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Lana Gatto VIP is a wool/cashmere blend at a fantastic price. VIP has the sturdiness of wool with the softness of cashmere. This yarn will make shawls and garments with a beautiful drape and feel. Made in Italy.

Content:
80% Wool/20% Cashmere
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/218yds
Gauge:
5.5 sts = 1" on US 4
Knitting Weight:
DK
$13.99 ball $6.49 ball
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Lana GattoVIP
 
4.4

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (7)
  • Dyed evenly (6)
  • Good weight (6)
  • Soft (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (6)
  • Sweaters (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (3), Novice (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Reviewed by 7 customers

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5.0

soft and nice!

By Amelia

from Chapel Hill, NC

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

  • Snags

Best Uses

  • Scarves
  • Sweaters

Comments about Lana Gatto VIP:

knitting a scarf in seafoam stich with a US 7 needle and it looks and feels great!

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  • No

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4.0

Wonderful yarn

By Loves to Knit

from Louisiana

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Lana Gatto VIP:

    This yarn is great! I enjoy the softness and weight, I'm currently knitting a cardigan with it and it's delightful. Will definitely use this yarn again.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Lana Gatto VIP

    By Kim

    from Ottawa, ON

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Lana Gatto VIP:

      Really, the yarn speaks for itself. It's the softest yarn I have, knits up quickly, and is a delight on and off the needles.

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      • No

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      5.0

      The headline describes the product well

      By GV Bondy Knits and Sews

      from McKinney, TX

      About Me Addicted knitter, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Nice to the touch
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Lana Gatto VIP:

        I have used this product to make doll clothes, scarves, hats, shawls, sweaters.

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        • No

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        4.0

        So Squishy

        By StepJohns

        from adams, ma

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Stretches

        Best Uses

          Comments about Lana Gatto VIP:

          I really like this yarn, it is super soft and squishy. The only down side for me is that it is super stretchy.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Lovely but a Tad Difficult

          By Auggy

          from Texas

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Stretchy

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Lana Gatto VIP:

          I got the red which was more of a clown red than a deep red, so I did have to overdye it with tea but that worked wonderfully. This yarn is lovely and squishy and soft and feels whisper light. I made a shawl of it that feels so light and soft but is nicely warm - it's pretty fantastic. The one difficult thing about this yarn is that it is so stretchy - that made it a tad bit difficult for me to knit with and make my st st look even. That being said, I would still totally use this again as the way it feels makes it delightful to knit with (and makes the finished product lovely, too).

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          • No

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          4.0

          Soft & Lofty

          By Love to Knit

          from Vancouver

          About Me Novice, Parent

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Easy To Fix
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Lana Gatto VIP:

            This yarn is truly lovely - very soft.

            HOWEVER - It is rated as a DK, but I find it to be more of a Fingering weight. I ended up holding it double to get close to the gauge I needed.

            The colour shown on the web page is slightly off. I purchased the Highlighter Orange - expecting bright orange - but the color was closer to a creamsicle color, so a little on the pastel side.

            Project is knitting up very soft and cuddly. I only hope I will be able to get more in the same dye lot - otherwise.....................will have to rip it out and start over :(

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            • No

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