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    Plymouth Yarn Encore

    Plymouth Encore is a favorite machine washable wool blend for everything from kids' clothing to afghans and beyond! With many patterns available from Plymouth, Encore will fill your knitting needs. It is so versatile, it can be used as a substitute in your favorite pattern calling for a worsted weight yarn. Made in Turkey.

    Plymouth Encore is on sale through May 31st!

     

    Content:
    75% Acrylic/25% Wool
    Care:
    Machine Wash Regular
    Weight/Yardage:
    100g/200yd
    Gauge:
    4.5-5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
    $5.99 skein $4.19 skein
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    • 0029 Pastel Pink In Stock 3 skeins $4.19
    • 0054 Kelly Green In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
    • 0133 Royal In Stock 26 skeins $4.19
    • 0137 Pink In Stock 19 skeins $4.19
    • 0146 Natural In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
    • 0149 Light Blue Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
    • 0174 Claret In Stock 27 skeins $4.19
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    • 0194 Light Gray Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
    • 0204 Hunter In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
    • 0208 White In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
    • 0215 Light Yellow In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
    • 0217 Black In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
    • 0233 Lilac In Stock 50+ skeins $4.19
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    • 0515 Wedgewood In Stock 35 skeins $4.19
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    Plymouth YarnEncore
     
    4.6

    (based on 204 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (144)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (49)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good weight (168)
    • Machine washable (161)
    • Nice texture (151)
    • Knits quickly (131)
    • Dyed evenly (127)

    Cons

    • Sheds (4)
    • Unravels (3)

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (106)
    • Hats (102)
    • Scarves (96)
    • Gloves (49)
    • Afghans (30)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (130), Parent (50), Artist (25), Novice (14), Collector (13)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (152), Yes (42)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect yarn when knitting for kids

    I used Encore to knit twin-size afghans for my three grandkids. Patterns show up great and there are many cool colors to choose from.

    I used Encore to knit twin-size afghans for my three grandkids. Patterns show up great and there are many cool colors to choose from.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Yes and No

    I make a lot of afghans and blankets but have given up using this yarn. It's readily available so easy to find but it just pills and fuzzes forever. It's nice that it's machine...Read complete review

    I make a lot of afghans and blankets but have given up using this yarn. It's readily available so easy to find but it just pills and fuzzes forever. It's nice that it's machine washable but every time I do so I have to spend 1/2 hr or more clipping pills off the article. And I think it loses stitch definition over time.

    In spite of it being so easy to find, I think I'm just moving on.

    Reviewed by 204 customers

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    5.0

    one of my favorite yarns

    By marelco

    from Mississippi

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Great colors
    • Knits Quickly
    • One of my favorite yarns
    • Soft
    • Warm

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

      Very fast delivery

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      good workhorse yarn

      By artiste45

      from pickens sc

      About Me Artist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

          Good quality acrylic wool blend machine washable consistently good quality my go to product!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          3.0

          Needs to be thicker

          By P Wo

          from Tulsa Oklahoma

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

            Beautiful yarn but not really worsted weight, in my opinion. Nice tight twist to the yarn. Pretty colors.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            My go-to yarn

            By Suziknits

            from Schenectady, NY

            About Me Artist, Daily knitter, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good hand
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

            • Unravels When Casting On

            Best Uses

            • Afghans And Blankets
            • Afghansblankets
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Socks
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

            This is my work horse yarn - I know the colors are true and the weight is good, it feels good to knit with. Larger projects feel softer. I use this for almost anything.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            The nicest yarn to work with

            By RoeCT

            from Monroe, CT

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                Easy to work with, used for gifts makes beautiful presentation moderately priced

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                Comment on this review

                 
                4.0

                A favorite choice for DK and Worsted

                By Loey

                from New York

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good stitch definition
                • Good Weight
                • Knits evenly

                Cons

                • Could be softer

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                Useful for children's and infant's garments, because the wool content is small. Wool is sometimes a problem for children. Encore is soft enough so there is not the scratchy feel that children complain about with wool. It has nice body and washes and blocks well. I do not machine wash it.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Great kid's yarn

                By CEBach

                from So. Calif

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Anyting Washabledryable
                  • Blankets
                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Kid's Wear
                  • Scarves
                  • Socks
                  • Sweaters
                  • Toys

                  Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                  This is a great yarn for any sort of article. It's comes in a lot of colors, has good body and knits well. I have used it for years - it's a "go to" yarn, especially for things that need to be washable and dryable.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Very Nice

                  By David Cook Fan

                  from Pittsboro NC

                  About Me Enthusiast, Love Needlework

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Great Because No Yarn Sto

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • No Yarn Store Here
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                    My granddaughter requested a red sweater with pink buttons! I used to knit a lot, but not much for several years. it hurts my neck . But this is the first time kn itting red and I like that

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                    5.0

                    Service and product was great

                    By Sassy

                    from Columbia, SC

                    About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Good Weight
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                      I loved the softness of the Encore products and enjoying the colors - I ordered plenty so it is like Santa Claus came and I don't have to want or need anything. I am starting early making things for my family for Christmas and enjoying the choices I can make by ordering so many different colors, etc.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Excellent product

                      By ME

                      from Ashland, MA

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore:

                        I have taken up knitting again after many years of working. Now, retired, I have time again. I found this site and have been very pleased with the quick service and quality of the yarn.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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