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Freia Fine Handpaints Ombré Sport

Freia Ombré Sport is a gorgeous single ply that is available in wonderful ombre colors. As your project progresses, the color will change. Great for interesting garments and accessories.  Spun & HandPainted in the USA.

Content:
100% Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
75g/217yds
Gauge:
6 sts = 1" on US 5
Knitting Weight:
Sport
$26.00 ball Discountable
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Freia Fine HandpaintsSport
 
4.5

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (4)
  • Hats (3)
  • Shawls (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A Feast for Eye and Hand

Saw Freia Handpaints yarn in the Autumn 2011 issue of Vogue Knitting and was happy to discover it is carried by Webs. I was intrigued by the pretty little bon-bons of wool in the...Read complete review

Saw Freia Handpaints yarn in the Autumn 2011 issue of Vogue Knitting and was happy to discover it is carried by Webs. I was intrigued by the pretty little bon-bons of wool in the magazine photo. The entrelac hat I am knitting is working up beautifully with this soft and lofty yarn. The wool is beautifully spun and free of slubs and knots. I love the surprise of the unwinding colors. Just when I was tiring of the mauve tones, gorgeous earthy blues and then golds were revealed...eight harmonizing color tones in all. I like that the Freia color options vary from earthy and subtle to bright and bold. I'm finding it a feast for all the senses.

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Miss-matched Skeins

I ordered 2 skeins of the same color. Had to wait for it since it was back-ordered. Webs sent two completely miss- matched skeins. colors not even close to the same. Great...Read complete review

I ordered 2 skeins of the same color. Had to wait for it since it was back-ordered. Webs sent two completely miss- matched skeins. colors not even close to the same. Great yarn but Webs service is terrible.

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5.0

I would buy this yarn again

By Maximum BD

from St. Paul, Minnesota

Verified Buyer

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        Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

        I bought Freia fine handpaints and used it for shawl. It knit really nice and the colors were exactly what I expected. I would buy this yarn again. Webs was really good about getting it to me as soon as the color came in.

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        • No

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        5.0

        I would take out a loan to buy every one

        By Amanda

        from Galeton, PA

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        Pros

        • Consistent thickness
        • Long Color Changes
        • Soft
        • Strong
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

        • Price is a little steep

        Best Uses

        • Accessories
        • Anything and everything
        • Cowls
        • Scarves

        Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

        I made a cowlette called "Zuzu's Petals." (Found on Ravelry as a paid pattern) The colors were amazing and I loved the long changes in-between. Just as I would get bored of the color...a new one would start to mix in.

        The only thing is I wish the price was a little lower. However, I don't mind splurging once in awhile for something special.

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        5.0

        I love yarn.com and this yarn

        By JillSusan

        from Washington DC

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              Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

              I love this yarn. I have it in all available colors!

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              • No

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              5.0

              This yarn is a delight!

              By JillSusan

              from Washington DC

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fun To Knit With

              Cons

              • Can't think of one con

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

              It makes a beautiful scarf!

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              • No

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              4.0

              Very,very nice yarn

              By akann

              from Eagle river, Alaska

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Color

              Cons

              • None i know of

              Best Uses

              • Shawls

              Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

              Used this in a shawl and love the colors and texture. Love Webs prices and quick delivery.

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              wonderful product

              By geewithsticks

              from Calgary Alberta Canada

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • A Joy To Knit
              • Colour Changes Nicely
              • Great colours
              • No splitting

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

              • Ponchos
              • Scarves
              • Shawls

              Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

              It is the beautiful colours that will work perfect for my pattern choice , a shawl. it knits comfortably without splits

              Service and delivery comments:

              My delivery was prompt and arrived in good condition. I did not use customer service

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              • No

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              (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Miss-matched Skeins

              By Knitty

              from Chicago, Il

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                    Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

                    I ordered 2 skeins of the same color. Had to wait for it since it was back-ordered. Webs sent two completely miss- matched skeins. colors not even close to the same. Great yarn but Webs service is terrible.

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                    5.0

                    AMAZING yarn! Spun & Dyed in USA!!!

                    By Keri P.

                    from New York

                    Pros

                    • Beautiful Color Changes
                    • Great yardage
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

                      I am looking to find more yarns made in the USA and was SO glad to find this one!!!

                      I used this product to make some amazing hats and a cute little baby sweater. the color changes were amazing. The yarn slips easily through fingers while knitting. I have never seen such amazing color changes….

                      I saved bits from multiple skeins and made the most incredible pompoms too! I have purchased MANY colorways of this….Love melon, and tijuiana teal. The denim was a nice soft blues ombre- very cool….I used that for the sweater! You can play around with multiple balls to manipulate the color changes further. This yarn is SO fun!

                      WEBS- PLEASE GET MORE OF THESE FREIA YARNS! I want to try some of their thicker versions and they have SO many amazing colorways! Please, please, please!!!!

                      Thanks!

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                      5.0

                      terriffic!

                      By katiebaba

                      from sidney, ohio

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Color

                      Cons

                      • Wrinkled

                      Best Uses

                      • Pattern

                      Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

                      Used a pattern that called for this yarn specifically and it works beautifully.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      service is always great

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      What a pleasure!

                      By Doodles

                      from Salisbury, CT

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Interesting
                      • Lovely colors
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Simple Scarf

                        Comments about Freia Fine Handpaints Sport:

                        I made a scarf and enjoyed the play of color through out.

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                        • No

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