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4.2

Dream in Color Classy

Dream in Color Classy is an incredibly soft worsted weight yarn. It is hand dyed by the great folks at Dream in Color in such a way that you will not get the usual "pooling" associated with hand dyed yarns. Dream in Color Classy is perfect for garments for babies to adults and great for accessories and blankets too!  Spun & hand-dyed in the USA.

Please note: Each skein of Dream in Color Classy is unique. There are no dye lots and skeins may vary.

Content:
100% Superfine Australian Merino Superwash
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
4oz/250yds
Gauge:
4-4.5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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Dream in ColorClassy
 
4.2

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (15)
  • Good weight (14)
  • Knits quickly (13)
  • Machine washable (12)
  • Nice texture (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (12)
    • Sweaters (12)
    • Hats (11)
    • Gloves (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (16), Artist (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (16)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Classy by Cream in Color review

    I loved this yarn, I made a great Ipad cover for it and lined it with cotton fabric and made gross grain ribbon ties for it. It is a great weight but feels light...Read complete review

    I loved this yarn, I made a great Ipad cover for it and lined it with cotton fabric and made gross grain ribbon ties for it. It is a great weight but feels light in the hands and has stitch definition galore and is soft to the touch.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Disappointing

    I bought 6 skeins of Blue Lagoon to make a Mondo Cable Cardi by Chic Knits. As with many super-wash yarns, the washed swatch did grow some so be sure to complete a full-sized...Read complete review

    I bought 6 skeins of Blue Lagoon to make a Mondo Cable Cardi by Chic Knits. As with many super-wash yarns, the washed swatch did grow some so be sure to complete a full-sized swatch to obtain proper gauge. I alternated two skeins every other row, but the intensity of the dyes was so different between skeins that the sleeves are noticeably lighter. Knots were in three skeins, one of which had three knots. This is a particularly bad problem in a super-wash wool with a sweater knitted in one piece because it is difficult to splice the yarn and difficult to invisibly weave in the ends.

    Any one of these issues alone might have been acceptable, but in a premium yarn, it is really unsatisfactory. I emailed the manufacturer, but never received a response. The sweater is soft and comfortable, and I hope I forget the process of knitting the yarn soon. The problems would be less noticeable in small projects or multi-colored projects. Lighter colors may bleed less.

    Reviewed by 28 customers

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    5.0

    great yarn

    By dag

    from PA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to work with
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Machine Washable
    • Nice stitch definition

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

      Nice worsted weight; great for winter wear; color shading does not "pool", creating a lovely effect.
      Makes an interesting effect when used in Entrelac stitching.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Classy Indeed!

      By Marta

      from Rhode Island

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Socks

        Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

        I used this fibre to make a hat and it knit up beautifully. The young man loved the hat. After blocking, it fit perfectly and looked wonderful on him.

        I love Classy and will most definitely use it again.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Lovely color but felt like acrylic

        By shiva1005

        from Wilmington DE

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Great colors

        Cons

        • Felt Over Processed

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

          This yarn was so disappointing! The dye job was spectacular - better than Tosh because it went all the way through (no white core). The yarn was springy and the stitch definition was great but I could not get past the artificial feel. I have knit with much softer superwash merino yarn and for the price I think it should have felt better. Some may not mind the feel but I could not get past it - this is not a yarn you love to pet. I should have listened to some of the other reviewers who had similar complaints but I was hoping they were wrong. I plan on returning the remaining skiens.

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          5.0

          Love the yarn, love the price

          By KitsieJ

          from Sausalito, CA

          About Me Enthusiast, Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Great For Baby Sweaters
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

            looks beautiful knitted up. soft and lightweight. washable

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            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Double check colors against other sites

            By nellsbells

            from Colorado

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

            Product was good, however the color representation online specifically for Peacock Shadow was not what was received. Other colors seem to have a more accurate picture. Peacock Shadow was pictured as a medium periwinkle sort of blue, and what came (and is pictured on several other sites) is mostly black with some navy.

            I exchanged the Peacock Shadow for Happy Forest and was very satisfied with the color representation.

            I would recommend checking a few other online retailers for their color representations before buying Peacock Shadow specifically. I think I will do this for every yarn purchase I make at any online retailer.

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            4.0

            great hand-dyed product

            By taichi knitter

            from Exeter, NH

            About Me Advanced, Enthusiast, Years Of Experience

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful colors
            • Machine Washable
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baby blanket
              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

              Beautiful, warm colors. Knit up nicely with good stitch definition. Washed and blocked very well.

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              • No

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              5.0

              What can I say...

              By Sdorligo

              from Philadelphia, pa

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Snags

              Best Uses

              • Baby
              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

              I've only used one color so far, the blue, and when I work with it, I have blue tension fingers and a bluish tint to my hands. A tad over dyed. I am annoyed I'll have to rinse in vinegar water and re-rinse but in this case the juice is worth the squeeze.

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              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Gorgeous

              By Ariel

              from Sydney, Australia

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good stitch definition
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

                This was the first time I'd ever bought a Dream In Colour yarn and I have to say, it's so beautiful. I bought the colourway "Happy Forest" it is such a vibrant green, much more beautiful than the photo. The yarn was soft and squishy but solid feeling, like it wouldn't fall apart at the drop of a hat.

                So far it has withstood pilling. I made it into a hat for my partner and he has worn it almost every day for the past month, it's still in great shape. The pattern I used had twisted rib and the stitch definition was beautiful. This yarn would be great for cables.

                I highly recommend this to everyone. It's totally gorgeous.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Versatile, beautiful yarn

                By Cheyenne knitter

                from Cheyenne, WY

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Hides Mistakes
                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

                  I love using Classy for baby items that have a simple pattern, because the color variations create a beautiful look. Different skeins work together well. It's a versatile weight, and it's washable.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Just Right for the Pole Jacket

                  By Wild Woman Knitting

                  from London UK

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

                    I chose this yarn after reviewing the project I was planning on Ravelry. It was a perfect choice. The yarn knitted up really well and the jacket has been much admired. I would certainly use this yarn again.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Excellent service product was back ordered. Email communication responses were prompt, informative and courteous.

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                    • No

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