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    3.9

    Rowan Purelife Revive

    Recycling is becoming increasingly important in a world coming to terms with the challenges of environmental, economic and climatic change. Rowan Purelife Revive is made from used garments which have been selected according to the silk, cotton and viscose content. These are then carded to make regenerated fibre, which is then spun into this beautiful, high quality yarn, which gives life to new hand knitting designs.  Made in Italy.

    This yarn is available online only.

    Content:
    36% Recycled Silk/ 36% Recycled Cotton/28% Recycled Viscose
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/137yd
    Gauge:
    5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
    Knitting Weight:
    DK
    $11.95 skein Discountable
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    RowanPurelife Revive
     
    3.9

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (2)

    83%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Nice texture (6)
    • Knits quickly (5)
    • Good weight (4)
    • Dyed evenly (3)
    • Soft (3)

    Cons

    • Coarse (3)

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (7)
    • Scarves (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (5), Artist (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    I love this yarn!!

    I made a pullover and a cardigan with this yarn and love the drape of both. It is soft recycled yarn which speaks to my green sensibilities. I get compliments every time I wear...Read complete review

    I made a pullover and a cardigan with this yarn and love the drape of both. It is soft recycled yarn which speaks to my green sensibilities. I get compliments every time I wear the sweaters made with this yarn. I plan on purchasing more. The colors are beautiful.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not for me

    I was very disappointed with this yarn. It was not soft and felt synthetic. I frequently knit with 100% linen yarns and am used to the stiffness and corseness of linen, but this...Read complete review

    I was very disappointed with this yarn. It was not soft and felt synthetic. I frequently knit with 100% linen yarns and am used to the stiffness and corseness of linen, but this felt to be synthetic. The first yarn I have ever returned to WEBS.

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    4.0

    Great yarn

    By Suzy

    from Bonners Ferry, Idaho

    About Me Enthusiast, Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

      I was looking for yarn for a summer sweater and this was perfect. I was also very attracted by the fact that it is recycled material and very good quality.

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      5.0

      An excellent warm weather yarn

      By Tanya from Barbados

      from Barbados

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

        This yarn is great for wam weather. I live in the tropics and can wear it on the warmest of days. It is made up of recycled silk, cotton and viscoses. While it is not super soft to work with, it knits up quickly and drapes nicely.
        Since it is recycled there are splashes of colour in each ball which adds to an overall depth of colour. This is subtle enough that it does not detract from stitch definition.

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        5.0

        Purelife yarn

        By Margaret

        from Bozeman, Montana

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Hides Mistakes
        • Knits Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

          I am currently knitting a sweater which I have tried several times before and this time seems to be the most successful.

          The yarn is easy to work with and the color blend is beautiful. I can't wait to wear it.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Ugly duckling swatch

          By KadyQ

          from Delaware

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Interesting Color

          Cons

          • Coarse

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

          My initial thought was I hated this yarn. I was all set to send it back. The yarn did in fact feel like string and it hurt my hands to knit until I loosened my grip. After my temper tantrum I washed my scraggly swatch with Dawn soap and conditioned it with a little Suave conditioner. Wow what a differnce. The yarn bloomed a bit and softened. Not super soft but certainly not scratchy - and it draped. I loved how it looked in the sunlight. It's worth trying to figure out how to knit with it. Make a swatch because it grows width wise.

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          5.0

          Nice weight and hand.

          By Anne42

          from Baltimore

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

            Thanks

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great Service

            By Mupthegrove

            from Cincinnati, OH

            About Me Intermediate knitter

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Lightweight sweater
              • Shawls

              Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

              I was happy to find this yarn when I ran out of yarn on a shawl I was knitting. It arrived quickly. It also knitted up beautifully and shows the lace pattern perfectly.

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              • No

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              1.0

              Not for me

              By Deborah

              from Washington, DC

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Coarse
                • Felt Synthetic

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                  I was very disappointed with this yarn. It was not soft and felt synthetic. I frequently knit with 100% linen yarns and am used to the stiffness and corseness of linen, but this felt to be synthetic. The first yarn I have ever returned to WEBS.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Excellent service. Processed my return (and my replacement yarn) quickly.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Love this yarn

                  By Yarn girl

                  from South Carolina

                  About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                    I have knitted 2 sweaters with this lovely yarn. The texture softens after washing, and the drape is good. Stitch definition is nice and cables pop. My husband has worn his for 2 years and it looks like new. It is a wonderful green conscious yarn, perfect for Spring and Fall layering. I will make more sweaters with this yarn.

                    This yarn does not hide flaws and I would not recommend it for a beginning project.
                    It does not felt.

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                    4.0

                    Outstanding!

                    By janicev

                    from Roseville CA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                          Fast service. Was in the mail and in my house within 3 days....

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                          1.0

                          Not worth its exorbitant price

                          By Solveig

                          from NM

                          About Me Artist

                          Pros

                          • Awful texture

                          Cons

                          • Coarse

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                            Tote bags, used along side with another better natural fiber such as linen or cotton. Rough texture: simply can't justify the price per skein for it. Nice colors, though.

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