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Katia Hechizo

Katia's Hechizo is a cloud of extrafine merino and superfine alpaca with a real silver (or gold) lining! A chainette of metallic polyester with a puff of softness all around makes up this single ply, heavy worsted weight yarn. Hechizo's glamorous sparkle is tempered by its soft neutral colors, so garments and accessories worked in Hechizo are glitzy enough for evening but not too fancy for daytime. And Hechizo feels great against your skin.  

Content:
48% Extrafine Merino/20% Superfine Alpaca/16% Nylon/16% Metallic Polyester
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
25g/87yds
Gauge:
4 sts = 1" on US 7-8 (4.5-5mm)
$8.50 ball $3.99 ball
  • 97 Cream W/ Gold In Stock 10 balls $3.99
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KatiaHechizo
 
3.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (4)
  • Soft (4)
  • Nice texture (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats (3)
    • Scarves (3)
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    4.0

    Soft and pretty

    By Northwoman

    from Minnesota

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Shawl Shrug

      Comments about Katia Hechizo:

      I used this to make a shrug as a gift for a friend. It was soft and pretty and easy to knit. The only thing I didn't like was even though it was fuzzy it didn't stick together as well as all natural fibers to do a spit splice kind of thing.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Hechizo yarn is wonderful

      By Mamacita

      from Florida

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good To Mix
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Need To Mix
      • Snags

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Katia Hechizo:

      I used this for hats and a scarf. Alone to light and snagged a lot. Mixed with a light weight like "Whipped Up" Alpaca it is wonderful.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      3.0

      Feather light & warm

      By Tannenvald

      from Portland, Oregon

      About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Metallic Thread Is Soft
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • More Roving Than Yarn

      Best Uses

      • Item Close To Skin

      Comments about Katia Hechizo:

      Knits a feather light and soft piece quickly. Although labeled superfine alpaca and merino, I wouldn't have guessed this from the appearance alone. It looks more like thin roving as there are no plies and no sheen (beyond the polyester thread). Not a criticism, just something to keep in mind. The soft nature makes it a good choice for a scarf or something close to the skin. The metallic thread is not hard or itchy. I gave it 3 stars because it was nice, but not memorable.

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Haven't Used Yet, Overall Impression

      By Diana

      from Kerhonkson

      About Me Domestic Engineer, Knitting's A Hobby, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft
      • Very Pleased With Quality

      Cons

      • If You Made A Mistake
      • Would Snag If Ripping Out

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Shawls
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Katia Hechizo:

      I haven't worked with this yarn yet, but am very pleased with the quality of the product for the price & will probably knit a shawl with it. It would make a lovely holiday sweater, scarf or hat as well. Seems to be a nice, snuggly yarn with just the right amount of glitz to it to make it special.

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      • No

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