Rowan Big Wool - white hot (1)
  • Fiber Content: 100% Merino Wool
  • Weight: Super Bulky
  • Gauge: 1.875-2 sts = 1" on US 17-19
  • Weight/Yardage: 100g/87yd
  • Care: Hand Wash
  • Country Of Origin: Italy

Rowan Big Wool

$16.95 Ball
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Rowan Big Wool has two soft, fat plies which combine to make this very soft, quick knit wool perfect for almost any cold weather project. 

Rowan Big Wool - white hot (1)
(1) white hot
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Ice Blue (21)
(21) Ice Blue
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - wild berry (25)
(25) wild berry
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - blue velvet (26)
(26) blue velvet
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Linen (48)
(48) Linen
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Steel Blue (52)
(52) Steel Blue
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Vert (54)
(54) Vert
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Glum (56)
(56) Glum
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Concrete (61)
(61) Concrete
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Lipstick (63)
(63) Lipstick
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Prize (64)
(64) Prize
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Reseda (69)
(69) Reseda
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - smoky (7)
(7) smoky
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Stag (71)
(71) Stag
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Yolk (78)
(78) Yolk
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Pantomine (79)
(79) Pantomine
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Black (8)
(8) Black
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Surf (81)
(81) Surf
$16.95
Rowan Big Wool - Biscotti (82)
(82) Biscotti
$16.95

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ROWANBig Wool
 
4.5

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (18)
  • Good weight (14)
  • Dyed evenly (12)
  • Nice texture (10)
  • Soft (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (12)
  • Hats (10)
  • Sweaters (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (8), Artist (4), Novice (4), Parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Beautiful Scarf

This is a super quick project, double strands of super bulky yarn on size 19/20 (35mm) needles! 20 stitches all garter stitch, knit until yarn runs out! Warm, soft, like...Read complete review

This is a super quick project, double strands of super bulky yarn on size 19/20 (35mm) needles! 20 stitches all garter stitch, knit until yarn runs out! Warm, soft, like having a blanket around your neck & shoulders. Featured in Vogue Knitting, even a beginner will manage this. I also teach knitting and this is a great project! I made 4, one in super big silk ( soft but still warm) and one in single strand of the Big Wool and it was perfect for me!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

not my first choice for bulky

This yarn is just not that great... It's not very soft (especially compared to Como or Twinkle's Soft Chunky), and there is a lot of pilling and fuzz. It needs a...Read complete review

This yarn is just not that great... It's not very soft (especially compared to Como or Twinkle's Soft Chunky), and there is a lot of pilling and fuzz. It needs a sweater shaver by the time you're done knitting it!

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4.0

Warm and quick for delicate items

By 

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

Used in a 2-color mistake-stitch rib scarf, first half was teal blue and second half was black. The black knit up into a much shorter and somewhat wider section than the teal blue (as if the black yarn was thicker), and it didn't feel as soft. The black didn't pill as much during knitting, either. Regardless, this makes a quick and incredibly warm scarf!

 
5.0

I can't wait to use this yarn for another project!

By 

from undisclosed

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Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

Made a hat with attached cowl and I wore it immediately! This wool is so soft and beautiful to work with. I can't find anything to criticize about it other than I bought what I thought was a gray and a blue but they both look blue- that has more to do with the online photo not representing the color correctly.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love RBW

By 

from undisclosed

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Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Easy To Fix
  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Machine Washable

Cons

  • Stretches

Best Uses

  • Baby blankets
  • Scarves

Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

I didn't knit with this because I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and haven't yet found a med that allows me to knit.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
2.0

It's ok but disappointed

By 

from Vermont

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

      Knot tied in the middle of the skein. Disappointing.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great yarn

      By 

      from Massachusetts

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Knits Quickly

      Cons

      • Sheds

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

      Use for scarfs or hats

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Beautiful Scarf

      By 

      from Boston

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

        This is a super quick project, double strands of super bulky yarn on size 19/20 (35mm) needles! 20 stitches all garter stitch, knit until yarn runs out! Warm, soft, like having a blanket around your neck & shoulders. Featured in Vogue Knitting, even a beginner will manage this. I also teach knitting and this is a great project! I made 4, one in super big silk ( soft but still warm) and one in single strand of the Big Wool and it was perfect for me!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Highly recommend this WOOL!

        By 

        from Groveport Ohio

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

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        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy join of new skeins
        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Great stitch definition
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Sheds

        Best Uses

        • Blankets
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

        FRONTIERSMAN by Martin Storey. A lovely BIG CABLED knit sweater! I LOVE the way this WOOL adds GREAT stitch definition! And incredibly warm yet light! Highly recommend this WOOL for quick projects. I intend to make a lovely throw with BIG WOOL ASAP!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Would buy again

        By 

        from austin,TX

        About Me Artist

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

          made a bolero. knitted quickly and stood up to repeated frogging and tinking. finished item turned out very well

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          awesome! awesome! awesome!

          By 

          from ca

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          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Great To Work With Knits
          • Knits Quickly

          Cons

          • More Color Choices

          Best Uses

            Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

            knits up fast, has great stitch definition

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            ALL THEY SAID IT WOULD BE AND MORE

            By 

            from CONNECTICUT

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

            • Stretches

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about ROWAN Big Wool:

            FAST DELIVERY

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