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Lorna's Laces Solemate

Lorna's Laces Solemate is a sock weight yarn made from 55% superwash merino wool, 15% nylon and 30% Outlast, a rayon fiber technology that continuously interacts with a body's microclimate to moderate temperature from being too hot or too cold. Solemate is very soft to work with, and has some great spring to it! Fabric knit from Solemate is smooth and comfy.

 

Content:
55% Superwash Merino Wool/15% Nylon/30% Outlast
Care:
Machine Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/425yds
Gauge:
7 sts = 1" on US 1
Knitting Weight:
Sock
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Lorna's LacesSolemate
 
4.3

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Socks (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Absolutely perfect yarn

    I accidently reviewed another Lorna's Lace yarn,Sportmate. I am using this yarn, Soulmate, it's fabulous. I'm making a shawl. I tend to knit tightly, from making socks, so I had...Read complete review

    I accidently reviewed another Lorna's Lace yarn,Sportmate. I am using this yarn, Soulmate, it's fabulous. I'm making a shawl. I tend to knit tightly, from making socks, so I had to go up a size on my needles. But that's ok. Not the yarns fault.
    The colorway of Rockwell is different from the pic here. Actually, it's prettier in person.LOL, I love this yarn. Better that the Tosh type by far. Right up there with Sweet Georgia.

    I'm hoping it lives up to their claim of warm in cool weather; cool in warm weather. We'll see.

    WEBS is prompt in sending you your yarn and if it's on back order they keep you informed of when it's shipped.

    This may be my go to yarn site from now on.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Pretty nice

    I like the colorway. It didn't work well for the project I had in mind, but that happens sometimes when you're ordering online. It has a nice hand and good stitch definition. I'll...Read complete review

    I like the colorway. It didn't work well for the project I had in mind, but that happens sometimes when you're ordering online. It has a nice hand and good stitch definition. I'll use it for a different project for sure.

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    4.0

    Very nice sock yarn

    By NC sock knitter

    from Cary, NC

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lovely Color Ways
    • Socks
    • Soft
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Socks

      Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

      I used this yarn for socks and they knit up beautifully using wooden needles. The yarn is soft and pleasantly slippery to knit with. The color ways came out in pretty random patterns.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Soft to the touch

      By Twiggels

      from Ontario

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cowls
          • Scarves

          Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

          Superior delivery service.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Love this yarn

          By Twiggels

          from Ontario

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

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            Cons

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                Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

                I've made many scarves from this yarn. Really like the color combinations. Always get rave compliments.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Fun!

                By misty

                from NJ

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

                      Someone is getting socks this holiday made with this fun color.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Soft beautiful cowl

                      By WindingRoad

                      from Old Orchard Beach, Maine

                      Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

                      I made the most beautiful cowl with "L" a dark magenta colorway. It's so soft and squishy. Lovely is another good word to describe it. And it does keep you warm even though it's not heavy at all. Light as a feather. I get so many compliments. Drape is perfect too. Use it for socks, shawls, hats,cowls, scarves. None better in my opinion.

                      Excellent customer service, Prompt delivery and packed nicely.

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      It's a Definite Repeat

                      By Knitsyboo

                      from Winnipeg Canada

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good stitch definition
                      • Non-binding
                      • Non-pilling
                      • Non-splitty

                      Cons

                      • Can~'~~t Think Of Any

                      Best Uses

                      • Cables
                      • Inticate Patterns
                      • Socks
                      • Twisted Stitches

                      Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

                      This yarn is fabulous to work with; it does not split, and the needles glide through even the most tight, twisty manouvers. As well, it does pill or fuzz up. I recommend this yarn to all sock knitters and I'll be definitely buying it again.
                      I do wish this yarn was available in solid colors, my only mild complaint.

                      Comment on this review

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great yarn for a variable climate

                      By Yarn Lover

                      from Southern California

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Garments Next To Skin
                          • Gloves
                          • Socks
                          • Sweaters

                          Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

                          I use it for Sweaters and socks. In my area, you can shiver in the morning and roast in the afternoon - this yarn bridges the gap. Great colors and stitch definition, very soft on the hands.

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Absolutely perfect yarn

                          By WindingRoad

                          from Old Orchard Beach, Maine

                          Pros

                          • Beautiful Color Way
                          • Delicate Yet Strong
                          • Doesnt Split
                          • Soft

                          Cons

                          • I Cant Get Enough Of It

                          Best Uses

                          • Hats
                          • Scarves
                          • Shawl
                          • Socks

                          Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

                          I accidently reviewed another Lorna's Lace yarn,Sportmate. I am using this yarn, Soulmate, it's fabulous. I'm making a shawl. I tend to knit tightly, from making socks, so I had to go up a size on my needles. But that's ok. Not the yarns fault.
                          The colorway of Rockwell is different from the pic here. Actually, it's prettier in person.LOL, I love this yarn. Better that the Tosh type by far. Right up there with Sweet Georgia.

                          I'm hoping it lives up to their claim of warm in cool weather; cool in warm weather. We'll see.

                          WEBS is prompt in sending you your yarn and if it's on back order they keep you informed of when it's shipped.

                          This may be my go to yarn site from now on.

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                          4.0

                          A Reasonably Good Sock Yarn

                          By Evie

                          from Fort Myers, FL

                          See all my reviews

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Does not split
                          • Fairly soft
                          • Holds its shape
                          • Nice colors

                          Cons

                          • Very Short Color Changes

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

                            I tried to use this for a scarf and abandoned it. It would be good for socks but not soft enough for a scarf and I don't like such short colors changes.

                            Comment on this review

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Short Color Repeats

                            By Evie

                            from Fort Myers, FL

                            See all my reviews

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Does not split
                            • Lovely colors
                            • Soft

                            Cons

                            • Color Repeats Too Short

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Lorna's Laces Solemate:

                              I wanted to knit a scarf with this, but due to the short color repeats it did not lend itself to this use. You need to use lace needles with this yarn, and it would probably make lovely socks.

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