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4.7

S.Charles Collezione Ritratto

We think Ritratto is one of the prettiest yarns on the market. The mohair makes it slightly fuzzy, the metallic thread gives it a nice sparkle and layers of color make it a truly beautiful yarn. Ritratto is also a great addition to handwoven projects!  Made in Italy

Content:
28% Mohair/53% Viscose/10% Polyamide/9% Polyester
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/198yd
Gauge:
5.5 sts = 1" on US 5
Knitting Weight:
DK
$18.50 ball Discountable
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S.Charles CollezioneRitratto
 
4.7

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (17)
  • Soft (16)
  • Good weight (15)
  • Dyed evenly (11)
  • Hides mistakes (11)

Cons

  • Sheds (3)
  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (17)
  • Sweaters (8)
  • Hats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (14)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (22)

Reviewed by 26 customers

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4.0

Very Elegant

By Becca

from Western Massachusetts

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Hides Mistakes
  • Knits Quickly
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

    I made a shrug out of this which worked up beautifully and the variation in color highlighted the variation in pattern without looking "patchy". The only down side is that there is a metallic thread that is part of the yarn and gives it it's distinctive look which can be itchy to the skin due to variation in the warp of the yarn....overall I liked it.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Diaphanous

    By Sharon

    from Colorado

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

      This knits up into a beautiful, lightweight material. I'm making a shawl with it, and it is perfect.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Softest Ever!

      By knitting in bloomfield

      from Bloonmfield, MI.

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves
        • Socks
        • Sweaters

        Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

        this yarn works wonderfully and the softness is incredible.
        it is a bit pricey but it certainly delivers!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Beautiful Color

        By Donna the Crochet Addict

        from Kansas City, MO

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Hides Mistakes

        Cons

        • Snags

        Best Uses

        • Shawl

        Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

        Making a shawl using the knitting board. Very snaggy but beautiful color. I will enjoy wearing it - very carefully!

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        • No

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        5.0

        A yanr that impresses

        By Lenore

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Enthusiast, Queen Of Shawls

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • A Beautiful Blend
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Beautiful Shawls

          Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

          Ritratto has such a wonderful shine and knits up so beautifully that anything you create with it is sure to impress and those that receive items made from Ritratto are delighted to have and to wear them. It's one of my first "go to" yarns when I need to make that special gift.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          4.0

          Dinah Striped Shrug

          By The Yarn Lady

          from Tacoma WA

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Sheds

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

          I chose the Dinah Shrug as I wanted something that had snap! (Tahki) It goes just as well with jeans and a skirt or on the town. It as a shiny thread which feels like a light-weight Poly thread that is metallic. I used charcoal, circus, and two shades of purple. I added an extra color and set of each segment of color with the charcoal

          Service and delivery comments:

          My delivery was very prompt and packaged well.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Yarn for Classy Projects

          By Teri B

          from La Jolla, CA

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          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Shawls
            • Sweaters
            • Tops

            Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

            I have used this yarn in the Dinah Striped Circle Shrug. My husband couldn't stop remarking what a beautiful yarn it was. I made the Tyra top but don't like how it looks so plan on ripping it out and making the Faye two way vest. I also have used it in the Emma Entrelac Scarf in CRYSTAL, LUNA & RITRATTO. It's an expensive yarn, but Webs has it on sale occasionally.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Quick & Easy

            By Cindy

            from Sugar Land, TX

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Knits Quickly
            • Soft

            Cons

            • Snags

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

            Made a quick & easy scarf. co in 20 & just knit. Can be worn as a scarf or double around neck & tie together. Have gotten rave compliments, and have been begged to make one for me!

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            • No

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            5.0

            Ritratto is awesome

            By DeniseLQ

            from southern California

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Knits Quickly
            • Not Only Beautiful But

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

                Making a stole to wear to keep the chill off in the evenings at the shore...this yarn is beautiful and knits up easily and quickly....love it

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                • No

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                4.0

                Great for scarves!

                By Purple Dragonfly

                from Falmouth, MA

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Light But Warm
                • Soft
                • Sparkly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about S.Charles Collezione Ritratto:

                  Have used this yarn many times for myself and for gifts. Love it. Great for lacy patterns.

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                  • No

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