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Shibui Cima

Shibui is known for their supremely soft yarns, and Cima is no exception. This downy lace weight yarn is two plies of fine baby alpaca and merino wool, with a little shine and very subtle halo. Cima will knit or crochet up into a smooth, light fabric with excellent stitch definition or a gauzy lace project. You can work single, double or triple strands of Cima, or hold it with another yarn for a unique textural blend. Whatever you dream up, Cima will give it a gorgeous soft feel and a defined look. Made in Peru.

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Content:
70% Super Baby Alpaca/ 30% Merino Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/328yds
Gauge:
7-8 sts = 1" on US 1-3
Knitting Weight:
Lace
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ShibuiCima
 
4.4

(based on 7 reviews)

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    (4)

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    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

Beautiful yarn

By Brinkster

from Tracyton, WA

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Shibui Cima:

      Combined with Shibui linen to make Aperature sweater. The two used together have wonderful drape and texture.

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      5.0

      Wonderful yarn

      By padasha

      from Hollidaysburg, PA

      Pros

      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Shibui Cima:

          Lovely, soft yarn. I made a lacy shawl for a wedding. This yarn has a natural stretch, bounce, and it doesn't separate into plys as you knit, even when frogging back and redoing.

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          5.0

          Soft and beautiful

          By bitsmom

          from Bellevue, WA

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Shibui Cima:

            I bought Cima to make the Shibui scarf and fell in love. The yarn is so soft yet has good structure. It feels great while knitting and made up into a scarf you love to have around your face. I think this yarn would also be great for sweaters.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            No negatives

            By Mother Nature

            from PA

            About Me Collector, Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Socks
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Shibui Cima:

              Great stitch definition, so good for scarves with patterns, cables etc.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Haven't used it yet.

              By The Spinner

              from Newtown, CT

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Shibui Cima:

                  This yarn is used for a double knitting cowl. I am taking a class at the end of March so I haven't actually worked with this yarn, but it looks and feel like it will be easy to knit with. Only con: The nude color is more pink than I thought it would be from the website.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  not all that soft

                  By suzensez

                  from Florida

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Socks

                    Comments about Shibui Cima:

                    I wanted to use Cima for a lace scarf but I found it to be much too scratchy to wear next to the neck. Since I'm not fond of knitting socks I may trade this yarn on Ravelry.

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    better late than never

                    By crochet artist

                    from chicago/Los Angeles

                    About Me Artist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Shibui Cima:

                        It must be a popular item because I did not receive it for some time due to stocking

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                        • No

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