Best merino DK yarn please

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Best merino DK yarn please

Postby AB&M » 02 Sep 2013, 20:58

I need some suggestions as I don't want to spend £50 making the top from this month's molly makes! I need 1200m of the stuff and the suggested yarn (rico design merino dk) comes up at around £4 per ball before postage!
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Re: Best merino DK yarn please

Postby blackberrycrimble » 02 Sep 2013, 21:13

I suspect you'll struggle to find much cheaper than that? But I am no expert. Deramores currently have some of the Rico on sale at £3.31 per ball.
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Re: Best merino DK yarn please

Postby gingerbreadhouse » 02 Sep 2013, 21:19

Wendy Merino is nice, can you get that any cheaper than the Rico?
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Re: Best merino DK yarn please

Postby qbm » 03 Sep 2013, 06:44

Try Drops - it's v reasonable and excellent quality. I used the superwash merino for E's dress. Wool Warehouse have a good range of Drops to check out.

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