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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 102 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (66)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (79)
  • Nice texture (73)
  • Good weight (70)
  • Knits quickly (55)
  • Dyed evenly (50)

Cons

  • Unravels (11)
  • Stretches (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (56)
  • Scarves (32)
  • Hats (23)
  • Gloves (9)
  • Socks (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (60), Artist (22), Parent (11), Collector (6), Experienced knitter (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (75), Yes (8)

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.

Reviewed by 102 customers

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4.0

awesome!

By Alica M.

from Nort Carolina

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

  • Stretches
  • Unravels

Best Uses

    Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

    Pretty great yarn! Though it does tend to unravel and then gets split by the crochet hook. But otherwise is very soft seems to be strong, and has a slight sheen to it.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    This is my new "Go to Yarn"!!

    By Lavender Cottage

    from Columbus, OH

    About Me Artist, Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Socks
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

      Not only is this simply the best yarn I've used in years but it is the most responsibly priced. When I recommend it to friends they simply don't believe me and have to look it up right away! I can't tell you how many colors I have purchased and I have never been disappointed. I actually broke my rule for 2014 and bought yarn to add to my stash. It was worth it!!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Lucky me

      By Aunt Purl

      from Here

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Tricky To Weave In The En

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Valley Yarns Goshen:

      Garter stitch edging shows up well with this yarn.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      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

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        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

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        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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          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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