From your own experience do these yarns PILL?

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dreamweave wrote
on Oct 21, 2012 6:51 PM

Dear friends,

From your experience, could you please recommend me some yarns (wools/cold weather yarns) that don't pill (or at least pill very little).

Have you worked with these yarns, and if you did, did they pill or not.

        - Plymouth Galway

        - Valley yarns valley superwash

        - The plucky knitter primo

        - Mostly merino 2 ply worsted (and by the way where can one buy this from?)

        - Rowan magpie

        - Cestari fine merino

        - Debbie Bliss rialto aran and DK

Or if you/ve worked with other yarns that didn't pill please share with me.

The project I am thinking about is a cardigan (swing, or a circle cardi), something with nice drape to it.

Thank you very much in advance,

 

AL

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ZassZ wrote
on Dec 22, 2012 5:29 PM

HI there, 

It's a little late answering but I just read comments from reviewers re the Galway Worsted 100% Wool that it is soft and easy to work with but that this yarn wants to felt. 

I love the Plymouth DK Merino Superwash 100% Fine Merino Wool.  Easy to work with, doesn't split, great stitch def, really soft.  This yarn did not pill for me.   

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