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4.5

Rowan Kid Classic

This classic mohair blend has a delightful soft fuzziness, soft hand, and just enough nylon for durability. Perfect for sweaters, scarves and more. Made in Italy.

Content:
70% Lambswool/26% Kid Mohair/4% Nylon
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/153yd
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 8-9
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$12.50 ball Discountable
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RowanKid Classic
 
4.5

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (16)
  • Good weight (14)
  • Knits quickly (14)
  • Dyed evenly (11)
  • Soft (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (16)
  • Scarves (10)
  • Gloves (7)
  • Hats (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (12), Artist (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

rich colors, extremely durable

My first sweater 10 years ago is of Kid Classic, and it has worn unbelievably well. Barely pilled (even under the arms!), held it's shape despite rough treatment. Rowan #28 has...Read complete review

My first sweater 10 years ago is of Kid Classic, and it has worn unbelievably well. Barely pilled (even under the arms!), held it's shape despite rough treatment. Rowan #28 has a ton of patterns as does A Season's Tale (I think).

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I'm not crazy about this yarn, but....

This line offers a great range of colors so I was considering knitting a Fair Isle sweater coat with it. But I just don't like the yarn that much -- the mohair content is...Read complete review

This line offers a great range of colors so I was considering knitting a Fair Isle sweater coat with it. But I just don't like the yarn that much -- the mohair content is slightly irritating to my skin (I'm not allergic, but I do admit I have very sensitive skin.) Also the colors are VERY earthy, more so than shown on color chips. HOWEVER the mohair content would DEFINITELY make this a great yarn for outerwear -- hats, scarves & gloves/mittens for a cold winter season. You'd get very warm garments without a lot of bulk. There are SO MANY Rowan yarns I like better than Kid Classic, even LOVE -- for example, Kidsilk Haze, which is miraculously beautiful in my opinion and justifiably one of the great perennial classics of the industry. PLUS Rowan now makes a coordinating Kidsilk Haze ruffle yarn that's amazing for trimming (I wish they made it in every Kidsilk Haze colorway!)

Reviewed by 19 customers

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5.0

Kid Classic

By granny grumps

from The Villages, FL

About Me Enthusiast

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Felting
    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Socks
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

    I'm making a Kim Hargreaves coat, combining this with Kidsilk Haze. It is knitting
    beautifully. As usual, the service from Webs was perfect. My favorite place to
    Order yarn.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great Yarn

    By Sierra

    from Fresno, CA

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

        I bought this yarn to make Christmas ornaments for gifts. They knit up quickly and were beautiful.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Soft and Fuzzy

        By KKknitter

        from Salem Oregon

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

          I am making a sweater from Fresh Fashion Knits as a gift. After swatching 4 different yarns I ordered the Kid Classic the pattern called for. I got the royal which is a soft pretty purple. It is so lightweight and airy. It is knitting up beautifully.

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          • No

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          5.0

          I would buy this product over and over!

          By Beth

          from Syracuse, NY

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

            I bought this yarn to knit up a simple cable cardigan. I have worked with many different types of yarns over the years, and this yarn is more than I expected! It is such a pleasure to work with! It knits up very easily and is incredibly soft. I don't seem to have problems with splitting the fibers and it is easy to see any errors. I plan to find other projects to do with this yarn!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Love this yarn

            By Ecjay

            from Washington, D.C.

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

              I love this yarn. It is a pleasure to work with and knits quickly and looks beautiful. I have made several sweaters and am somewhat addicted. Highly recommend. It's well worth the price.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Love this yarn

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              By RRose

              from Santa Cruz

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

                I am making a sweater coat designed by K. Fassett.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Iits name says it all - Classic!

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                By RRose

                from Santa Cruz

                About Me Enthusiast

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                • Sheds

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

                Thank you WEBS for your fast service and economical prices.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Kid Classic in Feather

                By Jackie

                from Canada

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Splits

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

                Beautiful to work with

                Service and delivery comments:

                Very prompt delivery

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Made the Magic Three Yarn Scarf

                By Pine Fiber Arts

                from Littleton, CO

                About Me Designer, Knitting instructor

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good Weight
                • Hides Mistakes
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

                  Loved working with this yarn!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Nice yarn!

                  By Fran

                  from WV

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Nice to work with
                  • Soft
                  • Well Priced For The Quali

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Rowan Kid Classic:

                    I am knitting a cabled sweater. The yarn is working nicely and is soft to touch.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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