Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock Yarn - Cermak Reviews

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock Yarn - Cermak
Cermak shown $25.00

Striking hand-dyed colorways, unbelievable softness, superb stitch definition and easy-to-care-for machine washability. Shepherd Sock is truly the ultimate sock yarn! This versatile superwash wool has just a touch of nylon for added durability and can be used for everything from socks and shawls to lacy tops and lightweight cardigans. Each 100g hank is enough to make one pair of adult size socks with a generous 430-435 yards. No matter your tastes and preferences in colors, with over 175 solid and variegated hues to choose from (not to mention Limited Edition colors) there really is a color for everyone!

Limited Edition Colors: Available the 1st of each month... when they sell out, they sell out!

If you are interested, take a look at all of the past Limited Edition colors

The color Go, Sandy, Go was created in honor of a very special JBW family/staff member, Sandy! In the fall of 2014, Sandy underwent chemo to address her recurrent cancer, and Lorna's was generous enough to dye up the gorgeous shade of peachy pink, the color endometrial cancer support, to help us raise awareness and funds for cancer research. Both Jimmy Beans Wool and Lorna's Laces are donating a portion of the proceeds from the sales of this color in any Lorna's Laces yarn to Cast of Chemo!, a fiber-arts based charity that helps to "fund research that will end the need for chemotherapy in breast cancer treatment and, ultimately, cure potentially all cancers." To learn more about Cast Off Chemo, visit www.castoffchemo.org.

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Product Information (for Cermak)

Gauge (sts. / inch):
7
Physical Weight:
100g
Primary Fiber:
Wool
Specific Fiber:
80% Superwash Wool, 20% Nylon
US Needle:
1
Washing Instructions:
Machine Wash
Weight:
Fingering (27-32 sts/4 in)
Yardage:
435    Knitting Calculator  View Knitting Calculator
Construction:
  Plied
Dye Method:
  Hand Dyed
Feel:
  Squishy
Fiber Type:
  Mostly Animal
Origin:
  USA
Put Up:
  Hank
Sheen:
  Matte
Softness:
  Soft
Texture:
  Smooth / Uniform
Twist Energy:
  High Energy
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Overall Shepherd Sock Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 based on 466 reviews)

4 out of 5 stars (4 out of 5)
By soulknitter on Aug 27, 2015      (read soulknitter's 4 other reviews) No comments on this review yet.
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So beautiful 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
Jungle colorway is beautiful-combined it with Rowan stripe in a complementary color to make a feather and fan scarf. Wanted the scarf to be a little warmer. Loved that there were only two brilliant colors in this skein.
By onmyhonor on Jul 23, 2015      (read onmyhonor's 92 other reviews) 7 out of 12 found this review helpful
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5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
By Jamie D. on Jul 04, 2015      (read Jamie D. 's 2 other reviews) 6 out of 11 found this review helpful
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Great sock yarn! 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
The yarn is a little thinner than some fingering weights I have used, but it is a good sturdy sock yarn that wears well if treated with care. I recommend hand washing over the machine socks in this yarn that I've hand-washed continue to look new and fit well. The yarn is not splitty, has few or no pills and is easy on the hands when knitting. I recommend using simpler sock patterns for this yarn since the colorways could overwhelm more complex or heavily textured patterns.
By amethystrose1 on Jun 10, 2015      (read amethystrose1's 16 other reviews) 6 out of 13 found this review helpful
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Naperville 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
This colorway is not entirely solid, but the subtle variegation in saturation makes the knitting go by faster. It's a good yarn to knit with and doesn't rough up my sensitive skin. Never any splitting, and haven't noticed any joins or knots. Only thing I've noticed is it can felt if not properly taken care of.
By wj89 on Jun 10, 2015      (read wj89's 15 other reviews) 8 out of 17 found this review helpful
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fabulous true sock yarn 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
great to work with, nice bounce, very sturdy. also can be blocked out into fabulously drapey shawls and things. love it!
By kittyknits on May 22, 2015      (read kittyknits's 24 other reviews) 20 out of 52 found this review helpful
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5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
This fiber is wonderful to work with as well as beautiful!!! I especially love the beautiful and creative color ways!!
By KnittingTrains on May 06, 2015      (read KnittingTrains's 2 other reviews) 13 out of 30 found this review helpful
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Love this yarn! 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
Love this yarn! Color are so unique and socks so soft and comfy!
By EKC on Apr 28, 2015      (read EKC's 2 other reviews) 14 out of 35 found this review helpful
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Yummy 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
I love this yarn. It is soft, has a nice twist and is knitting up beautifully.
By TAnn on Apr 08, 2015      (read TAnn's 1 other review) 17 out of 42 found this review helpful
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5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
By Joan Thompson on Mar 30, 2015      (read Joan Thompson's 4 other reviews) 25 out of 52 found this review helpful
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