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    Classic Elite Yarns Chalet

    Classic Elite Chalet is a bulky weight yarn with the snuggly softness of alpaca paired with the smooth drape of bamboo. This chainette constructed yarn is fantastically squishy and works up into incredibly warm, comfy garments and accessories. Chalet is undyed, in natural neutral tones with a bit of shine from the bamboo. Anything you make from Chalet is sure to be cuddle-worthy! Made in Peru.

    Content:
    70% Baby Alpaca/30% Bamboo Viscose
    Care:
    Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/98yds
    Gauge:
    3-3.75 sts = 1" on US 11-10
    Knitting Weight:
    Bulky
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    Classic Elite YarnsChalet
     
    4.8

    (based on 12 reviews)

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    • Soft (4)

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        5.0

        Chalet is lovely and soft

        By Pat

        from Shoreview MN

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              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

              The yarn has both lovely drape and wonderful softness. I have made both the Classic Elite Diagonal Wrap project that was developed for the yarn, and a man's scarf that also turned out beautifully. The yarn drapes really well so a large wrap is the perfect project. This yarn also feels soft and non-itchy against the skin.

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              5.0

              Amazingly soft, very light.

              By Laura from Knitting Nuances

              from Encinitas, CA

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                    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                    The yarn is so scrumptious that I dropped my other projects to start a cowl right away. Delightful to knit with.

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                    5.0

                    Beautiful Drape

                    By Pat

                    from Shoreview MN

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                          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                          This yarn is being used to make a bias knit wrap that was specifically designed for this yarn by Classic Elite. It is going through my knitting group like fire! Everyone is making it. It is gorgeous.

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                          5.0

                          Incredibly soft, but sheds

                          By Mairead

                          from Dallas

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                          Pros

                          • Fantastically soft
                          • Great drape

                          Cons

                          • Sheds

                          Best Uses

                          • Items Wo Stretch Memory
                          • Shawls

                          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                          This yarn is among the softest I've ever touched -- and I ordered it alongside cashmere! The drape is fabulous, it's incredibly warm, and it has is a great loft/halo after blocking. Really, the only issue is that (like all alpaca)it sheds like crazy.

                          I'd recommend it for stuff that doesn't need to stretch back into shape (so, no fitted sweaters). I made a huge circular shawl with it, and the thing is like a giant blanket -- warm, snuggly, and the perfect thing for a cold day.

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                          5.0

                          Yummy

                          By Knitterforpeace

                          from Tulsa,ok

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                          Pros

                          • Lofty
                          • Soft
                          • Warm

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Cowls Or Scarves

                            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                            Needed this specific color and glad Webs had it.

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                            • Yes

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                            4.0

                            A pleasure to knit with...

                            By Lorenzob

                            from Saratoga Springs, NY

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                            Pros

                            • Quick knit
                            • Soft

                            Cons

                            • snags

                            Best Uses

                            • Cowl
                            • Scarf
                            • Sweater

                            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                            I absolutely love this yarn. So soft and luxurious feeling. I am using this to knit a sweater as a gift and I know the recipient will appreciate the quality of this yarn. It has a great bulk without the weight of a heavy wool. The only slight problem is that it does split a bit if you aren't paying attention!

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                            5.0

                            Gorgeous and Soft

                            By CraftChick

                            from Charlotte, NC

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                            Pros

                            • Knits Up Fast
                            • Soft

                            Cons

                            • It Catches Easily

                            Best Uses

                            • Shawl

                            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                            I knit the color bias shawl with this yarn and it is not only gorgeous to look at...it is super soft to cuddle up into. Also, it knits up super fast on size 13s!

                            Service and delivery comments:

                            I received this yarn quickly, in perfect condition.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great yarn and service!

                            By Kali

                            from Middletown, CA

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                                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                                  The yarn is exactly how I imagined it would be. Glides smoothly across my needles. I bought five and will buy four or five more of the same to complete my shawl.

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                                  5.0

                                  Best quality . . . soft luxury

                                  By Jane Doe

                                  from San Mateo, CA

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                                        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                                        I'm a novice knitter having only knitted a few scarves along the way. When investing time to knit, I want to use quality yarns. Elite Classic Chalet is pure luxury alpaca. It knits up quickly, is baby soft next to the skin and has a lovely drape. Working the simplest of stitches such as rib or stockinette creates an elegant scarf or cowl. Highly recommend.

                                        I have not washed so I have no comment there.

                                        Service and delivery comments:

                                        Prompt delivery. Whould have preferred a bubble wrap mailing bag.

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                                        4.0

                                        Come to my Chalet!

                                        By Inge

                                        from Ridgewood, NJ

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Soft Delicious Yarn

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Afghan

                                          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Chalet:

                                          I just finished an afghan. It was yummy yarn to work with, but not super fast. If i sped up too much I sometimes didn't get the entire strand. Watch for Vogue Knitting Holiday issue to see my afghan. Vogue sent me the yarn for the project, but i loved it so much I ordered more Chalet for my own afghan.

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