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Anyone knit or crochet wool soakers?

(5 Posts)
Bluecarrot Thu 19-Sep-13 23:03:27

I'm looking to make my own soakers but wondering what wool you used?

My local shops only stock acrylic or really scratchy wool and obv I want stuff that will feel nice while also working as a soaker. Since I'm gonna have to buy online, I'm hoping someone can recommend a good 100% wool to use smile

Romily Thu 19-Sep-13 23:59:01

Have a look at the Drops range on Wool Warehouse, they have a range of affordable and great quality yarns.

Bluecarrot Fri 20-Sep-13 11:55:16

Thanks though its feedback on what's soft that i need really!

Romily Sat 21-Sep-13 10:37:19

Anything with Merino is very soft and the baby merino can be Machine washed on gentle cycle 40°C the Andes is lovely too although it is hand wash at 30 degrees.

The main Drops site gives a detailed description on the yarns and their washing instructions.

I am in no way linked to them I just love their yarns smile

Bluecarrot Mon 23-Sep-13 11:25:39

Ah, I see! Thank you smile

DP will kill me if I buy any more wool before I finish at least one of the current projects so plenty of time to pick smile

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