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    Valley Yarns Longmeadow

    Valley Yarns Longmeadow is a cotton/microfiber blend that is the perfect yarn for your warm weather knitting. It is incredibly soft to the touch and has a lovely twist. The color palette is light and bright. You will love knitting with Valley Yarns Longmeadow!  Made in Peru.

    Note: The label on this yarn recommends hand washing. However, we have successfully washed many swatches in the machine and feel confident calling this yarn machine washable.

    Color Cards for this yarn is available.

    For great ideas on how to use Longmeadow, check out "Valley Yarns on Ravelry" on our blog!

    Content:
    60% Cotton/40% Microfiber
    Care:
    Machine Wash Cold, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/117yds
    Gauge:
    5.5 sts = 1” on US 6
    Knitting Weight:
    DK
    $3.49 skein Discountable
    • 11 Olive In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 01 White In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 02 Natural Backordered $3.49
    • 04 Pink In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 05 Fuchsia In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 07 Melon In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 08 Coral In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 09 Willow In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 10 Lettuce In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 12 Seafoam In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 13 Light Blue (some skeins are mislabeled as color 12) In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 14 Periwinkle In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 15 Dark Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 21 linen In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 24 burgundy In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 25 Persimmon In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 26 Winter Lake In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 27 Purple Haze In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
    • 28 Waterfall In Stock 50+ skeins $3.49
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    Valley YarnsLongmeadow
     
    4.3

    (based on 56 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (20)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (32)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    94%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Nice texture (41)
    • Soft (41)
    • Good weight (39)
    • Dyed evenly (32)
    • Knits quickly (17)

    Cons

    • Unravels (8)
    • Splits (6)
    • Stretches (3)

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (29)
    • Scarves (10)
    • Hats (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (24), Parent (8), Artist (6), Collector (4), Knitter (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (46)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Love this yarn!!

    I'm allergic to wool, so this is a great substitute. I really love the way the yarn drapes and has a weight to it. Plus I wanted to knit something that wouldn't be...Read complete review

    I'm allergic to wool, so this is a great substitute. I really love the way the yarn drapes and has a weight to it. Plus I wanted to knit something that wouldn't be too warm in the Fall or Spring and this material is perfect for it. You'll see from the picture that I'm still working ont this sweater but that it displays great deifinition.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    It feels like 90% cotton

    I was hoping the 40% microfiber would give it a bit more give and plushness or a brushed cotton feel. But it just feels like cotton yarn. It's not a bad yarn, but...Read complete review

    I was hoping the 40% microfiber would give it a bit more give and plushness or a brushed cotton feel. But it just feels like cotton yarn. It's not a bad yarn, but there are other cottons that are less splitty.

    Reviewed by 56 customers

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    5.0

    Great Summer Yarn

    By MrsDickinsonKnits

    from SF Bay Area, CA

    About Me Knitter

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

      This is easily one of the best cotton yarns I have knit with. It is soft, drapey and comfortable to knit (many cottons hurt my hands because there is no "give" - not the case at all with Longmeadow)

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great yarn!

      By Knitty Granny

      from Missouri Ozarks

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

        This is great yarn. I made a lacy pullover for my daughter. It knit easily and the finished sweater was soft & wearable. I plan to use this yarn again.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        longmeadow by valley yarns

        By Marilyn

        from illinois

        About Me Collector, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

          knitting a sweater for a relative

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Soft but loosely spun

          By Caroline

          from New York, NY

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Splits
          • Unravels

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

          I used this for a shell. The fabric is light for a cotton so it doesn't weigh itself down. It looks great knitted up, but it splits easily and I had to be really careful. There were several occasions I had to fix split stitches and that took some time. Overall, though, I love the feeling and the weight of the yarn, and I would definitely use it again!

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          • No

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          4.0

          Great yarn

          By melissaox

          from Arthur, IA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

              Worked great for the fingerless gloves I picked it out for. No complaints. Has handled a couple mistakes and drops fine. Happy with the yarn. Like the look and feel.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Yarn arrived in great shape. Took about a week to get here

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              It feels like 90% cotton

              By Tres

              from Ohio

              About Me Crocheter, Knitter, Spinner

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Machine Washable
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Splitty
              • Unravels

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Shawl
              • Tank

              Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

              I was hoping the 40% microfiber would give it a bit more give and plushness or a brushed cotton feel. But it just feels like cotton yarn. It's not a bad yarn, but there are other cottons that are less splitty.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Nice warm weather choice

              By NettieMcKnit

              from Toronto, Ontario

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • A bit splitty

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

              Lots of lovely colours, nice finished weight. Versatile yarn. Very easy to work with. Splits a bit when moving quickly, and mistakes do show. I used it for a little girl's dress, but I'd definitely buy it again for a sweater or dress for myself.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Great Yarn - Knits well

              By Sharon

              from Murrieta, CA

              About Me Enthusiast, Love knitting

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • For My Project
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Perfect Yarn
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Stuffed Animal

                Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                Loved this yarn for my knitted animal toys that I've made for my grandchildren and other gifts.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Nice summer yarn

                By none

                from North Andover, MA

                About Me Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Unravels

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters
                • Using It For A Light Summ

                Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                I am making a light summer sweater for travelling. It does unravel quite easily so I had to watch not to split the yarn. The sweater looks a little more "rustic" than I had hoped, but I still like it

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                • No

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great yarn for clothing

                By thesteadyhand

                from Murfreesboro, TN

                About Me Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Crochets Quickly
                • Crochets Quikly
                • Good Weight
                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Unravels

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns Longmeadow:

                I used this yarn to crochet a vest. It was easy to work with and the vest turned out great. I machine-washed it and the yarn held up very well. My vest is soft and drapes very well. I will definitely use this yarn again for future projects.

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                • No

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