarn hand dyed in bright colors with subtle variegations. The yarn is hand dyed by a women's cooperative in Chile using only vegetable dyes. Suited to winter sweaters, jackets and coats.  Made in Chile.
Content:
100% Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/242yd
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 5-7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$11.95 hank $4.99 hank
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AraucaniaNature Wool
 
4.1

(based on 7 reviews)

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4.0

Beautiful!!

By bobanda

from West Virginia

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture

Cons

  • Twists Up

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Sweaters

Comments about Araucania Nature Wool:

The colors of this yarn are indescribably beautiful. The color range is wonderful and the hand dyed technique really makes a simple wool yarn seem like a luxury.

  • Was this a gift?:
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3.0

Not so soft...

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Araucania Nature Wool:

It's not that it's *not* soft -- to my hand it feels very soft. But up against my neck it's got some scratchiness. I suspect I'm very sensitive to scratchiness so for most people, this should be a fine yarn. I like the color (matched the photo online!) and the variegation is lovely.

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5.0

Great Yarn

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Araucania Nature Wool:

I have knit several garments with Araucania and learned the hard way with the first sweater because it is hand dyed the colors vary widely. I wind all skeins and then mis-match them and knit with two balls at once. Your eye will never see the difference and you end up with a beautiful garment. My daughter in law loves hers. It is fun to mix them up and see what you get.

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4.0

Nice basic yarn

By Anonymous

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Comments about Araucania Nature Wool:

I think this is a great basic yarn although I would never knit this yarn with size 5 needles--they give that in the range and for me, that is way too tight. I bought two colors--cherry and eggplant. As one reviewer noted, the cherry was not as bright as in the picture which was a bonus for me. The eggplant however matched the picture. There was also some unevenness in the colors but I believe that adds to the beauty.

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3.0

okay..

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Araucania Nature Wool:

I was disappointed when this yarn arrived. The color was much deeper than expected and the dye was uneven. Also, the way it was spun was not consistent.

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5.0

Comfort Yarn!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Araucania Nature Wool:

I knit with this yarn when I first began knitting, and I still love it. It would be considered a "basic workhorse" yarn, as it is great for felting or general knitting. For me, knitting with it is as comforting as a cup of hot chocolate. I love this yarn.

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5.0

Soft and great basic!

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Araucania Nature Wool:

This yarn is a very soft basic wool to use for projects. At the Webs price, I'm using it to make the Classica Coat at a 1/6 of the price. It is very sticky/tangly when winding or sometimes when knitting. Not splitty at all. No knots on the 8 skeins I had. Seems like a light worsted, but seems to knit up at gauge. Resulting fabric is light and airy, not thick. Overall, at this price, a really really great basic to surpass Cascade 220, better price than it, and better hand than it. Curious as to how it dyes up (from the treebark color).

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