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Made specifically for use with SMOOSH Yarn and patterns.
A fun, fast, and fantastic knit...you can create a giant, super chunky blanket in a weekend.
Why straights and not circulars?....these are perfect for large scale knitting..when the knitting begins to grow and gets heavier (and this happens quickly) the weight of the knit piece exerts a downward pull on the stitches, and if they are on a cable like a circular needle, they can stretch from the weight and lose their gauge...the smooth surface of the waxed wooden needles allows the stitches to slide easy, retain their loft and softness. We knit our queen size SMOOSH blankets on these....(the 120's)...the length is long enough to hold the stitches, and short enough to knit comfortably in a chair.
- US Size 120( 1.25 in. dia.) 32 mm...or
.size 50 ( 1 in. dia..25mm
- Hand carved, Hand Painted Poplar, smooth and hand rubbed, finished with beeswax
- Length - 24 inches
If you would like free patterns using these needles and the SMOOSH yarn, please just ask!...
Have any questions? Contact the shop owner.
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
I will only use your shipping and billing address, and contact information
Colors may vary due to monitor settings and or lighting factors. Since each order is a large investment in materials and labor we can not accept returns on color choice orders. Exchanges are determined on individual order basis.
Remember, since our yarn is processed and spun, its loftier and takes less then plain wool roving - here's some basic usage guidelines using our 120 needles and SMOOSH™ Yarn.
We also have complete knit kits available here :
We don't send you wool that is simply repackaged from a wool mill - our original SMOOSH Pure Merino yarn is truly unique in that we take the time to process and lightly spin it into a real yarn product. This is why SMOOSH yarn can take a little extra time to receive. Why wait? Smoosh Yarns and Blankets are more durable, shed less, last longer and our blankets are not made with plain wool roving. Please read the rest of our FAQ’s for more about why your SMOOSH Yarn™ Or SMOOSH Blanket™ Is truly one of a kind!
We use 100% merino wool for all our products. Dry cleaning is best. Gentle spot cleaning if necessary. Do not machine wash or dry.
Large quantity bulk orders are available at a reduced rate.
Large scale knitting is extremely moveable. All sizing is done laid flat, not stretched. Due to the nature of the fabric, the sizing is very changeable and can vary... Each item is measured before shipping and will be at least the size advertised, but can 'grow' with use.
My product is a spun, lightly felted yarn, not the plain wool roving you can find other places, which provides strength, durability and 95% less shedding... our yarn has been made this way for many years and has lasted the test of time! My process allows for the same giant size, but eliminates the problems with using roving ... Roving breaks and tears, sheds like crazy and creates a very heavy Item! SMOOSH yarn is giant, airy, light and easy to work with! On Etsy since early 2013 and In local markets and boutiques prior, well before the ‘chunky craze’ hit the world, my process has been developed over many years of trial and error, to find the perfect mix of spin, felting,and sizing, to make a beautiful, yet durable blanket or project!
We recommend our giant size 120 needles for best results with our yarn. Anything smaller such US size 50's and below will create a more dense heavier fabric, and require more yarn.
SMOOSH blankets are made with our SMOOSH Pure Merino Wool Yarn, and not plain raw wool roving seen in other shops or websites. The process of lightly spinning and felting the wool to create our yarn provides strength, durability, and reduces shedding and tearing by 95% ... Using this yarn to create our SMOOSH blankets means your blanket will be lighter, fluffier and softer than any other! We have been selling our blankets and yarn on Etsy for many years, and in local boutiques and markets well before that - our blankets have withstood the test of time!
Our pattern booklet (in English ) is provided with all knit kits and yarn purchase. It includes 5 style blanket patterns, and 2-3 small project bonus patterns. It also has some tips and tricks for large scale knitting and sizing details with cast on information. It is not a basic knitting tutorial however, and some basic knitting knowledge, while not needed, is helpful. All patterns are beginner level and require only basic knowledge of cast on, knit and purl techniques.