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Jil Eaton MinnowMerino

Looking for a super soft wool in fun, bright colors? Look no further than Jil Eaton MinnowMerino. Designed to work with her patterns, this fabulous yarn has so many lively colors, you'll have trouble choosing just one. Made in Peru.
 
 
Content:
100% Extra Fine Merino Wool
Care:
Machine Wash Regular
Weight/Yardage:
50g/77yd
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$9.50 hank $5.49 hank
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Jil EatonMinnowMerino
 
4.4

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (11)
  • Dyed evenly (9)
  • Good weight (8)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Knits quickly (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Hats (3)
  • Scarves (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

wonderful,soft and washable !

This is one of the most wonderful yarns I have used. It is soft, knits up very evenly and is sooooo soft. Kids especially love it. Perfect for babies and little ones as...Read complete review

This is one of the most wonderful yarns I have used. It is soft, knits up very evenly and is sooooo soft. Kids especially love it. Perfect for babies and little ones as it is machine washable. My only criticism is the limited range of colors. While the shades it comes in are lovely, bright clear colors; they are mostly 'kid colors' (if you kniow what I mean. Would love to see it in some darker, more soophisticated colors soon !!Great Yarn though and good yardage

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Beautiful yarn but...

I loved the soft texture of this yarn. The colors were very bright which happened to be just what I was looking for. I made Jil Eaton's Hankie Pankie Blankie for my new baby...Read complete review

I loved the soft texture of this yarn. The colors were very bright which happened to be just what I was looking for. I made Jil Eaton's Hankie Pankie Blankie for my new baby and after pulling it out of the wash, all of the tassels and pompoms had shredded into long fibers. I tied them as tightly as possible but pulling too hard on this singles yarn will break it like roving. So sad about the state of the blanket. I will be redoing the little decorative bits around the blanket with Cascade 220 superwash. I think this yarn would probably be okay for anything knit rather tightly but I don't want to try it for myself as it is not a lot of yardage for the money.

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5.0

Great yarn

By ipyrkh

from Atlanta,GA

About Me Enthusiast, Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Machine Washable
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

      Great yarn, great colors. I used it for crocheted baby sweater. Pleasure to work with. Good for baby clothes: very soft and machine washable.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Just lovely

      By Auntie E

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft
      • Vibrant Colors

      Cons

      • Splits

      Best Uses

      • Children's Wear

      Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

      I'm using 11 different colors to knit a Wonky Log Cabin baby blanket. I love the contrasts between all the different hues! The yarn is soft and fun to work with, though if, like me, you occasionally have to pick out and reknit a row, you'll find that the yarn splits and gets more difficult to work with.

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      • No

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      3.0

      Beautiful yarn but...

      By Marie the mom

      from Plainfield, Vermont

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Does Not Do Well In Wash
      • Sheds
      • Snags
      • Weak If Knitted Loosely

      Best Uses

        Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

        I loved the soft texture of this yarn. The colors were very bright which happened to be just what I was looking for. I made Jil Eaton's Hankie Pankie Blankie for my new baby and after pulling it out of the wash, all of the tassels and pompoms had shredded into long fibers. I tied them as tightly as possible but pulling too hard on this singles yarn will break it like roving. So sad about the state of the blanket. I will be redoing the little decorative bits around the blanket with Cascade 220 superwash. I think this yarn would probably be okay for anything knit rather tightly but I don't want to try it for myself as it is not a lot of yardage for the money.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        I love this yarn

        By applelou

        from Richardson, TX

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Needle Catches Rarely

        Best Uses

        • Felting
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

        So soft and strong. Lays nicely. If you undo your work and re-knit it can get fuzzy and you might not get through all the strands. It is beautiful! And not itchy!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Love it

        By CrochetOle'

        from Marietta, GA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Twists Up

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

        I have made several hats and two blankets from this yarn. The colors are pretty and also perfect for children's items. Very soft. I find it twists easily but maybe that is just because of the way I crochet.It washes nicely. I haven't ever machine dried it so I cannot speak to that. I recommend it.

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        • No

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        4.0

        So soft and fuzzy

        By AmyDee

        from Alexandria, VA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Great For Baby Hats
        • Knits Quickly
        • Really Pretty Colors
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Sheds
        • Splitty

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

        Used for Baby Entrelac Hat.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Prompt delivery.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Lovely Yarn

        By Grammydotti

        from New Hampshire

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Machine Washable
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

            This yarn is luxuriously soft and nice to knit with. Be careful when knitting- it can split if not careful. Made a beautiful baby blanket and hat.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Just lovely!

            By Stacey

            from Elizabethtown, KY

            About Me Enthusiast, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baby items

              Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

              I used this for a baby hat for someone else to give. The gifter requested the softest yarn I could find that would still be washable and this fit the bill. It is lovely and soft to work with, the colors are amazing (and consistent), and it works up beautifully with nice stitch definition. I love singles but they shed terribly; this has almost no shed and I love it for that. My only qualm is the price point for the yardage. It is definitely a splurge and for my part will only be purchased for someone who I know will use and cherish the end product.

              Service and delivery comments:

              I couldn't be happier. Everything arrived quickly and in good condition. The one question I had was answered quickly and accurately.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Love this yarn!

              By lisey

              from San Francisco, CA

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Blankets

                Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

                I started to make baby blankets for all my friends. I was first given this Jil Eaton yarn by my mother in law and fell in love with it. Its easy to work with as a novice knitter. I like the feel of the yarn and the ease of moving it around on my needles. I'm on my third blanket with this exact yarn.

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                • No

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                5.0

                perfect for babies

                By wynne

                from the desert of Arizona

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Jil Eaton MinnowMerino:

                  The colors are bright and fun. This yarn knitted up beautifully and is super soft. I wish that this came in worsted or sport.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Webs is always great with everything! The yarn arrived quickly in perfect condition. I LOVE Webs!

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                  • No

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