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Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace)

The blend of merino and Tencel® in Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace) creates an absolutely stunning fabric that is soft, has fabulous drape, and a subtle sheen. This laceweight version of Colrain is perfect for both knitting and weaving and you will be pleased with the results. Made in Peru.

Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

 

Content:
50% Merino Wool/ 50% Tencel
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
2800YPP, 8.8 oz cone, 1,540 yd/cone
Gauge:
7 sts = 1" on US 2-3
Knitting Weight:
Lace
Sett:
15-18 epi
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Valley Yarns2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace)
 
4.6

(based on 91 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (63)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (61)
  • Nice texture (55)
  • Good weight (52)
  • Dyed evenly (38)
  • Knits quickly (16)

Cons

  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (60)
  • Sweaters (21)
  • Shawls (10)
  • Gloves (8)
  • Hats (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (44), Artist (20), Parent (6), Weaver (6), Collector (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (82), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Beautiful for Lacework

This product was awesome for my most recent lacework scarf. I'm buying a second color for a lacework sweater.

This product was awesome for my most recent lacework scarf. I'm buying a second color for a lacework sweater.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

weak as a warp, does not wear well

I wove a large blanket with this yarn around December of 2009. It is not an overly strong yarn as a warp, I had a lot of breakage on the selvages while weaving,...Read complete review

I wove a large blanket with this yarn around December of 2009. It is not an overly strong yarn as a warp, I had a lot of breakage on the selvages while weaving, but I kind of expected that. At first the finished product was great, lovely drape, sheen, and softness. As the blanket has been used, however, the yarn has pilled like no other. I'm not talking normal pilling for wool either, these babies are giant. There are fuzzies the size of my pinky nail over the entire surface. I would not suggest this yarn for weaving.

Reviewed by 91 customers

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5.0

great product!

By MNP Handwoven

from New Mexico

About Me Weaver

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Weaving

    Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

    I used this product as weft with the 8/2 tencel as warp. The finished product had a wonderful drape and a perfect weight. (not heavy and bulky)

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    in love with this yarn.

    By Hopelessly Addicted

    from Arlington, TX

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • A Joy To Knit
    • Dyed Evenly
    • Easy To Fix
    • Good Weight
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

      I love making lace shawls with this yarn. The stitch definition is great and the drape is lovely. I love knitting from a cone so there are only two ends to weave in when I finish.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Love this yarn. The more I knit with it the more I like it.

      By Hopelessly Addicted

      from Arlington, TX

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Stitch Definition
      • Knits Quickly
      • Knitting From The Cone
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

        I just finished the Elizabeth shawl by Dee O'Keefe and it turned out beautifully.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Beautiful yarn

        By Knitter from Canada

        from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

        About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

          I bought this yarn as a present for a friend who will make it into a shawl. I loved the texture and overall quality of it myself and will definitely buy it for myself as well.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          beautiful product

          By fluteplayer

          from vermillion, SD

          About Me Enthusiast

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful Color
          • Dyed Evenly
          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

            Beautiful colors in a lace weight yarn.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Love Colrain

            By Val knits

            from Moosup,Ct

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            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Shawls

              Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

              Love the feel of the fabric.

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              • No

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              5.0

              very soft and plyable

              By HFH

              from Townsend, Ma.

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              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Plyablesnugs In The Weft
              • Rich Color
              • Soft

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Weaving

              Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

              I wove an easy scarf with this yarn as the weft. I'm already looking at other colors to weave more. Very nice product.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great for weaving

              By Weaver for fun

              from Wiscinsin

              About Me Enthusiast

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              Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

              I've used this is weaving. It's very soft and the end product is beautiful.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great for standard gauge machine!

              By Knitting 2 Nirvana

              from Orange County, CA

              About Me Artist

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Accessories And Clothes
              • Easy To Work With
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Quality Feel
              • Soft
              • Wet Blocks Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Socks
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                I knitted a beaded capelet on a Brother standard gauge with T10 for a looser,drapey fabric. It could be worked up on T8 for a light sweater. This yarn has great stitch definition and when I washed it with cold water (no soap) and blocked it, the yarn became even softer while retaining its shape.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Tencel Scarf weaving

                By Gale

                from Williamsburg, VA

                About Me Weaver Knitter

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                  I am weaving a sscarf with Tenncel for the first time and I really like how it handles.

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                  • No

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