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Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk

The single ply of Poems Silk yarn is a blend of different tones and colors that shift as you go, resulting in amazing striped patterns.This soft, worsted-weight wool and silk blend is a beautiful option for fun, unique projects, from eye-catching hats to stunning sweaters. With 25% silk, Poems Silk has added luster and depth in the colors, plus wonderful drape and soft hand. Made in Turkey.

Content:
75% Wool/ 25% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/109yds
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 8 (5mm)
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$9.00 skein $6.29 skein
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Wisdom YarnsPoems Silk
 
4.0

(based on 8 reviews)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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Cons

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    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

I love this yarn!

By Crazy Gramma

from Floral, AR

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great Value
  • Splendid Hand Colors

Cons

  • None so far

Best Uses

    Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk:

    I'll be using this yarn again soon!

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    • No

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    4.0

    Love it!

    By Carlie

    from Arizona

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk:

    I love the colors and the softness of this yarn. The thickness has varied in a few places at color changes, but goes right back to normal. I would definitely recommend this one!

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    • No

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    5.0

    Wonderful all the way round

    By winnietoro

    from Olympia, Washington

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Beautiful Coloros
    • Easy to wear
    • great to work with
    • heavenly texture

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Clothing
    • Hats
    • Mitts
    • Scarfs

    Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk:

    I loved knitting with this yarn. I made a vest for my girlfriend and she loved the color, the feel, the texture. It's a wonderful blend of wool and silk. Just right. The color gradation is beautifully done and works into lovely patterns depending on what you're knitting. I've made fingerless mitts with it also and they are heaven to wear. I highly recommend this yarn for any project you might be considering; clothes, mitts, scarfs, hats, anything!

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    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    A Cautionary Tale

    By Beth

    from Coastal Oregon

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Very Nice Color Blending

    Cons

    • Difficult To Add Beading

    Best Uses

      Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk:

      This product has a lovely consistency in its color variation blending. However, there was a lot of random, non-specific fiber spun into the yarn: fibers which I had to pick out as I went along. I used a crocheted pattern of circles which made up beautifully and really showed up the color variations well (rather than showing as stripes).

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      5.0

      Beautiful

      By Susan

      from Florida

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Colors
      • Knits Wonderfully
      • Soft and shiny
      • Stitch definition

      Cons

      • no cons

      Best Uses

      • Hat
      • Scarf

      Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk:

      I love this yarn, It knits quickly and easily. I made a narrow, extra long scarf and it turned out perfectly.

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      • No

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      luv it!

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      By Noba

      from Australia

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Even Stitch
      • Easy to knit with

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves Beanies

        Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk:

        this has made some fabulous beanies and infinity scarves. i have made several in this yarn and will use it again. it has been very popular with my customers especially the amazing colours!

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        • No

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        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

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        By B.J.

        from Wilmington, NC

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • 1 Skein Scarf
        • Beautiful colors
        • Great buy

        Cons

        • Nothing bad to say

        Best Uses

        • 1 Skein Scarf
        • Great For "scrumbles"

        Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk:

        I had never used this yarn before, but decided to give it a try. One skein made a wonderful scarf and I plan to purchase more over the next few months to make scarves for Christmas gifts.

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        (26 of 26 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk

        By linslittlegirl

        from Connecticut

        Pros

        • Beautiful colors
        • Very soft

        Cons

        • Breaks easily
        • Thickness Varies
        • Too many knots
        • Twists Horribly

        Best Uses

          Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk:

          I love Poems Chunky and Poems Puzzle, and I assumed I'd love this, too. It's super soft, and the colors are a bit like Noro Silk Garden. I normally love roving-type yarns rather than plied yarns, but not this time. Poems Silky frequently gets very, very thin (way too tightly twisted) and then very bulky (almost completely untwisted). That would be fine if it was a thick/thin yarn, but it's not. There are lots of very fuzzy spots as you are knitting that you've got to remove, hopefully without pulling the yarn apart completely. Also, I came to many spots where the yarn was just broken then tied in knots. This is the first time I've ever said this, but I won't ever use this yarn again.

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