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"Wool of the Andes" by Knit Picks, a 100% Peruvian wool, is available in colors ranging from cloud to coal. A worsted weight, "Wool of the Andes" is hand washable and would work well for felting, as well as tote bags, sweaters, caps, scarves, afghans, baby items and heavier garments.

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Fall 2007
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About This Yarn
 BrandKnit Picks [www]
 DistributorKnit Picks [www]
 Made InPeru
 Yardage110 yds.
 Yarn Weight Worsted
 Fiber Content Wool
 Texture Plied
 Gauge (st. /4 in.)20
 Needle Size(s) 6 US (4.25mm) , 8 US (5mm) , 9 US (5.5mm)
 Availability Currently Produced
 CareHand Wash & Dry Flat.

Currently Produced Colors
23419: Hollyberry
23420: Coal
23421: Spruce
23422: Winter Night
23423: Mulled Wine
23424: Chestnut
23425: Cranberry
23426: Maple Syrup
23428: Blueberry
23429: Snickerdoodle
(Off White)
23430: Pumpkin
23431: Tomato
23432: Cloud
(Off White)
23433: Fern
23434: Stream
23436: Daffodil
23437: Cherry Blossom
23438: Mist
23439: Grass
23440: Blue Bonnet
23764: Red
23765: Iron Ore
23766: Avocado
23767: Asparagus
23770: Tulip
23772: Hush
Discontinued Colors
23427: Evergreen
Fall 2007
23435: Carrot
Fall 2007
23441: Wheat
Fall 2007
23442: Hyacinth
Fall 2007
23768: Rain
Fall 2007
23769: Chambray
Fall 2007
23771: Violet
Fall 2007
23773: Tan
Fall 2007
23774: Chocolate
Fall 2007
23775: Fog
Fall 2007

Reviews & Comments
San Diego, California
3 Posts
  Sunday January 1 7:50:36 PM PST
I really like this yarn, I am using it to show off fancy stiches in a sampler afghan with good stich definition. It is soft and seems of high quality for the fantastic price. My only beef is the three dark bluish-green hues that look almost identical.

Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 Posts
  Tuesday January 10 8:08:59 AM PST
This yarn is surprisingly soft for a standard wool (as opposed to a merino), and particularly for something so affordable. It isn't soft to the touch per se, but it doesn't give me the pricklies, and I'm very sensitive. I probably wouldn't wear it directly against the skin, but it would be great for a sweater you wear over a shirt or maybe even a camisole. It's much softer than a pricey tweed by a designer-who-shall-remain-nameless Also, it felts beautifully, even the natural. (Some light-colored wools don't felt well.)

Hollywood, California
3 Posts
  Sunday April 23 10:45:45 PM PST
Felts beautifully!! It doesn't seem to be quite as heavy as other worsted weight yarns, but for the price, it's pretty amazing.

san francisco, California
7 Posts
  Thursday May 11 11:18:31 AM PST
This is a wonderful all-purpose wool yarn. Knits up quickly and makes a nice fabric. My stitches start out slightly uneven but they align perfectly after washing.

des moines, Iowa
3 Posts
  Monday June 19 5:54:44 PM PST
This yarn was easy to work with...but I am disappointed in the color differences I have noticed between the website and what I actually purchased, specifically with the grass and blue bonnet colors. Lesson learned, I will buy a color card for this yarn before my next purchase.

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