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    Valley Yarns Goshen

    We fell in love with this yarn at first sight. Valley Yarns Goshen is very soft! The Modal® and silk not only add a slight sheen, but also durablity. Garments will not pill and will stand the test of time.  Made in Peru.

    Click here to check out our Caeles tank top knitalong, knit in Valley Yarns Goshen.

    Click here to view some of the Ravelry projects made with this yarn.

     

    Content:
    48% Peruvian Cotton/46% Modal/6% Silk
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/92yds
    Gauge:
    4.5 sts = 1" on US 8
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
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    Valley YarnsGoshen
     
    4.6

    (based on 99 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (65)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (29)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    94%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (76)
    • Nice texture (70)
    • Good weight (67)
    • Knits quickly (53)
    • Dyed evenly (47)

    Cons

    • Unravels (10)

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (54)
    • Scarves (31)
    • Hats (21)
    • Gloves (8)
    • Socks (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (58), Artist (21), Parent (11), Collector (6), Experienced knitter (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (73), Yes (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Love this yarn

    I just finished a sweater for my daughter in law and a dress for my youngest granddaughter. What a delightful yarn to work with. Feels great in the hand and knits up beautifully....Read complete review

    I just finished a sweater for my daughter in law and a dress for my youngest granddaughter. What a delightful yarn to work with. Feels great in the hand and knits up beautifully. Love the light sheen the yarn gives to fabrics. Have now used 15+ balls of this yarn and have found not 1 knot in the skein. This is becoming my new favorite yarn. Hope it's not discontinued and that they add more colors.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Mixed Feelings

    Found it difficult to use. Slippery and quite slick, very difficult to maintain even tension on straight single points at recommended size. Size 8 was sloppy and irregular; size 7 achieved 4.5 sts...Read complete review

    Found it difficult to use. Slippery and quite slick, very difficult to maintain even tension on straight single points at recommended size. Size 8 was sloppy and irregular; size 7 achieved 4.5 sts to inch, but still rather sloppy. My only resolution was to knit circularly using SIZE 6 wood tip needle to help control tension and achieve a more balanced fabric swatch with a gauge of about 5 sts and 6 rows to the inch. Highly recommend using smaller needles than size 8 recommended to achieve a better hand in the fabric.

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    5.0

    Love this yarn

    By Nickijake

    from Florence, MA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats

      Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

      I am on my 211 Chemo Therapy hat and they sure are loved and won't use any other yarn than Goshen. So glad you make it!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Lovely Stitch Definition

      By JMS

      from Toronto, Canada

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Unravels

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

      Made a summer tank, and then a lovely brioche cable scarf with the leftover yarn. Has a lovely sheen to it. It tends to be a bit splitty so you do need to pay attention when you're working brioche with this yarn.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Luv this yarn

      By Kathy

      from Louisburg, ks

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Knits Quickly
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Unravels

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

      Great for shawl knitting and no splitting problems. However for ceochet had some trouble with splitting

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      • No

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      4.0

      Soft and Smooth

      By Kim

      from Rhode Island

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Excellent Drape
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Silky
      • Smooth
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

        I purchased this yarn during the anniversary sale to make a tunic sweater with cable detailing, and I'm very pleased with it. It knits up fast, has good stitch definition, and drapes beautifully. Highly recommend this yarn!

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        • No

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        4.0

        soft and easy to work

        By Lindsay

        from Seneca, Sc

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Unravels

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

        Crocheted a light weight cardigan with this yarn. It was nice to work with, soft and smooth. I haven't worked with this cotton/silk blend before so I don't know if this is typical for this type of yarn but it unraveled a lot which made hiding the ends difficult. Would use again anyway.

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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Red is really cranberry

        By Jo

        from Myrtle beach

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

          The blue is soft and easy to work with. The white has a nice glisten to it. The red is not a true red but more a cranberry. Is not as soft and has no glisten.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Looks great

          By goldenruhl

          from Gardiner, Maine

          About Me Artist

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

            I knit my husband a requested sweater and it came out great, very soft. Happy man.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The better cotton

            By Simply Sasha

            from Charleston, WV

            About Me Collector, Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Even Texture
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

            • No Give

            Best Uses

              Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

              I'm just now starting to get into the world of cottons, and for the most part I HATE it. Cottons are scratchy, dense, and have all the give of steel rebar.

              Thankfully, Goshen is a different cup of tea. It's a smooth, almost silky texture, lightweight, with a beautiful subtle sheen (I got natural, so I can't speak for the other colors). It has a bit of a give when you work it with medium tension due to the way it's spun, but it doesn't stretch out either.

              All in all, I love it!

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              4.0

              nice

              By gramma

              from south of boston

              About Me Enthusiast, Parent

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Machine Washable
              • Soft
              • There Was Only 1 Knot In

              Cons

              • 7-8 Skeins That I Have No
              • Had 1 Knot In 1 Skein
              • I Wish That I Had Know
              • Stretches
              • That You Couldn't Return
              • Unused Skeins I Now Have
              • Use For

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

              I purchased this yarn to make a sweater for my adult daughter. She prefers items made of cotton, this was the first time that I ever knitted with cotton yarn. I ordered too much, I thought that I could return the unused skeins, but I read the return requirements after I had finished making the sweater.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              Beautiful drape

              By Allison

              from Ruston, LA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Shawls
                • Wraps

                Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

                This yarn is easy to work with. I crocheted a shawl for my daughter. The drape is beautiful.

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                • No

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