Plush! Wendy Eider Yarn Review

Wendy Eider Yarn Review

Wendy Eider Yarn Review

Really, really plush yarn!

Wendy Eider Yarn - How often have you seen yarns named for what they want to be?  I can't tell you how may times I have seen the word soft all over a yarn's label and sometimes it is and sometimes not so much.  This time it really IS and I'm going to attempt to describe it for you.

How Soft is Eider?

Ok, this is hard and I think I'm probably not going to do the yarn justice.  It's one of those yarns that you are just going to have to touch to understand just how soft it really is.  The closest I can come is knitting with a marshmallow without the sticky. It's soft. It's plush and light yet warm. It has the softness of the fur of a baby animal - just delightful!

It's in the chunky range and the folks at Wendy are recommending a 10.5 needle, so it's a quick knit. Eider comes in only 5 colors, but they are neutral and perfect for layering over cold weather attire.

Eider Yarn Stats

Fiber Content:  80% Nylon 20% Polyester Yarn

Weight:   100 gram 164 yards per ball approx. 
Gauge:   3.5 sts per inch on US 10.5 needles, chunky weight
Care:      Easy care! Machine wash cold with short cycle, tumble dry low

Free Scarf Knitting Pattern included on the Eider Yarn label

Free Scarf Knitting Pattern included on the Eider Yarn label

What to Knit with Eider

  • Scarves (there's a great pattern on the label for a well styled 1 skein scarf)
  • Cowls
  • Throws
  • Vests

All in all, Eider is a fun fiber for quick and soft knitting projects.

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Happy Knitting!

- Donna, Your Friendly Knitting Doctor

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Donna Pelzar

Donna (aka the Knitting Doctor) is the face behind The New Street Knitter patterns. She teaches knitting instruction for all skill levels in her studio and loves to focus on techniques and interesting stitch patterns. She recently expanded into pattern design and we are thrilled to be able to offer her patterns at NobleKnits. Donna also hosts all of our Knit Alongs.