Do I have to knit a tension square?

We do recommend knitting a tension square or gauge swatch. Every knitter is different, and you may knit more tightly or loosely than the tension indicated on the ball band, which will affect the size of the finished piece.

Most wool makes me itch. Will your yarn itch too?

Biggan Design yarn is extremely soft – so soft that it can be worn directly against your skin without itching.

Can I use Biggan Design merino wool for felted projects?

Although not technically a “superwash” yarn, Biggan Design yarn has been specifically developed to be machine washable on a gentle or woollens cycle at 30ºC. It is therefore not suitable for felting (in fact, a swatch that we purposely mistreated still wouldn’t felt!!