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Cascade Yarns Casablanca

Cascade Casablanca is a striking blend of warm wool, nubby silk, and lofty mohair. This one ply worsted weight yarn comes in a range of stunning self-striping color combinations, from pastel rainbow to muted neutrals. Casablanca is light and soft, with a slight tweedy texture from the silk and a halo effect from the mohair. Garments made from Casablanca will be warm and lightweight, with unique texture and out of this world color! Made in China. 

This yarn is available online only.

Content:
62% Wool/22% Silk/16% Mohair
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/220yds
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 8 (5mm)
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$17.00 hank $12.79 hank
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Cascade YarnsCasablanca
 
3.1

(based on 14 reviews)

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    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

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  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

43%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Cascade Yarns

        I love working with this yarn, I have made so many things, blankets, scarfs, wraps, pillows, house shoes. It is a perfect yarn for everything. What I have a hard time...Read complete review

        I love working with this yarn, I have made so many things, blankets, scarfs, wraps, pillows, house shoes. It is a perfect yarn for everything. What I have a hard time is getting different colors to ship to Hawaii where I am currently stationed. We have only Ben Franklin Crafts here and they sell very little yarn.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Lovely but way too fragile

        i made a simple lace scarf with this and the finished product was pretty and the colors lovely, but knitting with it was a pain. The yarn is far too fragile -- especially...Read complete review

        i made a simple lace scarf with this and the finished product was pretty and the colors lovely, but knitting with it was a pain. The yarn is far too fragile -- especially if there is a chance you might have to frog even the least little bit to correct an error. I had to make 4 felt joins in one skein when the yarn unexpectedly broke on me because it got tugged on for several different reasons. And these tugs were nothing out of the ordinary and the same kind of tugs I would give any kind of yarn and expect it to hold up! I've never worked with a yarn this flimsy before and hope I don't have too again.

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        5.0

        Beautiful fiber!

        By Ninzo

        from North Haven, CT

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              Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

              I used this in making a cowl. The colors are wonderful and the stitches crisp. I really loved the 'hand' of this yarn, as well. Soft, yet durable.

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              5.0

              Buy it again and again and again

              By PoisonivyKNITS

              from Hollywood, FL

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              Pros

              • Good yardage
              • Long Color Repeat
              • Vibrant colors

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Cowls
                • Handbags
                • Outerwear
                • Scarfs

                Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                You can use the colors in the order they are....Or cut and wind them to suit your own color directions for a truly personalized project everytime

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                1.0

                Awful breakage

                By Apdicks

                from Scttsdale, az

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                      Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                      Product broke several times
                      Scratchy

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                      1.0

                      breaks easily, not recommended

                      By old marmot

                      from ca

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                            Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                            I chose the yarn because of the colors and gradation. But it breaks SO easily! I was making a small item and even then it was so frustrating I about gave up. I'm really glad I wasn't trying a sweater with it! I do NOT recommend this product. I have used Cascade yarns before and always been happy.

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                            1.0

                            Terrible Yarn

                            By mb

                            from San Francisco Bay Area

                            Pros

                            • Colorful

                            Cons

                            • Breaks easily

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                              I have never encountered a yarn which breaks so easily. This yarn is so fragile that it is completely useless, and it's fragility is surprising given that wool and silk are both strong fibers. The colors of the yarn are attractive, however it does not carry the lustre of silk. I would compare the experience of knitting with this yarn to what it might be like to knit with colorful dryer lint.

                              There are so many beautiful yarns out there to choose from; this one might look attractive, but I would highly recommend that you continue looking and choose something else.

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                              5.0

                              Great yarn, good price

                              By Sandra on the CA Central Coast

                              from San Luis Obispo County, CA

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                              Pros

                              • feels good in the hands
                              • Knits up beautifully

                              Cons

                              • none

                              Best Uses

                              • Scarvesshawls
                              • Sweaters

                              Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                              I plan to knit a sleeveless cardi with it. Still swatching stitch patterns.

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                              5.0

                              Cascade Yarns

                              By Stumom

                              from Fort Shafter HI

                              Pros

                              • HOLDS SHAPE
                              • Perfect size
                              • Very soft

                              Cons

                              • Very Hard To Come By

                              Best Uses

                              • Blankets
                              • Scarfs
                              • Shawls

                              Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                              I love working with this yarn, I have made so many things, blankets, scarfs, wraps, pillows, house shoes. It is a perfect yarn for everything. What I have a hard time is getting different colors to ship to Hawaii where I am currently stationed. We have only Ben Franklin Crafts here and they sell very little yarn.

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                              • No

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                              2.0

                              Beautiful colorway, but rough texture

                              By CalculusThief

                              from Newburgh, NY

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                                    Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                                    I bought this in-store because the colorway (08, Forest) caught my eye- a blend of natural, oranges, greens, and browns. I love the color changes and am using it to crochet Kristin Olmdahl's "Infinity Wrap". However, this is a very rough-textured yarn- I'm not sure I want this wrap wrapping around me, let alone giving it as a gift (as I originally intended). Also, as other reviewers mentioned, this yarn is very fragile and often, when working with it, the strand gets thinner and thinner until it is very close to snapping. I probably won't buy this yarn again.

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                                    3.0

                                    Somewhat fragile

                                    By Sandi

                                    from Denver, CO

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                                    Pros

                                    • Beautiful colors
                                    • Unusual texture

                                    Cons

                                    • Yarn Thins And Breaks

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Boot Toppers
                                    • Cowls
                                    • Fingerless Mitts
                                    • Slouchy Beanie

                                    Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                                    Fun to work with as the colors rotate through but frustrating when the yarn gets so thin and breaks off while you are knitting. I have never experienced this in a yarn before and would not expect it since this yarn is fairly expensive.

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                                    5.0

                                    Great producy

                                    By N/a

                                    from Illinois

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                                          Comments about Cascade Yarns Casablanca:

                                          Shawl

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