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Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins Light

Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins Light takes the beautiful Regal Silk base and adds a bit of glitz in the form of clear or metal "hematite" color glass beads and sequins. This fine yarn knits up at a light worsted weight, but be sure to swatch for gauge! Beaded Silk and Sequins Light is perfect for sparkly tops and lacy accessories. Made in USA.

You can get the Beaded Silk & Sequins Light Collection which includes 8 patterns in Beaded Silk & Sequins Light in an eBook completely free when you purchase a hank of Beaded Silk & Sequins Light. Just go to the website listed on the ball band of the hank you've purchased, and enter the coupon code to download!

Content:
100% Silk with Glass Beads & Sequins
Care:
Dry Clean
Weight/Yardage:
50g/110yds
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 6
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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ArtyarnsBeaded Silk & Sequins Light
 
3.3

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      1.0

      Beautiful, but poor quality control

      By mac

      from nc

      Pros

      • GORGEOUS

      Cons

      • Knots
      • Poor Quality Control
      • Shreds

      Best Uses

      • Trim

      Comments about Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins Light:

      I am a huge fan of ArtYarns. However, the quality on this yarn is poor, especially given the price.

      There were issues with both of the skeins skeins I used in my project(~$90 for 220 yards). This is a 2 ply yarn, and either one or the other strand was often shredded or broken. It would have been very difficult to see these single ply breakages in a casual inspection of an entire skein prior to purchase due to the texture of the yarn. There were also several knots in those places where the both plies had broken. Again, difficult to spot on a quick inspection prior to purchase due to the texture of the yarn.

      Would I buy this again? Maybe - as a decorative object, but not for another knitting project. The high price and skimpy yardage make it difficult to find a suitable project. Add in the quality issues and this becomes a difficult to justify expenditure.

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      2.0

      Too many knots for the price

      By lsm

      from US

      Pros

      • Knits Quickly

      Cons

      • Snags

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins Light:

      Very disappointed with the yarn. It is lovely, but with only 110 yards per skein, finding three knots on one skein and two knots on another was not acceptable. I highly recommend carefully checking the skeins prior to purchase.

      The uses for this yarn are limited due to the price/yardage and the beading. It drapes well and the beads help weigh down the otherwise light fabric.

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      5.0

      Stunning yarn for a special project

      By LexieLawrence

      from New South Wales, Australia

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Novice, Parent

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins Light:

        I got a bit of a shock when this yarn first arrived; it was heavy, and the hank was much smaller than I'd expected. That said, it is a stunning yarn. The silk gives it a beautiful sheen that is only added to by the beads and small sequins.

        I am knitting a snood for my Mum to wear when she goes to the theatre and other such occasions and I think it will be perfect.

        It took me a while to settle on a needle size. I think US6 is the recommended one, but I wanted a more lacy look, so I ended up going with needles a few sizes larger. There's not really much scope for knitting a test square with this yarn because of its price and because there doesn't seem to be a lot of it, but it frogs fairly easily. I had a couple of test runs before I got started on my project in earnest. Unless you've got pots of dosh, I'd recommend it for small, special projects. I think it would make a lovely short-sleeved evening t or tank as well.

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        5.0

        I love this yarn!

        By Suzy

        from Slc, ut

        About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Very crafty

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Beautiful color
        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Knits beautifully
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft
        • This yarn is exquisite

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Shawls

          Comments about Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins Light:

          I am making a beautiful shawl with this yarn. I love everything about this yarn. It is expensive , but worth every penny.

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