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Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2

The Valley Yarns line of mercerized perle cottons in 3/2, 5/2, and 10/2 is put up on standard one pound cones for weavers and machine knitters. The Valley Cotton line features 50+ sumptuous colors dyed for color fastness, but of course, be sure to test your sample the way you want to finish your fabric. Spun, and dyed exclusively for WEBS in Brazil.

Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

Content:
100% Mercerized Cotton
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
2100 Yards/1 Pound Cone
Sett:
15-20
$22.99 cone Discountable
  • 8176 Natural Backordered $22.99
  • 7503 Shell Backordered $22.99
  • 8001 White Backordered $22.99
  • 8990 Black In Stock 2 cones $22.99
  • 8798 Frost Gray Backordered $22.99
  • 8473 Silver Cloud In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 8418 Silver Birch In Stock 17 cones $22.99
  • 3794 Burgundy Backordered $22.99
  • 3800 Currant Backordered $22.99
  • 3611 Red In Stock 7 cones $22.99
  • 3853 Tea Rose In Stock 32 cones $22.99
  • 6186 Azalea Pink In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 3706 Melissa Pink In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 4456 Orange In Stock 31 cones $22.99
  • 4444 Camelia In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 4548 Peaches 'n Cream In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 6277 Deep Periwinkle In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 5211 Lime Green In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 6319 Blue Iris In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 5990 Lizard Green In Stock 49 cones $22.99
  • 7453 Amber Gold In Stock 22 cones $22.99
  • 1325 Daffodil In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 1205 Banana In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 1405 Autumn Blonde In Stock 47 cones $22.99
  • 5949 Black Forest In Stock 40 cones $22.99
  • 5934 Elm Green In Stock 16 cones $22.99
  • 5398 Pine Green In Stock 29 cones $22.99
  • 5597 Mosstone In Stock 34 cones $22.99
  • 5604 Willow Green In Stock 42 cones $22.99
  • 7360 Sponge In Stock 38 cones $22.99
  • 2625 Ink Blue In Stock 37 cones $22.99
  • 2550 Nautical Blue In Stock 1 cone $22.99
  • 2655 Victoria Blue In Stock 46 cones $22.99
  • 2608 Wedgewood Blue In Stock 38 cones $22.99
  • 2574 Heather In Stock 26 cones $22.99
  • 2576 Celestial Blue In Stock 34 cones $22.99
  • 2746 Dark Teal In Stock 35 cones $22.99
  • 2448 Mediterranean Blue In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 2194 Algiers Blue In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 2166 Porcelain Blue In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 6290 Petunia In Stock 45 cones $22.99
  • 6394 Royal Lilac In Stock 22 cones $22.99
  • 6399 Sheer Lilac In Stock 38 cones $22.99
  • 6402 Lilac Snow In Stock 29 cones $22.99
  • 7382 Madder Brown In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 7198 Burnt Sienna Backordered $22.99
  • 7285 Baked Clay In Stock 29 cones $22.99
  • 7125 Adobe In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 7129 Golden Ochre In Stock 30 cones $22.99
  • 7388 Camel Backordered $22.99
  • 1089 Alabaster In Stock 37 cones $22.99
  • 7389 Cameo Rose In Stock 8 cones $22.99
  • 6314 Gray Mauve In Stock 15 cones $22.99
  • 6307 Magenta In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 6256 Eggplant In Stock 30 cones $22.99
  • 5421 Porcelain Green In Stock 50+ cones $22.99
  • 5877 Posy Green In Stock 23 cones $22.99
  • 2909 Grayed Blue Backordered $22.99
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Valley YarnsValley Cotton 5/2
 
4.4

(based on 45 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (36)
  • Nice texture (25)
  • Dyed evenly (23)
  • Machine washable (20)
  • Soft (19)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (10)
    • Weaving (8)
    • Sweaters (6)
    • Towels (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Artist (23), Enthusiast (10), Weaver (8), Parent (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (42)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    My go-to yarn

    Love, Love, LOVE this yarn. The price is right and the sheen is amazing! I've used this yarn for literally hundreds of projects. The only thing is that the website says the...Read complete review

    Love, Love, LOVE this yarn. The price is right and the sheen is amazing! I've used this yarn for literally hundreds of projects. The only thing is that the website says the sett is 12-18, but it's really 20 if you're looking for a tight weave. So keep that in mind when planning your warp length!I always use a 10 dent reed with this yarn.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    great hand and sheen, BUT......

