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Cascade Yarns 220 Sport

Cascade 220 Sport is a fantastic addition to the Cascade 220 family. This Peruvian highland wool works up at 5.5 to 6 stitches per inch. It's a great choice for colorwork and other fine gauge projects.  Made in Peru.

Content:
100% Peruvian HIghland Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/164yd
Gauge:
5.5-6 sts = 1" on US 5-6
Knitting Weight:
DK
$4.75 hank Discountable
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Cascade Yarns220 Sport
 
4.6

(based on 69 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (62)
  • Dyed evenly (51)
  • Nice texture (48)
  • Knits quickly (39)
  • Soft (39)

Cons

  • Twists up (5)
  • Coarse (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (35)
  • Hats (32)
  • Gloves (25)
  • Scarves (25)
  • Socks (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (38), Artist (13), Novice (10), Parent (6), Collector (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (61), Yes (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Lightweight but soft and warm

I am making a series of neck warmers as gifts. The pattern calls for sport weight, which I hadn't really used too much prior to this project. I have been delighted with the...Read complete review

I am making a series of neck warmers as gifts. The pattern calls for sport weight, which I hadn't really used too much prior to this project. I have been delighted with the elegant appearance of the heathers and also the warmth of this yarn. Having usually used worsted weight, the warmth of this weight wool has surprised and delighted me.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great Bang for your Buck.

I don't normally use sport weight yarns, so I wasn't sure what to expect from this one. But if you like Cascade 220, and just need a lighter weight for a specific project,...Read complete review

I don't normally use sport weight yarns, so I wasn't sure what to expect from this one. But if you like Cascade 220, and just need a lighter weight for a specific project, you'll like this. Like its worsted namesake, it's a good value, a very servicable yarn for items that don't require frequent wahing (unless you just like hand-washing -- I don't). I'd prefer a superwash variant of it for most things I suspect.

I haven't used it in any felted projects to date, but have used other Cascade wool for such things and always been pleased with the results. This yarn would yield a felted fabric not quite so heavy, which might make it even more suitable for some items.

The project I bought this for used 2 strands held together, and the "sturdiness" (for lack of a better word) that gives it its stitch definition made the job of workign with 2 strands much easier than some yarns I've used this way. It also has less of a tendency to come untwisted than other similar yarns I've used. It also seems to be less prone to splitting or shedding than even the worsted Cascade 220.

This is not a "luxury" yarn by any measure, but will give you good results even if you're a relative novice. Overall a very serviceable yarn for knitters of all skill levels.

Reviewed by 69 customers

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4.0

Very nice yarn

By SportyGranola

from Hudson Valley NY

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

      Nice yarn. Nothing special but it's serving its purpose well. I am making a sweater shawl out of it. Lovely deep color, easy to work with. A little loose on the twist, but that's ok, you just need to watch not to split. Wish I could have afforded the SQ of washable in the same yarn, but alas.

      Great service from WEBS as always. Fast shipping via a trackable method, no problems. Great prices and selection. Website is easy to use, service is great. Thanks.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Perfect for my WIP

      By MammaJBC

      from Virginia

      About Me Beginner, Novice, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves

        Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

        This yarn was perfect as an accent colour for a pair of gloves that I am knitting for my son.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Prompt delivery and in very good condition.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        I will buy this yarn again

        By MaryEllen

        from Taneytown, Md

        About Me Grandma

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

          I made a Mrs Miracle scarf by Debbie Macomber with red yarn. It turned out just like the pattern and one wore in movie "Mrs Miracle"

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          4.0

          A good, all-round yarn

          By Keri

          from New Zealand

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

              This yarn is great for knitting stripes.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Just right

              By Julia

              from Des Moines IA

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

                This is going to be an aran cardigan for my daughter. The stitches show up beautifully and the yarn is easy to work with.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Cascade Sport Yarn = Great Sport Wear!

                By Susan

                from Tucson, Arizona

                About Me Enthusiast, Grandmother Of 2 Grandson, Knit For 2 Grandsons

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Scarves
                  • Socks

                  Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

                  Machine washable and yet soft. Should be great for teenage boys wear.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Super yarn

                  By Ubi's Mom

                  from Tallahassee, Florida

                  About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Knits Up Evenly
                  • Nice Texture

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Felting
                    • Gloves
                    • Hats
                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

                    Used this yarn double to knit and felt hats. They turned out beautifully. Great yarn.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    My first on-line purchase.

                    By Schnauzerhugs

                    from LaQunta, CA.

                    About Me Beginner Weaver, Enthusiast, Knitter, Out Of The Box

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

                      My first online order. Saw the yarn in a knit shop but they didn't have enough so found it on Webs and bought. Service excellent. Realized I didn't have enough and called. Person I talked to rounded up more yarn same dye lot and I received it in a couple of days. I am knitting a sweater to fit someone out of state. Took all measurements there. I didn't want to spend loads of money on this experiment. Thanks.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Cascade 220 Sport is great for Fair Isle

                      By MeMary77

                      from San Antonio, TX

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gloves
                        • Hats
                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

                        I am using Cascade 220 Sport in a Craftsy class called, "The Fair Isle Vest, Stranded & Steeked," with instructor Mary Jane Mucklestone. This yarn is so much softer than what the class kit provides, and you can save money here with this yarn. Webs has better color choices too. The yarn is hand wash, dry flat. I made about (5) swatches with different colorway combinations so I can eventually choose different colorways for the Vest(s) that I plan to make.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        220 sport

                        By Dory

                        from WI

                        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Scarves
                          • Sweaters

                          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

                          Like all cascade yarn the sport weight and colors offered are wonderful. Never a tie to be found. This my first time using sport weight and it is looking grand on my Fair isle sweater. Delivery is always prompt.

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                          • No

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