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Berroco Blackstone Tweed Yarn - 2685 Log Cabin Reviews

Berroco Blackstone Tweed Yarn - 2685 Log Cabin
2685 Log Cabin shown $9.95

Product Information (for 2685 Log Cabin)

Gauge (sts. / inch): 4.5 Physical Weight: 50g  (view more)
Primary Fiber: Wool  (view more) Secondary Fiber: Mohair  (view more)
Specific Fiber: 65% Wool, 25% Superkid Mohair, 10% Angora US Needle: US7
Washing Instructions: Hand Wash  (view more) Weight: Heavy Worsted/Aran (16-18 sts/4 in)  (view more)
Yardage: 130    Knitting Calculator  View Knitting Calculator
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Overall Blackstone Tweed Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (4.2 based on 13 reviews)
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 Nice yarn 1 of 13 
 Review by: Laurie W.     (read Laurie W.'s 52 other reviews) May 11, 2013 
 Rating: 4 out of 5 (4 out of 5)
I bought this for a pattern from weekend hats. It's a nice yarn, soft and well constructed, pretty color. It's nothing amazing, but I would use it again.
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 Breaks too easily 2 of 13 
 Review by: mindiw     (read mindiw's 5 other reviews) Mar 19, 2013 
 Rating: 1 out of 5 (1 out of 5)
I purchased this yarn through a LYS and not Jimmy Beans. I fell in love with yarn and decided despite the cost to buy enough for a cardigan. I found that with slight tension the breaks too easily. It broke when pulling from the ball, while trying to construct a simple C4B or C4F cable and when I would need unravel a small part of the fabric to fix a mistake. I feel that the mohair content on the yarn compromises the integrity of the yarn. I do not recommend this yarn for anything larger than a hat, scarf, or mittens/gloves.
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 Good yarn for rustic sweaters 3 of 13 
 Review by: cecile     (read cecile's 11 other reviews) Feb 25, 2013 
 Rating: 4 out of 5 (4 out of 5)
I really enjoy the color I used salty water. This yarn is not the softer one I encountered, it's got a rustic feel to it, but it's still pleasurable. It softens a little after blocking. It doesn't pill nor fuzz to much, but break very easily. It's a good yarn, I've got nothing against it, but I didn't fell in love and wouldn't probably use it again so many other yarns to test... I can't knit twice with a yarn I don't absolutely love!
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 Great yarn 4 of 13 
 Review by: Jane Ashworth     (read Jane Ashworth's 3 other reviews) Dec 21, 2012 
 Rating: 5 out of 5 (5 out of 5)
Love this yarn. I'm using it for fingerless gloves and they are turning out great.
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  5 of 13 
 Review by: B_ycats     (read B_ycats's 1 other review) Nov 09, 2012 
 Rating: 5 out of 5 (5 out of 5)
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  6 of 13 
 Review by: C. Donley     (read C. Donley's 2 other reviews) May 10, 2012 
 Rating: 1 out of 5 (1 out of 5)
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  7 of 13 
 Review by: C. Donley     (read C. Donley's 2 other reviews) May 09, 2012 
 Rating: 5 out of 5 (5 out of 5)
Friendly and fast service! The yarn was just what I needed!
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  8 of 13 
 Review by: BestTymes     (read BestTymes's 5 other reviews) Jun 29, 2011 
 Rating: 4 out of 5 (4 out of 5)
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  9 of 13 
 Review by: MCalDuckie     (read MCalDuckie's 19 other reviews) Apr 04, 2011 
 Rating: 5 out of 5 (5 out of 5)
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 Great Service, Great Yarn 10 of 13 
 Review by: mama2ja     (read mama2ja's 9 other reviews) Apr 04, 2011 
 Rating: 5 out of 5 (5 out of 5)
I love this store/web site. My yarn came perfectly packaged and it arrived quickly! Thank you for the great service.
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