All Reviews Written by amethystrose1

Lorna's Laces - Shepherd Worsted
Enjoyable to knit with 5 out of 5
The yarn has a soft and springy hand and is easy on your hands. It knits up into a very springy and soft, warm fabric. You may want to knit this yarn with a slightly duller set of needles as it does like to split a little, but overall it's one I'd definitely buy again!
By amethystrose1 on Jan 26, 2015 3 out of 5 found this review helpful
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Vice Yarns - Paradigm
Color is gorgeous! 5 out of 5
This yarn is dazzling, with a nice twist and a soft hand that won't fatigue your hands as you knit. Stitch definition is very good. I can't say enough good things about the colors for this yarn - the photos simply don't do it justice. Colors are very rich and brilliant. I have not tested it for color bleed or crocking, which would be my only concern with colors this vibrant...but otherwise, this is a lovely yarn. I would purchase this again!
By amethystrose1 on Jan 06, 2015 2 out of 5 found this review helpful
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Lorna's Laces - Shepherd Worsted
Lovely colors! 5 out of 5
Really pleased with the excellent Jimmy Beans service and this yarn. It knits up beautifully and the twist is fairly firm, but the yarn is soft and easy to handle. Stitch definition is excellent, and the colors in the Christmas in Paris colorway make for a lovely sweater. Definitely would purchase this again!
By amethystrose1 on Jan 06, 2015 6 out of 15 found this review helpful
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Lorna's Laces - Shepherd Worsted
A lovely yarn! 5 out of 5
I purchased this yarn in the Farwell colorway to test swatch and received the Christmas in Paris LE colorway as a gift to make a sweater. My yarn was shipped very promptly and well-packed. The yarn's plies are moderately to tightly spun some areas are a little looser, but overall the spin and ply is good with little or no splitting. The yarn has very good stitch definition and bounce and the wool is soft and easy on your hands - no scratchiness. The Farwell colorway I tested did bleed some color when I gave it a soak and a block, but the color stayed very bright and the yarn stayed soft. I'm very happily knitting my gift and looking forward to a new sweater!
By amethystrose1 on Dec 28, 2014 8 out of 20 found this review helpful
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Manos Del Uruguay - Alegria
A lovely yarn! 5 out of 5
I purchased this yarn in the Farwell colorway to test swatch and received the Christmas in Paris LE colorway as a gift to make a sweater. My yarn was shipped very promptly and well-packed. The yarn's plies are moderately to tightly spun some areas are a little looser, but overall the spin and ply is good with little or no splitting. The yarn has very good stitch definition and bounce and the wool is soft and easy on your hands - no scratchiness. The Farwell colorway I tested did bleed some color when I gave it a soak and a block, but the color stayed very bright and the yarn stayed soft. I'm very happily knitting my gift and looking forward to a new sweater!
By amethystrose1 on Oct 24, 2014 1 out of 5 found this review helpful
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Manos Del Uruguay - Alegria
Love this yarn! 5 out of 5
I am absolutely in love with Alegria - it is smooth on the hands, knits up beautifully as socks, and the colors stay rich. What a treat!
By amethystrose1 on Oct 23, 2014 4 out of 6 found this review helpful
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Madelinetosh - Tosh Merino Light Samples
Love this yarn! 5 out of 5
I am absolutely in love with Alegria - it is smooth on the hands, knits up beautifully as socks, and the colors stay rich. What a treat!
By amethystrose1 on Aug 05, 2014 6 out of 14 found this review helpful
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Madelinetosh - Tosh Merino Light Samples
Perfect for colorwork 5 out of 5
These small samples were absolutely great for colorwork and the hat made with them turned out beautifully. Thank you for making these available!
By amethystrose1 on Aug 05, 2014 4 out of 7 found this review helpful
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Cascade - Cascade 220
Perfect for colorwork 5 out of 5
These small samples were absolutely great for colorwork and the hat made with them turned out beautifully. Thank you for making these available!
By amethystrose1 on May 28, 2014 5 out of 10 found this review helpful
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Dream In Color - Smooshy
Lovely, squishy yarn 5 out of 5
Love the bounce and feel of this yarn. Excellent stitch definition. Even though it's pricier than others, the luxury for your feet is wonderful.
By amethystrose1 on May 28, 2014 7 out of 10 found this review helpful
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