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    Harrisville Designs Highland

    A heavy 2 ply yarn in over 50 colors. Ideal for any project from blankets and garments to firmer upholstery fabrics depending on the sett.

    Content:
    100% Wool
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    1/2lb cone/450yd
    Gauge:
    4.5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
    Sett:
    8-10 epi
    $21.00 cone Discountable
    • aster In Stock 6 cones $21.00
    • aubergine In Stock 4 cones $21.00
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    • black In Stock 7 cones $21.00
    • blackberry In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • charcoal In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • chianti In Stock 6 cones $21.00
    • cobalt In Stock 7 cones $21.00
    • cornflower In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • cornsilk In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • cypress In Stock 7 cones $21.00
    • evergreen In Stock 9 cones $21.00
    • garnet In Stock 6 cones $21.00
    • gold In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • hemlock In Stock 9 cones $21.00
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    • sand In Stock 4 cones $21.00
    • seagreen In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • spruce In Stock 7 cones $21.00
    • suede In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • teak In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • topaz In Stock 6 cones $21.00
    • tundra In Stock 4 cones $21.00
    • violet In Stock 5 cones $21.00
    • white In Stock 6 cones $21.00
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    Harrisville DesignsHighland
     
    4.4

    (based on 18 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good weight (13)
    • Dyed evenly (9)
    • Nice texture (7)
    • Easy to fix (5)
    • Knits quickly (4)

    Cons

    • Coarse (3)

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (7)
    • Hats (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (9), Artist (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    One of my favorite weaving yarns

    My favorite weaving projects are rugs and upholstery fabrics. I've been using HD Highland (and Shetland for afghans) since 1984 (when it was $9 per cone). The available colors are perfect for...Read complete review

    My favorite weaving projects are rugs and upholstery fabrics. I've been using HD Highland (and Shetland for afghans) since 1984 (when it was $9 per cone). The available colors are perfect for color-weave and block weave projects. Rugs, blankets and afghans made of this yarn hold up well to professional cleaning.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Hard on the hands

    I am in the middle of knitting a sweater with this and finding that the wool is very coarse and it actually hurts my hands while knitting, am hoping that it softens on washing...Read complete review

    I am in the middle of knitting a sweater with this and finding that the wool is very coarse and it actually hurts my hands while knitting, am hoping that it softens on washing and blocking. The colour was just as shown in the website.

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    5.0

    Highland by Harrisville

    By Yarnagain

    from Dallas

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Weaving

      Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

      Handwoven

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      An inkle weaver's dream

      By Mamazu

      from Brooklet, Ga

      About Me Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sashes

        Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

        I weave sashes for the living history community. This yarn is strong-no breaks on the loom, yet fine enough for the look I need to reproduce. The color range is sufficient. Delivery is quick. I love this yarn.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Pretty Highland

        By Jeansdaughter

        from Tasmania, Australia

        About Me Craftswoman

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Machine Washable
        • Soft
        • Springy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

          I have swatches with my Highland, and whilst it felt quite coarse while I was knitting, after washing it softened very nicely. The fabric feels cushy and soft. I used a cable pattern and stitch definition wasn't great but the overall effect was pleasing. This yarn will be great for the everyday sweater I have planned and should wear very well.i love the colour palette.

          Service and delivery comments:

          As always, my yarn was delivered very quickly. I use Webs as my LYS because of my relatively remote location and I love the level of service I get. I can always rely on Webs to have what I want and to provide it promptly and at a very fair price.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Good, but expensive

          By Nangoat

          from Elizabethtown, pa

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Novice, Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Colors And Feel

          Cons

          • Breaks easily

          Best Uses

          • Weaving warp

          Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

          Used as warp thread. Very nice color selection. Sadly the cost of the warp yarn puts the price of my finished product at my retail, with no room to cover weft or include a profit.

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          • No

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          3.0

          Hard on the hands

          By MEBakes

          from Ottawa

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight

          Cons

          • Coarse

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

          I am in the middle of knitting a sweater with this and finding that the wool is very coarse and it actually hurts my hands while knitting, am hoping that it softens on washing and blocking. The colour was just as shown in the website.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Great woolen yarn

          By Glenna

          from Toronto

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

            I have been enjoying using this yarn for cabled Aran-style pullovers, it is wooly and sturdy without being too coarse. It has a nice 'sheepy' feel while still maintaining some lanolin softness. Drapes nicely after washing, shows beautiful stitch definition.

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            • No

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            3.0

            Decent yarn

            By proudrn

            from Wisconsin

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight

            Cons

            • Coarse

            Best Uses

              Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

              This yarn is very coarse, and not nice on the hands when knitting; slow in knitting because of this. I purchased this product purely for the color.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great Wool

              By Bags

              from Pennsylvania

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

                I picked this yarn to make a sweater for my husband. I wanted a a good hearty wool. This was perfect. My husband picked the color and he loves the color.

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great for cabled sweaters and colorwork

                By Bluebirdnest

                from Westchester County, NY

                About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Knits Quickly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

                  I knit a pullover cabled sweater with this yarn. Initial hand was rougher than I am used to, but it washed beautifully, kept its shape, showed great stitch definition, and softened with washing. There are bits of vegetable matter in the yarn that I take the time to tease out. There have been a couple of knots, not uncommon. I immediately planned a second sweater, and bought the yarn. It is also knitting up really nicely. I will definitely buy this yarn again. There are so many colors to try. I also like that it can be purchased in cones, avoiding having to join many skeins.

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  One of my favorite weaving yarns

                  By Judith

                  from Chicago, IL

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Rug Weaver's Favorite

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Rugs

                    Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

                    My favorite weaving projects are rugs and upholstery fabrics. I've been using HD Highland (and Shetland for afghans) since 1984 (when it was $9 per cone). The available colors are perfect for color-weave and block weave projects. Rugs, blankets and afghans made of this yarn hold up well to professional cleaning.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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