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Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel

WEBS own 8/2 Tencel is the newest addition to our Permanent Lines. We've created a beautiful selection of rich colors along with natural. Try it on its own or with another fiber to create an array of interesting color combinations and textures.  $1.50 per cone charge for wind-off service. Please see our FAQ page for more information about in-store wind-offs.

Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

Note: Yarns sold by the pound may have their quantity adjusted before the order is sent to reflect the actual weight of what is being sent out. Cone weights may vary.

Content:
100% Lyocell
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
approximately 1# cones, 3360 yards/lb
Sett:
20-27 epi
$24.99 lb Discountable
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Valley Yarns8/2 Tencel
 
4.5

(based on 78 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (53)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (58)
  • Nice texture (56)
  • Soft (52)
  • Dyed evenly (46)
  • Machine washable (24)

Cons

  • Sheds (5)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (60)
  • Shawls (14)
  • Weaving (5)
  • Sweaters (3)
  • Table runners (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (36), Artist (26), Weaver (15), Novice (5), Parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (67), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Beautiful for Lace Knitting

Picked up a cone of this yarn while visiting Webs this Spring with the intent of using it as a "Tag along" yarn (to be used with another yarn whose color I...Read complete review

Picked up a cone of this yarn while visiting Webs this Spring with the intent of using it as a "Tag along" yarn (to be used with another yarn whose color I disliked).

While it would make a nice "tag-along", I did not use as intended. Instead, made a lovely lace shawl with it! It turned out fantastic, and has received many compliments! The Color "Greyed Teal" was beautiful, yarn was very soft and had a wonderful silken sheen.

Would definitely purchase again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Beware if it's backordered

The yarn itself is fine, no problems. But beware if a color is backordered! I was initially told that it would be between two and three weeks for my backorder to arrive. After...Read complete review

The yarn itself is fine, no problems. But beware if a color is backordered! I was initially told that it would be between two and three weeks for my backorder to arrive. After not receiving it, I contacted them again and was told no, it could be another one to two months for it to show up as the yarn is manufactured for them by a mill outside of the country. Hugely disappointing as I ordered many different colors for several projects and now I am waiting for the backorder in order to complete these projects.

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4.0

Love Tencel!

By Kathy B

from TX

About Me Newbie Weaver

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Fix
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft
  • Warps Nicely

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Shawls

    Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

    Got a few cones of this for a crackle scarf project. Colors are great-highly recommend getting a sample card. Will definitely order more!

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    • No

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    5.0

    Beautiful yarn!

    By Jill

    from Texas

    About Me Artist

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

      I used this 8/2 tencel as the weft with sock yarn as the warp.
      Beautiful without overpowering the warp colors.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Tencel is a weavers dream

      By Liz

      from Burlington, WA

      About Me Weaver

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Drapes well
      • Good Weight
      • Irridescence
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Shawls

      Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

      30 epi is about right for a standard twill, higher for a very tight twill

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      • No

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      5.0

      Lovely Tencel!

      By Nana

      from Milner, Georgia

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

          Really love this tencel, I use it for lace items and anything suitable for the lace weight. It's less expensive than silk and so beautiful, the colors are rich and have a good sheen. I've used it for both knitting and some hand embroidery.
          My goal now is to collect more colors!

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          • No

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          5.0

          LOVE this yarn

          By Knitaholic

          from Texas

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

              This yarn is fabulous to knit lace shawls with. It does take some time but is well worth it. Very forgiving - forget a yarn over? Just pick it up from the rows below and work it up - no one can tell. Blocks wonderfully and is so soft and drapes beautifully.

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              4.0

              Tencel and Cotton: A Winning combination

              By SASH

              from Berkeley, CA

              About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Weaver

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Machine Washable
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft
              • Soft Luster

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Shawls
                • With Cotton In Yardage

                Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                I use tencel with cotton or silk in scarves, shawls and yardage. The colors are nice and it has a soft glow that compliments cotton. It lowers the price of silk pieces. Weave structures that have worked for me are fancy twills, diversified plain weave and network drafted pieces.
                Tencel does not work well as a floating selvedge because it abrades and falls apart under the stress. I use cotton instead.
                I would love to see finer weights of tencel in your lovely colors for use by weavers. 20/2 in black and white doesn't always work for me.

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                5.0

                Elegant and sensuous

                By Rhonda from Baddeck

                from Berea, KY

                About Me Advanced beginner, Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Beautiful hand
                • Luxurious
                • Nice Sheen
                • Saturated Colors

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Shawls
                  • Yardage

                  Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                  I make scarves and shawls, and have also made church paraments with Tencel. After washing and pressing, it has a slinky, luxurious feel. But when wet, it feels stiff (reflecting its cellulose heritage). Don't worry - once it dries, the softness returns. The sheen can be subtle, (or not!), and adds interest as the item moves in the light.

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                  5.0

                  great for scarves

                  By Gloria

                  from Goornong Australia

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Good Weight
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                    I love using tencel Its so soft and strong and has excellent drape when washed I use it mainly for scarves

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Love the Tencel!

                    By MachineMama

                    from Dallas, TX

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Beautiful sheen
                    • Good Weight
                    • Machine Washable
                    • Nice Texture

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                      Beautiful woven scarves and wraps are possible with the excellent choice of colors available. Tencel has a wonderful sheen and drapes nicely.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Very happy

                      By Sue

                      from Philadelphia

                      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                        Lovely fiber for weaving. Makes a supple, soft fabric with some sheen. This and bamboo are my preferred fibers. The only thing I don't like is that there are occasional (VERY occasional) blebs -- not enough to make an interesting texture, but when they're there, they're there). I can live with it, though.

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