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    Valley Yarns Huntington

    Valley Yarns Huntington is a beautiful solid color sock yarn. It is great for colorwork and patterns with more complex stitch work. Valley Yarns Huntington is extremely soft, machine washable and would also make fantastic baby projects. You will probably need two skeins for most sock patterns.  Made in Peru.

    Click here for a pattern kit of Thermal from Knitty® using this yarn.


     

    Content:
    75% Superwash Merino Wool/25% Nylon
    Care:
    Machine Wash Regular
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/218yds
    Gauge:
    7-8 sts = 1" on US 2-3
    Knitting Weight:
    Sock
    $4.79 hank Discountable
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    • 0022 Navy In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
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    • 0024 Mustard In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
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    Valley YarnsHuntington
     
    4.2

    (based on 68 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (33)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (22)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    87%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (51)
    • Nice texture (49)
    • Good weight (46)
    • Dyed evenly (38)
    • Machine washable (38)

    Cons

    • Twists up (4)
    • Unravels (4)
    • Snags (3)

    Best Uses

    • Socks (43)
    • Gloves (22)
    • Hats (18)
    • Scarves (18)
    • Sweaters (13)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (41), Artist (20), Parent (7), Collector (6), Novice (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (53), Yes (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Wonderful Sock Yarn

    I really like this yarn for socks. I have used it in mosaic knitting as well a plain old stripes. I would consider it a light fingering with a medium twist. Some knitters...Read complete review

    I really like this yarn for socks. I have used it in mosaic knitting as well a plain old stripes. I would consider it a light fingering with a medium twist. Some knitters find fault with this, calling it "splitty," but I've not been over-bothered by this quality. It makes the fabric soft and supple. I have always believed a knitter and the yarn are partners in the process rather than the knitter commanding the yarn to submit to personal whim. A softer twist may take patience for some to learn but the relationship is well worth the effort!

    I think this yarn is a great value, comes in smaller hanks so I don't have to have a lot left over if I am using more than one colorway in a project, washes and dries very well, softens up after washing, provides sturdy wear, and recovers nicely from frogging and re-knitting.

    I tend to knit socks with yarn of this weight at a tighter gauge -- 9 or 10 st/in -- with 2 mm short circular needles. I recommend this yarn and keep it as a basic staple in my stash.

    I would really love to see an even wider color palette, even some variegated or tonal yarns in this base.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Splitty, splitty, splitty

    Very disappointed so far. I couldn't do the basic cable pattern I'd purchased the yarn with intentions of knitting. Then, even though I hold my yarn very loosely, a ply of the yarn...Read complete review

    Very disappointed so far. I couldn't do the basic cable pattern I'd purchased the yarn with intentions of knitting. Then, even though I hold my yarn very loosely, a ply of the yarn broke twice before I'd turned the first heel.

    I'd already wound the yarn so can't return it but won't buy more until the reviews indicate these issues have been fixed. Too bad as I've liked the other Valley yarns I've used so far.

    Reviewed by 68 customers

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    5.0

    My new go-to sock yarn

    By Nananne

    from Boston

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Socks

      Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

      Yarn colors are even and rich, hope WEBS keeps adding more. I'm knitting mostly solid-colored socks at the moment but I look forward to using Huntington in stranded color work for projects in queue. Yarn works up nicely on different size needles depending on project, more open for scarves and cowls on larger needles, nice and dense for socks on 2.00mm and 2.25 or 2.50mm, my usual sock size needles. Yarn can be a tad splitty but not so much that it stops the flow: I just had to remind myself to be alert when doing SSK's or knitting through the back side of stitches where I couldn't see where the needle point was going. That's probably me more than the yarn, though!

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      5.0

      Go-to fingering for hats!

      By Stefanie

      from New Jersey

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

      • Hats

      Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

      I keep going back to this yarn for lightweight lace knit hats. Huntington comes in wonderful color options and it's softness can't be beat. I love this yarn. I cannot wait to use it for a knit or crocheted shawl. It twists a little while working when wound up into a ball but that's alright. It gives fabulous stitch definition, and its great quality at an unbeatable price. "Mustard" is a fabulous muted yellow that even I love (and I don't like yellow) and I can't stop buying it. I recommend this yarn to any "squidgy sock yarn" lovers.

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Excellent yarn

      By Nasty Habit

      from Virginia

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Socks

        Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

        Made an excellent pair of socks. Not sure if I'll give them away or be selfish and keep them for myself. I'll make up my mind soon, unless my daughter sees them. If she does, well, lets just say, I won't have a pair of socks.

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        • No

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Used This Yarn Before

        By Bulldoggy

        from Port Wing, WI

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Socks

          Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

          I've used this brand of yarn before and have been pleased with the results.

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          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          A solid sock yarn

          By Tanya from Barbados

          from Barbados

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Socks

            Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

            This yarn is good value for money. It comes in a wide range of colours and shows good stitch definition. I have knit several pairs of socks with it and one lace jacket. I have observed no piling yet and washing. The one con is sometimes fine needles can split it.

            Service and delivery comments:

            The deliveries from WEBS is always prompt. All my yarns arrive in good condition.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good low cost wool

            By Noname

            from Virginia

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Machine Washable
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Socks

              Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

              Excellent

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              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Yarn splits when doing tricky stitches

              By Sue

              from Colorado

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Experienced knitter

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Shows Stitches Well
              • The Stitches Show Up Beau

              Cons

              • Twists Up
              • Yarn Separates With Needl
              • Yarn splits

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Socks

              Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

              I am knitting vine twining lace socks. It is frustrating to have the needkles frequently split the yarn when I'm performing a complex stitch.

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great yarn (for the Hyannis cardigan)

              By Cecile

              from IN

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Knits Quickly
              • Machine Washable
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

                  I used this yarn held triple to knit myself a Hyannis cardigan. I love the result! The fabric is very soft, light and bouncy, and still very warm. It's the perfect cosy cardigan, thanks to this yarn!
                  I used the Olive, Dark Olive and Forest colorways; all are pretty. The dark olive and the forest colors are pretty similar in real life, just keep in mind if you're looking for contrasting colors (just pick another one).

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great for socks

                  By Toledo Girl

                  from Toledo, Ohio

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Socks

                    Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

                    Made great socks! Please keep all the colors in stock!

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great sock yarn

                    By Oma

                    from Carmel, IN

                    About Me Collector, Enthusiast

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gloves
                      • Socks

                      Comments about Valley Yarns Huntington:

                      Used this yarn for socks. The dye is very even with great color saturation and the yarn has good stitch definition. It feels nice to work with.

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                      • Yes

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