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    4.3

    Rowan Big Wool

    Two soft, fat plies combine to make this very soft, quick knit wool perfect for almost any cold weather project. Made in Italy.

    Content:
    100% Merino Wool
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    100g/87yd
    Gauge:
    1.875-2 sts = 1" on US 17-19
    Knitting Weight:
    Super Bulky
    $16.95 ball Discountable
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    RowanBig Wool
     
    4.3

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    71%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Knits quickly (7)
    • Dyed evenly (6)
    • Good weight (6)
    • Nice texture (4)
    • Soft (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats (4)
      • Scarves (4)
      • Sweaters (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (6)

      Reviewed by 9 customers

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      5.0

      Great for quick knit

      By WeirdSister1

      from Palouse area, Idaho

      About Me Novice

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

        Knits up so fast and easy- great yarn for hat and/or cowl patterns.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Once again-great delivery from WEBS.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        I adore Rowan Big Wool!

        By Molly

        from Croton on Hudson, NY

        About Me Enthusiast, Fiber Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Just Love It
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cowls

          Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

          I love making cowls from this wool. I imagine making many more. There is no downside to this yarn.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          3.0

          It's OK

          By Daniela

          from New York

          About Me Pro Knitter

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly

          Cons

          • Coarse
          • Not As Soft As Expected

          Best Uses

          • Felting
          • Hats

          Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

          Only downside is its lack of softness otherwise yarn is ok

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          I made beautiful scarves for Christmas

          By Liz

          from Scottsdale

          About Me Novice, Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Knitted 5 Beautiful Scarv
            • Scarves

            Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

            I have knitted 5 beautiful warm,soft scarves for Christmas gifts using large size needles,and the soft Rowan Big yarn.
            You can easily make a scarf in an evening,while watching TV.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love This Yarn

            By Kritz

            from York, PA

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

              This knits up so quickly. The yarn is a little expensive, but all Rowan yarns are. I will purchase this yarn again and recommend.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              wonderful yarn

              By patt

              from lakewood, co

              About Me Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Knits Quickly
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

                I made the cape from the cover of Rowan magazine 42 and the snail hat from Vogue knitting. The yarn is easy, fast and soft to work with and the finished product is beautiful.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                to many knots

                By ann

                from maine

                About Me Enthusiast

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Knots

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

                I ordered this yarn to make a sweater from one of the Rowan books. It is a lovely shade of green. It knits up very quickly and very well. Unfortunately, every skein had as least one and sometimes 2 knots. The last skein had 3 and as I was fast running out of yarn,it was a waste to have to take these into consideration. Don't know if this was a bad batch or what. As much as I liked knitting with it and the look of the cables, I would think long and hard before I used it again.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Excellent yarn

                By Anonymous

                from Undisclosed

                Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

                I had read the previous customer review and really agonized over buying this yarn. The Erika Knight pattern I chose featured this yarn. (I don't know if maybe the previous reviewer got a bad batch of yarn - is that possible?) I chose Big Wool in Concrete and I'm almost finished with the sweater I'm knittng. It's absolutely a dream to work with. There is no piling, no fuzziness, it's soft and fluffy, a wonderful "hand" and loft. It works up fast on big needles (#17). I got the WEBS discount and am completely happy and satisfied and would not hesitate to recommend it to any other knitter.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                not my first choice for bulky

                By Anonymous

                from Undisclosed

                Comments about Rowan Big Wool:

                This yarn is just not that great... It's not very soft (especially compared to Como or Twinkle's Soft Chunky), and there is a lot of pilling and fuzz. It needs a sweater shaver by the time you're done knitting it!

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