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4.6

The Fibre Company Road to China Light

Fibre Company Road to China Light is an incredibly soft blend of baby alpaca, cashmere, camel, and silk. The silk adds the slightest hint of luster to the yarn and the colors are incredible. You'll love working with this sportweight yarn. Made in Peru.

Content:
65% Baby Alpaca/10% Cashmere/10% Camel/15% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/159yd
Gauge:
6-6.5 sts = 1" on US 4
Knitting Weight:
Sport
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Fibre CompanyRoad to China Light
 
4.6

(based on 27 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (22)
  • Nice texture (19)
  • Good weight (17)
  • Dyed evenly (10)
  • Knits quickly (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (18)
    • Hats (13)
    • Sweaters (11)
    • Gloves (8)
    • Shawls (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (10), Artist (3), Parent (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (23)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    LOVE!!!

    This yarn is so soft, knits up beautifully, and has great stitch definition. I wish I could use it for every project

    This yarn is so soft, knits up beautifully, and has great stitch definition. I wish I could use it for every project

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Some colors run

    I bought this yarn in 3 colors: pearl grey, abalone, and sapphire. The first two knit up great. My hands turned blue quickly while knitting with sapphire. I would not recommend that...Read complete review

    I bought this yarn in 3 colors: pearl grey, abalone, and sapphire. The first two knit up great. My hands turned blue quickly while knitting with sapphire. I would not recommend that color or any of their deeper colors because of that. I returned that color to WEBS.

    The yarn is super squishy and soft but so are many others. I don't mind dyes bleeding a bit when washed but not while I am knitting. Until the company improves their dye process, I will buy other yarns.

    Reviewed by 27 customers

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    5.0

    Soft perfection

    By Uleedog

    from Virginia

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

      I have purchased several skeins with which to make cowl which are close fitting to the neck. As these will be Christmas gifts, I wanted something which the gift recipient would want to use. Soft, snuggly, good yardage for these projects. Cannot rate this yarn any higher.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Road to China

      By Kim

      from Winnetka, IL

      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

        Love the feel of the yarn

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        2.0

        Some colors run

        By kneyda

        from Wyoming

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Dye Comes Out While Knitt

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

          I bought this yarn in 3 colors: pearl grey, abalone, and sapphire. The first two knit up great. My hands turned blue quickly while knitting with sapphire. I would not recommend that color or any of their deeper colors because of that. I returned that color to WEBS.

          The yarn is super squishy and soft but so are many others. I don't mind dyes bleeding a bit when washed but not while I am knitting. Until the company improves their dye process, I will buy other yarns.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Love this yarn

          By Yarngrandma

          from Ohio

          About Me Enthusiast, Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

            I have made scarves and hats and they turned out beautifully.
            I think that it is one of the softest yarns on the market,

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Loved everything about this yarn !

            By Cassie

            from Jupiter fl

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

              I made a man's scarf and it was a pleasure to knit with

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Fabulously Soft

              By Susie

              from Upstate New York

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

                  Loved the softness of this yarn. Knits up beautifully. I've made two gift scarves that came out lovely.

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                  5.0

                  Stunningly Beautiful

                  By NamaStitch

                  from Albany, NY

                  About Me Artist, Yarn Lover

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

                  I used this yarn to knit a hat for my grandfather who is very sensitive to wool. He had no complaints of the hat being itchy. I have to say, this is by far my favorite yarn I've ever used. It's soft almost to the extreme and I love how the colors take on an iridescent like quality when kitted up. Only wish it weren't so expensive (though it's reasonably priced for what it is), I would use it for almost everything.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Service and delivery were superb as usual.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Feels as good as you think it will

                  By Laceknitter

                  from Greendale, WI

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

                    I am making a lace cowl with this yarn. It knits like a dream, feels wonderful, and mistakes are so easy to take out and reknit, unlike with some luxury fibers. I am really looking forward to having this around my face and neck this winter!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Joy to Knit

                    By Dee

                    from Cockeysville, MD

                    About Me Busy Mom

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

                      This is sumptuous yarn with an amazing texture. I am making a hat for a friend who is going through chemo and I am hoping that she is comforted by its softness and warmth.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      So Soft and Scrumptious

                      By Susie

                      from Upstate New York

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Fibre Company Road to China Light:

                        Have knit up two scarves for gifts The first with lace stitches and cables for my hubbie. The second was simply garter but used color for my Dad. Both came out wonderfully. This yarn is so soft, and gets even softer after blocking. Seriously, as I knit, I kept wanting to pet the ball of yarn.

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