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Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino

This soft blend from Debbie Bliss is perfect for baby and children's items. Baby Cashmerino is machine-washable, so no need to fear knitting something for the new baby!  From sweaters to hats to blankets, the possibilities are endless, and color selection is fantastic.  Made in Italy.

 

Content:
55% Merino Wool/33% Microfibre/12% Cashmere
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/137yd
Gauge:
6.25 sts = 1" on US 3
Knitting Weight:
Sport
$9.95 skein Discountable
  • 092 Orange - New! In Stock 23 skeins $9.95
  • 093 Clematis - New! In Stock 15 skeins $9.95
  • 094 Rose Pink - New! In Stock 13 skeins $9.95
  • 095 Cylamen - New! In Stock 23 skeins $9.95
  • 096 Duck - New! In Stock 24 skeins $9.95
  • 097 Speedwell - New! In Stock 12 skeins $9.95
  • 100B White In Stock 50+ skeins $9.95
  • 101B Off White In Stock 50+ skeins $9.95
  • 086 Coral In Stock 22 skeins $9.95
  • 088 Fuchsia In Stock 23 skeins $9.95
  • 089 Sapphire In Stock 18 skeins $9.95
  • 090 Leaf In Stock 26 skeins $9.95
  • 091 Acid Yellow In Stock 19 skeins $9.95
  • 001 Light Yellow Backordered $9.95
  • 002 Apple In Stock 17 skeins $9.95
  • 003 Mint In Stock 4 skeins $9.95
  • 006 Pink In Stock 27 skeins $9.95
  • 008 Midnight Blue In Stock 9 skeins $9.95
  • 010 Lilac In Stock 30 skeins $9.95
  • 011 Chocolate In Stock 17 skeins $9.95
  • 012 Light Grey In Stock 25 skeins $9.95
  • 026 Seafoam In Stock 10 skeins $9.95
  • 027 Denim In Stock 21 skeins $9.95
  • 057 Blue Grey In Stock 39 skeins $9.95
  • 058 Dark Grey In Stock 22 skeins $9.95
  • 064 Mink In Stock 23 skeins $9.95
  • 065 Clotted Cream In Stock 11 skeins $9.95
  • 070 Deep Periwinkle In Stock 20 skeins $9.95
  • 072 Kingfisher In Stock 29 skeins $9.95
  • 078 Lipstick In Stock 24 skeins $9.95
  • 080 Jade In Stock 9 skeins $9.95
  • 102 Beige In Stock 34 skeins $9.95
  • 202 Light Blue In Stock 34 skeins $9.95
  • 203 Teal In Stock 21 skeins $9.95
  • 204 Baby Blue In Stock 23 skeins $9.95
  • 300 Black In Stock 25 skeins $9.95
  • 600 Dusty Pink In Stock 23 skeins $9.95
  • 700 Ruby In Stock 4 skeins $9.95
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Debbie BlissBaby Cashmerino
 
4.8

(based on 79 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (65)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (69)
  • Good weight (58)
  • Nice texture (58)
  • Dyed evenly (49)
  • Machine washable (36)

Cons

  • Unravels (4)
  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (39)
  • Hats (34)
  • Scarves (20)
  • Gloves (15)
  • Socks (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (50), Parent (22), Artist (13), Collector (8), Grandmother (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (54), Yes (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent wool mix yarn

My comments apply to Baby Cashmerino used in the past, not to the current purchase. Although this yarn is machine washable, I handwash any items in which wool is a fiber. All merino...Read complete review

My comments apply to Baby Cashmerino used in the past, not to the current purchase. Although this yarn is machine washable, I handwash any items in which wool is a fiber. All merino is subject to pilling, and I don't want to stress it more than necessary. The tight twist of the yarn minimizes pilling and makes for delightful knitting by also minimizing splitting. I have found no tendency for uneven thick and thin stretches of yarn - a problem that has been driving me crazy about so many yarns of late. Colors are rich and colorfast. The yarn is very soft, and completed items are equally soft and itch-free. The name of this yarn is misleading. It is not baby yarn, which has the thickness of fine sock or fingering yarn. The thickness is closer to sport weight yarn. Cashmere is not the main fiber; merino makes up 55% and acrylic fiber makes up 33% of the yarn; cashmere makes up only 12%. The plump-appearing skein is misleading, too. The core is two fingers of air. Those 125 meters per 50 grams knit up fast. This is one of the many yarns that I wish would be available in 100 gram skeins because joining a new skein comes so fast.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

project in the garbage

constantly snagged as I attempted to put the sweaater together. Poor stitch definition. Ended throwing the project literally in the garbage and ordered different yarn. Would not recommend this for anything. Very...Read complete review

constantly snagged as I attempted to put the sweaater together. Poor stitch definition. Ended throwing the project literally in the garbage and ordered different yarn. Would not recommend this for anything. Very disappointed. Debbie Bliss has a good brand name-goes to show, that really doesn't count.

Reviewed by 79 customers

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5.0

Wonderful!

By Mary M.

from White Plains, NY

Verified Buyer

Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

Making an infant sweater. Has just the right combination of bulk and softness. It's worth the price!

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5.0

Love this yarn

By Wendy

from Newton MA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

Knitting a sweater from ,Debbie Bliss

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

excellent

By bucklu

from tucson az

Verified Buyer

Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

fast service

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

Reliable fiber choice

By Cottage knitter

from Chicago

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Knits Quickly
  • Machine Washable
  • Soft
  • Uniform Color And Spin

Cons

  • Unravels

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Scarves
  • Sweaters

Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

I am a fast knitter and find occasional "hangnails" of a ply when I am knitting the next row. Easy to fix as I go along, but the ply could be a bit tighter.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Excellent yarn for all ages!

By Caroline

from Huntington, WV

About Me Enthusiast

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Color Selection
  • Great Hand
  • Great Stitch Definition

Cons

  • Twists Up

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Socks
  • Sweaters

Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

I use this yarn mostly for baby clothes but it is suitable also for adult clothes. I love the way it knits up.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Baby yarn ever!

By pam

from Hardwick, MA

About Me Very Serious Knitter

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Any Thing Baby Or Toddler

    Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

    I have used Debbie Bliss Cashmerino for approximately 10 years. The items made then have been machine washed many times and the sweaters STILL look and feel brand new. I will never use any other yarn for baby and/or toddler projects. It is head and shoulders above any other yarn for babies.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    4.0

    Softest baby yarn

    By Meh

    from Florida

    About Me Enthusiast, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

        I use for extra special baby items

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Lovely beautiful yarn

        By KimC

        from Barrington,R. I.

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

          This is easy to knit yarn. It has a wonderful drape , it is easy to work with and comes in a variety of colors. Knits beautiful sweaters . Will definitely buy again

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Debbie a Bliss cashmere merino

          By Pinkyblue

          from North Andover

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

            Love, love this yarn

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Lovely

            By the knitting midwife

            from Lansing MI

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baby
              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino:

              This is my "go to yarn" for babies. It is so soft against baby's skin and lovely to knit with. Only disadvantage is occasional joins.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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