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Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Natural Hanks

Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Natural Hanks are a hand dyer's dream. This 100% Bluefaced Leicester yarn takes to dyes beautifully to showcase your work. Solids, stripes, variegates... the possibilities are endless with hand dying. Knit or crochet your next project with hand dyed yarn to make it truly one of a kind. Made in England.

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Content:
100% Bluefaced Leicester
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/416yds
Gauge:
7-8 sts = 1" on US 2-3
Knitting Weight:
Fingering
$19.99 hank Discountable
  • In Stock 28 hanks $19.99

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Valley YarnsBFL Fingering Natural Hanks
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (4)
  • Nice texture (4)
  • Knits quickly (3)
  • Soft (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Socks (3)
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    4.0

    Soft and lovely

    By Garden gal

    from Indiana

    About Me Enthusiast, Experienced, Mature

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • No knots
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Shawls

      Comments about Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Natural Hanks:

      My skein was actually 109 grams and had no knots, snarls, fuzzy or unspun bits, it is to me at the very light end of fingering, bordering towards lace. I wanted it for stranded colorwork in mittens. But in my hands it is saying stole, scarf, or cowl. It seems a bit too skinny to mix with the other sock and fingering yarns in my colorwork but it is lovely.

      Service and delivery comments:

      No need to try out the customer service because everything was prompt and correct and ship shape as usual!

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      4.0

      Not for loose knitters

      By ghanima

      from Toronto, Canada

      About Me Intermediate knitter

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Hard Wearing
      • Machine Washable

      Cons

      • Coarse
      • Sheds

      Best Uses

      • Socks

      Comments about Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Natural Hanks:

      I'm a consistently loose knitter who usually has to go down two needle sizes to achieve gauge with any given pattern, so this review will no doubt benefit loose knitters like me. For those who aren't loose knitters, I see no reason why you'd have difficulties with this yarn. The socks I made by holding the yarn double (and achieving sport/dk weight) show no signs of wear after a few uses and -- best of all -- have proven themselves to be machine-washable, despite the care instructions provided by WEBS.

      For loose knitters, I want to note that I was aiming for a gauge of 34 sts/4" and could only achieve a thin 31 sts/4" on US 000 needles. The socks I made with this yarn were accomplished by making them toe-up, two-at-a-time on US 5 needles (so as to use up as much of the yarn as possible, given that I was unlikely to want to use it again).

      Overall, this yarn would be great for tight knitters or those who find their gauge is usually spot-on. For me, it's a no-go.

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      5.0

      Beautiful yarn

      By Tammy

      from Centerville, Ohio

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Socks

        Comments about Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Natural Hanks:

        This yarn is beautiful. It's also very soft, thick, and springy.

        Service and delivery comments:

        prompt delivery

        excellent condition

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        5.0

        yummy yarn

        By memoe

        from denver,co

        About Me Grandmom, Lifelong knitter, Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • A dream to work with
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Scarves
          • Socks

          Comments about Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Natural Hanks:

          I used this yarn to knit several pairs of gloves and socks in the natural cream colour of the wool. It was a dream to workwith and I would recommend it to anybody looking for this sort of creamy white in a natural yarn.

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          5.0

          3 greats, price,wool&color result!

          By CJ

          from Long Island NY

          About Me Natural dyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Natural dyeing

            Comments about Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Natural Hanks:

            Natural dyeing demonstration over camp fires with local plants and blossoms.Due to demonstration conditions I had a casual attitude toward temperatures of dye pots, but wool stayed soft and dyed well.

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            5.0

            great yarn

            By Pounce

            from Maine

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Natural Hanks:

                This yarn takes dye beautifully and knits nicely. Just the right twist-- and it isn't splitty. I have not blocked it yet but it is pretty soft already.

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