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Juniper Moon Farm Willa

Juniper Moon Farm Willa is a soft blend of 60% merino and 40% super kid mohair, which gives it a slight halo. Willa is a bulky weight yarn that works up at 3 stitches to the inch - so your project will fly off your needles! Made in Italy

Content:
60% Merino Wool/40% Super Kid Mohair
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/153yds
Gauge:
3 sts = 1" on US 11
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
$0.00 ball
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Juniper Moon FarmWilla
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This yarn is a dream!

      By Donna's ready for winter!

      from Santa Fe, NM

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfy and warm
      • Easy to work with
      • Fast Progress
      • Very soft

      Cons

      • slight shedding

      Best Uses

      • Hat
      • Scarf
      • Sweater

      Comments about Juniper Moon Farm Willa:

      Returning to knitting after a 25 year hiatus while raising kids, I began by buying some cheaper yarns with nightmarish results. Determined not to give up, I decided to try the Willa yarn. It turns out, it was mostly the yarn and not me, as this sweater is fabulous. I got the dark, marine blue color, which is stunning. It's very easy to work with and works up quickly, due to large needle size. I agree with the other review that it's not like the old, scratchy mohair. I also agree that size 10 needles produced more favorable results than the recommended size 11.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Believe me - this is really nice yarn!

      By Doodles

      from Salisbury, CT

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      Pros

      • Great texture
      • Soft
      • Terrific Colors

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats

        Comments about Juniper Moon Farm Willa:

        This is a very lovely yarn to work with - soft with good stitch definition. Items work up quickly with large needles. I am making hats with a #6 circular needle which is equally enjoyable. Knit on!

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        A Hidden Treasure

        By Jenn

        from NC

        Pros

        • Doesn't Split
        • Great hand
        • Luxurious
        • Nice Halo
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cowl
          • Hat
          • Scarf
          • Sweater

          Comments about Juniper Moon Farm Willa:

          I'm in love with this yarn! Don't let the mohair content scare you off!! This is made with very high quality mohair, none of that scratchy, itchy stuff found in other mohair yarns. The yarn strand itself feels like butter and the fabric it makes is absolutely stunning- lofty, warm, with a beautifully sutble sheen and a lovely drape. Can't comment on its durability in finished garments because I haven't made anything that will get a lot of friction, but I believe it will wear well, perhaps just getting a fluffier halo with wear. I'm really sad that this has been discontinued.

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          (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Lovely to knit with

          By Beverly

          from NYC

          Pros

          • Beautiful colors
          • Frogging friendly
          • Great for cables
          • Soft and smooth

          Cons

          • slight shedding

          Best Uses

          • Cozy sweaters
          • Hats scarfs mittens

          Comments about Juniper Moon Farm Willa:

          I had the pleasure of knitting one of the trunk show samples with Willa--lucky me! Willa is beautiful to knit with, responds well to frogging, washes well and dries fluffy. Texture shines through. I would suggest using a slightly smaller needle size: 10 or 10.5 rather than 11--slightly firmer texture without diminishing soft, squishy character of yarn.

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          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Soft with a lovely sheen

          By luci99

          from Bolingbrook, IL

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          Pros

          • Gorgeous color
          • Hint of shine
          • Not splitty
          • Super soft
          • Wet felts easily

          Cons

          • Teensy bit sheddy

          Best Uses

          • Blankets
          • Cowls
          • Hats
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Juniper Moon Farm Willa:

          I am currently knitting a sweater with Willa and it has been an absolute joy to work with. It's so soft and the color is just beautiful. Despite some fiddly stitches in the pattern, the yarn holds together wonderfully--no splitting. It even hold up well to repeated frogging. My only quibble is that I'll sometimes feel like I've got fiber stuck in the back of my throat after knitting. This is my first experience with mohair, and I'm pretty sure I've been spoiled.

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