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Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia

A beautiful blend of merino and silk, Classic Elite Magnolia has a slightly heathered appearance because the two fibers take the dye differently. The gentle sheen really makes your stitch patterns pop.  Made in Italy.

Content:
70% Merino Wool/ 30% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/120yd
Gauge:
5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
Knitting Weight:
DK
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Classic Elite YarnsMagnolia
 
4.7

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (17)
  • Nice texture (16)
  • Dyed evenly (14)
  • Good weight (14)
  • Knits quickly (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (12)
    • Sweaters (11)
    • Hats (8)
    • Gloves (5)
    • Cowls (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (14), Novice (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (13), Yes (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    love/hate this yarn!

    I love this yarn for it's sheen, softness and handspun look. It did have a few areas that were too loosely spun and the warp threads tended to fuzz. However, the end...Read complete review

    I love this yarn for it's sheen, softness and handspun look. It did have a few areas that were too loosely spun and the warp threads tended to fuzz. However, the end product, scarves, were marvelous and I would purchase again. It's probably not really meant to be a warp yarn, but it can work as such with a little patience and care.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Soft but lumpy

    I bought this yarn to knit a shawl. It has a light sheen due to the silk content, and suits 'next to skin' wear as it is very soft. I was disappointed...Read complete review

    I bought this yarn to knit a shawl. It has a light sheen due to the silk content, and suits 'next to skin' wear as it is very soft. I was disappointed with the intermittent lumps, (which may be loose splices?). The shawl I am knitting has a large stockinet section and the thicker spots of yarn caused by the splices are a little obvious. I would use this yarn again, but not in smooth garments.

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    5.0

    Great Yarn

    By katkarsmom

    from Los Angeles, CA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Shawls

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

      I purchased this yarn to make a shawl since this is the yarn the designer used. It turned out beautifully. Nice stitch definition, great color selection.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Inexpensive Yarn But Has Yarn Flaws

      By ShopTilUDrop

      from Granite Bay, CA

      About Me Enthusiast, Novice

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

      • Knots No Twists

      Best Uses

        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

        The yarn had a good discountable price. But, the yarn lacked tight twists in some spots or had knots. If I wasn't so lazy, I should have cut out these imperfections.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Love to knit with it!!

        By knitty

        from Clearlake,CA

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Shawls

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

          great for shawls :)

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          fantastic feel to this yarn

          By cath

          from missouri

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Cowls
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

            bought this to make a cowl for my niece...great color and beautiful yarn to work with....also made a shrug for a friend and she loves it...

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            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Gorgeous lustrous soft yarn!

            By Alice

            from Delaware

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

              The yarn is soft, lustrous and warm. It has the right balance of wool and silk. It is very easy to work with . I made a large shawl and plan to make another. It does not snag or split.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Beautiful color and drape

              By Runsontrails

              from Northern wisconsin

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft
              • Soft Luxurious Colorful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                Used to make baby sweater, scarfs, shawls.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                Comment on this review

                 
                4.0

                love/hate this yarn!

                By Toni the weaver

                from Los Lunas, NM

                About Me Weaver

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Flaws
                • Sheds

                Best Uses

                • Scarves

                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                I love this yarn for it's sheen, softness and handspun look. It did have a few areas that were too loosely spun and the warp threads tended to fuzz. However, the end product, scarves, were marvelous and I would purchase again. It's probably not really meant to be a warp yarn, but it can work as such with a little patience and care.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Soft and shiny

                By Paulina

                from UK

                About Me Artist

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                  I have knitted a shawl out of it recently and it looks and feels wonderful. The yarn is very soft with lovely delicate sheen. It doesn't agree with much frogging, though.
                  The colours, I have bought a few, are gorgeous, bit different from the pictures. It has good yardage and I really like it.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Customer services are fantastic! I love the live chat feature, very helpful especially if you live far away like I do. I have been buying from WEBS for a few years now and I have never been disappointed! Great shop!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Soft but lumpy

                  By Leah

                  from Tasmania

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Easy To Fix
                  • Good Weight
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • Fat Splices

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                  I bought this yarn to knit a shawl. It has a light sheen due to the silk content, and suits 'next to skin' wear as it is very soft. I was disappointed with the intermittent lumps, (which may be loose splices?). The shawl I am knitting has a large stockinet section and the thicker spots of yarn caused by the splices are a little obvious. I would use this yarn again, but not in smooth garments.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  Beautiful yarn!

                  By Mlss0

                  from Minneapolis, MN

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gloves
                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                    This is a great yarn for detail work. Beautiful sheen and dye. There are a few spots in the strand that will randomly be thicker but when knitted it still looks great.

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                    • Yes

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