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Any suggestions? What has worked well for you? I'm especially interested in yarn that won't get too pilled (is there any way to know that ahead of time based on what type of wool/yarn it is?)<br>
I was gonna get some LTK merino, but it's out of stock...<br>
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the lindon and peregrine merinos from <a href="http://www.irishbabyknits.com" target="_blank">www.irishbabyknits.com</a> are fabulous -- little to no pilling, great colourways, and Sharon is such a nice mama to work with. also the blue merino or targhee or bfl from <a href="http://www.cinnamon-stitches.com" target="_blank">www.cinnamon-stitches.com</a> targhee or bfl or blackberry ridge merino from <a href="http://www.woolywondersbynada.com" target="_blank">www.woolywondersbynada.com</a><br>
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I just did a pair with peace fleece and love them. Here isz a pic:<br><br><a href="http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h84/jodijeff/IMG_2199adjusted-1.jpg" target="_blank">http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h8...adjusted-1.jpg</a><br><a href="http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h84/jodijeff/IMG_2171.jpg" target="_blank">http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h8...f/IMG_2171.jpg</a>
 

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It depends a lot on how something is spun as to how it will pill: something that's spun woollen, like the single-ply merino that HandPainted Yarn or 100PureWool sell will generally pill fairly quickly- but a sturdy two-ply, spun worsted (like, for instance, Peace Fleece) is pretty indestructible. There is a trade-off, though, of softness versus durability.
 

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peace fleece!<br>
I did a pair in peace fleece and ran out at the end for the edging so I put some ecowool on the bottoms as a ruffle and that part pills and the peace fleece is perfect. It really isn't that scratchy either- I am really sensitive to that. I did have to pick a few bits of straw or wood or whatever out of the wool as I was knitting along, but once that was gone it is pretty soft. I absolutely love my peace fleece longies for my daughter. Gotta make more because she wears them almost every day!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">peace fleece!<br>
I did a pair in peace fleece and ran out at the end for the edging so I put some ecowool on the bottoms as a ruffle and that part pills and the peace fleece is perfect. It really isn't that scratchy either- I am really sensitive to that. I did have to pick a few bits of straw or wood or whatever out of the wool as I was knitting along, but once that was gone it is pretty soft. I absolutely love my peace fleece longies for my daughter. Gotta make more because she wears them almost every day!</div>
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Carter wears his almost every day too. I really need to make him more but can't figure out when I'll be able to do it. After Christmas I think. They are definitely our favourite pants, wool or no.
 
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