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Cascade Yarns 220

Cascade 220 is just simply one of our most popular yarns. This 100% wool, worsted weight yarn is available in an incredible selection of colors, including a huge number of beautiful heathers. It's great for everything from felting to sweaters!  Made in Peru.
 
 
Content:
100% Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/220yds
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$9.00 hank Discountable
  • 8891 turquoise In Stock 29 hanks $9.00
  • 2401 burgundy In Stock 1 hank $9.00
  • 2404 atlantic In Stock 31 hanks $9.00
  • 2409 Palm In Stock 37 hanks $9.00
  • 2420 heather In Stock 46 hanks $9.00
  • 2422 lavender In Stock 14 hanks $9.00
  • 2423 montmartre In Stock 27 hanks $9.00
  • 2425 provence In Stock 35 hanks $9.00
  • 2429 irelande In Stock 36 hanks $9.00
  • 2431 chocolate heather In Stock 41 hanks $9.00
  • 2433 pacific In Stock 50+ hanks $9.00
  • 2435 japanese maple In Stock 30 hanks $9.00
  • 2445 shire In Stock 11 hanks $9.00
  • 2447 peacock In Stock 10 hanks $9.00
  • 2448 mallard In Stock 44 hanks $9.00
  • 2449 peony heather In Stock 11 hanks $9.00
  • 2450 mystic purple In Stock 26 hanks $9.00
  • 2452 turtle In Stock 32 hanks $9.00
  • 4002 jet In Stock 23 hanks $9.00
  • 4006 galaxy In Stock 42 hanks $9.00
  • 4009 aporto In Stock 13 hanks $9.00
  • 4010 straw In Stock 30 hanks $9.00
  • 4011 sparrow In Stock 43 hanks $9.00
  • 4147 lemon yellow In Stock 28 hanks $9.00
  • 4192 soft pink In Stock 24 hanks $9.00
  • 7802 cerise In Stock 40 hanks $9.00
  • 7803 magenta In Stock 26 hanks $9.00
  • 7804 shrimp In Stock 20 hanks $9.00
  • 7807 regal In Stock 19 hanks $9.00
  • 7811 purple jewel heather In Stock 16 hanks $9.00
  • 7814 chartreuse In Stock 28 hanks $9.00
  • 7815 summer sky In Stock 30 hanks $9.00
  • 7818 blue velvet In Stock 46 hanks $9.00
  • 7822 vandyke brown In Stock 10 hanks $9.00
  • 7824 burnt orange In Stock 7 hanks $9.00
  • 7826 marigold In Stock 35 hanks $9.00
  • 7827 goldenrod In Stock 33 hanks $9.00
  • 8010 natural In Stock 50+ hanks $9.00
  • 8012 doeskin heather In Stock 1 hank $9.00
  • 8013 walnut heather In Stock 50+ hanks $9.00
  • 8267 forest green In Stock 43 hanks $9.00
  • 8393 navy In Stock 50+ hanks $9.00
  • 8400 charcoal grey In Stock 26 hanks $9.00
  • 8401 silver grey In Stock 17 hanks $9.00
  • 8505 white In Stock 42 hanks $9.00
  • 8555 black In Stock 37 hanks $9.00
  • 8622 Camel In Stock 28 hanks $9.00
  • 8686 brown In Stock 34 hanks $9.00
  • 8687A Butter In Stock 16 hanks $9.00
  • 8762 Deep Lavender In Stock 36 hanks $9.00
  • 8836 Stonewash In Stock 29 hanks $9.00
  • 8872 Iridescence In Stock 50+ hanks $9.00
  • 8886 italian plum In Stock 31 hanks $9.00
  • 8892 dark teal In Stock 32 hanks $9.00
  • 8893 hunter green In Stock 8 hanks $9.00
  • 8894 christmas green In Stock 10 hanks $9.00
  • 8895 christmas red In Stock 1 hank $9.00
  • 8905 robin egg blue In Stock 21 hanks $9.00
  • 8910 citron In Stock 30 hanks $9.00
  • 8914 granny smith In Stock 22 hanks $9.00
  • 9325 westpoint blue heather In Stock 35 hanks $9.00
  • 9332 sapphire In Stock 13 hanks $9.00
  • 9338 lichen In Stock 34 hanks $9.00
  • 9341 garnet heather In Stock 12 hanks $9.00
  • 9404 ruby In Stock 50+ hanks $9.00
  • 9407 celery In Stock 42 hanks $9.00
  • 9408 cordovan In Stock 33 hanks $9.00
  • 9421 blue hawaii In Stock 15 hanks $9.00
  • 9444 tangerine heather In Stock 36 hanks $9.00
  • 9448A Olive Heather In Stock 18 hanks $9.00
  • 9449 midnight heather In Stock 24 hanks $9.00
  • 9451 lake chelan heather In Stock 43 hanks $9.00
  • 9452 summer sky heather In Stock 48 hanks $9.00
  • 9453 orchid heather In Stock 19 hanks $9.00
  • 9454 rainier heather In Stock 5 hanks $9.00
  • 9456 sapphire heather In Stock 24 hanks $9.00
  • 9457 cobalt heather In Stock 28 hanks $9.00
  • 9459 yakima heather In Stock 39 hanks $9.00
  • 9477 tutu In Stock 18 hanks $9.00
  • 9478 cotton candy In Stock 21 hanks $9.00
  • 9489 red wine heather In Stock 22 hanks $9.00
  • 9560 Liberty Heather In Stock 26 hanks $9.00
  • 9567 Smoke Blue In Stock 38 hanks $9.00
  • 9568 Twilight Blue In Stock 39 hanks $9.00
  • 9570 Concord Grape In Stock 18 hanks $9.00
  • 9572 Cabernet In Stock 34 hanks $9.00
  • 9576 Nebula Heather In Stock 28 hanks $9.00
  • 9577 Turquoise Pebble In Stock 30 hanks $9.00
  • 9611 Zinfandel In Stock 41 hanks $9.00
  • 9612 Purple Orchid In Stock 46 hanks $9.00
  • 9614 Dusk In Stock 50+ hanks $9.00
  • 9615 Bright Nectarine In Stock 47 hanks $9.00
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Cascade Yarns220
 
