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Queensland Collection Leche

Queensland Collection's Leche is a squishy worsted weight yarn with 3 plies of glossy, soft wool/microfiber/milk fiber blend, plus a touch of silk. You'll love how Leche shines and shows off your stitches, and how the finished fabric drapes while still being surprisingly light. Made in Italy

Content:
40% Extrafine Merino Wool/30% Microfiber/20% Azlon (Milk Protein Fibers)/10% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/109yds
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$0.00 ball
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Queensland CollectionLeche
 
4.7

(based on 13 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (7)
  • Great stitch definition (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (4)
    • Sweaters (3)
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    4.0

    Soft and Squishy

    By Ocean Lyre

    from Nova Scotia

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    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Halo
    • Soft

    Cons

    • Fuzzy
    • Texture

    Best Uses

    • Blankets
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

    I used this yarn to knit a cowl for my daughter. The color was beautiful and rich. The fabric created was lofty and very soft. The only thing I disliked was the feel of the microfiber. Though a subtle feeling, while working with the yarn at times it felt very much like an acrylic or artificial yarn despite the other natural fibers. The yarn itself has a natural halo but while working with it, it became fuzzy. However after blocking most of the fuzziness disappeared. All in all I love the finished product and it was a pleasure to work with.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Speedy as always! Webs is fantastic for delivery and I am an International customer :D

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    • No

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    5.0

    mystery yarn

    By KT dogmama

    from Rochester, NY

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    Pros

    • Great stitch definition
    • Lovely color
    • Stumped Yarn Enthusiasts
    • Wonderful hand

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Special Baby Sweater

      Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

      I bought this for a sweater for my new Grandson. I have made several machine washable items but was so taken with this yarn I felt it was worth the hand wash care it will need. It has depth of color and is very soft and cozy. It was so easy to work with and even being ripped out did not faze this yarn. A Great find!

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      4.0

      Very nice yarn but not hard wearing

      By Jess

      from RI

      Pros

      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

          I used this for a sweater and it came out great and has held up pretty well. But I also used it for some fingerless gloves and those did not hold up well at all. They stretched quite a bit and generally look very ratty. I keep expecting my sweater to do the same but it still looks very nice after wearing it maybe 15 times so far. It has nice stitch definition and is a very pretty yarn.

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          5.0

          Beautiful Yarn

          By Long Time Knitter

          from Pasadena, CA

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          Pros

          • Easy to knit
          • soft to the touch

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

            This yarn is wonderful to knit with. It's so soft. I found no flaws with this yarn

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            • No

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            5.0

            Soft and beautiful colors

            By Cagney

            from Columbus, OH

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            Pros

            • Easy to knit with
            • Great for cables
            • Soft
            • Truly Lovely Colors

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

              I have only just started a gauge swatch for an aran sweater - so far it seeems to be knitting to gauge perfectly - I think the loft of the yarn makes it knit at a light worsted tension - not an aran weight. The pattern I am using calls for smaller needles than I would normally use on a worsted weight yarn, but this yarn seems to be knitting just right. Wish Queensland would not have discontinues this yarn.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Excellent and quick delivery - One ball was missing from order - customer service sent it quickly and were friendly and easy to deal with.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Nice feel, easy to knit up

              By Englishsetter lover

              from manotick, Ontario Canada

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              Pros

              • Easy to knit up
              • Lovely feel

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

                  knit up a cardigan, lovely

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  One of the balls was short and there was a knot about the last yard or so. Problem was solved to my satisfaction. Great service.

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                  5.0

                  lovely yarn

                  By knitting on Mars

                  from mars, PA

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                  Pros

                  • Glossy
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

                      I love this yarn ! very soft , doesn't split and just enough sheen. very luxurious.

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Delicious, versatile and colorful

                      By Rabecca

                      from Bellevue, WA

                      Pros

                      • Great stitch definition
                      • Soft
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Hats
                        • Mittens
                        • Scarves
                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

                        I ordered this yarn in 7 colors and I plan to use them all up. Used it for a striped raglan hoodie and a Habitat hat, and will have additional projects on the needles as soon as possible. Beautiful texture, very soft and fluffy, doesn't split, easy to work with. The sweater is wearing very well and became an instant favorite. The silk gives it drape, but not to the point where the sweater loses shape. Cables look amazing. Enthusiastically recommend this yarn for knitting your future heirlooms.

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                        5.0

                        Absolutely beautiful!

                        By Crafty Lady

                        from Las Vegas, NV

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                        Pros

                        • Does not split
                        • Nice sheen
                        • Soft
                        • Works up beautifully

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

                            I am currently knitting a sweater. The pattern is distinct. The yarn is easy to work with. It glides through the fingers making it easy keep the proper guage. Color is true to the picture online. I will definitely consider using this yarn on another project. Just love it. And, it feels so luxurious.

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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Love this yarn!

                            By Piratelady

                            from Milpitast, CA

                            Pros

                            • Beautiful drape
                            • Consistancy Of Color
                            • Ease of Use
                            • Great Touchability

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Afghan
                              • Blanket
                              • Hat
                              • Scarf
                              • Sweater

                              Comments about Queensland Collection Leche:

                              I'm using this yarn for an Aran knit cardigan and I absolutely love how it's coming out. It's so soft and touchable that I have a hard time switching to other yarn projects. I have a feeling this sweater is going to be my favorite piece to wear. I bought the yarn on sale, so the price was perfect.

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