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Plymouth Yarn Encore

Plymouth Encore is a favorite machine washable wool blend for everything from kids' clothing to afghans and beyond! With many patterns available from Plymouth, Encore will fill your knitting needs. It is so versatile, it can be used as a substitute in your favorite pattern calling for a worsted weight yarn. Made in Turkey.

 

Content:
75% Acrylic/25% Wool
Care:
Machine Wash Regular
Weight/Yardage:
100g/200yd
Gauge:
4.5-5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$5.99 skein Discountable
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Plymouth YarnEncore
 
4.7

(based on 287 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (204)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (69)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (242)
  • Machine washable (234)
  • Nice texture (221)
  • Soft (186)
  • Dyed evenly (184)

Cons

  • Sheds (4)
  • Unravels (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (145)
  • Hats (142)
  • Scarves (134)
  • Gloves (69)
  • Afghans (43)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (182), Parent (68), Artist (35), Novice (22), Collector (18)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (213), Yes (60)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best machine washable yarn!

Encore is my go-to yarn for everything that gets a lot of use and needs machine wash and dry - children's sweaters and hats, as well as afgans and pillow covers. It is wonderfully...Read complete review

Encore is my go-to yarn for everything that gets a lot of use and needs machine wash and dry - children's sweaters and hats, as well as afgans and pillow covers. It is wonderfully soft and not at all scratchy (something my grandson will not tolerate). The colors are vast and versatile. I have used both chunky and worsted weight. Both have been very successful!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Light for worsted

Using for sampler afghan, not the kind of thing you can do a swatch for, and have to order more because the squares are working up smaller than they should with worsted weight...Read complete review

Using for sampler afghan, not the kind of thing you can do a swatch for, and have to order more because the squares are working up smaller than they should with worsted weight yarn. Good thing I have plenty of time. Would classify this as light worsted at most. A little rough, but otherwise ok for things that need to be easy care and can use a gauge swatch.

Reviewed by 287 customers

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4.0

Affordable, lovely yarn!

By lindacdb1

from Texas

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Machine Washable
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

  • Knots Within Skeins

Best Uses

    Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

    Have made several afghans and sweaters from this yarn - knits up beautifully and very soft. Washes like a dream.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    good prompt service from Webbs

    By Ann

    from Ann arbor, michigan

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats

      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

      have used Encore, mainly for hats, for many years. It knits up beautifully.
      Because Encore is made in Turkey, I'm going to try USA made Perfection by Kraemer. Haven't used it yet.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      Great Go To Yarn

      By crocheting Mom of ten

      from western ny

      About Me Fiber Artist, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Kid Friendly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

      • Definitely Not Luxurious

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

      This is a great all purpose yarn. It has a much nicer feel than an entirely acrylic yarn. The wool makes a big difference in warmth as well. You really can wash it and just toss it in the dryer. That's why I love using it for children's items.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Hard wearing yarn

      By Knitting constantly

      from Wenatchee WA

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good value
      • Good Weight
      • Great colors
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Afghans
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Shawls
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

        Great yarn for kids sweaters and hats because it is machine washable. It is a nice blend of acrylic with enough wool for us fiber lovers.

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        • Yes

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        5.0

        Encore

        By Martha

        from Spring Hill TN

        About Me Enthusiast, Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Afgans
          • Afghans
          • Hats
          • Kids
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

          I love Encore for a basic inexpensive yarn. It has a little bit of wool which gives it a nice feel. It's very soft and knits up beautifully. It comes in a large variety of colors. It is great for kids items and afghans. It's easy to care for by just throwing it in the wasing machine.

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          • No

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          5.0

          great yarn

          By joan

          from maryland

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

            sweater for my grandson who is 18 and hard to buy for.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Encore yarn

            By Mimi

            from Cheshire, CT

            About Me Enthusiast, Intermediate knitter, Senior Citizen

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Appearance
            • Nice Texture
            • No Knots Joining The Yarn
            • No shedding
            • No Splitting Of The Yarn
            • No Unraveling
            • Plymouth Yarn Company
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Afghans
              • Gloves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

              I buy alot from Webs and the Yarn Basket in Branford, Connecticut. Your colors are beautiful. I love to work with the yarn because it is comfortable and the finish product is excellent.
              I stay with a good thing.....

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              • Yes

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              3.0

              Light for worsted

              By grrrlgeek

              from Chicago IL

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy To Fix
              • Machine Washable

              Cons

              • Works Up Small

              Best Uses

              • Projects For Heavy Use

              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

              Using for sampler afghan, not the kind of thing you can do a swatch for, and have to order more because the squares are working up smaller than they should with worsted weight yarn. Good thing I have plenty of time. Would classify this as light worsted at most. A little rough, but otherwise ok for things that need to be easy care and can use a gauge swatch.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Good Quality

              By Nana

              from Tacoma, WA

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Even Stitches

              Best Uses

              • Afghan

              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

              The Encore is easy to work with, even stitches, just a very slight roughness but not irritating. Colors are great. Crocheting an Afghan - - looking awesome!!!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great yarn for kid's clothing

              By Grangma

              from Florida

              About Me Grandmother

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves

                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                Stitches in pattern stand out. I like that it's machine washable. Very good quality yarn.

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                • No

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