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Cascade Yarns Magnum

Cascade Magnum is a 100% wool in a super bulky weight of 2 stitches per inch! Your projects will fly off the needles and you'll be done before you know it. Cascade Magnum is great for sweaters, hats, scarves, home decor, and more. Let your imagination run wild!  Made in Peru.

Content:
100% Peruvian Highland Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
250g/123yds
Gauge:
2 sts = 1" on US 15
Knitting Weight:
Super Bulky
$23.75 hank Discountable
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  • 0050 Black In Stock 12 hanks $23.75
  • 0075 Jet In Stock 10 hanks $23.75
  • 2401 Burgundy In Stock 24 hanks $23.75
  • 8012 Doeskin Heather In Stock 15 hanks $23.75
  • 8013 Walnut Heather In Stock 9 hanks $23.75
  • 8289 Inky Blue In Stock 18 hanks $23.75
  • 8400 Charcoal Grey Backordered $23.75
  • 8505 White In Stock 13 hanks $23.75
  • 8865 Liberty Heather In Stock 18 hanks $23.75
  • 9338 Moss In Stock 32 hanks $23.75
  • 9404 Ruby In Stock 6 hanks $23.75
  • 9417 Denim In Stock 11 hanks $23.75
  • 9420 Como Blue In Stock 16 hanks $23.75
  • 9447 Forest Heather In Stock 11 hanks $23.75
  • 9449 Midnight Heather In Stock 13 hanks $23.75
  • 9451 Lake Chelan Heather In Stock 13 hanks $23.75
  • 9452 Summer Sky In Stock 20 hanks $23.75
  • 9454 Rainier Heather In Stock 13 hanks $23.75
  • 9564 Birch Heather In Stock 9 hanks $23.75
  • 9418 Purple Jewel Heather In Stock 19 hanks $23.75
  • 9482 Magenta In Stock 13 hanks $23.75
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Cascade YarnsMagnum
 
4.3

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (33)
  • Nice texture (25)
  • Soft (25)
  • Good weight (24)
  • Dyed evenly (19)

Cons

  • Sheds (15)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (15)
  • Hats (12)
  • Sweaters (8)
  • Blankets (4)
  • Felting (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (15), Artist (12), Parent (8), Novice (5), Collector (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (29), Yes (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Super Bully Knits Up Super Fast

A great yarn for super fast knitting. I used it to make a blanket/throw for my son for Christmas. It's super soft, warm and cuddly. As another reviewer noted, it does...Read complete review

A great yarn for super fast knitting. I used it to make a blanket/throw for my son for Christmas. It's super soft, warm and cuddly. As another reviewer noted, it does shed a bit (I quickly learned not to wear black when knitting with gray yarn!) and has a tendency to pill. Hopefully in time that will settle down.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Sheds more than a dog!

love the idea but it sheds like crazy>> i did a stripe pattern and all u see is one color fuzz over my knitting! very frustrating

love the idea but it sheds like crazy>> i did a stripe pattern and all u see is one color fuzz over my knitting! very frustrating

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5.0

Magnum by Cascade Yarn

By Doreen

from Manchester, NH

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves

    Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

    Loved the product -- knitted both cowls. Can't wait to see how my daughter's feel about them.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    Really soft really bulky affordable yarn

    By CassHausserman

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Sheds

    Best Uses

    • Blanket
    • Felting
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Throw

    Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

    I'm making a cabled throw with this yarn. It has the look of a really bulky yarn (it is really bulky) and it's so soft and warm. I love touching it and knitting with it. The color is also really pretty.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Wonderful, fast, soft!

    By Pam

    from Indianapolis, IN

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Sheds

    Best Uses

    • Scarves

    Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

    This yarn knitted quickly into a beautiful, bulky scarf that is very soft and warm. There is a small bit of shedding but no more than you would expect from 100 % wool.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Delicious Chunkiness

    By Sharla Lu

    from Vero Beach, FL

    About Me Enthusiast

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

      Knitting a chunky/open vest, very quick knit, yarn is great fun to play with. I love the look and feel of the yarn. The product arrived quickly and was everything imagined. Very, very happy with the yarn and service.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Chunky Goodness

      By Daniela

      from New York

      About Me Artist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Pricy But Worth It

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

      I love this yarn so much . . . I use it for all my warm and textured knitting . . . sometimes certain colors are backordered but worth the wait and cost!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Easy knitting

      By Susan M.

      from Charleston, SC

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Sheds
      • Unravels

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

      I knit a cowl with this yarn. The pattern called specifically for magnum. The color is rich and the scarf knit up beautifully. I did have some problems with it pulling apart several times. It was recommended that I wind the yarn from the end of the shank rather then the beginning to prevent this from occurring in the future with this particular yarn.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Good Quality

      By Annie Pete

      from Palm Springs, CA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

        good quality and good price

        Service and delivery comments:

        prompt

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        4.0

        So soft

        By New knitter

        from Abington, ma

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Knits Quickly

        Cons

        • Has Knots
        • Sheds

        Best Uses

        • Afghan

        Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

        I needed a wool for a afghan. It's a gift. I needed something soft, warm and a pattern that would work up quickly. I am no t disappointed at all. This was perfect for this project and even though I'm not finished I know I am going to love it

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Beautiful Yarn!

        By Bakey

        from Lawton, MI

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft
        • Unique Yarn

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

          Used this yarn for a buttoned cowl as a gift for a friend. I do not wear this bulky of a yarn but it was perfect for what she wanted. Perfect weight, perfect color and I did use a pattern that was designed with this yarn. She loved it!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          4.0

          Super Bulky and very beautiful

          By Tina B Designs

          from Mounds View, MN

          About Me Artist, Designer, Enthusiast, Parent

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Knits Quickly

          Cons

          • Coarse

          Best Uses

          • Chunky Blanket

          Comments about Cascade Yarns Magnum:

          I use this yarn for making chunky blankets for newborn photographers. It's so thick, it works up quickly and makes for a very distinctive look. It's a little scratchy, but it's so bulky, I wouldn't use it for clothing anyway.

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          • No

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