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Plymouth Yarn Kudo

Perfect for slightly warmer garments, Kudo is a lovely cotton blend yarn that knits up into stripes with a great tweedy look.  You'll love working with it and watching the colors change.  Made in China.

Content:
55% Cotton/40% Rayon/5% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/198yd
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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Plymouth YarnKudo
 
3.9

(based on 58 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (44)
  • Good weight (33)
  • Knits quickly (31)
  • Soft (31)
  • Hides mistakes (20)

Cons

  • Twists up (12)
  • Unravels (6)
  • Sheds (4)
  • Stretches (4)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (28)
  • Sweaters (27)
  • Hats (17)
  • Socks (4)
  • Gloves (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (28), Artist (14), Collector (10), Novice (5), Parent (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (50), Yes (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Workhorse yarn for easy summer shawls

I use this yarn for easy scarves and my standby, the La-La Simple Shawl. I live in the Southern US, but cotton yarn usually hurts my hands. This doesn't. I also like...Read complete review

I use this yarn for easy scarves and my standby, the La-La Simple Shawl. I live in the Southern US, but cotton yarn usually hurts my hands. This doesn't. I also like Cascade Tangier, but it sheds like a llama. This doesn't. Others complain about splitting and breaking, but I've never had that problem. Part of the reason is probably that I always use at least a #9 needle with it for an open look AND I don't go for remotely complex patterns on shawls or scarves. The twisting is not as much of a problem if I wind with a swift and ball winder and pull from the center. Even so, there are MANY yarns a lot twistier, so I don't mind this.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Inconsistent Weight, Broke Easily

I received 2 skeins in a 'mystery' bag and purchased a third to complete the shrug I was making. All three skeins had the same problems. Thickness is listed as Worsted but ran...Read complete review

I received 2 skeins in a 'mystery' bag and purchased a third to complete the shrug I was making. All three skeins had the same problems. Thickness is listed as Worsted but ran from lace to roving and I frequently had issues with it pulling apart forcing me to rip out stitches to weave in new ends. It twisted up frequently no matter what I tried to prevent it. I also found pieces of hay throughout all three skeins, some as long as a 1/4". As most of the pieces had clearly been dyed it wasn't a case of picking it up from a display setting. This was the worst yarn I've ever worked with.

Reviewed by 58 customers

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4.0

Worth it for its color, if its strength isn't the highest.

By churchlady on Ravelry

from Vancouver, BC, Canada

About Me Collector, Compulsive knitter, Enthusiast, Not A Noro Fan At All

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Hides Mistakes
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture
  • Rustic Texture
  • Self Striping
  • Thick And Thin
  • Thin Parts Spun Tight

Cons

  • Sheds
  • Some Loosely Spun Lengths

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Mitered Or Striped Items
  • Scarves
  • Sweaters

Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

I have 2 or 3 other colorways in mind I'd like to try while I can still get it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this review

 
4.0

Kudos to Plymouth for KUDO yarn!

By Sassy & Seventy Plus

from Southeast USA

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Hides Mistakes
  • Nice Texture

Cons

  • Twists Up

Best Uses

  • Scarves
  • Sweaters

Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

The self-striping yarn played a big role in the design. Several friends saw what I had done with the yarn and immediately wanted to order yarn to make their own all season vest--- front and back knitted the same. By knitting small sections and knitting the sections together, the colors pile up in unexpected combinations. It was intriguing.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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1.0

Extremely short fiber length

By Jepne

from International Falls, Minnesota

About Me Artist, Enthusiast

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

        As I was preparing to use this I realized that it broke easily, and on closer examination was able to break it with my fingertips a quarter inch apart. Usually it takes my arm strength to break a piece of yarn. I cannot imagine that this would wear well.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Color,Color Color

        By knitting Buffalo

        from Syracuse, NY

        About Me Artist

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Hides Mistakes
        • Knits Quickly
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Vests And Jackets

          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

          TEXTURE and COLOR to the max is what this yarn is about.
          jazz up your wardrobe.
          goes with many colors
          can split on the needles

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          3.0

          like a rose pretty but has prickers!

          By janey

          from westcliffe, colorado

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Color Runs
          • Good Weight
          • Machine Washable

          Cons

          • Coarse
          • Twists Up
          • Unravels

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

          didn't like working with the yarn. Rough on my hands. Very pretty colors, though.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Friends buying this yarn after seeing my project.

          By Dee

          from Gray,TN

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

              Made vest. Rayon in yarn gives it some drape.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              2.0

              Yarn Pulling Apart

              By BaubleBin

              from Canada

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly

              Cons

              • Sheds
              • Unravels

              Best Uses

              • Socks

              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

              I knit socks
              Love the colours
              The yarn shreds and pulls apart as I'm knitting
              Some of the strands are reduced to the circumference of a very fine thread and I fear my socks will let loose and break out in holes. The yarn is unstable. Though I just ordered 5 more balls of the yarn a few days ago, the 2 balls I've worked with since placing my order are problematic and I will not use or order anymore of this yarn.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Beautiful colors

              By Arden the Knitter

              from Los Alamitos, California

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Fix
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Socks
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

                This yarn knit up beautifully. I have made scarves and cowls with it. Love working with it.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Plymouth Kudo

                By Tina

                from Colorado Springs, Coloado

                About Me Enthusiast

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Socks

                  Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

                  Beautiful colors in this yarn.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  Very nice yarn

                  By tropical knitter

                  from Hawaii

                  About Me Artist, Collector

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Feels good to work with
                  • Great colors
                  • Nice hand

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Kudo:

                      Nice yarn. Hope it's not discontinued forever. I use it to knit mountains.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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