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    Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply

    An absolutely luxurious yarn from Jade Sapphire. Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply is an unbelievably soft cashmere yarn in a lighter weight. Knit gorgeous lace shawls, scarves and wraps, a fantastic lacy sweater, comforting gloves and more. The colors in Jade Sapphire are stunning, rich and exciting. This yarn must be felt to be believed and we are thrilled to be able to offer it to you!  Made in Inner Mongolia, Hand Dyed in the USA.

    Note: This is a very delicate yarn that needs to be handled carefully.

    Content:
    100% Cashmere
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    55g/400yds
    Gauge:
    6-8 sts = 1" on US 1-3
    Knitting Weight:
    Fingering
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    Jade SapphireMongolian Cashmere 2-ply
     
    3.8

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (2)

    71%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (5)
    • Dyed evenly (4)
    • Good weight (4)
    • Nice texture (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (6)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Inner Mongolian Cashmere

      To correct an earlier review, the finest quality cashmere comes from Mongolia, Inner Mongolia and Tibet - in part due to the extremely cold temps. This cashmere is some of the best cashmere...Read complete review

      To correct an earlier review, the finest quality cashmere comes from Mongolia, Inner Mongolia and Tibet - in part due to the extremely cold temps. This cashmere is some of the best cashmere available for handknitters! I've made several small items (scarves, fingerless gloves) and they all came out wonderful.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Impossible to wind into a ball

      The hank I received was a big mess. It took 2 hours to wind into a ball because it kept breaking, tangling, knotting, and meshing together. It's shameful that any yarn is...Read complete review

      The hank I received was a big mess. It took 2 hours to wind into a ball because it kept breaking, tangling, knotting, and meshing together. It's shameful that any yarn is this difficult to get ready to knit, much less a yarn at this price point.

      Reviewed by 12 customers

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      4.0

      Beautiful yarn but beware.

      By KnitNut

      from Staten Island, NY

      About Me Enthusiast, Love To Knit Colors And, Texture

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Excellent Hand And Stitch
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Expensive But Good
      • Hours To Wind
      • Snags
      • Twists Up
      • Yardage

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Shawl Neck Warmer

      Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

      I made a fair isle pullover. Took forever. The yarn is so fine that progress is slow. However, the garment is exquisitely light and feels like being covered in an airy wrap - but retains warmth because of the layered pockets created by stranding. Always over estimate the number of stitches needed. Seems almost absurdly large when contemplating the stitch count but the end result has never been too large. For example 384 in fingering wt. (my usual) would be way to small. More like 450. Plan on knitting a garment like a pullover - oh say, a year and have a few diversions on the side to keep you feeling like you are accomplishing something. Makes the slowness of creating more tolerable. In the end you've created a masterpiece.

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      5.0

      Love this yarn!

      By PK

      from Westport, CTl

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

        I made a gorgeous infinity scarf for my daughter for Christmas & she loves it!! Making one for myself now. (2 skeins, 54 sts on #2 needles in gathered stitch-when done, sew seam)

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        3.0

        Gorgeous but...

        By Ruthe

        from Central NY

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Dye Lot Irregular

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

        I ordered 2 skeins for weaving a scarf and found that the colors and textures are different enough that it doesn't even look like the same yarn. These 2 skeins are totally different -- color and texture. I will be returning and perhaps a trip to Webs for my own picks for a better match. This is a first disappointment from Webs and I have bought tons of yarn of all fibers.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Beautiful Yarn

        By K-Line

        from Toronto

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

          I haven't yet used the yarn but I'm extremely pleased by its hand and gorgeous colour. I ordered the dark grey but it seems almost dark/grey mixed with aubergine. Very beautiful. Can't say how it will knit up yet... I've heard it can split if handled strongly. I believe it will take care to work with.

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          (0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Do not buy this product.

          By Puggy Pink

          from USA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

                This is so bad products. Don't buy it. It's not worth it.

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                • No

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                yum

                By Kathy

                from Sydney Australia

                About Me Enthusiast

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

                  The yarn is wonderful. It does take care to wind into a ball - using a ball winder is not recommended. I have found the same problem with other fine yarn. It knits up well. I am going to buy more.

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                  • No

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                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Inner Mongolian Cashmere

                  By The Stranded Knitter

                  from California

                  Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

                  To correct an earlier review, the finest quality cashmere comes from Mongolia, Inner Mongolia and Tibet - in part due to the extremely cold temps. This cashmere is some of the best cashmere available for handknitters! I've made several small items (scarves, fingerless gloves) and they all came out wonderful.

                  Comment on this review

                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Deliciously soft. Intense color

                  By Anonymous

                  from Key Largo, FL

                  Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

                  My first cashmere did not disappoint. I made an Estonian lace scarf and always get compliments. It is so warm and comforting I wore it daily. Washed and blocked beautifully. Made another for my daughter. That's all I can afford to make for now.

                  Comment on this review

                  (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Horrible to wind

                  By Anonymous

                  from Staten Island, NY

                  Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

                  I made a fair isle pullover - needed more stitches to inch then jumper weight but amazing lightness and beauty. Have to have intense patience but worth the outcome.

                  Comment on this review

                  (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Impossible to wind into a ball

                  By Anonymous

                  from Lynchburg, VA

                  Comments about Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply:

                  The hank I received was a big mess. It took 2 hours to wind into a ball because it kept breaking, tangling, knotting, and meshing together. It's shameful that any yarn is this difficult to get ready to knit, much less a yarn at this price point.

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