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    Classic Elite Yarns Fresco

    You will not believe how soft Classic Elite Fresco is! The 6 ½ stitch to the inch gauge makes this yarn perfect for colorwork and delicate projects. Fresco's three plies are soft and squishy, in deep colors with a little shine that gives great stitch detail. Made in Peru.

    Content:
    60% Wool/30% Baby Alpaca/10% Angora
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/164yd
    Gauge:
    6.5 sts = 1" on US 5
    Knitting Weight:
    Sport
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    Classic Elite YarnsFresco
     
    4.8

    (based on 24 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (19)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (21)
    • Nice texture (20)
    • Dyed evenly (19)
    • Good weight (19)
    • Knits quickly (8)

    Cons

    • Sheds (3)

    Best Uses

    • Hats (11)
    • Scarves (11)
    • Sweaters (10)
    • Gloves (6)
    • Socks (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (13), Artist (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (20)

    Reviewed by 24 customers

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    5.0

    Nice yarn and soft

    By Tam

    from WV

    About Me 43 Yrs Knit And Crochet, Artist

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Baby garments
      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Socks

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

      I am using this yarn for baby clothing and it is soft enough to put next to a baby's skin. This is very nice yarn.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Nice halo, very soft

      By Kaliena

      from Manassas, VA

      About Me Enthusiast, Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Fluffy
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Delicate
      • Sheds

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

      Bought because I had a sock pattern that called for a mohair wool blend no longer produced. This product provided sufficient halo to mimic the original yarn while containing enough wool that, I hope at least, it will be durable enough to wear occasionally.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Fresco a delight to knit with

      By susan

      from Hudson, Ma

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

      I would use Fresco again to knit hats and scarves with. I love knitting with it.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Lovely yarn

      By Yarn addict

      from NC

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Socks

        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

        Can't wait to use this to finish up my shawl.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Quick, easy service. I got what I needed to finish a project where I inadvertantly ran short on yarn. A lifesaver.

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        • No

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        5.0

        ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS

        By zenknit

        from Halifax Canada

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Sheds

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Socks
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

        Knit the classic elite cardigan pattern it turned out beautifully. Light weight yarn but very warm. The closet thing to cashmere that I have ever knit

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        • No

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        5.0

        Fresco by Classic Elite Yarns

        By Gillibean

        from Saskatchewan, Canada

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

          Love,love,love working with this yarn. You can't lose with this yarn. I've knit a cowl, hat and shawl. So soft and holds it's shape. Great stitch definition.

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          4.0

          so so

          By knitter

          from sf, ca

          About Me Artist, Perfectionist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Big Joins
          • Joins

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

          I love this yarn it is so so wonderful except it has these huge ugly joins. The kind where you think ok its looks like a spit splice then you knit a few rows and it is a huge bulky mess and you have to go back and take it out. ya love that

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          • No

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          5.0

          wonderful yarn

          By donna

          from springfield va

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

            Just wonderful yarn. Knits up to a very nice gauge and has a slightly angora-like affect.

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            • No

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            5.0

            My new favorite!

            By EG

            from Virginia

            About Me Enthusiast, Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Socks

              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

              I knit a newborn slouchy hat photography prop with this yarn, in the cinder color. It has been very popular! The cinder color is so soft and neutral, an almost white-grey. The texture and softness of the yarn is to die for. I don't mind that I end up knitting at least one of these hats a week, it feels that good on my fingers. The weight is perfect for a slouchy hat.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Great customer services, as always. Shipping can be a little slow on average, but during the April and May sales, shipping times were fantastic!

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              • No

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              5.0

              My Favorite Yarn!

              By Enthusiast Em

              from Over the Rainbow

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Fresco:

                  I love this yarn! Wish it was made in a heavier weight! It's so soft!

                  I am always looking out for patterns I can use this yarn with.
                  It is lovely in the Gossamer Stars Scarf!

                  It can easily be knit at 22sts/4", but It will get lacy if you do looser than that.

                  Wash your swatch, as I typically stretches!
                  Bottom line: LOVE THIS YARN!

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                  • No

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