Is cascade 220 or patons merino better for a sweater?

Answer On One Hand: Patons Classic MerinoThis workhorse yarn features three plies of softly spun merino yarn. It's affordable ($6 as of January 2010), it has a generous put-up of 223 yards per 100 gram sk... Read More »

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What Is Merino Wool Used for?

Merino is the finest grade of wool derived from the Merino sheep. Soft and comfortable, merino wool is spun into yarn and crafted into clothing, accessories and articles in the home. Merino wool ha... Read More »

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