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Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace)

The blend of merino and Tencel® in Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace) 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.

 

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
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Valley Yarns2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace)
 
4.5

(based on 69 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (46)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (41)
  • Nice texture (40)
  • Good weight (39)
  • Dyed evenly (28)
  • Knits quickly (13)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (44)
    • Sweaters (14)
    • Gloves (7)
    • Shawls (7)
    • Shawl (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (34), Artist (14), Collector (4), Parent (4), Weaver (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (61)

    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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    4.0

    I would buy this product again

    By Tricotinette

    from Fort Myers, Florida

    About Me Artist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

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

      Would like to buy the yarn in more than half pound cone. Is it possible to have as an example in 4 lbs cone

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      • No

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      5.0

      I would buy again

      By sunshine

      from Santa Fe, New Mexico

      About Me Weaver ~ Beginner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great As Weft For Scarf
      • Soft

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

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

      I used this yarn as the weft and the olive garden variegated valley cotton as the warp as a scarf for my Mom. It turned out very soft and had a wonderful sheen. The next scarf I make I am going to use it doubled as the weft.

      Service and delivery comments:

      The order was received in a timely manner. Liked the free shipping!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great sheen and drape

      By Knitting constantly

      from Wenatchee WA

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Drapes beautifully
      • Nice Color Selection
      • Soft Texture Slight Halo

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Lace shawl
        • Lacy Cowl
        • Scarves

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

        I knit my first lace shawl using Merino Tencel, and am extremely happy with the result. This yarn has a nice sheen with a bit of halo, and drapes beautifully. Another winner in the Valley Yarns collection!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Scrumptious color

        By Madmillyknitter

        from Albany,NY

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

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

          As always, service and yarn are wonderful.

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          • No

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          5.0

          I would buy this yarn again and again

          By Ginette

          from Montréal, Québec, Canada

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Scarves
            • Shawls
            • Socks
            • Sweaters

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

            Service and delivery were perfect as always.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Sampling with other yarns

            By Avid Knitter, Mary

            from Ocean Park, WA

            About Me Collector, Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

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

              I will combine it with other "thin" yarn to get the color I want.

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              • No

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great lace yarn to knit or crochet

              By Avid knitter and crocheter

              from San Diego CA

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Shawls

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

                This is the best lace yarn I have ever used for crocheting because it doesn't go limp like other lace yarns and the finished projects have a wonderful sheen. I highly recommend it!

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                • No

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this yarn again

                By Betty

                from Albuquerque, N M

                About Me Enthusiast, Knitting For Many Years

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Ease Of Handling
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good Weight
                • Holds Its Shape Well
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • I Have No Problems With
                • No problems

                Best Uses

                • For Me A Scarf
                • Scarves
                • Shawl
                • Sweaters

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

                I love this yarn! For some time I have tried different "lace weight" yarns to knit a lacy scarf or shawl but had to give up because the yarn was was too light weight or rather "wimpy" and it was difficult for me to follow all of the yarn overs and knit togethers with ease. This yarn is wonderful. The weigh is just right and so easy to handle and the sheen is lovely. I especially like that is on a spool and I don't need to wind it.

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                • No

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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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