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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
    • 0517 Nautical Blue Backordered $5.99
    • 6004 Shamrock Heather - New! In Stock 20 skeins $5.99
    • 6005 Midnight Heather - New! In Stock 15 skeins $5.99
    • 6006 Latte Heather - New! In Stock 3 skeins $5.99
    • 6007 Light Grey Heather - New! In Stock 7 skeins $5.99
    • 0029 Pastel Pink In Stock 28 skeins $5.99
    • 0054 Kelly Green In Stock 23 skeins $5.99
    • 0133 Royal Backordered $5.99
    • 0137 Pink In Stock 3 skeins $5.99
    • 0146 Natural In Stock 41 skeins $5.99
    • 0149 Light Blue Heather In Stock 38 skeins $5.99
    • 0174 Claret In Stock 33 skeins $5.99
    • 0180 Rose In Stock 26 skeins $5.99
    • 0194 Light Gray Heather Backordered $5.99
    • 0204 Hunter In Stock 13 skeins $5.99
    • 0208A White In Stock 30 skeins $5.99
    • 0215 Light Yellow In Stock 16 skeins $5.99
    • 0217 Black In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 0233 Lilac In Stock 23 skeins $5.99
    • 0235 Aquamarine In Stock 21 skeins $5.99
    • 0240 Oatmeal Backordered $5.99
    • 0241 Pink Heather In Stock 32 skeins $5.99
    • 0256 Cream In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 0389 Gray Heather In Stock 23 skeins $5.99
    • 0449 Pink Sorbet In Stock 2 skeins $5.99
    • 0450 Honeydew Melon In Stock 8 skeins $5.99
    • 0451 Green Gremlin In Stock 18 skeins $5.99
    • 0458 Purple Orchid In Stock 2 skeins $5.99
    • 0459 Lagoon In Stock 34 skeins $5.99
    • 0462 Woodbine In Stock 37 skeins $5.99
    • 0465 Blue Surf In Stock 13 skeins $5.99
    • 0466 Quarry In Stock 1 skein $5.99
    • 0468 Phlox In Stock 30 skeins $5.99
    • 0469 Storm Blue In Stock 39 skeins $5.99
    • 0470 French Vanilla In Stock 42 skeins $5.99
    • 0471 Blue Hydrangea In Stock 23 skeins $5.99
    • 0475 Stitch Red In Stock 11 skeins $5.99
    • 0476 Neon Yellow In Stock 40 skeins $5.99
    • 0477 Neon Green In Stock 23 skeins $5.99
    • 0478 Neon Pink In Stock 21 skeins $5.99
    • 0479 Neon Orange In Stock 30 skeins $5.99
    • 0514 Light Gray Blue In Stock 25 skeins $5.99
    • 0515 Wedgewood In Stock 32 skeins $5.99
    • 0520 Charcoal In Stock 3 skeins $5.99
    • 0560 Rust Heather In Stock 13 skeins $5.99
    • 0598 Grayed Teal In Stock 10 skeins $5.99
    • 0658 Blue Heather In Stock 23 skeins $5.99
    • 0670 Teal Heather In Stock 24 skeins $5.99
    • 0682 Blue Veil In Stock 4 skeins $5.99
    • 0685 Denim Heather In Stock 18 skeins $5.99
    • 0686 Wine Heather In Stock 43 skeins $5.99
    • 0687 Emerald Heather In Stock 36 skeins $5.99
    • 0793 Pastel Blue In Stock 16 skeins $5.99
    • 0848 Navy In Stock 2 skeins $5.99
    • 0896 Pastel Yellow In Stock 28 skeins $5.99
    • 0959 Mauvetone In Stock 19 skeins $5.99
    • 0999 Dark Burgundy In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 1033 In Stock 25 skeins $5.99
    • 1034 In Stock 33 skeins $5.99
    • 1201 In Stock 21 skeins $5.99
    • 1202 Backordered $5.99
    • 1203 In Stock 25 skeins $5.99
    • 1231 In Stock 14 skeins $5.99
    • 1232 In Stock 21 skeins $5.99
    • 1382 In Stock 28 skeins $5.99
    • 1383 In Stock 24 skeins $5.99
    • 1386 In Stock 34 skeins $5.99
    • 1444A Brown Heather In Stock 45 skeins $5.99
    • 1445 Burnished Heather In Stock 33 skeins $5.99
    • 1446 Meadow Heather In Stock 26 skeins $5.99
    • 1606 In Stock 35 skeins $5.99
    • 2426 In Stock 32 skeins $5.99
    • 3335 In Stock 41 skeins $5.99
    • 4045 In Stock 6 skeins $5.99
    • 6002 In Stock 5 skeins $5.99
    • 9401 In Stock 35 skeins $5.99
    • 9601 In Stock 17 skeins $5.99
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    Plymouth YarnEncore
     
