Lorna's Laces Masham Worsted Yarn - '14 May - Fire and Blood Reviews

Lorna's Laces Masham Worsted Yarn - '14 May - Fire and Blood
'14 May - Fire and Blood shown $18.50
Masham Worsted is a hearty blend of British and Masham wool, hand-dyed in Lorna's beautiful colorways. Each fiber absorbs the dye differently, resulting in a marled look with wonderful depth of color. A warm and classically appealing yarn, Masham is an ideal choice for cold-weather garments like sweaters and cardigans.

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Product Information (for '14 May - Fire and Blood)

Gauge (sts. / inch):
4
Physical Weight:
100g
Primary Fiber:
100% Wool
Specific Fiber:
70% British Wool, 30% Masham Wool
US Needle:
7-8
Washing Instructions:
Hand Wash
Weight:
Worsted (19-20 sts/4 in)
Yardage:
170    Knitting Calculator  View Knitting Calculator
Behavior:
  Felts
Construction:
  Plied
Dye Method:
  Hand Painted
Feel:
  Crisp
Fiber Type:
  Mostly Animal
Origin:
  USA
Put Up:
  Hank
Sheen:
  Matte
Softness:
  Pleasant
Texture:
  Smooth / Uniform
Twist Energy:
  Low (Drapey)
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Overall Masham Worsted Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (4.7 based on 3 reviews)

Lorna's Masham Worsted Shorewood 5 out of 5 (5 out of 5)
It feels a little prickley knitting into a seed stitch scarf, but softened with blocking. I loved the teal with grey and the visual texture of the yarn. I'd like to compare it with the same yarn in Lorna's other worsted that is is Superwash for feel, but it doesn't have the visual texture so I'm glad I went with the Masham. The yarn doesn't prickle around my neck and I'm only moderately wool sensitive to prickles.
By FurKnits on Mar 08, 2015      (read FurKnits's 57 other reviews) 5 out of 9 found this review helpful
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a treat to knit 5 out of 5 (5 out of 5)
This is a yarn to love. The individual fibers dye differently so the solid colors have tonal variation and are gorgeous. The feel as you knit is wonderful. I made 2 hats but am planning a Masham cape. I just can't decide on colors...
By GadgetQueen on Nov 11, 2014      (read GadgetQueen's 3 other reviews) 52 out of 89 found this review helpful
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Perfect 4 out of 5 (4 out of 5)
I knit up a beanie with the Fire and Blood colorway, and it was gorgeous. The fiber is soft and pliable, and worked up easily on size 10 needles.
By Crochetnanigans on Oct 13, 2014      (read Crochetnanigans's 16 other reviews) 7 out of 14 found this review helpful
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