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Classic Elite Yarns Bella Lino

Get your stripes on with Classic Elite Bella Lino - a machine washable blend of linen, viscose & cotton that creates classy stripes as you knit or crochet. Bella Lino is a versatile DK weight yarn that will add color and interest to any project. Made in Italy

Note: New colors are available now for preorder.

 

Content:
58% Linen/ 26% Viscose/ 16% Cotton
Care:
Machine Wash Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/164yds
Gauge:
5-5.5 sts = 1" on US 4-5
Knitting Weight:
DK
$10.95 ball Discountable
  • 8549 Garden In Stock 13 balls $10.95
  • 8504 Sombra - New! Backordered $10.95
  • 8520 Verdoso - New! Backordered $10.95
  • 8546 Tropical Sea - New! Backordered $10.95
  • 8558 Rojo Claro - New! Backordered $10.95
  • 8515 Leaf In Stock 42 balls $10.95
  • 8516 Natural In Stock 15 balls $10.95
  • 8547 El Puerto In Stock 19 balls $10.95
  • 8548 Breezy In Stock 25 balls $10.95
  • 8554 Violeta In Stock 30 balls $10.95
  • 8556 La Rosa In Stock 31 balls $10.95
  • 8560 Primavera In Stock 20 balls $10.95
  • 8585 Sunshine In Stock 9 balls $10.95
  • 8589 Patio In Stock 22 balls $10.95
  • 8593 Clear Skies Backordered $10.95
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4.0

Not DK thickness but makes nice fabric

By Karen

from Bay Area, CA

Pros

  • Good Warm Weather Yarn
  • Lovely Colorway
  • Washes well

Cons

  • Not True Dk Weight

Best Uses

  • Airy Fabric
  • Summer Tops Or Wraps

I knitted a casual top at a slightly open gauge in El Puerto and it is one of my favorite summer tops now. I wear it over a camisole, but between the looser gauge and the fiber content, it's perfect for warm weather. The subtle colors make me think of beach glass.

I suspect even though it's thinner than true DK, the slight stiffness from the linen would make it a little hard on the hands, though not impossible, to work at a sport weight. This is definitely one of those cases where recommended gauge doesn't tell the whole story. People wanting a dense DK-gauge fabric won't get it from this yarn.

I've been washing my pullover in the washer on a gentle cycle and then air drying, and it looks good.

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Not DK

By Designer

from Boise ID

Pros

    Cons

    • Disapointing
    • Disappointing
    • Dull color
    • More Like Fingering
    • More Like Fingering Weigh
    • Poor Value

    Best Uses

      Assessories using fingering weight.

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