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    Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel

    Classic Elite Sanibel is a super soft yarn in tonal colors, constructed like a chainette or woven tape yarn. Sanibel is knit at a loose gauge and alternates polished cotton with slick viscose for unique finished fabric with a beautiful drape. This is a lightweight cotton blend that's perfect for warm weather. Made in Italy.

    Click here to see our Show and Tell for Sanibel on the blog!

    Content:
    42% Cotton/ 58% Viscose
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/125yds
    Gauge:
    5 sts = 1" on US 7
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
    $9.95 ball Discountable
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    Classic Elite YarnsSanibel
     
    4.6

    (based on 16 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (11)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    94%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No (11), Yes (3)

          Most Liked Positive Review

           

          Sanibel for lace shawl

          knitted a lace pattern shawl with this yarn - it blocked out wonderfully and the drape is great. The different textures add interest, but they don't influence the gauge. The shiny sections in...Read complete review

          knitted a lace pattern shawl with this yarn - it blocked out wonderfully and the drape is great. The different textures add interest, but they don't influence the gauge. The shiny sections in this yarn are a great contrast to the matte sections and the different colors coming with the three different textures are very subtle and tone in tone.

          VS

          Most Liked Negative Review

           

          A nice hand feel

          I used this product for a specific Classic Elite pattern. It has a nice feel, weight, and drape, but the "shiny" spots (where it changes from cotton to all...Read complete review

          I used this product for a specific Classic Elite pattern. It has a nice feel, weight, and drape, but the "shiny" spots (where it changes from cotton to all viscose) seem strange to me, especially accompanied by change in thickness and elasticity. Still, this is what the pattern called for. I think the finished product will be very nice.

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          5.0

          beautiful tone and drape

          By Bevknits

          from Long Island, New York

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • Great texture
          • Lovely Sheen And Color

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Lacey Loose Knit Vest

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

            Service as always very prompt. Yarn color and quality is accurate as described. It worked very well and I alternated it with another cotton/rayon yarn to make a loose (lots of yarn overs) open knit summer vest.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            3.0

            Summery tape yarn cotton and rayon

            By Love to purl and knit

            from Carlsbad, CA

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good colors
            • Soft Draping Knit Fabric

            Cons

            • Color Change Not Exciting
            • Rayon Fabric Is Thinner
            • Thin Rayonuneven Gauge

            Best Uses

            • Drapy Tshirts
            • summer wear

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

            I am knitting a summer top.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Beautiful Yarn

            By Yvonne

            from Surrey, British Columbia

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to work with
            • Soft
            • Works Up Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Lightweight accessories
              • Summer tops

              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

              Produces a beautiful soft sheen item. Colours and textures combine for very feminine and romantic looking items.

              After using once I promptly bought several more colours for my stash!!!

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              • No

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              3.0

              A nice hand feel

              By Melissa

              from Outside Boston, MA

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Quality
              • Nice Hand Feel
              • Rich Color

              Cons

              • Pull Ball Snarls A Lot
              • Strange Change In Texture

              Best Uses

              • General Cotton Apparel

              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

              I used this product for a specific Classic Elite pattern. It has a nice feel, weight, and drape, but the "shiny" spots (where it changes from cotton to all viscose) seem strange to me, especially accompanied by change in thickness and elasticity. Still, this is what the pattern called for. I think the finished product will be very nice.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Perfect Yarn for my project. So happy!

              By Carla

              from Louisville KY

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

                    This Yarn was perfect for the top I did. Love the color. So Happy I got it.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Sanibel Yarn

                    By MumMum

                    from Cape Coral, FL

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fun Soft Luxourisous
                    • Fun Soft Luxurious

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

                        This yarn is absolutely beautiful. I would recommend highly. Am making a throw scarf and it is silky feeling and gorgeous. Don't know how it will wash up but am thinking perfectly by the way it feels.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        I love this yarn !

                        By rae

                        from Milwaukee, WI

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Drape
                        • Softness
                        • Tonal Colorations

                        Cons

                        • Costly

                        Best Uses

                        • Wraps Or Shawls

                        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

                        I will purchase more of this product in the future, and hope they add more colors.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        excellent service & prompt delivery

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Fabulous drape

                        By KS gal

                        from Spring Hill, KS

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Drapes beautifully
                        • Good color saturation
                        • no shedding
                        • No splitting
                        • Silky touch

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Cowl Scarf

                          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

                          Bamboo needles worked best with this silky yarn.

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Strong in Performance and Color!

                          By Yellow Bird

                          from Maui, HI

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                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Nice sheen

                          Cons

                          • unravels easily

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

                            I am using this product as a warp for making decorator blankets. It adds a nice sheen and variation to the product, but can "catch" and slip relatively easily.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            better than expected

                            By reggies mom

                            from westminster colo

                            See all my reviews

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Not A Big Cotton Lover

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Sanibel:

                                As I was knitting this I thought that it wouldn't be so great; however, when I finished the project ( which was a shawl)it turned out great. I have always had a bit of a problem with cotton product since my gauge is loose; in this case it wasn't a big deal. Fun yarn for special projects

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                                • Yes

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