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4.4

Valley Yarns Stockbridge

The alpaca and wool blend in Valley Yarns Stockbridge is so soft to the touch and has a lovely hand. Stockbridge is available in a kaleidoscope of gorgeous colors, and garments made from Valley Yarns Stockbridge will be cozy and light with nice drape. Made in Peru.

Check out our Stockbridge edition of our Valley Yarns on Ravelry blog post for more pattern ideas using Valley Yarns Stockbridge.

Check out our Valley Yarns Stockbridge Undyed 100 Gram Hanks

Content:
50% Superfine Alpaca/50% Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/109yds
Gauge:
5 sts = 1” on US 7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$4.79 hank Discountable
  • TERRACOTTA In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • BLACK In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • BLUEMIST Blue Mist In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • BOYBLUE Boy Blue In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • CAMEL In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • CHOCOLATE In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • COLONIALBL Colonial Blue In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • DKGRAY Dark Gray In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • DKGREEN Dark Green Backordered $4.79
  • DPPURPLE Deep Purple In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • DPRED Deep Red In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • DEEPTEAL Deep Teal In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • DENIM In Stock 17 hanks $4.79
  • FIREDANCE Fire Dance In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • KIWI In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • LAKE In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • LTGRAY Light Gray In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • NATURAL In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • OLIVE In Stock 9 hanks $4.79
  • PERIWINKLE In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • REDPURP Red Purple In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • SOFTGRAPE Soft Grape In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
  • STONEBLUE Stone Bblue In Stock 50+ hanks $4.79
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Valley YarnsStockbridge
 
4.4

(based on 90 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (36)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (69)
  • Good weight (65)
  • Soft (62)
  • Dyed evenly (60)
  • Knits quickly (40)

Cons

  • Unravels (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (49)
  • Scarves (44)
  • Hats (38)
  • Gloves (27)
  • Felting (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (52), Artist (21), Parent (15), Collector (9), Novice (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (76), Yes (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A Perfect Balance

One of my favorite yarns of all time. The yarn strikes a wonderful balance between being soft (definitely next-to-skin soft for me and most folks that are not wool-phobes) and wearing incredibly well. ...Read complete review

One of my favorite yarns of all time. The yarn strikes a wonderful balance between being soft (definitely next-to-skin soft for me and most folks that are not wool-phobes) and wearing incredibly well. I made a cute striped cardigan with this yarn, and have worn it regularly (several times a week, at least) for over a year. There is nary a pill in sight, which is amazing to me. And, remembering back to when I was knitting with it, the yarn is wonderfully easy and pleasant to work with. Nice and smooth through the fingers with just a touch of halo from the alpaca fibers. I am extremely pleased with the yarn, both for the soothing knitting experience and the excellent finished product. Now... if only they would come out with more colors. Please?

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not as soft as I expected

I knitted a scarf for my boyfriend with this yarn. I've never purchased this yarn before, so based on other reviews, I expected the yarn to be very soft. Alpaca is typically very...Read complete review

I knitted a scarf for my boyfriend with this yarn. I've never purchased this yarn before, so based on other reviews, I expected the yarn to be very soft. Alpaca is typically very soft, warm yarn. However, it was not all that soft, pretty scratchy actually. And in one of the skeins, there were 5 felted joins!! I guess I need to remember, you get what you pay for.

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4.0

Will use again

By GAKnitter

from Georgia

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Machine Washable
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Cowls
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Shawls
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

    Knitted two Geneva shawls in two different colorways and they turned out beautiful.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Nice - would recommend

    By Mr. T

    from Sunnyvale, CA

    About Me Enthusiast, Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

    • Dye Bled A Lot

    Best Uses

      Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

      I bought the dark red color, which is a nice rich garnet. I used it to knit a cardigan for myself. The yarn is soft, because of the alpaca content, but of course is not very elastic, also because of the alpaca. Just be sure you choose a project appropriate for the character of the yarn. Overall I am very pleased with this yarn.

      Cons - one skein contained a bristle of a brush - must have been used in preparing it for spinning. No big deal, I could pull it out with little damage to the yarn. I've just never seen this before. Also, the dye bled a lot during the soak for blocking. This might be because of the red color.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Prompt delivery, excellent service. I realized I needed more yarn, and the extra matched dye lot. Thanks guys!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Soft, light-worsted weight yarn with good body.

      By churchlady on Ravelry

      from Vancouver, BC, Canada

      About Me Compulsive knitter, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Guard Hairs Present

      Best Uses

      • Warm Shawls

      Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

      The Stockbridge is not as next-to-cheek soft as I had hoped it might be, but I haven't washed the finished shawl yet, either.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Wonderful yarn

      By KerryB

      from Worcester, MA

      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

        I love knitting with this yarn. It has the softness of alpaca with the sturdiness of wool and knits into a beautiful fabric.

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        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Extremely satisfied with my purchase

        By Ariel

        from Ontario, Canada

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

          This is a wonderfully soft and warm yarn. I was extremely pleased with the colour and weight of the yarn and plan to knit hand warmers with it. I only wished that I had purchased more.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Soft, sturdy, economical

          By Cq

          from Wi

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Limited Colors

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Shawls
          • Wraps

          Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

          Soft for next to skin but still holds a stitch pattern well. Only negative is not enough colors!

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          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          SO SOFT!!

          By fe

          from kearneysville,wv

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

            LOVE this yarn have made two sweaters and a hat. Slides on the needles. A pleasure to use!!

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            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            Love this yarn!

            By STOB

            from Orleans, MA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

              Making a baby blanket. So many colors options

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              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              I am in LOVE with this yarn!!!!

              By Lula Bleu

              from Columbia, TN

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

                This has to be one of the softest yarn ever! I can't wait to make something with it, as I know it will be goegeous!!!! A lot of wools drive me crazy, but this one is so soft and I loved the feel of it!! I've recommended this yarn to my kniting buddies, they love it as well. I'm going to try and dye it, can't wait to see the results!

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Love this yarn, but beware of colours

                By KnittingInFC

                from Falls Church, VA

                About Me Enthusiast, Novice, Parent

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Stockbridge:

                  Got this yarn to make an infinity scarf for myself. Loved it! So soft and not itchy to wear. Knits very well. Though the colour in the photos on this website is different than it is in real life. On the photos the colour looks more vibrant and rich, where as in real life they are more muted. The Fire Dance one, for instance, looks more like a burnt orange and more brownish in real life. Though still nice. I've ordered 4 different colours so far and none of the colours were as expected. Also, for 1 colour I came up short on the yarn even though I had already knitted the exact same scarf using the exact same yarn, needles, stitches, pattern etc. The only thing different was the colour. Luckily, I called WEBS and they were kind enough to be willing to send me an extra skein so I can complete my project.

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                  • No

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