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    4.5

    Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace)

    The blend of merino and Tencel in Valley Yarns Colrain creates an absolutely stunning fabric that is soft, has fabulous drape, and a subtle sheen. This laceweight version of Colrain is perfect for both knitting and weaving and you will be pleased with the results. Made in Peru.

    Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

    Click here to view some of the Ravelry projects made with this yarn.

    Content:
    50% Merino Wool/ 50% Tencel
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    2800YPP, 8.8 oz cone, 1,540 yd/cone
    Gauge:
    7 sts = 1" on US 2-3
    Knitting Weight:
    Lace
    Sett:
    15-18 epi
    $24.99 cone Discountable
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    • BLUELAPIS Blue Lapis In Stock 34 cones $24.99
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    • GREEN In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • GREYBLUE Grey Blue In Stock 43 cones $24.99
    • GREYOLIVE Grey Olive In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • GREYTEAL Grey Teal In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • MAJESTBLUE Majestic Blue In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • COFFEE In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • NATURAL In Stock 34 cones $24.99
    • NAVAJORED Navajo Red In Stock 9 cones $24.99
    • NAVY In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • OCEANBLUE Ocean Blue In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • PERIWINKLE In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • PLUM In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • RICHPURPLE Rich Purple In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
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    • STEEL In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
    • WHIPPLEBLU Whipple blue In Stock 50+ cones $24.99
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    Valley Yarns2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace)
     
    4.5

    (based on 61 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (39)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (16)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (37)
    • Good weight (34)
    • Nice texture (34)
    • Dyed evenly (23)
    • Knits quickly (9)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves (36)
      • Sweaters (10)
      • Gloves (6)
      • Shawls (5)
      • Shawl (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (28), Artist (12), Parent (4), Weaver (4), Collector (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (53)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Beautiful for Lacework

      This product was awesome for my most recent lacework scarf. I'm buying a second color for a lacework sweater.

      This product was awesome for my most recent lacework scarf. I'm buying a second color for a lacework sweater.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      weak as a warp, does not wear well

      I wove a large blanket with this yarn around December of 2009. It is not an overly strong yarn as a warp, I had a lot of breakage on the selvages while weaving,...Read complete review

      I wove a large blanket with this yarn around December of 2009. It is not an overly strong yarn as a warp, I had a lot of breakage on the selvages while weaving, but I kind of expected that. At first the finished product was great, lovely drape, sheen, and softness. As the blanket has been used, however, the yarn has pilled like no other. I'm not talking normal pilling for wool either, these babies are giant. There are fuzzies the size of my pinky nail over the entire surface. I would not suggest this yarn for weaving.

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      5.0

      Wonderful yarn.

      By Clarksville Weaver

      from Clarksville, VA

      About Me Artist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

        Can't wait to start my winter collection of scarves and ponchos. This yarn works well with Valley Yarns Tencel. Sheen and drape is wonderful in both yarns.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Colrain Lace

        By Miss Alisa

        from Cleveland Ohio

        About Me Enthusiast, Knitter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Knits Quickly
        • More Beautiful After Bloc
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Shawls

          Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

          Wound on cones-saves time not having to wind from hanks; projects even more beautiful after blocking

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          • No

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          5.0

          Lovely!

          By SophieB

          from Central Sierra Nevada, California

          About Me Enthusiast, Weaver

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • None so far

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Shawls

          Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

          Can't wait to get this yarn on my loom!

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          • No

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          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Nice yarn

          By goldenruhl

          from Gardiner, Maine

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

              Nice feel

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              • No

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              5.0

              Beautiful!

              By Barb

              from Livonia, ny

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Lace

                Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                I made a beautiful shawl for my future daughter-in-law for her wedding to my son. Perfect

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                • No

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                5.0

                2/10 merino tencel lace

                By Liz

                from Salem, VA

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Excellent Weaving Yarn
                • Good Weight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                  Merino tencel is a soft wonderful lace yarn for weaving

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  3.0

                  Suitable for weft, not so much for warp

                  By davidw1226

                  from Anderson, IN

                  About Me Beginning weaver, Retired teacher

                  Pros

                  • Nice Colors

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gloves
                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                    This yarn was the yarn recommended in a pattern for a woven scarf. It breaks too easily, especially at the selvedges, to be used for a warp. One test of a warp yarn is to give it a good tug, if it breaks, it is not really suitable for warping. It broke with a moderate tug. I love the red and blue together, but I have spent a lot of time repairing broken warp threads. The weft threads have stayed intact. I haven't knitted with it, so I don't know how well it knits.

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    Cost effective and Versatile but "Pilly"

                    By Reena

                    from Dublin, Ireland

                    About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Beautiful Lustre
                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Fantastic drape
                    • Good Weight
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft
                    • Strong

                    Cons

                    • Pills Very Easily
                    • Sheds
                    • Snags

                    Best Uses

                    • Dresses
                    • Scarves
                    • Shawlls

                    Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                    I made a ball gown using the lace weight yarn for a very large skirt (gradually increasing to 5000 stitches) naturally this took a lot of time and handling. unfortunately by the time I finished, the beginning of this piece looked really old. disappointing as I was trying to create an heirloom piece and it took me hours to make.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Nice sheen

                    By Kathy

                    from Western New York

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • No knots
                    • Soft
                    • Very Uniform

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Scarves
                      • Shawl
                      • Shawls

                      Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                      I"m using this for a knitted shawl. I'm holding two strands together to get fingering weight. The tencel adds a nice sheen.

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                      5.0

                      Love this yarn!

                      By Coteknits

                      from Florida

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Dyed Evenly
                      • Good Weight
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves
                        • Weft For Weaving

                        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace):

                        This Colrain lace is perfect as a weft for weaving scarves. The colors are lovely, it is soft and contributes to a beautiful drape in the finished scarf. It has such a soft hand, that I know there are lace knitting projects for the remainder of the cone.

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