    4.6

    (based on 254 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (176)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (65)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (11)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    98%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good weight (213)
    • Machine washable (206)
    • Nice texture (193)
    • Knits quickly (164)
    • Soft (163)

    Cons

    • Sheds (4)
    • Unravels (3)

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (128)
    • Hats (122)
    • Scarves (117)
    • Gloves (60)
    • Afghans (38)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (165), Parent (59), Artist (28), Novice (21), Collector (17)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (186), Yes (55)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect yarn when knitting for kids

    I used Encore to knit twin-size afghans for my three grandkids. Patterns show up great and there are many cool colors to choose from.

    I used Encore to knit twin-size afghans for my three grandkids. Patterns show up great and there are many cool colors to choose from.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Yes and No

    I make a lot of afghans and blankets but have given up using this yarn. It's readily available so easy to find but it just pills and fuzzes forever. It's nice that it's machine...Read complete review

    I make a lot of afghans and blankets but have given up using this yarn. It's readily available so easy to find but it just pills and fuzzes forever. It's nice that it's machine washable but every time I do so I have to spend 1/2 hr or more clipping pills off the article. And I think it loses stitch definition over time.

    In spite of it being so easy to find, I think I'm just moving on.

    Reviewed by 254 customers

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    5.0

    The best for babies!

    By Maureen

    from Canton, MA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Baby afghans

      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

      I have made several baby afghans with "Encore". It is truly washable. I always wash it before giving it away and it comes out soft and doesn't shrink. The mothers love it because they are not afraid to wash it. The tell me the colors remain true and it doesn't fuzz.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Always Reliable

      By Ckp

      from Dallas, TX

      About Me Novice, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

          I use this yarn for afghans and give them away to friends and family. I mainly do broomstick crochet for these afghans.

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          • Yes

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          4.0

          easy to knit

          By felting girl

          from tucson az

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

            I got this to make a scarf for xmas. I made it with a fisherman's ribs. The yarn has good stitch definition, does not unravel, not does it splits. So far so good.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Very Satisfied

            By Bubbe

            from Orange County, CA

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                Excellent product to use
                Prompt service
                Order filled accurately

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                • No

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                5.0

                My favorite yarn

                By Grandma of 4

                from Colesville, MD

                About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Afghans
                  • Baby blankets
                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                  I love to make Nordic type sweaters with all of their beautiful and colorful patterns. This works beautifully and allows the sweaters to be machine washed and dried. Handles like wool but easy care.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Jean

                  from Wilson, NC

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Prayer Shawls B
                  • Prayer Shawls Baby

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                    Waiting on the remainder of the order. Need the white to be able to knit a baby blanket. Thanks!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    A Stash Staple

                    By Yarnwitch

                    from Gaylord, Michigan

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gloves
                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                      I always keep a healthy stash of Encore Worsted Weight yarn ... it is the best go-to yarn out there. I purchase singles etc., I recently needed to knit a quick baby afghan. No need to shop for yarn because I had Encore in all of the primary colors already :) How handy to have for one skein projects as well, a quick cowl, wristers, and on and on ... LOVE this yarn. Plus it is machine washable so a non-knitter can easily care for it.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      highly recommend

                      By babyblanket

                      from Connecticut

                      About Me Novice, Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Blankets

                        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                        The yarn speaks for itself. It is the only yarn I have used to make baby blankets since it is machine washable. The main reason I am writing this review is about WEBS - the customer service is fantastic. I could not have asked for better help and guidance on choosing the right color for my project.

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                        • Yes

                        Comment on this review

                         
                        4.0

                        A good all purpose yarn!

                        By Stella

                        from Portland, Maine

                        About Me Novice

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Dyed Evenly
                        • Easy To Fix
                        • Good value
                        • Good Weight
                        • Machine Washable
                        • Nice Texture

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Afghan
                          • Scarves

                          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                          A good all purpose yarn to make scarves, hats, mittens, and afghans!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review

                           
                          5.0

                          great to work with

                          By nancy knitwit

                          from Maryland

                          About Me Enthusiast

                          See all my reviews

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Baby blankets
                            • Sweaters

                            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                            I have made many baby blankets with Encore with great success. I just purchased yarn to make 2 sweaters for myself. Can't wait to knit them. This yarn is easy to knit with and I love that it is machine washable.

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                            • No

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