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Universal Yarn Pace

Universal Yarns Pace is a wonderful heathery solid sock yarn! Available in a beautiful, soft palette and a strong blend of superwash wool and nylon, Pace works up into strong and lasting socks – and is ideal for colorwork patterns for mitts, socks, and hats.  Made in Turkey.

Content:
75% Super Wash Wool/25% Polyamide
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/220yds
Gauge:
6.75-8 sts = 1" on US 1-3
Knitting Weight:
Sock
$8.00 skein $3.49 skein
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Universal YarnPace
 
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(based on 7 reviews)

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25%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dyed evenly (3)

Cons

  • Coarse (6)

Best Uses

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      • Enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

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    1.0

    Nasty yarn

    By Susan L

    from Columbia MD

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight

    Cons

    • Coarse

    Best Uses

    • Socks

    Comments about Universal Yarn Pace:

    purchased for socks for my daughter-didn't even bother starting them!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    A disappointing purchase

    By kleewong

    from Austin, TX

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Price

    Cons

    • Coarse
    • Sheds
    • Smells like smoke
    • Unravels

    Best Uses

    • Will not be using it

    Comments about Universal Yarn Pace:

    Other than the price, I cannot think of anything positive about this yarn. It is coarse, not "springy", and smells like cigarette smoke. I had 3/4 of a sock knitted and just did not like it. Although the amount of money lost is minimal, I hate waste and that is what this yarn is.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    3.0

    iffy...

    By susan

    from jackson, nh

    About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Socks

      Comments about Universal Yarn Pace:

      I made knee socks with a one stitch cable--very tedious and I made lots of mistakes (because I wasn't paying attention!). It's hard to pick up this yarn after ripping out rows. It feels a bit "wirey", but that might wash out. I haven't worn them because I finished them in spring.

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      4.0

      Would be better if it was softer

      By Amy

      from South Dakota

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Felting

      Comments about Universal Yarn Pace:

      I bought 3 skeins to dye for me and for a swap partner. It dyed perfectly. My only disappointment with it is that is wasn't soft at all. I didn't expect merino soft, but this was just not soft.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      3.0

      I like this yarn OK for knitting.

      By Esther P 210

      from Rhode Island

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Makes a nice fabric
      • Nice stitch definition
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

      • A bit "nylon-y" feeling
      • Coarse
      • Crocks the dye a bit
      • Splits esp when M1R

      Best Uses

      • Gloves

      Comments about Universal Yarn Pace:

      This is a close-out yarn so I am not sure how usecul my review is. The yarn feels "nylon-y" in the hand but makes a nice fabric on 3mm needles that does NOT feel "nylon-y". It makes a nice fabric that will make good gloves. The gloves should be good for daily 3-season wear in a RI or MA climate. They probably wouldn't be warm enough for Chicago or Wisconsin or Montana. The yarn crocks a bit of dye. My fingernails and bamboo needles turn black from the yarn. I find it a bit splitty when I am doing M1R but otherwise have no complaints here. The final gloves will be gifts so I don't think I will know how tge fabric stands up for long-term use. One skein makes a pair of adult gloves. I bought two skeins & expect to make three pair of gloves.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      2.0

      Not for Socks

      By Susie

      from WA state

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Machine Washable

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

        Comments about Universal Yarn Pace:

        Was going to make socks out of this yarn. But, it isn't soft at all. I will save it for .... not sure what.

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        (9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        eh.

        By Anonymous

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Universal Yarn Pace:

        The heather coloration drew me in and I like it but....if you drop stitches or need to tink back the long fibers and splitting make it a challenge. I'm working with size 0 needles. I'm not having a problem with splitting while knitting, just if I have to go back. For the price I'll suck it up.

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