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    Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints

    Cascade 220 Superwash Paints takes your favorite yarn to the next level. Everyone loves superwash yarns because of their easy care, but with this yarn, you won't have to worry about colorwork - it does all the work for you. Great for projects for kids and adults, from sweaters to blankets to accessories.  Made in Peru.
    Content:
    100% Superwash Wool
    Care:
    Machine Wash Regular
    Weight/Yardage:
    100g/220yd
    Gauge:
    5-5.5 sts = 1" on US 6-7
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
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    Cascade Yarns220 Superwash Paints
     
    4.4

    (based on 17 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    88%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good weight (15)
    • Machine washable (13)
    • Nice texture (13)
    • Soft (12)
    • Knits quickly (9)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats (12)
      • Scarves (10)
      • Sweaters (7)
      • Gloves (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (8), Novice (4), Artist (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9), Yes (6)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Love it!

      I have recently knitted two wonderful little shawls/wraps using this yarn: the first with a blue-green colorway and the second in a red combination. The yarn comes in terrific colors that knit up...Read complete review

      I have recently knitted two wonderful little shawls/wraps using this yarn: the first with a blue-green colorway and the second in a red combination. The yarn comes in terrific colors that knit up with nice random swaths of color. It's a fun yarn, knits easily, is machine washable, and of the quality I expect from the Cascade 220 line.
      I highly recommend it.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not totally happy

      I bought this yarn because of the awesome colors. Strangely enough, the colors were not as intense after knitting as they were in the hank. I knitted a sweater that was predominantly stockinette...Read complete review

      I bought this yarn because of the awesome colors. Strangely enough, the colors were not as intense after knitting as they were in the hank. I knitted a sweater that was predominantly stockinette and due to the inconsistency in the thickness of the yarn I was not pleased with the final results. The yarn is washable and soft, really nice to work with, expensive too. So, I've spent a large sum of money and time on a project that I'm less than happy with. I will not buy this yarn again.

      Reviewed by 17 customers

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      3.0

      Not too soft

      By Sissy

      from Deer Park, TX

      About Me Novice

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Socks

      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

      I knitted the Milk Run Shawl in the Cascade 220 yarn. It was so soft and easy to knit and work with. A pleasure to handle. Then I purchase the hand painted Cascade 220 to make another, same pattern shawl. The hand painted yarn is not as soft, more difficult to knit as it isn't as pliable, and feels stiff in my hand. I love the colors but not the texture of this yarn.

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      5.0

      Love it!

      By froggielorraine

      from Olympia, WA

      About Me Artist, Book binder, Journaler

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Great colors
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

        I have recently knitted two wonderful little shawls/wraps using this yarn: the first with a blue-green colorway and the second in a red combination. The yarn comes in terrific colors that knit up with nice random swaths of color. It's a fun yarn, knits easily, is machine washable, and of the quality I expect from the Cascade 220 line.
        I highly recommend it.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Terrific yarn

        By froggielorraine

        from Olympia, WA

        About Me Art Journaler, Book binder, Fiber Artist

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Great colors
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Shawls And Wraps
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

          I always enjoy knitting with the Cascade 220 yarns. This particular style (superwash paints) is a pleasure to work with. The color combinations are very nice, it's a good weight for many types of knitted items, the skeins are a generous size, and the yarn is machine washable.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Gorgeous color, superlative yarn

          By Miss Sharlyn

          from Denver

          About Me Enthusiast, Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Hides Mistakes
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

            This yarn is easy to work with, hides small mistakes, and is gorgeous.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            220 Superwash Paints by Cascade Yarns

            By Sandy

            from Washington State

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves

              Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

              I make hats and donate them to various service oriented people. Very easy to care for, wash and dry. Can be used with solid color cascade 220 superwash yarns.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

               
              3.0

              Not totally happy

              By northern girl

              from Up north MI

              About Me Artist

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Machine Washable
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

                  I bought this yarn because of the awesome colors. Strangely enough, the colors were not as intense after knitting as they were in the hank. I knitted a sweater that was predominantly stockinette and due to the inconsistency in the thickness of the yarn I was not pleased with the final results. The yarn is washable and soft, really nice to work with, expensive too. So, I've spent a large sum of money and time on a project that I'm less than happy with. I will not buy this yarn again.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  One of my favorite yarns to work with

                  By TSAL

                  from Mass

                  About Me Enthusiast, I Am An Avid Knitter

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Anything
                    • Gloves
                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

                    It's a great yarn to use for baby gifts as it washes so well

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    Beautiful colors and great hand

                    By Sharon

                    from Mooresville, Indiana

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gloves
                      • Hats

                      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

                      I used this yarn to knit mittens with iCord string and cloche hat for my granddaughter. It turned out very nice and blocked well.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Love the 220 Superwash Paints by Cascade

                      By Fabricmum

                      from Burlington, MA

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Gloves
                      • Hats

                      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

                      I made fingerless mitts and they look wonderful! The colors are beautiful! WEBS ships so quickly I don't have to worry about how long I have to wait for anything.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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                      5.0

                      Great stuff!

                      By Willowmcg

                      from Chelmsford, MA

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Knits Quickly
                      • Machine Washable
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gloves
                        • Hats
                        • Scarves
                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Paints:

                        Great for almost anything that needs to be washable. Colors are beautiful - I orders the blue-green yarn (not sure what the name is), and it is very pretty.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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