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Valley Yarns Longmeadow

Valley Yarns Longmeadow is a cotton/microfiber blend that is the perfect yarn for your warm weather knitting. It is incredibly soft to the touch and has a lovely twist. The color palette is light and bright. You will love knitting with Valley Yarns Longmeadow!  Made in Peru.

Note: Longmeadow has been discontinued and is limited to inventory on hand. The label on this yarn recommends hand washing. However, we have successfully washed many swatches in the machine and feel confident calling this yarn machine washable.

For great ideas on how to use Longmeadow, check out "Valley Yarns on Ravelry" on our blog!

Content:
60% Cotton/40% Microfiber
Care:
Machine Wash Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/117yds
Gauge:
5.5 sts = 1” on US 6
Knitting Weight:
DK
$3.49 skein $2.49 skein
  • 11 Olive In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
  • 01 White In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
  • 04 Pink In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
  • 07 Melon In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
  • 08 Coral In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
  • 09 Willow In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
  • 10 Lettuce In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
  • 15 Dark Blue In Stock 5 skeins $2.49
  • 24 burgundy In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
  • 25 Persimmon In Stock 36 skeins $2.49
  • 27 Purple Haze In Stock 50+ skeins $2.49
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Valley YarnsLongmeadow
 
4.3

(based on 97 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (42)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (77)
  • Good weight (73)
  • Nice texture (71)
  • Dyed evenly (57)
  • Machine washable (37)

Cons

  • Unravels (11)
  • Splits (7)
  • Stretches (4)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (53)
  • Scarves (19)
  • Hats (10)
  • Gloves (5)
  • Baby blanket (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (51), Artist (11), Parent (11), Collector (8), Novice (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (81), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Knits Up Beautifully!

Wanted an easy-care, soft cotton yarn to substitute for a yarn that the Child's sweater pattern called for (which I did not care for).
This product fit the bill! The microfiber content...Read complete review

Wanted an easy-care, soft cotton yarn to substitute for a yarn that the Child's sweater pattern called for (which I did not care for).
This product fit the bill! The microfiber content makes the yarn softer and less heavy than cotton. The white is beautiful - snow white. Plus, it is machine washable, which a busy mom can appreciate. Stitch definition was fantastic, and I've attached a pic of the finished Child's Beach Hoodie to illustrate same.
The only drawback is that the yarn has a tendency to split (as does most cottons), so knitting requires attention. However, this yarn is nowhere near as splitty as other cottons I've used (such as the one I was substituting)!
I would definitely use again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

So-so

I used this for a baby sweater for my granddaughter. Maybe I just didn't choose a good pattern, or good colors. I'm sure the sweater will be functional, but it just looks...Read complete review

I used this for a baby sweater for my granddaughter. Maybe I just didn't choose a good pattern, or good colors. I'm sure the sweater will be functional, but it just looks ordinary.

Reviewed by 97 customers

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5.0

Summer sweater

By LIsa

from Eatontown, NJ

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters

    Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

    I like working with this yarn for a spring/summer sweater. It is soft, easy to work with and I like the way my sweater is coming out!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Fantastic

    By Daisy

    from Kamloops B.C.

    About Me Collector, Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    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 Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

      Using for tank tops. Beautiful stitch def,works up quickly,soft.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      beautiful Longmeadow

      By Connie

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

        I ordered the yarn to make a summer top. It was the recommended yarn in the summer Vogue Knitting magazine. It is so easy to work with, and the slip-stitch pattern shows up beautifully. Highly recommended!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        I love this yarn!

        By Anne

        from Fairhope, Alabama

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

          This yarn is soft and made a lovely tank top for my daughter.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Nice product for the price

          By Summerinatlanta

          from Geoegia

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Unravels

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

          Like that the color is somewhat muted, not over saturated. Enjoy the feel of the yarn. Splits but nothing that can't be corrected easily. Washed the swatch and color bled a little, but now I know before I wash the finished garment . Would buy again

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Happy with yarn.

          By Louise

          from Old Lyme, ct

          About Me Novice

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

            Happy with yarn

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Longmeadow yarn

            By Winifred

            from Toronto, Canada

            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 Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

              delivery was quick. Easy to use

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I'm really loving this yarn

              By Gina

              from RI

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                I'm knitting the slipped stitch tee in the spring vogue. I was the recommended yarn. I was a little concerned because the yarn was inexpensive and sometimes cotton yarns are stretchy. Was I surprised. Great yarn, great colors and great value.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                It is a joy to knit with this yarn

                By Frenchknitters

                from San diego

                About Me Designer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Great Drape
                • Great Stitch Definition
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Summer Tops

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                  Long meadow has a fantastic stich definition and incredible drape. It is the perfect yarn for summer tops and summer shawls.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  This is the second time I bought this yarn and I'm happy.

                  By Grandma Flo

                  from Glastonbury, CT

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                    I'm knitting my second baby blanket with this yarn and like it's softness. Expecting grandchild this summer.
                    Service and delivery of this product was excellent.
                    Thank you

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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