Weight / ply: 4 ply / fingering
Ball size: 50 g
Metres (yards): 200 m (219 yards)
Fibre: 100% wool
Needle size: 3.25 mm
Colour type: solid
Care: gentle machine wash; hand wash recommended
Purely Wool Baby is a 4 ply 100% wool superwash from Broadway that has been designed specifically with babies and children in mind. It’s soft, warm and dyed in colours suitable for any baby project. But don’t limit yourself! There are also some colours designed with grownups in mind, and who doesn’t love something soft enough for a baby? It’s great for shawls, cuddly amigurumi and many other things.
Broadway offers high-quality Italian-made yarns at a budget-friendly price, but you still get to support local – the business behind Broadway is 100% New Zealand owned and operated.
Pattern Ideas for Purely Wool Baby
The Baby Snug is a beautiful zig-zag crochet pattern for a baby blanket.
The Battenberg Blanket will remind you of the cake it is named after. It is squishy and made with squares, so you can create anything from a baby-size blanket to a bigger-than-king-size blanket.
The Strangling Vine Lace Scarf is intricate and a lovely accessory that can be made with just one skein of yarn.
If you would like to show off intricate stitchwork, the Wasabi Hat is just the ticket! And you may have some of your skein of Purely Wool Baby left over when you’re done.
If you’d prefer a cute hat that knits up fast, the Izmir Hat is lovely and incredibly simple to knit.