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Debbie Bliss Winter Garden

Debbie Bliss's Winter Garden is a supremely soft blend of merino, baby llama, linen and silk that has a wonderful tweed look.  It is perfect for quick projects like garments, hats, mittens and beyond. It’s not often you find a tweed that’s this soft! Made in Argentina.

 

Content:
30% Merino Wool/30% Baby Llama/20% Linen/20% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/109yds
Gauge:
2.5 sts = 1" on US 13
Knitting Weight:
Super Bulky
$19.95 hank $9.29 hank
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Debbie BlissWinter Garden
 
3.9

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

68%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (18)
  • Good weight (12)
  • Knits quickly (12)
  • Soft (10)
  • Dyed evenly (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (14)
    • Hats (10)
    • Scarves (10)
    • Gloves (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (14), Parent (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (18)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Super Bulky with class

    Super bulky, but beautiful textured drape

    Super bulky, but beautiful textured drape

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not what I expected

    This yarn is described as "Super Bulky" ... Its not super bulky... it is more like Aran weight, Bulky at best, but no where NEAR super bulky. I...Read complete review

    This yarn is described as "Super Bulky" ... Its not super bulky... it is more like Aran weight, Bulky at best, but no where NEAR super bulky. I needed super bulky yarn for a sweater I was working on, and was quite suprised when this showed up and was SO thin compaired to all other super bulky yarn I have ever ordered. Other than the weight being completely off, and me having to switch to a different sweater pattern to accomodate the thinner yarn, the yarn was soft (with some prickly bits, but that is expected with natural fibers) and worked up beautifully

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    1.0

    color problem

    By knitter

    from Massachusetts

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Nice Texture

    Cons

    • Color

    Best Uses

      Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

      I ordered the gold tone/neutral color and the color I got was almost orange. I know samples can vary but this one was way off. Too bad because yarn seemed fine and the service, as usual was great.

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      3.0

      Not as soft as expected

      By Margipoo

      from Maryland

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

      I would not use this for an item that touches the skin, such as gloves, scarf, socks. I found it far too scratchy for those types of items. It knits up well and feels pretty good in the hands while knitting, however. I'm making a poncho out of it and it is a sturdy yarn for that type of project.

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      2.0

      Pretty, but not happy with the fiber

      By Desna01

      from Athens, GA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Coarse

        Best Uses

          Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

          I bought a few skeins to make cowls for Christmas presents. Started knitting with one and was really unhappy with the sharp, blue fibers that were mixed in. They made it look really pretty, but I know it would drive me CRAZY if it was around my neck because they were very prickly. Ended up returning the extra skein that I hadn't wound into a ball.

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          5.0

          FABULOUS BLEND

          By northern knitter

          from Canada

          About Me Bulky Wool Lover, Quality Yarn Addict, Yarn Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Not Much Yardage

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Order Tons 109 Yd Skn
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

          Label does not state yardage per skein (109 yds). Decided to order additional balls while still avail. rather than mixing yarns in my bulky pullover. Somewhat expensive...but great discount and good price for this luxurious, bulky yarn. Got extra to finish sweater as well as a matching hat and mitts.
          I expect to wear this sweater "forever"! Extremely happy with this yarn.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Wonderful Yarn

          By CT Jean

          from Hampstead, NC

          About Me Avid knitter, Can't Resist Webs, Collector, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Hides Mistakes
          • Knits Quickly
          • Lovely Feel When Knitting
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft
          • Works Up Nicely

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters
            • Vest

            Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

            Using this yarn to make Oregon vests for myself and my sister. I love how the tweed look knits up and the softness of the yarn.

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            5.0

            Very happy!!

            By Still Learnin'

            from Littleton, CO

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

                I bought two skeins of the Berry, and am using it to crochet a cross-body "origami" bag (you crochet a large rectangle, then fold it and seam to make the finished bag). This yarn is awesome! It works up easily, with very little splitting (if any), and shows the stitch pattern nicely. While not super bulky, it is definitely a bulky yarn (larger than worsted, for sure) and makes up into a fairly dense cloth. I didn't have any difficulty winding the skein into a ball, but I did have to be a little careful because there is so much texture that the strands wanted to catch on each other a bit. Overall, I could not be happier with this purchase, and the bag is going to be gorgeous!!

                Service and delivery comments:

                Delivery was prompt and in great condition.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Everything I hoped the wool would be

                By Jan

                from Melbourne; Australia

                About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Garmet Looks Great
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Pleasure To Knit

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Specialized Garmet
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

                Great service with low costs for postage

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                • No

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                5.0

                Glorious color and texture

                By Helen, the cabler

                from West Hartford, Ct

                About Me Cabling Addict, Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Hides Mistakes
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

                  I purchased 9 skeins of the winter garden yarn and I knitted a Cable Shrug from the Rustic Garden yarns. I LOVE THIS yarn and the shrug came out gorgeous albeit heavy and warm and its now May in New England!
                  I can't wait to wear it when the weather is cold again!

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Pickwick

                  from Iuka, Ms

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

                    I needed more of this yarn and everything matched perfectly. I love Webs quick delivery!

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                    • No

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                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Not super bulky!!

                    By Yarn Gal

                    from Chicago

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                    • Incorrect Weight Category

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Debbie Bliss Winter Garden:

                      Such a disappointment when this arrived. Although it is a gorgeous color, I ordered 'Jade,' it is nowhere near 'super bulky.' I would classify this between worsted and bulky and would never use number 13 needles, as suggested.

                      I am making a purse, so I can easily modify my pattern, casting on more stitches, but now I am afraid I will run out of yarn and have to order more and pay more shipping.

                      WEBS, you really should classify this yarn weight. It is very misleading. Buyer beware!

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