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Madelinetosh Tosh Lace

Madelinetosh Tosh Lace is 950 yards of lace joy! It is 100% superwash merino dyed in the gorgeous Madelinetosh colorways. This hand dyed yarn is subtly colored, so it won't take away from your lace pattern. One skein Madelinetosh Tosh Lace would make a sizeable shawl.

Please note: Each skein of Tosh Lace is unique. There are no dye lots and skeins may vary. The yarn color you receive may look different than the color pictured.

Content:
100% Superwash Merino Wool
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
120g/950yds
Gauge:
laceweight, needle size varies
Knitting Weight:
Lace
$24.70 hank Discountable
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MadelinetoshTosh Lace
 
4.6

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

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    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (29)
  • Nice texture (24)
  • Good weight (21)
  • Dyed evenly (7)
  • Knits quickly (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (16)
    • Shawls (12)
    • Sweaters (4)
    • Gloves (3)
    • Hats (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (20), Artist (7), Parent (6), Collector (3), Novice (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (28)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Rich

    I just received Filigree and the color, at least from my computer monitor, is exact. It's so rich and seems to knit up nice subtle shifts and not stripes. I have never knit...Read complete review

    I just received Filigree and the color, at least from my computer monitor, is exact. It's so rich and seems to knit up nice subtle shifts and not stripes. I have never knit with such thin yarn before, but plan to use this on size US3 needles in a standard knit, not lace pattern. So far the swatch looks good. To give you an idea, the thickness of this yarn could be compared to embroidery floss. Word of warning - if you don't have a yarn winder, be prepared to spend 2 hours winding the hank into a ball.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Some fine... some terrible

    I am so upset with this yarn... I purchased it in multiple colors to work up one large project. Most of the colors I ordered were fine, but the Esoteric is terrible....Read complete review

    I am so upset with this yarn... I purchased it in multiple colors to work up one large project. Most of the colors I ordered were fine, but the Esoteric is terrible. I have treated all colors the same, but the Esoteric insists on breaking over and over and over. Obviously after the second break I started handling it with kid gloves and still it is thinned so badly in areas that it breaks or I have to cut out the thinned area. I currently have over 25 joins in my project where the yarn has broken. I feel like they had to have know since I have already cut out 4 joins from the one skein. I have now spent 3 months of my time and almost $100 in yarn for a project with all these week spots. All I want is to be done with this project and never have to use this yarn again. Terribly upset with the waste of my time and money.

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    5.0

    Tosh Lace is fabulous!

    By Ree from Wy

    from Cheyenne Wy

    About Me Enthusiast

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

        Delivery is within a few days and shipping charges are so reasonable!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Love lace

        By Deb, Learning to Love Lace

        from Sydney, Australia

        About Me Enthusiast, Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft
        • Stunning colours

        Cons

        • Discontinued

        Best Uses

        • Shawls

        Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

        Absolutely love this yarn & the colour ways. Very glad I had a chance to buy some before the stocks disappeared.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Good value, great performance

        By Westneedle

        from Missouri

        About Me Crocheter, Experienced, Knitter

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Dye Runoff

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Shawls

        Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

        Recommend first wash by hand to remove unset dye.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        1.0

        Some fine... some terrible

        By Chantal Etoile

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Pretty Colors
        • Soft

        Cons

        • BREAKS CONSTANTLY
        • Many Joins

        Best Uses

          Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

          I am so upset with this yarn... I purchased it in multiple colors to work up one large project. Most of the colors I ordered were fine, but the Esoteric is terrible. I have treated all colors the same, but the Esoteric insists on breaking over and over and over. Obviously after the second break I started handling it with kid gloves and still it is thinned so badly in areas that it breaks or I have to cut out the thinned area. I currently have over 25 joins in my project where the yarn has broken. I feel like they had to have know since I have already cut out 4 joins from the one skein. I have now spent 3 months of my time and almost $100 in yarn for a project with all these week spots. All I want is to be done with this project and never have to use this yarn again. Terribly upset with the waste of my time and money.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Lovely yarn to work with

          By Zippitydoodah

          from South Australia

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Shawl

            Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

            First time using this yarn - lovely texture, no splitting, colour variation is gradual but effective.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Beautiful and (mostly) wonderful!

            By Jencentric

            from New York, NY

            About Me Enthusiast

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Slightly splitty
            • Working Pills

            Best Uses

            • Shawls

            Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

            I love the look of this yarn and it's knitting up beautifully for a shawl I'm knitting for my mother to wear at my upcoming wedding.

            I will say that it totally got tangled in the center-pull ball I wound in ways that defy my knowledge of physics, and that there were pills that developed as I was working with the yarn, but I think both of these things happen with any lace weight yarn and I don't knock the yarn for that. It's GORGEOUS!

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            • No

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            5.0

            beautiful lace with great yardage

            By Susan, a lace knitter

            from Ct

            About Me Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft
            • Subtle Color Shifts

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Shawls

              Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

              As always, wonderful service from Webs.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Just What I Wanted

              By n/a

              from Albuquerque, NM

              About Me Artist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves

                Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

                I am combining this with other lace weight yarns and am weaving with it.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Everything Tosh is Superb!

                By LovetoKnit

                from Long Beach, CA

                About Me Enthusiast

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Socks

                  Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

                  Great yarn for knitting those delicate fun items you love.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Beautiful!

                  By Big Sis

                  from New Hampshire

                  About Me Enthusiast

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • No knots
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh Lace:

                      Though thinner than expected, it worked well for the intended pattern. The leftover is excellent for working 2 yarns together in my current project.

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