4.7

(based on 273 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (210)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (53)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (222)
  • Nice texture (175)
  • Dyed evenly (169)
  • Knits quickly (157)
  • Soft (119)

Cons

  • Coarse (12)
  • Twists up (8)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (153)
  • Hats (141)
  • Scarves (118)
  • Felting (111)
  • Gloves (77)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (162), Artist (65), Parent (44), Collector (20), Novice (18)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (227), Yes (25)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nice wool!

I knit lots of baby shoes & I have liked this yarn for those projects. It has a good weight and great stitch definition. The main reason I feel I keep coming...Read complete review

I knit lots of baby shoes & I have liked this yarn for those projects. It has a good weight and great stitch definition. The main reason I feel I keep coming back to it it the endless color options.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Online color selection not reliable

My problem was not yarn, but interface--making a fine selection of color online was a waste of time. Neither color I bought looked like the photo--I know there is a difference...Read complete review

My problem was not yarn, but interface--making a fine selection of color online was a waste of time. Neither color I bought looked like the photo--I know there is a difference in monitors so I checked out color on two machines. Still, a big discrepancy--"Midnight Heather" looks like a medium blue on screen but is actually very dark like... midnight. (I took a chance I'd get what I was looking at, but should have believed the name.) "Turquoise Pebble" is much greener than turquoise. Settled for rather than hassle a return, but a little annoyed. Not sure I'd buy from the site again. If I had a picture, I'd upload it.

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5.0

Great for felting

By none

from Shoshone Idaho

About Me Artist, Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Brilliant Colors
  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Felted Christmas Socks
    • Felting
    • Socks

    Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

    This yarn makes wonderful felted objects, I have used it for wonderful oversized Christmas socks, purses and hats.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great Value!

    By Iowagrown

    from Iowa

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

      I use 220 frequently for sweaters. The colors are gorgeous. The price is right. It wears wonderfully. Love it.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great, warm, versatile yarn

      By vgrosenw

      from new york, ny

      About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Socks
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

        this is a wonderfully warm yarn, which because of its thickness, knits up quickly & easily. although the in-hand color differs from what was reflected on my computer, it's not displeasing, just darker than what was represented online. additionally, it's sold in hanks, so it will need to be rolled into a ball; again, not a drawback, simply a pause. overall, i'd give this yarn a 4.5 out of 5. highly recommended.

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        • No

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        5.0

        ships quickly!

        By Ubi's Mom

        from Tallahassee, Florida

        About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Beautiful colors
        • Felted Beautifully
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Felted Glasses Cases
          • Felted Hats
          • Hats

          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

          I have been using this yarn to knit and felt wide brimmed hats and they have turned out wonderfully. Great colors and selections. Ships quickly, which I love.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Cascase 220 is great!

          By Pat

          from Takoma Park, Maryland

          About Me Enthusiast, Parent, Yarn Lover

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

          This is my go-to utility yarn. I absolutely love it - it's a real workhorse. I've made tons of baby & adults hats, dog sweaters, scarves (including the HP 1st & 3rd years, and the Washington football team), a Gryffindor Quidditch sweater - burgundy and gold is perfect. So glad you stock it in massive quantities. I especially appreciate that the colors are consistent from dye lot to dye lot since I never estimate correctly!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Gold Standard

          By Laurie

          from North Carolina

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Felting
            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

            This is my go-to for any felting project. When I need crayon box colors for a fun project, no one comes close to the choices available in Cascade 220. It's a great value - I never feel like I bought an inferior product - no snags, no unevenness.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Cascade 220

            By Nurse Erica

            from Temple, TX

            About Me Artist

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Twists Up

            Best Uses

            • Felting
            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

            This is a less expensive and very versatile yarn, you can make hats, scarves, toys and gloves with it and it knits up beautifully. I do not make sweaters and socks so I cannot vouch for them in that aspect. If you are felting the yarn felts nicely in the machine. Its my go-to yarn for most everday things that do not need to machine washable. I love it.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivery took a bit, but i suspect that was due to the sale going on, and since I ordered a large amount last year during the cascade sale as well it was expected for the delivery to take about 4 weeks. But it was an awesome sale and worth the wait.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great yarn at a reasonable price

            By Suse

            from Brisbane, Australia

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

              Cascade 220 is a yarn you can trust. It knits up soft yet sturdy.

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              • No

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              5.0

              My

              By Foreverknitter

              from Clarkston, WA

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Socks
                • Sweaters
                • Vests

                Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

                I enjoy using Cascade 220 for sweaters, socks and vests. It knits up nicely and there are a great variety of colors ( I particularly like the heathers). It doesn't pill badly and washes easily.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Excellent Worsted Wool Choice

                By Madison

                from Brea, CA

                About Me Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Felting
                  • Hats

                  Comments about Cascade Yarns 220:

                  I purchased a knitting book that highlighted felted purses to make. I picked a pattern out of the book and Cascade 220 Worsted Wool was recommend as the yarn to use. Fantastic yarn and great advice for making purses. I tried to cut expenses by purchasing a less expensive wool and I paid dearly!!!! Don't scrimp on the wool you use when making felted anything. Cascade 220 is the best!!!!

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                  • No

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