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Old 01-29-2013, 08:49 AM   #6
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Re: Woolie Mamas...What is your favorite base?

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Originally Posted by FriedaT View Post
I really like Uruguay 3-ply Merino. I used to like how light LT is because it gets so hot here but I always end up slightly felting it after a couple of washes. I'm dying to try Purewool with their sale going on but, you know, funds. I have one MMW that I had gotten through a co-op but it feels rough to me after using the merino. Maybe because it isn't lanolized yet.
How does the Uruguay 3-ply merino hold up? I knit DD a romper with it and loved it. It's still too big so it hasn't been tested yet.

I hate MMW. It usually softens up. I just don't like knitting it. I do like cestari but I feel like the softness varies a lot.
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