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4.7

Rowan Cocoon

A subtle light twist lends uniqueness to Rowan Cocoon, a bulky blend of ultra-soft merino and the slight fuzz of kid mohair. The lighter shade doesn’t actually show, but lends a delicious contrast and silvery sheen to the rich colors of Cocoon’s hues. Count on Rowan’s patterns to give knitters lots of great ideas for this multi-faceted yarn.  Made in U.K.

Content:
80% Merino Wool/ 20% Kid Mohair
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/126yds
Gauge:
3.5 sts = 1 on US 10.5
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
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RowanCocoon
 
4.7

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (16)
  • Good weight (15)
  • Nice texture (13)
  • Knits quickly (12)
  • Dyed evenly (8)

Cons

  • Sheds (4)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (12)
  • Scarves (10)
  • Hats (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (12), Artist (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15), Yes (3)

Reviewed by 23 customers

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5.0

This is the nicest yarn!

By Sandy

from PA

About Me Enthusiast, Parent

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

    This yarn knits up beautifully. Very soft for garments worn next to the skin!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    A delight to work with

    By Morgan

    from Somersworth, NH

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft
    • Very Easy To Work With

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

      I am currently working with this yarn and find it very nice to work with. It is soft and works up well.
      If there was any one thing I did't like, it would be the minor shedding from the mohair. However, it is not enough to make e not want to work with it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      First time Cocoon sweater

      By BJ

      from New Jersey

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly

      Cons

      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

      I am using this to make a sweater as a gift...it is turning out beautifully.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Soft and warm, but not for a hat

      By CKnit

      from Boston, MA

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Sheds
      • Stretches

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

      I used this yarn for a hat and find that it was a bit loose for the pattern I used, stretched significantly and lacked body. It could just be my knitting too...

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      The color was a perfect match and the quality is so soft

      By Fancy Nancy

      from Marblehead, Ma

      About Me Artist, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

        Delivery was quick

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        Love this yarn!

        By Boisderose

        from Québec, Canada

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

          Love this yarn

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Perfect as Usual

          By Suz B

          from Andover, NJ

          About Me Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

            Used for a wrap

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Soft, too fuzzy for a throw IMO

            By Knitnut

            from Wi

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Fuzzy
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Mittens
              • Scarves

              Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

              I bought one skein of Misty Blue to ck it out for a throw. This color is lighter than I expected- my monitor shows it to be close to a navy but it's actually a medium blue. For me, this is too fuzzy for a throw/afghan so I'll use it for a hat or mittens. It is a soft, fuzzy, quality yarn though.. .

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              • No

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              4.0

              Soft - tends to shed

              By Jillie

              from Canada

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Sheds

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

              Made a sweater from this yarn. Knit up quickly, did not split but shed on my clothing so I had to use a protector. I would not use this product for any garment that is close to the face.

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              4.0

              Nice to knit with

              By VicJane

              from Homewood IL

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Snags

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Rowan Cocoon:

              I knit Kirsten Hipsky's Eva Vest in the largest size in less than a month with this yarn during July on Dreamz wooden needles. It went well except on very humid days when the yarn tugged on the needles. Yes, it snagged (or split) but when I just dropped the marginal strand, it just worked into the fabric. Correcting errors in cables was a problem because of the splitting, but again, I just got the main part of the strand and it looked fine. (Fyi, I am picky about my knitting--usually working on size 3-6, so I do mean just moving along looked fine),

              Hopefully, the wearer will think the garment as soft as I found the yarn.

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              • No

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