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Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi

If you’ve been looking for a fine fingering weight yarn, Filatura di Crosa Centolavaggi is your answer. This supreme superwash is perfect for baby and children’s garments, as well as spectacular colorwork for adults. Don’t be afraid of the light weight of this yarn. It will look beautiful for years and since it’s superwash, it’s easy to care for!  Made in Italy.

This yarn is available online only.

Content:
100% Superwash Merino Wool
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/1531yds
Gauge:
8-9 sts = 1" on US 2-3
Knitting Weight:
Lace
$22.95 hank $9.99 hank
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Filatura Di CrosaCentolavaggi
 
4.6

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (13)
  • Nice texture (12)
  • Dyed evenly (9)
  • Good weight (7)
  • Easy to fix (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (8)
    • Sweaters (4)
    • Shawls (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (9), Artist (3), Parent (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (16)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Beautiful, soft yarn

    I made a beautiful lace scarf with this yarn. As I was designing this, I had to frog multiple times, and it held up quite nicely to this. This is a very fine...Read complete review

    I made a beautiful lace scarf with this yarn. As I was designing this, I had to frog multiple times, and it held up quite nicely to this. This is a very fine laceweight yarn, closer to cobweb weight, so I held it double to make it into more of a light fingering weight.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Lots of yardage

    I bought this due to it being on sale and my planes to knit a large shawl. The yardage and price were very good. It was also a plus that the yarn is...Read complete review

    I bought this due to it being on sale and my planes to knit a large shawl. The yardage and price were very good. It was also a plus that the yarn is superwash. I did run into a problem while winding it, I was going fairly slow but the swift end had a snag and the yarn snapped. I was rewinding the first ball as it was out of whack and it snapped again. Beariing in mind this is cobweb lace weight yarn I was not too upset. I do find knitting to be going slower both due to the fineness of the yarn and the pattern.

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    5.0

    Gorgeous yarn !

    By Linda = avid knitter

    from Maumee, OH

    About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Extremely Creative, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Abundant Yardage
    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Lacy Overblouse
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

      I chose this to make my granddaughter a lacy sweater to wear over another shirt. Great stitch definition, strands are nicely plied together and the feel of the yarn is just exquisite! I love it!!!

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      3.0

      Super-fine

      By Murphylu

      from San Jose, CA

      About Me Designer, Enthusiast, Knitter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Machine Washable
      • Soft
      • Washable

      Cons

      • Large Skein To Wind
      • Superfine

      Best Uses

      • Lace
      • Shawl

      Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

      I was expecting this yarn to be more of a fingering or lace weight. If I'd done my research, I would have seen that it is cobweb. I will probably try doubling it up for my projects.

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      5.0

      Great lace weight with loads of yards

      By Sandy-lou

      from Mississauga, ON

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

            Going to use this to make a huge shawl and my LYS doesn't carry a good selection of lace weight. Love the amount of yards this has and the softness will be a pleasure to work with.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Fast delivery to Ontario Canada.

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            5.0

            Fantastic Product

            By Michelle

            from South Africa

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

              Speedy service, and securely wraped.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Very Fine, Lace Weight Yarn

              By HJ

              from Central New York

              About Me Artist, Crocheter, Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Hides Mistakes
              • Machine Washable
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft
              • Very Fine Gauge

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Lace
                • Shawls

                Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

                This is a wonderful yarn- great for lacy projects. It's lighter-than-air soft and cozy. It is also very, very fine- much finer than most lace weight yarns.

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Beautiful, soft yarn

                By knittingj

                from ohio

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

                  I made a beautiful lace scarf with this yarn. As I was designing this, I had to frog multiple times, and it held up quite nicely to this. This is a very fine laceweight yarn, closer to cobweb weight, so I held it double to make it into more of a light fingering weight.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  So light

                  By Carol

                  from Brazil

                  About Me Artist

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • Sheds

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Scarves
                  • Socks
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

                  It is very soft and light. Very delicate, that sometimes can be a problem.

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Wonderful Lace

                  By foolsgold

                  from Cincinnati Ohio

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Lace shawl

                    Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

                    I am using this to make my first lace project. There are a few rows that I have had to frog back (thank God for lifelines!) and the stitches come out very easy and the yarn still looks fine after. Love this yarn and will buy more for future projects.

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                    5.0

                    Natalya's review

                    By Natalya

                    from Silver Spring, Maryland

                    About Me It~'~~s Imposible

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good quality

                    Cons

                    • No

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

                    I am happy

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Good yarn for a good price

                    By renrats

                    from Korea

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Easy To Fix
                    • Machine Washable
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                    • Snags

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Filatura Di Crosa Centolavaggi:

                    I like this yarn, but be warned, it's very thin. I'm currently knitting a shawl with it (single-stranded) but plan to use it doubled for a sweater. I heard that three strands together knit up to sportweight. It's possible to wind by hand but takes a long time and some care.

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