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Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock

Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock is a blend of 75% superwash wool and 25% nylon. The amazing colors in this yarn stripe to create stunning socks. Wisdom Yarns Poems Socks is perfect for quick stockinette stitch socks that have plenty of interest, but would also work well with a variety of stitch patterns.  Made in Turkey.

Content:
75% Superwash Wool/25% Nylon
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/459yd
Gauge:
6.75-8 sts = 1" on US 1-3
Knitting Weight:
Sock
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Content:
75% Virgin Wool/25% Nylon
Care:
Machine Wash Regular
Weight/Yardage:
100g/462yd
Gauge:
7.5 sts = 1" on US 0-2
Knitting Weight:
Sock

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Wisdom YarnsPoems Sock
 
3.2

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

55%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (10)
  • Soft (9)
  • Machine washable (8)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Dyed evenly (7)

Cons

  • Coarse (6)
  • Twists up (6)
  • Snags (5)
  • Sheds (4)
  • Unravels (3)

Best Uses

  • Socks (16)
  • Scarves (10)
  • Hats (5)
  • Sweaters (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (17), Artist (6), Parent (5), Collector (3), Novice (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (32)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nice sweater yarn

I bought this to make a pullover sweater that you wear over a tank so the fact that it's not the softest to me is not a problem, remember it is wool. I bought...Read complete review

I bought this to make a pullover sweater that you wear over a tank so the fact that it's not the softest to me is not a problem, remember it is wool. I bought it for the beautiful colors. I have had a problem trying to go back and fix mistakes because the fibers get tangled in the stitches and don't want to release. It is washable, but I will hand wash the sweater I am making just because of the loose pattern stitches in it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Frustrating Poems Sock Yarn

I have made several socks out of this yarn. Each time I say I will never do it again, but the colors are lovely. The pair I just finished will be my last...Read complete review

I have made several socks out of this yarn. Each time I say I will never do it again, but the colors are lovely. The pair I just finished will be my last though. So:
Pros: Lovely color transitions
Cons: Biggest - I found the repeat FINALLY by the heal of the second sock - there was not enough yarn to have made a matching pair of socks. I think I should have had the option of making a matched pair. In addition the yarn splits, and knots.

I now have 2 lovely socks made from the same yarn and pattern that do not look like a pair of socks.

Reviewed by 37 customers

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2.0

Sock yarn? I think not.

By mamastella

from Nashville, TN

About Me Experienced Sock Knitter

Pros

  • Beautiful colors

Cons

  • Thick and thin

Best Uses

    Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

    I knit socks all the time. I was very hopeful that this beautiful yarn would make lovely, serviceable socks. I didn't even get through the first part of the cuff before I was thoroughly dissatisfied with the yarn. The thick and thin nature of it will not give one the texture needed for socks. I am offering this yarn to a knitting friend because I don't want anything to do with it. The details for the product did not mention the thick and thin nature or I would never have bought it in the first place.

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    • No

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    3.0

    snags

    By rah55

    from pennsylvania

    About Me Advanced, Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Colors

    Cons

    • Coarse
    • Snags
    • Twists Up

    Best Uses

    • Socks

    Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

    I love the color and the shades it goes through but, that's all I like about this yarn. I don't like the coarse fuzzy texture and it snags in the pattern I'm using for crochet half doubles.

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    • No

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Comes Pre-tangled!!!!

    By Callee the Knitter

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Productive Knitter

    Pros

    • Color Was Pretty

    Cons

    • Lots More Tangles
    • Tangles
    • Tangles Tangles

    Best Uses

    • Leave On Store Shelves

    Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

    I bought this yarn because of the long color change to knit the Nymphalidea scarf. The scarf was my work project: I knit during break time. Note it WAS my work project. I got tired of spending my entire break time untangling instead of knitting. I took the mess home tonight and spent several hours untangling, spit-splicing and rewinding. Note to manufacturer: if you can't wind the yarn without tangling it: don't wind it before selling it.

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    • No

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Nice sweater yarn

    By Bustybrown

    from IN

    About Me Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Colors are beautiful
    • Machine Washable

    Cons

    • Hard to fix mistakes
    • Sheds

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

    I bought this to make a pullover sweater that you wear over a tank so the fact that it's not the softest to me is not a problem, remember it is wool. I bought it for the beautiful colors. I have had a problem trying to go back and fix mistakes because the fibers get tangled in the stitches and don't want to release. It is washable, but I will hand wash the sweater I am making just because of the loose pattern stitches in it.

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    • No

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    5.0

    So Beautiful!

    By Miss C

    from CO

    About Me Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Beautiful
    • Dyed Evenly
    • Knits Quickly

    Cons

    • Coarse

    Best Uses

    • Socks

    Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

    This yarn is so beautiful! I bought the Spa Shades and Pulsar color and they look great as socks. I feel like the yarn was easy for me to work with, but it's a little coarse so sometimes it was hard to unravel if I made a mistake.

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    • No

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    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    WOW!!!!I

    By Janice

    from Hurst, Texas

    About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

      I love the yarns I have ordered from WEBS. The quality is the best of any I have ever ordered on line. I have tried other websites, but have not been satisfied and I have gone to craft stores, but can't find the quality. I will always buy my yarn from WEBS!

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      5.0

      SUPERB COLOR - WONDERFUL HAND!

      By Ninzo

      from North Haven, CT

      About Me Artist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

          I purchased two opposite colors of Poems and alternated them in a fan stitch long scarf. It's simply beautiful and a palette of many colors. I know that many reviews cited that the yarn was knotted in many places...I don't really find this a huge problem. I just back it up, cut off the knot and begin again on the row. With a vibrant colored yarn such as Poems, even though the color may not be similar after the knot....well, they are all used on a color chart that promotes the colors will be compatible. I wouldn't put too much weight on the knot situation.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Too many knots in one skein :(

          By Binchen

          from Worcester, MA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

                I'm a little bit frustrated about this nice colorchanging yarn. I ordered it online. I'm still knitting on the Wingspan scarf, a Christmas gift for my godmother, and on 1/3 way I have already 3 knots in my project. I have no idea how many will follow until I finish it. I know that knots can happen ... but why can't the campany mark yarns with knots and offer it cheaper ? I paid the full prize and have no fun knitting the project. This is my first time that I wouldn't recommend a yarn ... I'm sorry. But I know Webs has more yarn brands to enjoy knitting :)

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                3.0

                Dry, scratchy - but oh! the color

                By Never too much yarn

                from Iowa

                About Me Novice

                Pros

                • Interesting Color Changes
                • Machine Washable

                Cons

                • Scratchy

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

                  I bought a skein of "Cruise" to make fun socks for my teenager. I was very surprised at the dry, scratchy texture. I don't think I would use it for socks after all. However, the color transitions are very interesting and it makes a beautifully colored fabric. The yarn seems to be very consistent in thickness and texture. It does twist up a bit as it comes out of the skein, but you get that sometimes.

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                  4.0

                  Long repeat single in glowing colors

                  By Rotangus

                  from Arlington, MA

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • Twists Up

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock:

                  Beautiful long-repeat slow transition color changes with minimal muddy areas between colors. Single ply rustic yarn with a bit of overtwist makes occasional kinking a problem. Strongly suggest rewinding pull skeins into outside pull balls and putting them in plastic zip bags before knitting. Used this in combo with a single color Zauberball for a rectangular variant on a 10-stich modular spiral lap blanket. Two skeins of Poem plus one of the Zauberball is enough for a baby blanket. Narrow strips of garter knitting show off the color gradient of the Poems to excellent effect. Very pleased

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