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Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana

Filatura di Crosa Nirvana is a machine washable merino. This laceweight is perfect for your next shawl or other delicate project. With 372 yards per ball, this is an incredible value!  Made in Italy.

Content:
100% Extra Fine Superwash Merino Wool
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Warm, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
25g/372yds
Gauge:
8.5 sts = 1" on US 0-1
Knitting Weight:
Lace
$7.95 ball Discountable
  • 36 Mocha In Stock 18 balls $7.95
  • 02 Blush In Stock 6 balls $7.95
  • 03 Pale Blue Backordered $7.95
  • 07 Light Teal Backordered $7.95
  • 10 Midnight In Stock 10 balls $7.95
  • 11 Cream In Stock 13 balls $7.95
  • 12 Dove Grey Backordered $7.95
  • 17 Crimson Backordered $7.95
  • 20 Ebony Backordered $7.95
  • 23 Deep Teal Backordered $7.95
  • 32 Mulberry Backordered $7.95
  • 34 Anthracite In Stock 13 balls $7.95
  • 39 Mauve In Stock 13 balls $7.95
  • 42 Bubblegum In Stock 18 balls $7.95
  • 44 Deep Purple In Stock 15 balls $7.95
  • 53 Royal Blue In Stock 26 balls $7.95
  • 54 Deepest Teal In Stock 13 balls $7.95
  • 57 Baby Blue In Stock 23 balls $7.95
  • 58 Medium Teal In Stock 10 balls $7.95
  • 61 Darkest Mauve In Stock 12 balls $7.95
  • 62 Slate Grey In Stock 15 balls $7.95
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Filatura Di CrosaNirvana
 
4.6

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (18)
  • Nice texture (17)
  • Dyed evenly (13)
  • Good weight (12)
  • Machine washable (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (9)
  • Sweaters (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Artist (6), Enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very fine yarn, a soft and silky wool

I love this lace yarn. It's manufactured with some sort of super-superwash process that leaves the wool feeling like another fiber, very smooth and silky. Yet it retains the ease of handling that...Read complete review

I love this lace yarn. It's manufactured with some sort of super-superwash process that leaves the wool feeling like another fiber, very smooth and silky. Yet it retains the ease of handling that makes wool such fun to knit.

All that said, it's a very, very fine yarn. You get almost as much yardage in a 25g ball of this stuff than you get in a 50g ball of standard lace weight yarn. Note that this makes it half as thick as the lace weight that you may be used to.

I particularly love it for Shetland lace.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

First time trying this yarn!

As a novice knitter, this is the first "lace weight" yarn I've used, therefore, I can't say much, pro or con, about the yarn. Just started on a...Read complete review

As a novice knitter, this is the first "lace weight" yarn I've used, therefore, I can't say much, pro or con, about the yarn. Just started on a poncho in which the pattern called for a more expensive yarn; but being a "knewbie knitter" I chose to spend less $$ on this project. Thus far I enjoy working with the yarn and its soft texture. Because it is lace weight, I quickly learn that knit needles designed for lace wt yarns was best for this project/yarn - - this was after several swatches using other needles. And, I've learned that working with lace weight yarn requires patience (lots) and precision (lots & lots). Now, I'm anxious to see the finished project.

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5.0

love this yarn

By Patty B.

from Pennsylvania

About Me Experienced

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Evenly Spun Throughout
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Special Occasion Shawls

    Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

    I love this stuff! I love to hold it, to work with it. It is so fine you feel you should crochet using just your fingertips. It sort of floats on the skin, nearly weightless, yet giving some warmth. I just wish I had more occasions to use this weight.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Great laceweight

    By littleknitter3

    from Seaforth Ontario

    About Me Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Knits Quickly
    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cowls
      • Shawls

      Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

      Using it for a cowl pattern.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Delivery was prompt and it arrived in great condition.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Fantastic: to work with & the results

      By Mb

      from Norwood, MA

      About Me Enthusiast, Long time knitter

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good stitch definition
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft
      • Stands Up To Ripping Back
      • Very Fine But Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Socks
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

        This is the first time I've used such a fine yarn. Used this yarn to replace ribbed cuffs & bottom of a friends favorite sweater. Used 2 strands held together. The yarn made the ribbing look like a piece of artwork. It was very soft, had excellent stitch definition, stood up to ripping back to correct mistakes. This yarn would be beautiful as a shell, sweater, hat, scarf or anything you would want to make out of it. Very soft, with a lovely slight halo and also washable. I really couldn't find anything wrong with this yarn. It is an exceptional yarn.

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        5.0

        amazing !

        By audrey regnard

        from france

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

              I loves thix wool ! So soft and so strong for a thin thread !

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              First time trying this yarn!

              By PT

              from Alabama

              About Me Knewbie Knitter

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Machine Washable
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Poncho

                Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

                As a novice knitter, this is the first "lace weight" yarn I've used, therefore, I can't say much, pro or con, about the yarn. Just started on a poncho in which the pattern called for a more expensive yarn; but being a "knewbie knitter" I chose to spend less $$ on this project. Thus far I enjoy working with the yarn and its soft texture. Because it is lace weight, I quickly learn that knit needles designed for lace wt yarns was best for this project/yarn - - this was after several swatches using other needles. And, I've learned that working with lace weight yarn requires patience (lots) and precision (lots & lots). Now, I'm anxious to see the finished project.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Beautiful, but tiny

                By AquaLuna

                from PA

                About Me Novice

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Tiny

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

                  I ordered three different colors, and all of them are perfect and incredibly soft, but a lot smaller than I was expecting. It's taken some time to get used to crocheting something so fine but it's worth it.

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Squishy softness

                  By Soprych

                  from Missouri

                  About Me Artist

                  See all my reviews

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                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

                    Really love the softness and weight of the yarn. I knit entirely by memory. I don't usually look at the work. With this yarn, I find myself checking a little more often because I cannot feel the yarn in my hand even when under tension. It is a dream to work with. The color options are amazing. The only advice I would have is to use needles with a more tapered tip.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Appropriately named...

                    By nilaco

                    from New Mexico

                    About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Good Weight
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

                      Soft as a cloud and perfect for lace work. Color is rich and gorgeous.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      Quick delivery and well packaged.

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                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Beautiful yarn

                      By yesimthatlisa

                      from Wisconsin

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                      Pros

                      • Dyed Evenly
                      • Machine Washable
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

                        I LOVE this yarn BUT it is cobweb thin - but it is very durable.

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                        • No

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Lovely

                        By Alma's Knit Shop

                        from Iowa

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                        Pros

                        • Nice Texture
                        • Soft

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

                            This is VERY fine yarn but I've found that it knits pretty quickly with larger needles. It is so far creating a beautiful shawl.

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