    I am a professional clothing weaver, and I use a lot of cotton in my weaving. With the decline of mill ends in the US I have turned to this product as a reliable...Read complete review

    I am a professional clothing weaver, and I use a lot of cotton in my weaving. With the decline of mill ends in the US I have turned to this product as a reliable source for 5/2 cotton in certain colors - particularly black.
    Although I love the feel and the sheen of this yarn, at times I have gotten cones that are riddled with snags, knots, and uneven twists. It doesn't happen too often, but when it does it is a real pain - especially if I am measuring out warp! For the price I could wish there was a bit more quality control...... then I would rate this yarn at four or maybe five stars.

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    5.0

    I will buy this product again.

    By Toni

    from Sagle, Idaho

    About Me Artist, Professional Ccrochetr, Professional Crocheter

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Blouses
      • Dresses
      • Skirts
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

      I use the cotton yarn to make and sell dresses, skirts, blouses and swimsuits online.

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      5.0

      lovely

      By Lynne

      from La canada, Ca

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Lovely Graceful Drape
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Intricate Lace
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

        This yarn is perfect for the beautiful intricate lace patterns in my Japanese pattern books. The tops made with this drape gracefully. I love the sheen and the colors.

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        5.0

        Nice Stuff

        By loeloe

        from Cedar Rapids, IA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

          I like the quality, though I thought the spin would be a bit tighter. It does not affect the quality of my project, a crocheted tunic, which I have not yet finished. It does not snarl or tangle easily, which is great because I had to unravel and redo rows several times so far.

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          5.0

          Excellent product!

          By Jackie

          from Hartwick, New York

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

              I used my cotton for dish towels. No fraying and never had a broken thread. Also color fast, no running in the wash. Will be back soon for more stash! Thank you for a good product.

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              5.0

              Beautiful

              By Lynne

              from La canada, Ca

              About Me Enthusiast

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

                Since I have discovered Japanese pattern books, it has been hard to find yarn or thread that works with the patterns. I was thrilled to finally find cotton thread that comes in lots of colors. It shows off the intricate lace stitch patterns beautifuly.

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great product for crochet!

                By hooked on crochet

                from Eagle, WI

                About Me Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

                  It worked to 23 dc = 4 inches on a 0 hook. Perfect for lacy effects. Smooth
                  finish with great color. It made a beautiful cardigan I'll wear often.

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                  4.0

                  A weaving staple

                  By Alzbeta

                  from Salmon, ID

                  About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Weaver

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Easy To Fix
                  • Good Weight
                  • Hides Mistakes
                  • Machine Washable
                  • Strong
                  • Vibrant Colors

                  Cons

                  • Coarse

                  Best Uses

                  • Card Weaving
                  • Inkle Weaving
                  • Overshot Pattern

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

                  I have been quite happy with this product. I seldom use yarns this coarse, so there has been a bit of a learning curve. I am happy with the saturation of the colors, its strength for use as warp, and the speed with which projects advance. It adds texture to which I am not accustomed. However, as I use it more I expect to like it better.

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                  5.0

                  I would buy this yarn again.

                  By cwbaker

                  from Willow Street, PA

                  About Me Artist, Production Weaver

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Good Weight
                  • Great For Place Mats
                  • My Go To Yarn For Weaving

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

                      My go to yarn for weaving place mats and table runners. Great range of colors.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Nice colors & consistent

                      By Kg weaving

                      from Salisbury, Ct

                      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Weaving
                      • Dyed Evenly
                      • Machine Washable
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Towels Napkins

                        Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

                        Nice to weave with, machine washes well, & gets softer with more washes!

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                        5.0

                        Great yarn!

                        By SophieB

                        from Central Sierra Nevada, California

                        About Me Weaver

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Fix
                        • Good Weight
                        • Lovely sheen
                        • Machine Washable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Placemats
                          • Scarves
                          • Towels

                          Comments about Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 5/2:

                          I really enjoy Valley yarns perle cotton! I use them mostly for placemats, but sometimes combine them with Tencel or chenille for scarves. The price is great as well as the colors. Thank you WEBS!

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