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4.6

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock is a fantastic yarn for both socks and other items that require a lighter gauge yarn. Shepherd Sock takes the dye color beautifully and you'll have fun exploring these fabulous color combinations.

Content:
80% Superwash Wool/20% Nylon
Care:
Machine Wash Regular
Weight/Yardage:
4oz/435yds
Gauge:
7 sts = 1" on US 1
Knitting Weight:
Sock
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Lorna's LacesShepherd Sock
 
4.6

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (8)
  • Soft (7)
  • Good weight (4)
  • Dyed evenly (3)
  • Knits quickly (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Socks (8)
  • Scarves (7)
  • Gloves (3)
  • Hats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
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4.0

Love the look and feel

By HuntM

from midwest

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Socks

    Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

    used for a crochet shawl

    Service and delivery comments:

    prompt delivery, arrived in good condition.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Nice sock yarn

    By Doodlebug

    from Southeast United States

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Socks

      Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

      I used this yarn to weave scarves. The sock yarn had a lot of springy-ness, which was great in the final fabric, but can be challenging to weave. It was dyed beautifully. I did find it frustrating that the pictures on the website don't clearly show the dye pattern for all colorways. It was a gamble, and it worked for me, but I think that if the dye patterns were visible I would buy more of this yarn for more weaving projects. The yarn was very soft, and I am glad the scarves are easy to care for, and have a great texture/hand.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Excellent customer service-I was able to speak with someone who answered all my questions. I also greatly appreciate that it doesn't take more than one step to speak to a real person, and I never had to be transferred for someone to answer my questions. The product arrived in good condition. It was late on account of the USPS, but nothing on WEBS end.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Very nice yarn

      By Marie

      from Winterville, NC

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Prone To Pooling Of Color

      Best Uses

      • Socks

      Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

      I've been knitting socks for some time, and am continually in search of the "perfect" sock pattern to put with the "perfect" yarn. This line of sock yarn is a pleasure to knit, but it took me at least 6 pairs of socks to figure out how to show off its colorways without encountering pooling and stacking of colors. Of course, my difficulties were mostly due to the learning curve of knitting with "handpaints" in general, and not really the fault of the dyer, but some of Lorna's Laces colorways are lovely, even when they do pool. I'm so glad that an earlier reviewer wrote about "Zombie Barbecue," because this is one I never would have tried on the basis of how the skein looked. Knit up, however, it is just wonderful! Absolutely stunning. "Watercolor" is also easy to work with, but apparently is a discontinued colorway. I give this yarn only 4 stars, not based on the quality of the yarn (which is 5+ stars) but because you just can't use it without considerable forethought and planning of your project - not for a beginner, for sure.

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      5.0

      would buy again

      By mjg

      from wi

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Socks

        Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

        I made socks for grandchildren

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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Delightful !!!

        By Katie

        from Hershey, PA

        About Me Sock Knitter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Socks

          Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

          I used the colorway called Zombie BBQ for a pair of socks and they are beautiful. Everyone who sees them comments on the amazing color combination, the softness and the overall good looking pair of socks.

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          • No

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          5.0

          The best!

          By knitwit

          from colorado

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          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Socks
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

            This is a wonderful yarn to knit

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great feel and knit!!!!!

            By Sal

            from Arizona

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            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves

                Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

                Makes great shawls and scarves

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                • No

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                4.0

                Great

                By Natsdon

                from McKinney,tx

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Socks

                  Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

                  Great

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  LOVE Shepherd Sock!

                  By BubbyJ

                  from Toronto, Canada

                  About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Beautiful color
                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Shawls
                  • Socks

                  Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

                  I've used this for shawls and socks, and it's perfect. The colours are so beautiful, it's hard to make a choice!

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Usual good service; delivery takes a little longer because of customs, but otherwise, reliable service and good packaging!

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  soft, stretchy, just a tad slippery

                  By Anonymous

                  from La Porte, TX

                  Comments about Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock:

                  I am pretty new to sock knitting but I really like Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock. The colors are so amazing it's hard to pick. The yarn has enough give that it works easy. it's just a tad bit slippery so I have to watch I don't get too fast and drop stitches. It feels nice and smooshy soft knit up, too. I don't know how it will last my husband and I may try the thicker gauge for him if the heels wear on these too fast.

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