All Reviews Written by "Madeleine Ballard"

Juniper Moon Farm - Moonshine
Very soft 5 out of 5 stars
Moonshine is a very soft yarn. It has a nice drape and a slight halo. Nice for longer cowls, scarves, shawls.
By Madeleine Ballard on Apr 13, 2016 5 out of 8 found this review helpful
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Brown Sheep - Lamb's Pride Worsted
Warm 5 out of 5 stars
This is my favorite yarn for winter hats. I use a smaller needle to get a denser fabric and it holds its shape really well. I thought it might be scratchy the first time I touched it, but it softens up a lot.
By Madeleine Ballard on Mar 11, 2016 6 out of 10 found this review helpful
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Crystal Palace - Mini Mochi
Great for entrelac or mitered pattern 5 out of 5 stars
as well as ripples or striping patterns. Very soft with eeally beautiful color combinations. I've used it for shawls mostly. This yarn really grows when you block it so you might block a swatch or make something a little smaller.
By Madeleine Ballard on Jul 11, 2015 23 out of 47 found this review helpful
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Misti Alpaca - Tonos Pima Silk
Soft 5 out of 5 stars
Beautiful tonal colors with subtle shades and lovely soft drape. I used it for a little lacy shawl and it blocked out beautifully.
By Madeleine Ballard on Mar 15, 2015 14 out of 29 found this review helpful
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Plymouth - Worsted Merino Superwash
5 out of 5 stars
Very soft and smooth. Good stitch definition. I made a shawl with some lace and it blocked beautifully.
By Madeleine Ballard on Oct 06, 2014 12 out of 35 found this review helpful
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Plymouth - Encore Tweed
I love tweed 5 out of 5 stars
I knitted a cardigan with this yarn about a year ago. It is soft, has a nice drape. There is some openwork in the pattern Cusco by Cheryl Oberle and I blocked it. It has held the openwork nicely and is very comfortable.
By Madeleine Ballard on Apr 19, 2014 19 out of 39 found this review helpful
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Rowan - All Seasons Cotton
Nice blend 5 out of 5 stars
Soft, strong, and dries quickly. I've used it for dish cloths and shopping bags.
By Madeleine Ballard on Feb 23, 2014 22 out of 42 found this review helpful
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Crystal Palace - Mini Mochi
5 out of 5 stars
Gorgeous color combinations with long repeats. I've used it for entrelac and modular projects in this and the worsted weight. Also pretty for fair Isle. Very soft and warm.
By Madeleine Ballard on Dec 09, 2013 9 out of 21 found this review helpful
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Crystal Palace - Mochi Plus
Beautiful colorways 5 out of 5 stars
I've used this yarn for mitered shawls in Spice Market and Ice Wine. It is great for entrelac or mitered designs with it's long repeats. Very soft and warm.
By Madeleine Ballard on Nov 05, 2013 22 out of 63 found this review helpful
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Cascade - Eco Duo
So soft 5 out of 5 stars
I petted this yarn and had to buy it. It is so soft and delicate. I made a cowl for a gift and it was warm and light.
By Madeleine Ballard on Sep 19, 2013 19 out of 43 found this review helpful
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