All Reviews Written by "bean1082"

Lorna's Laces - Sportmate
Lovely, High Quality Yarn 4 out of 5 stars
This is my first time trying any Lorna's Laces yarn and it's beautiful! The colors are gorgeous and the yarn itself is smooth, round, and cool to the touch. It's got great definition and no fuzz or halo.
By bean1082 on Jan 29, 2014 20 out of 37 found this review helpful
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Malabrigo - Arroyo
Beautiful 4 out of 5 stars
I really enjoyed knitting with this yarn. Its pretty soft, yet sturdy, and the colors were perfect for my shawl. I haven't blocked yet, but I'm sure it will only soften and look more lovely. Will definitely use again.
By bean1082 on Jul 23, 2012 15 out of 27 found this review helpful
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Malabrigo - Worsted Merino
Normally a Fan, but Disappointed this Time 3 out of 5 stars
I love Malabrigo and have worked with the worsted and twist a few times. Either they changed something in the manufacturing process or this was a bad batch. But, my yarn was a bit hairy and less buttery soft, the color was kind of dull and unimpressive, and it bled like crazy when I blocked my knitting!! I soaked it twice and it still stained the towel I squeezed it out on. Hoping this was just a fluke and a change in Malabrigo's standards.
By bean1082 on May 03, 2012 3 out of 12 found this review helpful
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Malabrigo - Worsted Merino
Nice yarn 4 out of 5 stars
I love Malabrigo yarns and have worked with the worsted before, so I knew what to expect. I will say that I was a little disappointed in the cocoa color. It doesn't look as dark and rich as it does online. It seems lighter and a duller brown. That being said, this is soft, squishy, and lovely, as usual.
By bean1082 on Apr 17, 2012 2 out of 14 found this review helpful
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Sublime - Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK
Super Soft and Yummy! 4 out of 5 stars
This yarn was soft, springy, and had a sheen to it. It was enjoyable to knit with. It has great stitch definition, but also shows every mistake.
By bean1082 on Nov 01, 2010 21 out of 29 found this review helpful
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Blue Moon Button Art - Plastic and Novelty
Adorable! 4 out of 5 stars
This was just the right thing to finish off a baby sweater I knit for a friend. Too cute!
By bean1082 on Nov 01, 2010 13 out of 26 found this review helpful
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Blue Moon Button Art - Horn, Wood and Stone Buttons
4 out of 5 stars
By bean1082 on Nov 01, 2010 16 out of 33 found this review helpful
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Nashua - Creative Focus Worsted
Not Very Impressed 3 out of 5 stars
This yarn felt a bit scratchy and rough while knitting and just seemed kind of difficult to work with. The final product came out nicer than I expected, softer than when knitting. But, overall I was kind of dissatisfied with it. Not as soft as you'd expect an alpaca/wool blend to be.
By bean1082 on Nov 01, 2010 2 out of 4 found this review helpful
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