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Madelinetosh Pashmina

Madelinetosh Pashmina is a 3-ply yarn made up of 75% superwash merino wool, 15% silk and 10% cashmere, a similar fiber blend to the famous woven pashmina scarves.

This machine washable blend is hand-dyed in small dye lots and knits up to create a soft fabric with great drape.

Please note: Each skein of Madelinetosh Pashmina is unique. There are no dye lots and skeins may vary. The yarn color you receive may look different than the color pictured.

Content:
75% Merino Wool/ 15% Silk/ 10% Cashmere
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
~117g/360yds
Gauge:
5.5-6 sts = 1" on US 3-5
Knitting Weight:
Sport
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MadelinetoshPashmina
 
4.8

(based on 62 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (51)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (48)
  • Nice texture (42)
  • Good weight (39)
  • Knits quickly (16)
  • Machine washable (16)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (36)
    • Sweaters (36)
    • Hats (25)
    • Gloves (21)
    • Socks (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (40), Artist (15), Collector (6), Parent (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (55)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    No dye lots makes for challenging knitti

    I love this yarn because of the feel and the texture. It really is very soft and comfortable. My comment is aimed at the fact that there are no dye lots for this...Read complete review

    I love this yarn because of the feel and the texture. It really is very soft and comfortable. My comment is aimed at the fact that there are no dye lots for this yarn. This is not an issue until you need to use more than one hank...there will be noticeable color shifts unless you knit from two skeins at once ( two rows from one, two rows from the other).
    I purchased four hanks of this yarn, intending to knit a sweater. I know about the dye lot issue, and wanted to see if I could effectively disguise the color shifts...
    I decided to knit squares, each one from a different skein. I assembled them as I worked. The sweater is not finished, but I can see that this method does NOT disguise the color shifts. Each square is just a little different from the next, but since the sweater itself is one unit, I think I can pull it off.
    HOWEVER, if I were to purchase multiple hanks of this yarn again, I would simply knit whatever I was making with the two-rows-from-two-skeins method. I think it's the only way to get a really cohesive whole.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    not really such a great yarn

    planned on using this splurge on a fitted sweater which I will do but yarn is really thinner than I expected more like a fingering and the ball ban stated gauge is overly optimistic. ...Read complete review

    planned on using this splurge on a fitted sweater which I will do but yarn is really thinner than I expected more like a fingering and the ball ban stated gauge is overly optimistic. my gauge swatch is soft and drapes well but at suggested gauge is almost see through!

    Reviewed by 62 customers

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    5.0

    Love this yarn

    By Kathryn

    from Gladstone, OR

    About Me Enthusiast, Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats

      Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

      I'm using this to knit a Scrooge night cap. Soft. Soft. Oh, and did I mention how SOFT it is?

      Service and delivery comments:

      The yarn was just what I hoped for, quick delivery. My first experience with WEBS, but it certainly won't be the last! Thank you!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Pashmina by Madelinetosh

      By none

      from Madison, Wisconsin

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

        The color was not as true to the picture on the web site and in spots the dying is thin, but the knitted swatch is still quite attractive for hand dyed yarn. I am using this yarn for a knit-a-long project with my knitting guild. Several members are admiring the yarn. I shopped quite a bit for this yarn and believe that Webs gave me the best price plus fast delivery.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Gorgeous Yarn!

        By Amy in Cambridge

        from Boston, MA

        About Me Architect

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Beautiful Hand-dyed Color
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

          Beautiful yarn, making a sweater with it. The further I get on the sweater, the more beautiful the color becomes.

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          5.0

          Nice

          By Teresa

          from Texas

          About Me Artist

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Nice drape

          Cons

          • Sheds

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

          This makes a lovely shawl.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Great feel, wonderful fiber.

          By Lynda

          from West Columbia, TX

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • A Slice Of Paradise
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Color Not Exactly Shown

          Best Uses

          • Blanket
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

          Nice weight for the reversible blanket. Slight amount of color variance in the Astrd Grey works up to show definition in the pattern very nicely. A real pleasure to work with. Have already ordered a second color.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Love the Pashmina

          By Maruschka

          from Fort Worth, TX

          About Me Knitter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Shrugs
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

            The yarn was not a gift, but the shrug I made with it is. Pattern recommended this yarn and it was a perfect choice. I'll use it again if it washes and wears as well as it knits.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Love this yarn!

            By Wendy

            from Rushville, IN

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Socks
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

                This yarn feels wonderful, and the color is even better than shown in the photo!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wow!

                By Carole

                from Los Angeles, CA

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

                  I have been knitting for over 35 years and this is by far the most expensive yarn I have purchased. When I finished knitting my sweater and tried it on, all I could say when I looked in the mirror was "Wow!" I am super sensitive to wool, and this yarn has just minimal itch around the neck; the rest of the sweater is super soft on my skin. The stitch definition and uniformity is like none other than I have ever knitted. The color is intensely rich and beautiful; the color shifts are amazing. (I did knit from 2 skeins at once, alternating rows.) I also found the gauge to be true when knitting on size 5 needles and after blocking. I highly recommend this yarn and look forward to using this yarn again in the future.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Pricey but worth it

                  By EMBVUB

                  from Las Vegas, NV

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Beautiful depth of color
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gloves
                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

                    I used this yarn for a shawl and was really pleased with the results. The yarn is very soft and has beautiful stitch definition and drape. I use Madeline Tosh yarns often because I love all of these features but most especially the vibrancy and depth of the colors.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Arrived promptly and in good condition

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    Pashmina

                    By Gayla

                    from Butte, Montana

                    About Me 50 Years Experience, Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good drape
                    • Good Weight
                    • Gorgeous Yarn
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Cowls
                      • Gloves
                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Madelinetosh Pashmina:

                      Only thing that was a little discouraging was out of 4 skeins ordered (4 colors) 2 had irregular color changes. I have worked with hand dyed yarn before. I really noticed it after knitting it and it is troubling enough I am considering not giving it as a gift. All in all it is a gorgeous product and I will be ordering this product again.

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