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Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler

Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler is a blend of organic wool and organic cotton available in stunning colors. You'll find fantastic pattern support in the Midwest Modern Knits book also by Amy Butler.  Made in Italy.

Content:
50% Organic Wool/50% Organic Cotton
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/131yd
Gauge:
5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
Knitting Weight:
DK

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RowanBelle Organic DK by Amy Butler
 
4.5

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (13)
  • Soft (12)
  • Good weight (11)
  • Dyed evenly (9)
  • Knits quickly (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Hats (8)
  • Sweaters (8)
  • Scarves (4)
  • Gloves (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (10), Parent (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

really felts!

I have knitted 2 sweaters and crocheted a vest out of this yarn. They Turned out beautifully. I washed one sweater in cold water in the machine, never dreaming that a 50/50...Read complete review

I have knitted 2 sweaters and crocheted a vest out of this yarn. They Turned out beautifully. I washed one sweater in cold water in the machine, never dreaming that a 50/50 blend would felt. That sweater is now Barbie size. since then I have washed the vest by soaking in the sink with no agitation at all and it came out ok. Be very careful when cleaning this yarn. it is also quite scratchy if you're wool sensitive like me. but it is beautiful!!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Would not buy again

I loved this yarn it was so soft - at first. I made a sweater - I always wash my new sweaters before wearing and so I washed it and the first sweater felted. ...Read complete review

I loved this yarn it was so soft - at first. I made a sweater - I always wash my new sweaters before wearing and so I washed it and the first sweater felted. I was so disappointed but I thought I washed it wrong so

I order some more yarn for a second sweater - again I washed the sweater - it felted and yes, I did wash the sweater by hand no dryer - actually washed another sweater that was 100% wool that did not felt or shrink.

I will never buy this yarn again - expensive yarn that felts. Hours of work wasted so disappointing. Never again.

Reviewed by 17 customers

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4.0

really felts!

By marty

from columbus, oh

About Me Crocheter, Knitter

Pros

  • Beautiful colors
  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Great hand
  • Lovely to work with
  • Nice Texture

Cons

  • Felts Like Crazy

Best Uses

  • Felting
  • Hats
  • Scarves
  • Sweaters

Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

I have knitted 2 sweaters and crocheted a vest out of this yarn. They Turned out beautifully. I washed one sweater in cold water in the machine, never dreaming that a 50/50 blend would felt. That sweater is now Barbie size. since then I have washed the vest by soaking in the sink with no agitation at all and it came out ok. Be very careful when cleaning this yarn. it is also quite scratchy if you're wool sensitive like me. but it is beautiful!!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

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5.0

Beautiful yarn

By granny of 5

from Virginia

About Me 65 Years Knitting, Grandparent

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

    Yarn splits easily, so you have to look while knitting - I like to watch tv and knit, so I have to go back sometimes when the yarn splits.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    I second to all the 5 star comment

    By dancingneedles

    from Norman, OK

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

      I second to the 5 star comments and recommendations by other reviews here, great yarn, wish Rowan would carry the same yarn in worsted, fingering and sport weight. best cotton/wool combo yarn that has great possibilities.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Nice Yarn

      By Barbara

      from Lake Villa, IL

      About Me Enthusiast

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

        I made a high/low summer top using this yarn double-stranded. It knit up quickly and turned out really cute. Very nice hand.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Gorgeous, Soft, and A Pleasure to Use

        By Mari Penn

        from Colorado

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

          This lovely yarn is so soft it makes me want to cuddle with my work before I'm done! I love the tomato color because it falls between red and coral and looks like sun-kissed tomatoes. I'm crocheting a soft and lightweight summer afghan but will have to fight to keep it away from my granddaughter who already loves it.

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          • No

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          5.0

          exactly what i wanted!

          By joanlnt

          from boston, ma

          About Me Novice, Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Unravels

          Best Uses

          • Afghan

          Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

          arrived quickly and was exactly what was described

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          nice yarn, just what I expected

          By leeniebeenie

          from Ladysmith, BC Canada

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

            I have a book of patterns for using this yarn and the aran weight counterpart. I like being able to choose a pattern, order the listed quantity of yarn, and start knitting - no calculations or comparisons needed.

            Service and delivery comments:

            I was very happy with the quick and easy service, prompt delivery, and the good price (the yarn happened to be on "clearance").

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent!

            By Lemon Lane

            from Southern Illinois

            About Me Designer, Enthusiast, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baby items
              • Booties
              • Hats

              Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

              I use this yarn to crochet baby accessories that I sell, and it is perfect! The weight is good, feels nice in hand, and the colors are true and vibrant. It is also super soft, always important when making things for babies! I have had no trouble with this yarn whether making it into hats or booties...great results every time!

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              • No

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              5.0

              My First Buy of this Yarn

              By quarterhoarder

              from Addison, IL

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves

                Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

                This is my first buy of this yarn and I was very pleased with it. It worked up well and was soft and colors were great.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                I wish I could use it for every project

                By Fizxchik42

                from Illinois

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Knits Quickly
                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Knots In Skein

                Best Uses

                • Baby blankets
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Rowan Belle Organic DK by Amy Butler:

                Super soft and easy to work with.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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