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Lotus Yarns Mimi

Mink: the symbol of luxury and the definition of softness. Mimi by Lotus Yarns is a 100% mink yarn, perfect for blissfully cozy accessories and garments to indulge your senses. Mimi's colors are deep and multidimensional, with a slight halo. Very lightweight at 300+ yards to a 50g hank, Mimi knits up somewhere between a fingering and a sport weight, and holds its shape well for a fur yarn. Made in China. 

Content:
100% Mink
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/330yds
Gauge:
6 sts = 1" on US 4
Knitting Weight:
Sport
$23.00 hank Discountable
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Lotus YarnsMimi
 
5.0

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      5.0

      Very soft

      By LN Handwovens

      from Milwaukee, WI

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            Comments about Lotus Yarns Mimi:

            One skein of this luxury yarn used as weft will make two 70 scarves (infinity, so don't need fringe). The finished product, with Jaggerspun Zephyr warp, was lovely and soft.

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            5.0

            Precious

            By dancingneedles

            from Norman, OK

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            Pros

            • Noesn't Shed
            • Not Much Elasticity
            • Soft and smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Fine Things

              Comments about Lotus Yarns Mimi:

              I can't wrap my head around this mink fiber been spun into knitting yarn, so I had to try. Yes it knits well, as a light fingering or heavy lace weight. It is preciously a luxury, so this time it is for me, after knitted so much for other people. It deserves to be something very special, to be worn gently against the skin. Knitting is getting better by the ages...

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              5.0

              Pure Luxury

              By stashqueen

              from Nashville

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              Pros

              • Soft Nice Halo

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Accessories Dainty Items

                Comments about Lotus Yarns Mimi:

                Using two strands at a time of various colors of MIMI for tall cowl

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                5.0

                Wonderful yarn, but much less weight

                By holymackerel

                from Colorado Springs, CO

                Pros

                • Good stitch definition
                • Light
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Thinner Than Sport Weight

                Best Uses

                • LIght sweater
                • Scarves
                • Shawl

                Comments about Lotus Yarns Mimi:

                The yarn is very light and soft, and a single yarn goes a long way. I had planned a sport weight top project, but had to rearrange quite a bit because this yarn is much thinner than that. It was actually thinner than the hand maiden fingering yarn I just used earlier. The knitted top is so wonderful to wear - doesn't shed too much as a fur yarn, very light, lace pattern shows up well, and soft to the neck.

                I bought 3 skeins, 2 were perfect, but the last one had 3 knots.

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                5.0

                Makes a great luxury fabric!

                By Mary

                from IL

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                Pros

                • A Joy To Knit
                • soft luxury

                Cons

                • Hard To Frog
                • Light weight
                • Somewhat pricey

                Best Uses

                • Luxury Accessories

                Comments about Lotus Yarns Mimi:

                I just completed a cowl for a friend's upcoming 90th birthday on US size 6 needles using this yarn doubled, because the pattern I chose required thicker yarn than this product turned out to be. I knit it in red, and the blocking produced very little bleeding. The finished product stayed true to knitted size.

                Amazingly soft to knit, so now returning to my beloved "lowly" wools and alpacas feel less pleasant in my hand, by comparison. Still, it's fun to use, and I'll definitely knit more, perhaps a lace scarf in single strand next.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Prompt delivery, arrived in great condition, and my order volume with Webs 25% discount made the price more palatable. Another great Webs experience!

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Luxurious!

                By CAZ

                from midwest

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                      Comments about Lotus Yarns Mimi:

                      Making a 2 color herringbone scarf, using 2 strands at a time to increase gauge. Love this yarn! Very soft! Great stitch definition too!

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                      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Beautiful yarn!

                      By sarah11

                      from Dayton, OH

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                      Pros

                      • Beautiful Haze
                      • elegant drape
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                      • Thinner Than Sport Weight

                      Best Uses

                      • Lacework
                      • Scarves
                      • Shawls
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Lotus Yarns Mimi:

                      I bought the yarn thinking I would knit the "Breckon" sweater pattern with it, since the pattern called for sport weight yarn. That didn't work - this yarn is more like fingering yarn. However, the yarn color was the most beautiful dark green and the touch and feel were amazing - I will find a pattern to marry to this beautiful yarn. Pure luxury.

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                      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Lotus Mimi

                      By Yarngirl

                      from South Carolina

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                      Pros

                      • Dye Is Even
                      • Good Drape
                      • Good stitch definition
                      • Incredibly soft
                      • Light and warm

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Camisoles
                        • Fine Accessories
                        • Hats
                        • Scarves
                        • Shawls

                        Comments about Lotus Yarns Mimi:

                        This is luscious yarn to work with. I am making a lacework scarf and it is a dream.
                        The color is rich, deep and even . Any application for fingering weight cashmere would be appropriate for this yarn. Delivery was quick and easy. I will definitely order more.

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