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Valley Yarns Longmeadow

Valley Yarns Longmeadow is a cotton/microfiber blend that is the perfect yarn for your warm weather knitting. It is incredibly soft to the touch and has a lovely twist. The color palette is light and bright. You will love knitting with Valley Yarns Longmeadow!  Made in Peru.

Note: Longmeadow has been discontinued and is limited to inventory on hand. The label on this yarn recommends hand washing. However, we have successfully washed many swatches in the machine and feel confident calling this yarn machine washable.

For great ideas on how to use Longmeadow, check out "Valley Yarns on Ravelry" on our blog!

Content:
60% Cotton/40% Microfiber
Care:
Machine Wash Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/117yds
Gauge:
5.5 sts = 1” on US 6
Knitting Weight:
DK
$3.49 skein Discountable
  • 11 Olive In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
  • 01 White In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
  • 04 Pink In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
  • 07 Melon In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
  • 09 Willow In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
  • 10 Lettuce In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
  • 24 burgundy In Stock 9 skeins $3.49
  • 25 Persimmon In Stock 7 skeins $3.49
  • 27 Purple Haze In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
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Valley YarnsLongmeadow
 
4.3

(based on 103 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (45)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (51)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (82)
  • Good weight (77)
  • Nice texture (77)
  • Dyed evenly (60)
  • Machine washable (40)

Cons

  • Unravels (11)
  • Splits (8)
  • Stretches (4)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (58)
  • Scarves (19)
  • Hats (11)
  • Gloves (5)
  • Baby blanket (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (53), Artist (11), Parent (11), Collector (8), Novice (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (87), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Knits Up Beautifully!

Wanted an easy-care, soft cotton yarn to substitute for a yarn that the Child's sweater pattern called for (which I did not care for).
This product fit the bill! The microfiber content...Read complete review

Wanted an easy-care, soft cotton yarn to substitute for a yarn that the Child's sweater pattern called for (which I did not care for).
This product fit the bill! The microfiber content makes the yarn softer and less heavy than cotton. The white is beautiful - snow white. Plus, it is machine washable, which a busy mom can appreciate. Stitch definition was fantastic, and I've attached a pic of the finished Child's Beach Hoodie to illustrate same.
The only drawback is that the yarn has a tendency to split (as does most cottons), so knitting requires attention. However, this yarn is nowhere near as splitty as other cottons I've used (such as the one I was substituting)!
I would definitely use again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

So-so

I used this for a baby sweater for my granddaughter. Maybe I just didn't choose a good pattern, or good colors. I'm sure the sweater will be functional, but it just looks...Read complete review

I used this for a baby sweater for my granddaughter. Maybe I just didn't choose a good pattern, or good colors. I'm sure the sweater will be functional, but it just looks ordinary.

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4.0

Discontinued!!

By Lisa

from Savannah Georgia

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Fix
  • Machine Washable
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

  • Splits

Best Uses

  • Sweaters

Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

I am sorry this product is discontinued. It is a useful product for those of us in the deep south. Cotton bags, and since the weather will probably be over 90 for 100 days each summer, this is a good alternative.

On the negative side it does split. But by the time I had knitted the first skein, I became adept at noticing and correcting the errors.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

Good buy

By Chris

from Scottsdale, AZ

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

      Very nice yarn - I am knitting my granddaughter a tunic top. Light weight, perfect for spring/summer wear. Knits up easily.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Love this cotton blend

      By Kim Q

      from Island Lake, IL

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

        I'm so sad to hear this yarn is being discontinued. I've made a summer cardigan out of it and am in the process of making another. It drapes nicely but holds its shape and is super quick to knit. I haven't had a single complaint with the yarn, the condition on arrival or anything else.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        LONGMEADOW NY VALLEY YARBS

        By jadair

        from Traverse City, MI

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

          FAST DELIVERY!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Very satisfied

          By Chris

          from Scottsdale, AZ

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

            I made a tunic top with this tarn for my granddaughter. Lightweight for summer wear. Looks great. Yarn knitted up nicely and is soft.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Love this yarn!

            By Anne

            from Fairhope, Alabama

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Discontinued - Boo

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

            Please reconsider discontinuing this wonderful yarn.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Summer sweater

            By LIsa

            from Eatontown, NJ

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

              I like working with this yarn for a spring/summer sweater. It is soft, easy to work with and I like the way my sweater is coming out!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Fantastic

              By Daisy

              from Kamloops B.C.

              About Me Collector, Enthusiast

              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

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                Using for tank tops. Beautiful stitch def,works up quickly,soft.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                beautiful Longmeadow

                By Connie

                from Los Angeles, CA

                About Me Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                  I ordered the yarn to make a summer top. It was the recommended yarn in the summer Vogue Knitting magazine. It is so easy to work with, and the slip-stitch pattern shows up beautifully. Highly recommended!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  I love this yarn!

                  By Anne

                  from Fairhope, Alabama

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                    This yarn is soft and made a lovely tank top for my daughter.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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