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Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran

Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran is a super-soft combination of merino, microfibre and cashmere. Cashmerino Aran knits or crochets up into the cuddliest fabrics, in an array of sophisticated colors. Made in Italy.


 

Content:
55% Merino Wool/33% Microfibre/12% Cashmere
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/98yds
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$9.95 ball Discountable
  • 058 Leaf In Stock 24 balls $9.95
  • 077 Gold - New! In Stock 29 balls $9.95
  • 078 Taupe - New! In Stock 29 balls $9.95
  • 080 Copper - New! In Stock 20 balls $9.95
  • 082 Duck Egg - New! In Stock 13 balls $9.95
  • 083 Sky - New! In Stock 1 ball $9.95
  • 084 Lilac - New! In Stock 24 balls $9.95
  • 065 Bark In Stock 28 balls $9.95
  • 067 Plum In Stock 31 balls $9.95
  • 068 Hot Pink In Stock 23 balls $9.95
  • 069 Royal In Stock 40 balls $9.95
  • 071 Pale Lilac In Stock 21 balls $9.95
  • 072 Peach In Stock 30 balls $9.95
  • 073 Coral In Stock 38 balls $9.95
  • 074 Primrose In Stock 12 balls $9.95
  • 075 Citrus In Stock 20 balls $9.95
  • 076 Willow In Stock 19 balls $9.95
  • 004 Navy In Stock 29 balls $9.95
  • 008 Chocolate In Stock 44 balls $9.95
  • 009 Grey Backordered $9.95
  • 025 White In Stock 10 balls $9.95
  • 027 Stone In Stock 25 balls $9.95
  • 028 charcoal In Stock 35 balls $9.95
  • 041 Dark Grey In Stock 24 balls $9.95
  • 047 Aqua In Stock 19 balls $9.95
  • 055 Blackberry In Stock 8 balls $9.95
  • 056 Mallard In Stock 5 balls $9.95
  • 057 Indigo In Stock 27 balls $9.95
  • 059 Mauve Backordered $9.95
  • 060 Fuchsia In Stock 34 balls $9.95
  • 061 Jade In Stock 14 balls $9.95
  • 062 Kingfisher In Stock 26 balls $9.95
  • 063 Amber In Stock 13 balls $9.95
  • 064 Cowslip In Stock 27 balls $9.95
  • 101 Off White In Stock 25 balls $9.95
  • 102 Beige In Stock 19 balls $9.95
  • 202 Silver In Stock 15 balls $9.95
  • 205 Denim In Stock 18 balls $9.95
  • 300 Black In Stock 38 balls $9.95
  • 502 Pea Green In Stock 26 balls $9.95
  • 603 Dusty Pink In Stock 23 balls $9.95
  • 610 Red In Stock 13 balls $9.95
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Debbie BlissCashmerino Aran
 
4.2

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (44)
  • Nice texture (38)
  • Good weight (35)
  • Knits quickly (32)
  • Dyed evenly (30)

Cons

  • Fabric pills (3)
  • Stretches (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (30)
  • Hats (28)
  • Scarves (25)
  • Gloves (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (25), Parent (9), Artist (8), Collector (4), Novice (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (42), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Colors are different from photos

Yarn is squishy and soft, nice to knit with and knits up quickly. I have not washed yet, so cannot comment. My real complaint is the color photos - I know monitors can...Read complete review

Yarn is squishy and soft, nice to knit with and knits up quickly. I have not washed yet, so cannot comment. My real complaint is the color photos - I know monitors can be off, but I received multiple yarns in my last order and some were exactly as pictured. One was much lighter than pictured and the two colors of this yarn were much darker and duller than pictured. They are not bad colors, but the Blackberry is not a bright purple, but more what the name would suggest, a deep dull purple and the fuchsia is not a hot pink, but rather a dark dull magenta color. I'll use them, but they won't work for my intended project.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Nice to Knit, Wears Poorly

This yarn feels lovely on the ball. And it feels lovely as you are knitting, like plump velvet running through your fingers.

