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Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed

If you love Plymouth Encore, give Encore Tweed a try. It's the same great fiber content with just a touch of viscose added for the tweed. The great colors make it perfect for a beautifully cabled sweater for yourself or someone you love. Plymouth Encore Tweed is a real winner!  Made in Turkey.

Content:
75% Acrylic/ 22% Wool/ 3% Viscose
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle, Tumble Dry Low
Weight/Yardage:
100g/200yd
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$6.49 skein Discountable
  • 9961 Teal In Stock 2 skeins $6.49
  • 0138 Mushroom In Stock 32 skeins $6.49
  • 0212 Brick In Stock 38 skeins $6.49
  • 0217 Black In Stock 36 skeins $6.49
  • 0456 Spiced Pumpkin In Stock 32 skeins $6.49
  • 0461 Grape Jam In Stock 21 skeins $6.49
  • 0599 Dark Brown In Stock 25 skeins $6.49
  • 0789 Grey In Stock 40 skeins $6.49
  • 1237 Granola In Stock 20 skeins $6.49
  • 1363 Oatmeal Backordered $6.49
  • 2334 Seafoam In Stock 16 skeins $6.49
  • 3525 Hunter In Stock 13 skeins $6.49
  • 4108 Denim In Stock 25 skeins $6.49
  • 5539 Pink In Stock 16 skeins $6.49
  • 5598 Dark Wedgewood In Stock 26 skeins $6.49
  • 5854 Navy In Stock 22 skeins $6.49
  • 6389 Ruby In Stock 44 skeins $6.49
  • 9960 Deepest Mauve In Stock 23 skeins $6.49
  • 9962 Purple In Stock 20 skeins $6.49
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Plymouth YarnEncore Tweed
 
4.7

(based on 58 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (51)
  • Good weight (45)
  • Knits quickly (43)
  • Machine washable (42)
  • Soft (40)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (36)
    • Hats (33)
    • Scarves (29)
    • Gloves (8)
    • Socks (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (29), Parent (10), Novice (6), Artist (5), Collector (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (43), Yes (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Divine!

    I made a cable hoodie with an intricate pattern. What a total pleasure to knit with this yarn. I was worried about the acrylic fiber, but was making it for a friend with...Read complete review

    I made a cable hoodie with an intricate pattern. What a total pleasure to knit with this yarn. I was worried about the acrylic fiber, but was making it for a friend with wool sensitivities- didn't need to worry. It shows stitch definition perfectly even though it is a bit of a dark color! The yarn is very, very soft and the weight is lovely- heavy enough for a fall sweater. Most people would think that the sweater is all wool. I could NOT be happier with this product.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    OK

    My assessment of this yarn is probably colored by the fact that it did not turn out to be right for my project, which was an afghan. It is simply too light weight for...Read complete review

    My assessment of this yarn is probably colored by the fact that it did not turn out to be right for my project, which was an afghan. It is simply too light weight for that. I also found the color to be really boring.

    Reviewed by 58 customers

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    5.0

    Great service

    By nana

    from Oregon

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Blankets
      • Hats

      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

      Just enough stretch ,with warmth and a good weight

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Love Encore Tweed

      By mabearz

      from Providence, RI

      About Me Grandmother

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Baby items
        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

        I have used Encore for years. It definitely has improved since my first experience with this yarn. This is my go to yarn for all baby items I knit mostly because it can be washed.

        Service and delivery comments:

        I have always been very pleased with the online shopping and shipping from WEBS. I have never had any problems with delivery or receiving damaged merchandise. I will continue my ordering from WEBS!!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        I would buy this again

        By HuntM

        from midwest

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boot Cuffs

          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

          used in boot cuffs/toppers. Turned out great

          Service and delivery comments:

          prompt delivery

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Consistently good

          By Sue-Sue

          from Rockville, MD

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Afghans
            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

            I have made several afghans with Plymouth Encore and Encore Tweed...each time I have been very satisfied. There is a good choice of colors and being machine washable is a great bonus!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            "Nicely priced and awesome to work with"

            By Sandra Dee

            from Holland, NY

            About Me Artist, Collector, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Socks
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

              This is a perfect yarn for any project from clothes to toys. Always knits up beautifully and a wonderful color range. One of my favorite yarns.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Great Tweed Yarn

              By knitter513

              from Ironwood, MI

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                I love this yarn for afghans. It is hard to find a nice tweed yarn, and this one is beautiful.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                No "Pull"

                By JusJoan

                from Redmond, Oregon

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                  All was well except that I do not like skeins of yarn that do not pull from the center. Nothing is more frustrating that having to "re-roll" a skein of yarn. All three skeins were the same... Do Not Like :(

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  quality seems different from previous

                  By GG

                  from Tacoma WA

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Weight Appears Changed

                  Cons

                  • Weight Appears Different

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                    yarn is ok but doesn't match previous purchase

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    dye lot match

                    By KnitWit

                    from Durango, CO

                    About Me Addicted knitter

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dye Lot Matched Perfectly

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                        I was using old yarn to make baby sweaters and ran out. Even though you did not have the same dye lot, it matched perfectly.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Comment on this review

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Satisfied Customer!

                        By Lynnie

                        from Hockessin, DE

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Afghan

                        Comments about Plymouth Yarn Encore Tweed:

                        I always use this type of Encore yarn as it is washable and dryable and the colors are great. I knit afghans to give to my friends as gifts and they love them!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

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