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    Rowan Felted Tweed

    Rowan Felted Tweed is a luxurious blend available in a delightful array of heathered shades. Featured in numerous patterns from Rowan. Felted Tweed is also a great choice for any pattern calling for a DK weight - from fair isle to cables, you will be pleased with the results. Made in Italy.

    Content:
    50% Merino Wool/25% Alpaca/ 25% Rayon
    Care:
    Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/191yd
    Gauge:
    5.5-6 sts = 1" on US #5-6
    Knitting Weight:
    DK
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    RowanFelted Tweed
     
    4.2

    (based on 20 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Nice texture (12)
    • Good weight (11)
    • Dyed evenly (8)
    • Knits quickly (7)
    • Soft (7)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters (12)
      • Scarves (8)
      • Hats (6)
      • Gloves (4)
      • Socks (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (10), Parent (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (17)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Very Nice to Knit With

      I used this yarn to knit a 6" stuffed animal modeled after a Brussels Griffin Dog. The color and weight were perfect for the doll. When trying to tighten some matress stitching...Read complete review

      I used this yarn to knit a 6" stuffed animal modeled after a Brussels Griffin Dog. The color and weight were perfect for the doll. When trying to tighten some matress stitching I did, I tore the yarn, so it needed to be used more delicately. Once knit, it holds durably. I was very pleased with this yarn overall.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      The yarn has changed

      I purchased one ball of Felted Tweed to add to a bag of the same yarn I already had in my stash from 2007, in order to complete a sweater. I did not expect...Read complete review

      I purchased one ball of Felted Tweed to add to a bag of the same yarn I already had in my stash from 2007, in order to complete a sweater. I did not expect a matching dyelot and planned around that, but I was surprised at the very great difference in yarn quality. The current Felted Tweed from Rowan is inferior to the previous Rowan yarn of the same name-- in grist, depth of color and in the robustness of the quality of the component fibers--wool, alpaca and rayon--with the wool being the likeliest suspect. Clearly in the past 6 years they have changed mills, possibly for economic reasons. Nobody's fault but I would not use this yarn again. It's not nearly as much fun to knit with and the resulting limp and dullish sweaters are no longer the quality I got spoiled with.

      Reviewed by 20 customers

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      5.0

      lovely tweed!

      By RisforRocket

      from Litchfield, IL

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

        This yarn is knitting up into a beautiful colorwork sweater! Have had no snags or knots, and the yarn slides along nicely on my metal needles. It could be considered bit fragile, though...pull too hard and the yarn will pull apart. I will definitely be buying this yarn again, I definitely recommend it!

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        • No

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        4.0

        love the color and texture

        By Dr. K

        from Binghamton, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

          Am using it toknit Anatolia from Rowan 54 a real challenge but the payoff is how gorgeous the outcome is. the DK weight wonderful for colorwork and the 'felt' and heathering gives the knitwear great dimensionality.

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          5.0

          I love this yarn!

          By DonnaB

          from western WA

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

            This yarn knits up into a very 'rich' looking garment. At first it appears to be scratchy; it really isn't. The colors are gorgeous and it's a joy to knit. If I had unlimited funds, I would buy a bag of felted tweed in every color and I mean that sincerely.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Beautiful Colors!

            By DonnaB

            from western WA

            See all my reviews

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                  Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

                  I'm making 'Orkney' from Rowan #52, but I've changed the colors. Felted Tweed is a pleasure to knit with and I love the depth of the colors. I did notice that the skeins with older labels are considerably softer than the newer skeins, so will give it only four stars. Will I use this yarn again? Absolutely! And if anyone is put off by the price, consider that you are getting a lot of yardage in comparison to other yarns.

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  The yarn has changed

                  By lost knitter

                  from Manhattan

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

                        I purchased one ball of Felted Tweed to add to a bag of the same yarn I already had in my stash from 2007, in order to complete a sweater. I did not expect a matching dyelot and planned around that, but I was surprised at the very great difference in yarn quality. The current Felted Tweed from Rowan is inferior to the previous Rowan yarn of the same name-- in grist, depth of color and in the robustness of the quality of the component fibers--wool, alpaca and rayon--with the wool being the likeliest suspect. Clearly in the past 6 years they have changed mills, possibly for economic reasons. Nobody's fault but I would not use this yarn again. It's not nearly as much fun to knit with and the resulting limp and dullish sweaters are no longer the quality I got spoiled with.

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                        • No

                        Comment on this review

                         
                        4.0

                        Enjoyed the finished product.

                        By Knitting Mom

                        from New Jeersey

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Dyed Evenly
                        • Good Weight
                        • Nice Texture

                        Cons

                        • Sheds

                        Best Uses

                        • Gloves
                        • Hats
                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

                        I used this yarn to make a scarf & fingerless mitts.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Beautiful Muted Colors

                        By Julie

                        from Victor, ID

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Dyed Evenly
                        • Easy To Fix
                        • Hides Mistakes
                        • Knits Quickly
                        • Soft

                        Cons

                        • For Steeks Needs Machine

                        Best Uses

                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

                        I love fair isle and the colors are muted and earthy, however because it is not 100% wool a sewing machine is needed before steeking

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                        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        great product, not much availability

                        By as

                        from syracuse, NY

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

                        I had a problem in that your number/name system for the felted tweed and loveknitting.com's system had an error in it (same yarn was labeled differently on the two sites) leading me to have to buy another skein of yarn separately (which I bought from loveknitting because your price is higher than theirs, even given the transatlantic shipping).

                        Everything else was fine.

                        Comment on this review

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Lovely

                        By Debbie

                        from Madison, WI

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Weight
                        • Knits Quickly
                        • Nice Texture

                        Cons

                        • Sheds
                        • Twists Up

                        Best Uses

                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

                        I used this yarn for the Levenwick pattern. It's wonderful beautiful! I did need to double it up to obtain gauge = expensive for this project!

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Felted Tweed by Rowan

                        By Virginia

                        from Capistrano Beach CA

                        About Me Parent

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Weight
                        • Knits Quickly
                        • Nice Texture

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Sweaters

                          Comments about Rowan Felted Tweed:

                          Ordered this yarn specifically for a pattern. I usually like a thicker yarn, however, the Felted Tweed knit up so beautifully I am now a big fan.

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