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    Di.Ve' Zenith

    Di've Zenith is a shrink resistant merino wool yarn that is a great yarn for children and other wash and wear garments. It is the same great, soft yarn as Maratona.

    Content:
    100% Extrafine Merino
    Care:
    Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/120yd
    Gauge:
    5 sts = 1" on US 7
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
    $7.99 ball $3.19 ball
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    Content:
    100% Extrafine Merino
    Care:
    Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    8.5oz/580yds
    Gauge:
    5 sts = 1" on US 6-7
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
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    Di.Ve'Zenith
     
    3.9

    (based on 29 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (3)

    90%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (9)
    • Nice texture (8)
    • Good weight (6)
    • Dyed evenly (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats (4)
      • Sweaters (4)
      • Scarves (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Good Value

      I knitted a hat for my friend's son and this knitted up beautifully and shows lovely stitch definition. However, it's not machine washable, as the label shows the handwashing recommended symbol. Very soft ...Read complete review

      I knitted a hat for my friend's son and this knitted up beautifully and shows lovely stitch definition. However, it's not machine washable, as the label shows the handwashing recommended symbol. Very soft and the burnt orange is a gorgeous autumnal shade. For the price it has a lot of yardage.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Never again

      I will never knit with this yarn again. Although it is super soft and has reasonably good stitch definition, I have never in my life knit with yarn as splitty as this. You know...Read complete review

      I will never knit with this yarn again. Although it is super soft and has reasonably good stitch definition, I have never in my life knit with yarn as splitty as this. You know that microfiber yarn at the craft stores, in all the bright colors? Yeah, Zenith is even splittier than that one. I cussed and cussed while knitting a scarf for my sister. From the other comments, I'm wondering if she's already felted it. Beware!

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      4.0

      Great bright colors

      By Leila tricote

      from Jacksonville, FL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight

      Cons

      • Unravels

      Best Uses

        Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

        I bought this yarn because I loved the bright colors, and it's dyed very evenly. It unravels a little bit but it falls into place and looks great once it's been blocked. It knits evenly and the finished product looks great.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Excellent product

        By ESLER

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Socks
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

          Zenith is a super product. I have also used the white and stripped versions. More of a DK weight, but suitable for a wide variety of projects. Soft and easy to use. Large variety of colors.

          There is no down-side to this product.

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          • No

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          4.0

          soft

          By knitterjaye

          from milwaukee WI

          About Me Enthusiast, Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Stretches

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

          easy to use, great color, many people commented on the color

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Soft, washable, good value

          By Clara who never spends too much on yarn

          from Palo Alto, CA

          Pros

          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

              I bought this yarn at Stitches 2011 based on advice from the Webs salesperson. I had a pattern for a dress that I wanted to knit. After reading reviews, I was concerned that the yarn would be too difficult to work with (splitty) and that it would felt when washed. So at Stitches 2012, I asked the Webs salesperson what she suggested and she told me to knit a swatch and wash it. I knitted a 5" x 4" test swatch and washed it in the washing machine with Eucalan. Using warm water and no agitation (only spin dry), the swatch came out fine. I can handle the splitty nature of the yarn by knitting more carefully. So far, I like this yarn.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Soft and springy

              By LornaToo

              from Madison, WI

              About Me Novice

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Not machine washable

              Best Uses

              • Afghan

              Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

              I knit the tonal afghan from Knitted Gifts with this lovely yarn - more than 70 balls, and I don't recall any knots. Knitted up beautifully, even for this novice (I was a novice at the beginning, but 70 balls later...). Soft and springy and very warm and touchable - my ONLY regret is that it is not machine washable - so my godson will have to be much more careful with it than I had planned when I ordered the yarn. I'm ordering more to make a sweater for myself - or maybe two.

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              • No

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              5.0

              NOT a machine washable yarn

              By Sophie

              from Bellingham, WA

              About Me Enthusiast, Knitting for 55 years

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Soft
              • Very high quallity

              Cons

              • None that I could find

              Best Uses

              • Adult sweaters

              Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

              I am disappointed that all the knitters who complained about the yarn felting and shrinking apparently did not bother to read the label. It very clearly indicates (picture of hand in a bowl of water) that this item is to be handwashed only.
              This is a terrific yarn, there should be no problem with splitting as long as the correct size needle is used and it has a smooth, rounded tip. I always use the regular nickle plated Addis, size 3 1/2 to 4 mm. Bamboo needles, lace needles, any low quality needles will cause a problem. Also, please do not knit this yarn with needles that are too large, this also causes splitting problems. This is defenitely NOT a wash-and-wear yarn, and is not suited for childrens' wear unless you plan to wash the garment by hand.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Lovely yarn if you don't mind splitting

              By herpcrazie

              from Sacramento, CA

              About Me Enthusiast, Parent

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Splits

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

              This is an absolutely wonderful yarn if you don't mind dealing with a bit of splitting. I made a sweater for my husband and after I got used to the splitting, it went very quickly and I am very happy with the result. He has a warm, super-soft sweater that is gorgeous! If you aren't a fan of yarn that splits, don't knit with this.

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              • No

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good Value

              By Roadrunner

              from Albuquerque, NM

              About Me Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves

                Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

                I knitted a hat for my friend's son and this knitted up beautifully and shows lovely stitch definition. However, it's not machine washable, as the label shows the handwashing recommended symbol. Very soft and the burnt orange is a gorgeous autumnal shade. For the price it has a lot of yardage.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Never again

                By AndBabyMakesTwo

                from San Francisco Bay Area, CA

                About Me Longtime knitter

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Splitty

                Best Uses

                • Trash can

                Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

                I will never knit with this yarn again. Although it is super soft and has reasonably good stitch definition, I have never in my life knit with yarn as splitty as this. You know that microfiber yarn at the craft stores, in all the bright colors? Yeah, Zenith is even splittier than that one. I cussed and cussed while knitting a scarf for my sister. From the other comments, I'm wondering if she's already felted it. Beware!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Soft but Splitty

                By Anonymous

                from Illinois

                About Me Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Unravels

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Di.Ve' Zenith:

                This yarn is an excellent value, but you do have to work carefully. I'm a tight crocheter and really have to watch out for splitting. Also, the yarn does untwist while being worked, not sure why.

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