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4.6

Valley Yarns Goshen

We fell in love with this yarn at first sight. Valley Yarns Goshen is very soft! The Modal® and silk not only add a slight sheen, but also durablity. Garments will not pill and will stand the test of time. Made in Peru.

 

 

 

Content:
48% Peruvian Cotton/46% Modal/6% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/92yds
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$3.99 skein $2.79 skein
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Valley YarnsGoshen
 
4.6

(based on 180 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (123)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (52)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (146)
  • Soft (146)
  • Good weight (138)
  • Knits quickly (114)
  • Dyed evenly (98)

Cons

  • Unravels (17)
  • Stretches (5)
  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (112)
  • Scarves (54)
  • Hats (35)
  • Gloves (15)
  • Shawls (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (113), Artist (31), Parent (25), Collector (10), Novice (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (142), Yes (16)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love this yarn

I just finished a sweater for my daughter in law and a dress for my youngest granddaughter. What a delightful yarn to work with. Feels great in the hand and knits up beautifully....Read complete review

I just finished a sweater for my daughter in law and a dress for my youngest granddaughter. What a delightful yarn to work with. Feels great in the hand and knits up beautifully. Love the light sheen the yarn gives to fabrics. Have now used 15+ balls of this yarn and have found not 1 knot in the skein. This is becoming my new favorite yarn. Hope it's not discontinued and that they add more colors.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Mixed Feelings

Found it difficult to use. Slippery and quite slick, very difficult to maintain even tension on straight single points at recommended size. Size 8 was sloppy and irregular; size 7 achieved 4.5 sts...Read complete review

Found it difficult to use. Slippery and quite slick, very difficult to maintain even tension on straight single points at recommended size. Size 8 was sloppy and irregular; size 7 achieved 4.5 sts to inch, but still rather sloppy. My only resolution was to knit circularly using SIZE 6 wood tip needle to help control tension and achieve a more balanced fabric swatch with a gauge of about 5 sts and 6 rows to the inch. Highly recommend using smaller needles than size 8 recommended to achieve a better hand in the fabric.

Reviewed by 180 customers

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4.0

I like it!

By TagandLink

from Readfield, ME

About Me Enthusiast

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

      Bought to make a baby layette. I'm hoping a gentle wash cycle will work. Knits easily on Karbonz circulars. Did a swatch and found that 7s work. Label says 8 but since I tend to knit on the tight side, I'm guessing it knits to what the label says. I've had to frog some and it seemed to hold its shape and looks fine reknit.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Soft and Yummy Yarn!

      By Kittie

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

        I used for knitting and for weaving. Beautifully even yarn for weaving with a soft result. My knitted products were for children .... colorful and gentle for hats and gloves!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Silky smooth

        By Yogagirl

        from TX

        About Me Intermediate Knitter

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Great Stitch Definition
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

          This yarn is a dream to work with. I'm working on a pullover, and the weight is nice, and it gives great stitch definition.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Hot Pink

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          By Juel

          from Faribault, MN

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Knitaholic, Parent

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

            I have tried a few things with this yarn. She hasn't decided what she wants to be, but I have ideas! 8-)

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            • No

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            4.0

            Nice yarn.

            By Mimi

            from Hampden,Maine

            About Me Novice

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

              Made a sweater.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Beautiful, soft yarn

              By Coyote Jo

              from Murrieta, CA

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              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy To Fix
              • Good Weight
              • Hides Mistakes
              • Knits Quickly
              • Machine Washable
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

                I have used Goshen for several items and love to work with it. The colors are vivid with a soft sheen.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Likedkitting with this yarn!

                By B the Knitter

                from Austin, TX

                About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

                  The color was true to the sample on the website. The yarn is very soft and easy to work with.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great Yarn

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                  By Susieknitster

                  from Hagerstown, MD

                  About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Shawls Summer Garments

                    Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

                    I used this for a summer shawlette for my mom. It was easy to knit with and drapes beautifully. Perfect for any summer knitting, I would use for a top as well as the shawl.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    goshen Yarn

                    By dfe

                    from hershey pa

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Machine Washable
                    • Making My 2nd Park Pullov
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

                      Making my second Park Pullover, this is the perfect yarn for this project. Holds it's shape when wearing/washing and stays soft, color stays true. I love working with this yarn.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      I would buy this yarn again.

                      By Mimi

                      from Hampden,Maine

                      About Me Novice

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

                        First time using Goshen and won't be my last. Stitch definition is awesome and it is so smooth to work with.

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                        • No

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