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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
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Filatura Di CrosaNirvana
 
4.6

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (17)
  • Nice texture (16)
  • Dyed evenly (13)
  • Good weight (11)
  • Machine washable (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (9)
  • Sweaters (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Artist (6), Enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

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

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

    Comment on this review

     
    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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      • No

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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

              Comment on this review

               
              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

                Verified Buyer

                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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                  • No

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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

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Beautiful yarn

                    By yesimthatlisa

                    from Wisconsin

                    About Me Enthusiast

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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

                      Comment on this review

                      (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.

                          Comment on this review

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          Great feel, fun to work with

                          By rh

                          from Oregon

                          About Me Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Dyed Evenly
                          • Good Weight
                          • Nice Texture
                          • Soft

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Scarves
                            • Shawls

                            Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Nirvana:

                            One ball had a quality control issue - halfway through, the yarn broke apart as I crocheted. It did this a couple dozen times. Other balls were fine. One portion of my shawl has a lot of knots, but they're not really visible and don't detract.

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