Rowan Baby Merino Silk DK

$12.95 Ball
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  • Fiber Content: 66% Merino Superwash Wool/34% Tussah Silk
  • Weight: DK
  • Gauge: 5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
  • Weight/Yardage: 50g/147yds
  • Care: Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
  • Country Of Origin: Made in Italy

Knit or crochet something luxuriously soft for your little one with Rowan's Baby Merino Silk DK. This touchable blend of comfy superwash wool and smooth silk is a versatile one-ply dk weight, perfect for baby and children's garments and for light, drapey, and easy-to-care-for adult projects, too. The colors are really what stand out—the wool and silk take dye slightly differently, so the yarn shades come out bright, deep and complex. Made in Italy.

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12.95Baby Merino Silk DK
 
3.6

(based on 9 reviews)

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63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Sweaters (3)
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1.0

Lack of Adequate Inventory

By June

from Colorado

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Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

This order was cancelled because they only had mixed dye lots. This is the third order in the past 3 months that has resulted in cancellation due to mixed dye lots.

 
5.0

Beautiful

By Cyndi

from Decatur, IL

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Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

I purchased this yarn for a scarf. It was a dream to work with and very soft. This yarn would be great for any clothing.

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  • No
 
5.0

Love this yarn

By Santa Fe Knitter

from Santa Fe, NM

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gorgeous Colors
  • Pleasure To Knit

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Shawls
    • Sweaters

    Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

    I'm making scarves for my grandchildren and daughter in law per their request. I chose this yarn for softness and sheen. I've completed my grandson's scarf and can say that the yarn was a pleasure to work with, looks fantastic. I didn't find any knots in the 2+ balls of yarn that I used. The scarf is quite soft with a wee bit of scratchiness when I put it around my neck. I'm hoping that the scratchiness goes away when I wash it in Euclan and block it. Overall, I'm very pleased with this yarn and will consider it for future projects. I bought the colors Deep, Jewel and Lake and the colorways are all stunning.

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    • No
     
    2.0

    Something is different

    By knitting addict

    from Aberdeen, Maryland

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    Pros

    • Doesn't Split
    • Weight

    Cons

    • Not Soft
    • Plain

    Best Uses

      Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

      I've used this yarn before several times and loved it. The yarn was soft and you could see the tonal shadings in it. This time the yarn is not as soft and I don't see any tonal shading at all. I probably won't buy again.

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      knotty

      By kitty

      from australia

      Pros

        Cons

        • Brown Wool In Cream Ball
        • Frays Near Knots
        • Too many knots

        Best Uses

          Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

          I wish I had read the reviews before i bought this wool. I tried to complain to Rowan but still didn't get an answer after a month

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          • No

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Soft with quality, but too many knots

          By KathyM

          from Virginia

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          Pros

          • Soft Drapy
          • True To Dk Gauge

          Cons

          • Too many knots
          • True To Gauge Dk

          Best Uses

          • Shawls
          • Sweaters

          Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

          I knit a DK cardigan with this yarn and it was wonderful on the hands, very soft and drapy, just the look I wanted. Nevertheless, I found at least one knot in each of the 8 skeins I used for the project. For me, this is unacceptable for the quality and price range of this wool. Fortunately I had allowed an extra skein for the project so I did not run short to complete it.

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          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Overall, a good product

          By KathyM

          from Virginia

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          Pros

          • Soft easy to work with
          • Superwash
          • True To Gauge

          Cons

          • Knots In Each Skein
          • Knots In The Each Skein
          • Splits

          Best Uses

          • Baby items
          • Sweaters

          Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

          I used this product to make a cardigan and the drape and feel of it is delicious. The feel of it made the project go very quickly. What annoyed me most were the knots that I encountered in almost every skein.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Rowan's best yarn!

          By Sumru

          from Istanbul,Turkey

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

          Yarn is truly silky.I knitted a cardigan for my daughter.It's very soft and nice.I really enjoyed it and I bought other color.

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          • No

          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love, love it.

          By Northwoman

          from Minnesota

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          Pros

          • Natural Fibers
          • Softness
          • Washability

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Baby items
            • Next To Skin Cowl Gaiter
            • Next To Skin Sweaters

            Comments about 12.95 Baby Merino Silk DK:

            I really love this yarn. It is so soft. It's even softer after washing. I appreciate that it has some washability. I still wash it on cold and gentle, dry flat (not in the dryer). It's very easy to knit.

            I made a beret first, which technically it may be too drapey for it. I'm making an adult sweater and cowl (sort of a neck warmer). It's perfect for next to skin because of its softness. It would be excellent for baby items.

            I like the colors that are marled and because I love the yarn I wish they made even more colors.

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