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Cascade Yarns Soft Spun

Cascade Soft Spun is a single ply 100% Peruvian highland wool. It works up at a worsted weight and is perfect for garments, accessories, and more. It would be great for outerwear! Made in Peru.

Note: As with many single ply yarns, be cautious when seaming with Soft Spun as the yarn can come apart when pulled too tightly.

Content:
100% Peruvian Highland Wool
Weight/Yardage:
100g/197yds
Gauge:
4 sts = 1" on US 9
$0.00 hank
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Cascade YarnsSoft Spun
 
4.6

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (12)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarf (3)
  • Scarves (3)
  • Sweaters (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Fabulous Color Palette

I knit and felt hats and occasionally need a little inspiration to get me started. Just opening up the box of this yarn was like a shot in the arm. The colors beg to...Read complete review

I knit and felt hats and occasionally need a little inspiration to get me started. Just opening up the box of this yarn was like a shot in the arm. The colors beg to be mixed. I usually use a single or double strand of Cascade 220 and the hats are great, but the single strand is a little light and the doulbe is a little heavy duty, but with a single Cascade Soft Spun they come out "just right." I just love the soft color palette.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Update

This is an update to a review I posted earlier. I've been working with this yarn for a few weeks now, haven't even finished off the first skein and have already encountered serious...Read complete review

This is an update to a review I posted earlier. I've been working with this yarn for a few weeks now, haven't even finished off the first skein and have already encountered serious unraveling, pilling, and splitting. I doubt any garment will hold up long enough to be worn even once, and will be returning the remaining skeins.

Reviewed by 36 customers

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4.0

Soft, lightweight yarn

By Adria

from Wisconsin

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Light
  • Soft

Cons

  • Not strong

Best Uses

  • Hat
  • Scarf
  • Shawl

Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

I'm using this yarn to make a lap blanket. It is soft and light. Because it is mostly unspun I don't know that it would hold up well in an item that gets lots of abuse (socks, mittens, hard-use sweater). I also don't know yet if it pills much.

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  • Yes

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5.0

Love this yarn

By Lu

from Athens GA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gorgeous Colors Palate
  • Great quality
  • Knits up beautifully
  • Soft
  • The price was right

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Infinity scarves

    Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

    only one thing that did not make this yarn perfect was that because it is single ply it can tear while knitting - didn't happen much though. I knew before I purchased the yarn, however.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Love it

    By C

    from MD

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Soft
    • Warm

    Cons

    • Sheds

    Best Uses

    • Blankets
    • Scarf

    Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

    This yarn was great, I really loved it but it does tend to shed a good bit so my boyfriend hates the blanket I made haha but it is incredibly warm!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    good quality affordable wool

    By kirsten

    from Nome, AK

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    Pros

    • Great for felting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • For Me - Felted Items

      Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

      I use this yarn for heavy felted mittens and slipper/boots. Because it's single ply it felts very well. Because it's single ply if you have a lot of weaving in of ends, they can get a little thin - have to be careful with it.

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      4.0

      Can't beat the price for the quality

      By Needles

      from Los Angeles

      Pros

      • Soft

      Cons

      • Pilling Throughout Skein

      Best Uses

      • Felting
      • Sweater

      Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

      I'm a beginner and am making a sweater and can't wait to finish it. Even though it's been unraveled a dozen times already, it is holding up well. There is some pilling throughout skein but it doesn't seem to be a problem w/finished product. Just don't pull too hard as it is easy to break.

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      5.0

      The best yarn I've bought so far!

      By Jennifer

      from Columbia, SC

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Gorgeous Rich Color
      • Lightweight
      • Soft
      • Uneven Tecture Gives It Q

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarf

        Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

        I used this yarn in the color Russette to make a waterfall scarf. As soon as I opened the package the color of the yarn was so breathtaking and the yarn was soft. I couldn't wait to use it. The finished project is amazing and I get so many complements on my scarf. I give this yarn a 5 star; I found nothing wrong with this yarn.

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        5.0

        So Pleased!

        By Beth

        from Okinawa, Japan

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

        I was so happy to find the exact yarn match at your store. I had bought this yarn, but not enough, in the States and could not find any more. Not only did you have the exact yarn, but your prices were better!! This yarn looks beautiful in the pattern I am knitting.

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        5.0

        Lovely yarn

        By Knitty Gritty

        from Cascade, Colorado

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Works up beautifully

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Making A Sweaterponcho

          Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

          This yarn is lovely, soft, and not scratchy. It knits up very well and I'm very pleased with it. I purchased the cobalt heather and the color is just beautiful...vibrant and a bit heathery, which I love.

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          5.0

          Great felting wool

          By jcwb

          from Kamloops, BC

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful colours
          • Feltable
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Felting

            Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

            I like to do a lot of fulling to make felted bags and love this wool for this purpose

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            5.0

            Very Impressed and so soft

            By Jeannie

            from Marathon, ON Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Very Easy On Old Hands

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Cascade Yarns Soft Spun:

                Knitting a oversize shrug for our very cold climate

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