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Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn

Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn blends superwash merino and nylon into a yarn that's perfect for pampering your feet. It contains aloe that lasts through many washings, so not only will you enjoy knitting or crocheting it, your feet will be happy too! Just on ball makes a pair of socks. Available in solids and prints. Made in Turkey.

Content:
75% Superwash Wool/25% Nylon
Care:
Machine Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/390yds
Gauge:
7 sts = 1" on US 3
Knitting Weight:
Sock
$0.00 skein
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KertzerOn Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn
 
4.4

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (13)
  • Nice texture (13)
  • Machine washable (12)
  • Soft (11)
  • Knits quickly (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Socks (15)
  • Gloves (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (8), Artist (5), Parent (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Old-fashioned sock yarn

I'm very impressed with this yarn, I have to admit (after the unpleasant surprise with the expensive Japanese competitor). It is very evenly dyed, has a good old-fashioned feel of wool which...Read complete review

I'm very impressed with this yarn, I have to admit (after the unpleasant surprise with the expensive Japanese competitor). It is very evenly dyed, has a good old-fashioned feel of wool which appeals to my scandinavian sensibilities, and the color schemes are very much to my liking. With 52 stitches I can finish one sock within two days of commuting, so it really is a fast knit, isn't it? On the 'con' side, it does split if you're not paying attention, but overall I've found this to be a durable yarn, and certainly well worth it (I get easily three adult size pairs out of two skeins). Caution, though, a young child won't like the feel, it's a bit too coarse for that. Should be nice and warm for snow boots and ski trips to come!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

okay yarn, but not great

A male co-worker asked for a pair of socks. We searched webs together and decided on this yarn since it had wool and was washable. I am disappointed with the coarseness of the...Read complete review

A male co-worker asked for a pair of socks. We searched webs together and decided on this yarn since it had wool and was washable. I am disappointed with the coarseness of the yarn. I hope he gets similar results as the last reviewer that the socks get softer with washing. It was not enjoyable to knit with this yarn. I also had issues with the yarn splitting.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very soft

By intactivist knits

from Denver, CO

About Me Parent

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Socks

    Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

    Feels nice

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Love it!

    By msloloknitter3

    from Sicklerville, NJ

    About Me Collector, Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Nice Ply

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sock Yarn

      Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

      I love WEBS because of their customer service and delivery. I have been ordering from WEBS since the early '90s and have not been disappointed with their products!

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Yarn by Ketzer

      By Jane

      from Watertown NY

      About Me Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Socks

        Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

        I like all the Yarn what I ordered from you, I like the Yarns from Germany, they are great and best Quality

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        • No

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        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Still wearing like iron...and soft!

        By Captain Hook Again

        from Olympia, WA

        Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

        I reviewed this yarn back in July of 2011 when I first tried it for socks. This evening I reached into my sock drawer in the dark to grab a pair, any pair, slid them on to go into the garage, and thought. "Wow, these are comfy, springy, and very soft socks! What the heck is this pair!?" In the light I viewed my tootsies, snugged in a nearly-18-month-old pair of Kertzer OYT in the camo print. These socks have been worn and washed at least weekly in that time.

        I didn't have big expectations of this yarn when I tried it--I am after all a German sock yarn addict. I normally dislike the EU made-in-Turkey yarns. But despite the original adjustments I had to make to work with this yarn, the socks have worn well beyond any expectation. I'm tapping the piggy bank to add more of this to the stash before it goes away forever. BTW, I worked them in single crochet, toe up, add-on heel, B hook (Boye), 3 + 2 ribbing. They are extremely comfortable inside work, hiking, and alpine boots...and hiking sandals too.

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        4.0

        Super-Fun Sock Yarn

        By PrincessMommie

        from Alvin,TX

        About Me Enthusiast, Knitter, Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Economical
        • Fun Stripes
        • Good Weight
        • Hard
        • Hard-wearing
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

        • A bit splitty
        • Sheds

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Socks

        Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

        I love knitting socks with this yarn. The random stripes are fun to knit.

        It does shed a bit while knitting, but washes well. Also, this yarn can be a bit splitty when knitting cables & twisted stitches.

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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect! I love this yarn !

        By Anne

        from Montreal Canada

        About Me Enthusiast, Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Hides Mistakes
        • Knits Quickly
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Socks

          Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

          It is for socks, beautiful soks ! Every body like it in my family

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          • No

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          2.0

          Not great

          By Jackie

          from Tucumcari, NM

          About Me Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Socks

            Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

            This yarn is died very unevenly. I wanted to make a lacy scarf with it, but it looked awful. I guess socks would be fine.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Yarn

            By Happy when Knitting

            from Ontario. Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

                Just started knitting socks and love this yarn. Pretty sure I will continue to use it and nothing else. A bit more expensive than others but well worthy it.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Yarn... Great prices!

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                By Esther of Kent

                from Kent, WA

                About Me Artist, Collector, Yarn stash guru

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Evenly spun
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Too tempting

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Lacy things
                • Scarves
                • Socks
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

                This is a great yarn, and cost about half what I've paid elsewhere for similar yarn.
                I love the fact that it has Aloe in the yarn. The Aloe makes it a joy to knit into socks, gloves, sweaters and lacy shawls.
                I'm a big fan.
                If I were rich, I'd buy a whole lot more to add to my stash. Alas, I have to buy just what I plan to use during the next few months.
                Try it, you'll love it.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I will buy this product again and again

                By pascale dog

                from Quebec Canada

                About Me Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Socks

                  Comments about Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply Sock Yarn:

                  Great price. Nice colors. Even after a lot of washing, socks are looking wery well.

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                  • No

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