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4.5

Classic Elite Yarns Canyon

Classic Elite Canyon is a soft cotton yarn with a touch of alpaca. This cool sport weight yarn comes in natural, undyed neutrals with warm undertones. Canyon is machine washable, and will make light, carefree summer projects. Made in Peru. 

Content:
85% Cotton/15% Alpaca
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/150yds
Gauge:
6 sts = 1" on US 4
Knitting Weight:
Sport
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Classic Elite YarnsCanyon
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (3)

Cons

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5.0

Canyon is a great summer yarn!

By kroche

from Macon, GA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to knit with
  • Eco friendly
  • Made In Peru
  • Natural colors
  • Soft
  • Washable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Sweaters
    • Tops

    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Canyon:

    I used this yarn to make the cardigan "Sweet Cicely" by Tian Foley. I am so pleased with the way it turned out! I bought extra yarn, and now I am trying to decide what to do with the leftovers. I am considering buying a couple more skeins and making a sleeveless shell. The yarn is soft, pliant and comfortable, a delightful blend of pima cotton and alpaca. I love its natural colorways which result in neutrals that will go with anything. It is super easy to knit with, and my swatched washed up beautifully. If you are considering a summer top, I highly recommend this reasonably priced yarn!

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    4.0

    Natural shades, lovely 'hand'

    By Birchcreek

    from Northern BC

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    Pros

    • Easy care
    • Light Weight
    • Lots of drape
    • Natural Colours

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cowl
      • Scarf
      • Shawlette
      • Tee

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Canyon:

      I don't know yet if it going to pill or fuzz up, but other than that I love this yarn. I would buy bags of it if I could, as it is perfect for light lacy warm-season accessories - little scarves and such which knit up fast and make good gifts. Nice to work with and nice against the skin. (Note - "Cerro" is the dyed version of this. The same but colours.)

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      4.0

      so soft

      By domdor

      from New Caledonia

      Verified Buyer

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            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Canyon:

            very soft yarn, perfect for summer.
            Good stitch definition.
            Beatiful natural colors

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            4.0

            Great Knit!

            By Diana

            from Austin, texas

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good stitch definition
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Canyon:

                Canyon is a joy to knit and wear, so soft and smooth.
                Drapes beautifully when knitted.

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                5.0

                WOW!

                By Totem

                from Portland, Oregon

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to work with

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Canyon:

                Your Canyon is just right. I will make use of it another day. I loved making the shawl with two tones of it. It worked out just right.

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                4.0

                Easy yarn to work with

                By NH Knitter

                from New Hampshire

                Verified Buyer

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                      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Canyon:

                      Made an early fall 3/4 length sleeve sweater for my daughter. The yarn is easy to work with and knits up very nicely.

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                      5.0

                      Best yarn ever!!

                      By Jitabug

                      from Mesa, AZ

                      Pros

                      • Drape
                      • durability
                      • Quality
                      • Sheen
                      • Softness

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Canyon:

                          I adore this yarn!!! I've made three tops with it so far and plan to do more. It feels wonderful to knit and wear. I've washed my tops multiple times and they look and feel better each time. No shedding, stretching, or pilling.

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                          5.0

                          LOVE

                          By Andyloo

                          from North Hollywood, CA

                          Pros

                          • Drapes nicely
                          • Soft

                          Cons

                          • Splity

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Canyon:

                            I always love Classic Elite Yarns and I have been on a cotton kick for a while. Now it's the best of two worlds, cotton and alpaca (my other favorite)! The yarn tends to split easily but that is completely forgiven when you see and feel how beautifully it knits. I would love to make a bedspread in it just so I could wrap myself up in it!

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