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Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace)

The blend of merino and Tencel® in Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace) creates an absolutely stunning fabric that is soft, has fabulous drape, and a subtle sheen. This laceweight version of Colrain is perfect for both knitting and weaving and you will be pleased with the results. Made in Peru.

Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

 

Content:
50% Merino Wool/ 50% Tencel
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
2800YPP, 8.8 oz cone, 1,540 yd/cone
Gauge:
7 sts = 1" on US 2-3
Knitting Weight:
Lace
Sett:
15-18 epi
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Valley Yarns2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace)
 
4.6

(based on 90 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (62)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (60)
  • Nice texture (54)
  • Good weight (51)
  • Dyed evenly (38)
  • Knits quickly (16)

Cons

  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (59)
  • Sweaters (21)
  • Shawls (10)
  • Gloves (8)
  • Hats (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (44), Artist (20), Parent (6), Collector (5), Weaver (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (81), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Beautiful for Lacework

This product was awesome for my most recent lacework scarf. I'm buying a second color for a lacework sweater.

This product was awesome for my most recent lacework scarf. I'm buying a second color for a lacework sweater.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

weak as a warp, does not wear well

I wove a large blanket with this yarn around December of 2009. It is not an overly strong yarn as a warp, I had a lot of breakage on the selvages while weaving,...Read complete review

I wove a large blanket with this yarn around December of 2009. It is not an overly strong yarn as a warp, I had a lot of breakage on the selvages while weaving, but I kind of expected that. At first the finished product was great, lovely drape, sheen, and softness. As the blanket has been used, however, the yarn has pilled like no other. I'm not talking normal pilling for wool either, these babies are giant. There are fuzzies the size of my pinky nail over the entire surface. I would not suggest this yarn for weaving.

Reviewed by 90 customers

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5.0

in love with this yarn.

By Hopelessly Addicted

from Arlington, TX

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • A Joy To Knit
  • Dyed Evenly
  • Easy To Fix
  • Good Weight
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves

    Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

    I love making lace shawls with this yarn. The stitch definition is great and the drape is lovely. I love knitting from a cone so there are only two ends to weave in when I finish.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Love this yarn. The more I knit with it the more I like it.

    By Hopelessly Addicted

    from Arlington, TX

    About Me Enthusiast

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Easy To Fix
    • Good Stitch Definition
    • Knits Quickly
    • Knitting From The Cone
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

      I just finished the Elizabeth shawl by Dee O'Keefe and it turned out beautifully.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Beautiful yarn

      By Knitter from Canada

      from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

      About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

        I bought this yarn as a present for a friend who will make it into a shawl. I loved the texture and overall quality of it myself and will definitely buy it for myself as well.

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        • Yes

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        5.0

        beautiful product

        By fluteplayer

        from vermillion, SD

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

          Beautiful colors in a lace weight yarn.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Love Colrain

          By Val knits

          from Moosup,Ct

          About Me Parent

          See all my reviews

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          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Shawls

            Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

            Love the feel of the fabric.

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            • No

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            5.0

            very soft and plyable

            By HFH

            from Townsend, Ma.

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Plyablesnugs In The Weft
            • Rich Color
            • Soft

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Weaving

            Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

            I wove an easy scarf with this yarn as the weft. I'm already looking at other colors to weave more. Very nice product.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great for weaving

            By Weaver for fun

            from Wiscinsin

            About Me Enthusiast

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            Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

            I've used this is weaving. It's very soft and the end product is beautiful.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great for standard gauge machine!

            By Knitting 2 Nirvana

            from Orange County, CA

            About Me Artist

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accessories And Clothes
            • Easy To Work With
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Quality Feel
            • Soft
            • Wet Blocks Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Socks
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

              I knitted a beaded capelet on a Brother standard gauge with T10 for a looser,drapey fabric. It could be worked up on T8 for a light sweater. This yarn has great stitch definition and when I washed it with cold water (no soap) and blocked it, the yarn became even softer while retaining its shape.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Tencel Scarf weaving

              By Gale

              from Williamsburg, VA

              About Me Weaver Knitter

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves

                Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                I am weaving a sscarf with Tenncel for the first time and I really like how it handles.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Lovely yarn to weave with

                By Shari

                from Morgantown, WV

                About Me Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Sheds

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                I have a pattern planned for this yarn, but one color was out of stock. When it comes in, i plan to weave a poncho with this yarn.

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                • No

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