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4.7

Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed

Tahki Donegal Tweed is a handsome wool tweed, perfect for sweaters, vests and afghans. One ply of 100% wool is twisted with complimentary-colored slubs for a timeless look and tons of texture. This yarn is a classic and has made so many wonderful projects over the years!  Made in Ireland.

 

Content:
100% Irish Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/183yd
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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Tahki YarnsDonegal Tweed
 
4.7

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (17)
  • Good weight (15)
  • Knits quickly (12)
  • Dyed evenly (9)
  • Soft (5)

Cons

  • Coarse (4)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (15)
  • Hats (10)
  • Scarves (7)
  • Felting (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (15), Artist (4), Parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Wonderful to knit with!

I knit a Cables & Lace Tunic in 8 days with a little over 8 skeins. Everything is good about the 100% wool. I can live with the twisting up as it wasn't...Read complete review

I knit a Cables & Lace Tunic in 8 days with a little over 8 skeins. Everything is good about the 100% wool. I can live with the twisting up as it wasn't that bad.
After knitting the tunic, I ordered 10 more skeins to knit a cardigan for me!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Would not buy this product again.

Making a hat and mittens. Hopefully, they will wear for awhile.

Making a hat and mittens. Hopefully, they will wear for awhile.

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5.0

Really nice! color & quality

By yarn lover

from Arkansas

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Like Enough To Buy Again

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Felting
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

    Making hat & children's sweater from Contemporary Iris Knits.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Very pleased with service and product

    By Auntie Annie

    from Nebraska

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft
    • Very Pleased With The Ser

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

      I went to Ireland last year and wanted to bring back yarn but didn't find what I wanted over there. Glad to find a stae side source for pure Irish wool yarn.

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      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Love the yarn for men's hats!

      By Lin

      from Hudson Valley, New York

      About Me Enthusiast, Experienced knitter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Love The Flecks Of Colors
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Mittens

      Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

      I have used this yarn to knit hats for all of the men in my family this winter. The hats are warm and comfortable, and the texture of the yarn has given the hats a masculine look and feel.

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      • No

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love this yarn!

      By Melshel

      from Spokane, WA

      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

      I am using the Tahki Donegal Tweed to make a traditional Aran sweater for my son, it was his request for Christmas this year. I have used donegal tweed in the past and the cardigan I made has worn like iron. Donegal tweed is not the softest yarn out there, but if you like wool this is a good one. It's very easy to spit splice too.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      I would buy this again...in fact I have!

      By Slipqueen

      from Nashville, TN

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

      Love it! I knew what to expect with donegal tweed. This is not meant to be worn next to skin cause it is course. It knits quick and is so lovely. I did a sweater from Coco Knits that I wear as a jacket.

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Makes beautiful rugs

      By Native Oregonian

      from Damascus, OR

      About Me Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

          I have now made two weft faced rugs with this yarn. It makes a perfect weight rug for heavy traffic and the tweed creates enough interest to not really need to add much in the way of design elements.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Berocco is a great yarn

          By Tic

          from San Antonio, TX

          About Me Ages Old Knitter, Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy Hand
          • Good Weight
          • Great Pattern Definition
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Sweaters
            • Winter Shawls Sweaters

            Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

            The product was the color I wanted, was perfect for the 3 shawls I knitted in the same yarn. The hand and pattern definition was great. One of the shawls I knitted for a silent auction

            Service and delivery comments:

            My yarn always arrives packages in good condition, prompt. I have never had to use customer service as whatever I have ordered is so prompt and correct.

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            • No

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            5.0

            I love Donegal Tweed by Tahki Yarns

            By Kat2

            from Port Angeles,Wa.

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • I Love The Colors
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Felting
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

              Delivery was great.The yarn was in good shape.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Great service and delivery.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              A typical Donegal tweed.

              By DorothyD

              from Columbia, SC

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Felting
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

                If you want a soft, cuddly yarn, this isn't it. As indicated above, this is a typical Donegal tweed and so wouldn't wear it next to the skin. However, it presents cables and other decorative stitches in great detail.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Just lovely

                By Almost finished

                from Switzeralnd

                About Me Artist

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed:

                  Beautiful color

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                  • No

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