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Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed

If you love Plymouth Encore, give Encore Tweed a try. It's the same great fiber content with just a touch of viscose added for the tweed. The great colors make it perfect for a beautifully cabled sweater for yourself or someone you love. Plymouth Encore Tweed is a real winner!  Made in Turkey.

Content:
75% Acrylic/ 22% Wool/ 3% Viscose
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle, Tumble Dry Low
Weight/Yardage:
100g/200yd
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$6.49 skein Discountable
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  • 0599 Dark Brown In Stock 32 skeins $6.49
  • 0789 Grey In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
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  • 1363 Oatmeal In Stock 16 skeins $6.49
  • 2334 Seafoam In Stock 34 skeins $6.49
  • 3525 Hunter In Stock 31 skeins $6.49
  • 4108 Denim In Stock 22 skeins $6.49
  • 5539 Pink In Stock 30 skeins $6.49
  • 5598 Dark Wedgewood In Stock 41 skeins $6.49
  • 5854 Navy In Stock 22 skeins $6.49
  • 6389 Ruby In Stock 20 skeins $6.49
  • 9960 Deepest Mauve In Stock 46 skeins $6.49
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Plymouth YarnEncore Tweed
 
4.7

(based on 52 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (45)
  • Good weight (39)
  • Knits quickly (39)
  • Machine washable (37)
  • Soft (36)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (34)
    • Hats (28)
    • Scarves (25)
    • Gloves (7)
    • Socks (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (26), Parent (9), Novice (6), Artist (4), Collector (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (39), Yes (8)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Can't Wait to Order More!

    This yarn is gorgeous, soft, and looks very sophisticated knit up. It felt great in my hands and obtained gauge perfectly. I made a women's bolero/shrug out of the sage color and...Read complete review

    This yarn is gorgeous, soft, and looks very sophisticated knit up. It felt great in my hands and obtained gauge perfectly. I made a women's bolero/shrug out of the sage color and can't wait to order more for a men's sweater!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    OK

    My assessment of this yarn is probably colored by the fact that it did not turn out to be right for my project, which was an afghan. It is simply too light weight for...Read complete review

    My assessment of this yarn is probably colored by the fact that it did not turn out to be right for my project, which was an afghan. It is simply too light weight for that. I also found the color to be really boring.

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    2.0

    No "Pull"

    By JusJoan

    from Redmond, Oregon

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

      All was well except that I do not like skeins of yarn that do not pull from the center. Nothing is more frustrating that having to "re-roll" a skein of yarn. All three skeins were the same... Do Not Like :(

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      2.0

      quality seems different from previous

      By GG

      from Tacoma WA

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Weight Appears Changed

      Cons

      • Weight Appears Different

      Best Uses

        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

        yarn is ok but doesn't match previous purchase

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        dye lot match

        By KnitWit

        from Durango, CO

        About Me Addicted knitter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dye Lot Matched Perfectly

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

            I was using old yarn to make baby sweaters and ran out. Even though you did not have the same dye lot, it matched perfectly.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Satisfied Customer!

            By Lynnie

            from Hockessin, DE

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Afghan

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

            I always use this type of Encore yarn as it is washable and dryable and the colors are great. I knit afghans to give to my friends as gifts and they love them!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Blendable Dye lots make my life easy

            By Stringstar97008

            from Rainier,Oregon

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

              I bought 5 skeins of this yarn at a local yarn shop - all they had. Then I found the perfect pattern - but I needed 7 skeins. I ordered two more skeins, and of course they were a different dye lot, but they still matched perfectly! The yarn knits smoothly and shows the lace pattern beautifully. I will be using this again- maybe for a sweater for my granddaughter.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Matches

              By A1knitter

              from MidWest

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                Surprised it was the same dye lot as what I had on hand.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Encore Tweed by Plymouth Yarn

                By T Marie

                from Montana

                About Me Knitted For Over 45 Years

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                  Knits like a dream.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  My delivery was prompt but I guess I gave the wrong number for color - wanted denium and received navy. Did not want to return - too much trouble.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  3.0

                  OK

                  By Hi rise Kathy

                  from St. Paul, MN

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                    My assessment of this yarn is probably colored by the fact that it did not turn out to be right for my project, which was an afghan. It is simply too light weight for that. I also found the color to be really boring.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    4.0

                    extremely satisfied

                    By Peg the knitter

                    from Marshall, MN

                    About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Machine Washable
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gloves
                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                      I make sweaters-lots of them and hats. I used this yarn for both. I loved working with them, and the recipients of the finished products were delighted with them.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Love this yarn...

                      By Ladygin

                      from Orlando, Fl.

                      About Me Artist, Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Knits Quickly
                      • Nice Texture

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves
                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                        I made several sweaters and plan to give them as christmas gifts.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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