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    Universal Yarn Classic Shades

    Universal Yarns Classic Shades gently stripes with gorgeous colors as you knit or crochet. The blend of dralon (acrylic) and wool is soft and light, and the yardage is incredible. Great for garments and winter accessories!   Made in Turkey.

    Content:
    70% Acrylic/30% Wool
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    100g/197yd
    Gauge:
    4-5 sts = 1" on US 7-9
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
    $7.50 skein $5.29 skein
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    Universal YarnClassic Shades
     
    3.9

    (based on 24 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (14)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (16)
    • Good weight (12)
    • Nice texture (11)
    • Machine washable (9)
    • Hides mistakes (7)

    Cons

    • Snags (4)

    Best Uses

    • Hats (10)
    • Scarves (10)
    • Sweaters (7)
    • Gloves (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (9), Artist (5), Collector (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (17), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Recommended with Reservations

    I love the long color changes in this yarn for crochet projects. I wouldn't knit with it. It doesn't unravel easily, and I'm not a proficient knitter. The colors are beautiful but inconsistent...Read complete review

    I love the long color changes in this yarn for crochet projects. I wouldn't knit with it. It doesn't unravel easily, and I'm not a proficient knitter. The colors are beautiful but inconsistent from skein to skein in the same dye lot.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    cuddly yet troublesome

    i find the 'halo' to be almost too much, and the yarn is terribly 'snaggly'. i have found lots of tiny knotted joins in each skein.

    otherwise, the...Read complete review

    i find the 'halo' to be almost too much, and the yarn is terribly 'snaggly'. i have found lots of tiny knotted joins in each skein.

    otherwise, the 'cedar forest' colorway is very pretty, and my 'february lady' sweater will be a pleasure to wear because of the cuddly softness.

    although i have knitted with more frustrating yarns than this, i doubt i would use it again unless it came in at some ridiculously low price.

    Reviewed by 24 customers

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    3.0

    Nice Yarn

    By Gingersnap

    from MA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

    • Snags

    Best Uses

      Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

      I liked the knitting with the yarn very much but at least two of the skeins I received had either a spinning problem or was knotted in the middle which I did not like.

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      • No

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      1.0

      NOT WHAT I EXPECTED

      By SHOE LOVER

      from MORENO VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

          Not what I expected. The yarn is ok though. The yarn is too fuzzy. I guess it because of the acrylic, more acrylic than wool. The yarn is 70 % acrylic and 30 % wool. I brought the yarn to make the Cabled Dress. The yarn hides the cable pattern, can't really see the pattern. So then I brought the solid color Classic Shades to knit the Cabled Dress. Still the yarn is fuzzy but at least you can see the cabled pattern. I ordered the Wine color and the some if the skeins had darker colors and some of the skeins had lighter colors with the same dye lot number. I could clearly see it was 2 different colors. I was going to send the yarn back, but I didn't want to pay for shipping and wait another week and a half, so I decided to keep the yarn. Not sure if i would recommend this yarn to a friend.

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          • No

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          4.0

          great color variations

          By katyak

          from winfield

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Machine Washable
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

            I like this yarn for hats and scarves and use it because of the great colors.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Awesome colors

            By Ozzo

            from Rochester, VT

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

            • Skein Falls Apart

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

            I'm using the yarn for a blanket for a 5-year old. She loves the colors, I love that it knits fast, and her mother likes that it's mahcine washable!

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            • No

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            4.0

            Beautiful shading

            By Amma

            from Miami, FL

            About Me Dabbler

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight

            Cons

            • Varies In Thickness

            Best Uses

              Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

              Because the yarn is shaded, there is no concern about dye lots, which was helpful since my original purchase was from a small yarn store. The afghan I made wasn't large enough, so I purchased additional skeins from WEBS.

              Service and delivery comments:

              WEBS service and delivery was prompt, and the product arrived in beautiful condition. I highly recommend this site!

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              • No

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              4.0

              beautiful colors

              By elf3209

              from memphis,tn

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

                The color is beautiful but I was worried it wouldn't be soft enough. (I am knitting a cardigan for my 4 year old neice.) As I knit though it seems quite nice and soft enough. I can't wait to give her the finished product.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Arrived on time and was able to track it.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                4.0

                Entrelac Scarf

                By Ruth

                from Nashville,TN

                About Me Enthusiast

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

                      This is my second scarf using this yarn. I am using Harvest color and it is dying my fingers will this rub off my clothes? I used Grapevine for the first one and it not do this. I have used the Classic shades to make other items and did not have this problem. Is there a remedy for this?

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                      • Yes

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Recommended with Reservations

                      By barefoot hooker

                      from chicagoland

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Soft

                      Cons

                      • Fixing Mistakes
                      • Snags

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

                      I love the long color changes in this yarn for crochet projects. I wouldn't knit with it. It doesn't unravel easily, and I'm not a proficient knitter. The colors are beautiful but inconsistent from skein to skein in the same dye lot.

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      everything was perfect

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      I really like this yarn

                      By Sherry

                      from Virginia

                      About Me Crocheter

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Beautiful Striping
                      • Good Weight
                      • Machine Washable
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                      • Doesn~~~apos~~~t Rip Out Easily

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Shawls

                      Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

                      I really like crocheting with this yarn. One warning - it's not very frog (rip-out) friendly, so it might be best for novice crocheters and knitters to stay away from this yarn. I love the self-striping and unique blends int his yarn though.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Classic Shades has delightful colors

                      By Crochety Crocheter

                      from Albuquerque

                      About Me Artist

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Beautiful colors
                      • Competitively Priced
                      • Crochets Easily
                      • Good Weight
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                      • Snags

                      Best Uses

                      • Gloves
                      • Hats
                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Universal Yarn Classic Shades:

                      I purchased this yarn for the express purpose of crocheting some fingerless gloves. I am so happy with the way it worked up. The colors are gorgeous, the yarn is soft, and the stitches have definition despite the halo. I would definitely buy this yarn again.

                      One "however" is, don't plan to frog it easily as it is very sticky. Just take your time.

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