But... it is one of the worst-wearing...Read complete review

This yarn feels lovely on the ball. And it feels lovely as you are knitting, like plump velvet running through your fingers.

But... it is one of the worst-wearing yarns that I have ever beheld. Do not use it for anything that gets *any* abrasion (sweaters, mittens, socks, etc), as the yarn will stretch, pill, and look shabby nearly instantaneously. If you are knitting something large, then beware, you will watch your knitting age before your eyes. Ask me how I know. Sigh.

The only items for which I could recommend this yarn are hats and scarves. But what's the point of its superwash labeling? It seems reasonable that one can splurge on all sorts of luscious (hand-wash only) fibers for accessories that don't need frequent washing. So why would you choose this yarn above such others?

So, my conclusion is that this yarn is good for fondling and little else. Maybe appropriate for a scarf for someone who has no idea that wool comes from sheep, etc.

Reviewed by 54 customers

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5.0

Love to knit with Debbie Bliss Cashmerino yarn!

By Tapper

from Wenatchee, WA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Doesn't Separate
  • Knits Quickly
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

      Knit hats

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      1.0

      Full of knots

      By Marilyn

      from Boulder, CO

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

            So disappointing. The baby blanket can't get used. The knots broke when I rinsed it. I had to mend the blanket. No, it's just decoration.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            So soft!

            By Bynkie

            from Springfield, OR

            About Me Collector, Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

              Good service, great help, good communication.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Great yarn LOVE IT

              By Kitt

              from Alabama

              About Me Artist, Collector

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

                  Love this yarn. It is a great product

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  great handknitting yarn

                  By if_chung

                  from San Jose, CA

                  About Me Artist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

                    This is quickly becoming one of my favorite handknitting yarns. The cable/rib stitches have more 3D quality because of the loft in the yarn. I love that it is machine washable and is soft.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Love this yarn...I use it all the time

                    By GrammyBecky

                    from Harleysville, PA

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gloves
                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

                      This is my "go to yarn".... I make most of my grandchildren's sweaters, hats,finger less gloves
                      with this yarn...

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      delightful to knit

                      By froggielorraine

                      from Olympia, WA

                      About Me Artist

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gloves
                        • Hats
                        • Scarves
                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

                        I bought this in a dark grey color, to alternate in an afghan with a much brighter self-striping yarn. This Debbie Bliss is a pleasure to work with. It's soft and even and has no bad habits that I can see! Another plus -- and maybe it's a fluke -- but so far I have used 9 balls and haven't encountered a single knot. What's not to love about this yarn?

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Love the Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran

                        By njbetsy

                        from Bound Brook, NJ

                        About Me Novice

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Weight
                        • Nice Texture
                        • Soft

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Scarves
                          • Sweaters

                          Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

                          I am making the Dudester Scarf for my husband and it is coming out better than I expected it to.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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                          5.0

                          Great color way and knits beautifully

                          By Bonnie

                          from Burlington, VT

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Hats
                            • Scarves
                            • Sweaters

                            Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

                            I downloaded a scarf pattern from Purlbee. The finished product was a a similar shade and I know this yarn will be a perfect substitute, plus it was a $$ savings.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            Comment on this review

                             
                            1.0

                            Great yarn, Awful fabric

                            By Jody

                            from Sullivan's Island, SC

                            About Me Enthusiast

                            Pros

                            • Dyed Evenly
                            • Machine Washable
                            • Soft

                            Cons

                            • Pills
                            • Stretches
                            • Unravels

                            Best Uses

                            • Hats

                            Comments about Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran:

                            This was the yarn I picked for my first project years ago. It is so soft and I liked the idea it was washable. Boy was I disappointed, it actually began to look ragged before I even seamed it. The pilling is the worst I have seen, which would be tolerable if it didn't stretch. My capelet is twice the length it was when I finished. I would avoid this yarn.

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                            • No

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