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Stacy Charles Fine Yarns Diamante

Stacy Charles Fine Yarns Diamante is a fabulous wool-blend chainette yarn, accented by diamond-like silver medallions. Supple, yet sturdy enough to handle the most intricate cables. Made in Italy.

Content:
63% Wool/ 32% Nylon/ 5% Polyester
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/104yds
Gauge:
3.75 sts = 1" on US 9
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
$9.95 ball $4.99 ball
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S.Charles CollezioneDiamante
 
4.1

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (6)
  • Knits quickly (6)
  • Nice texture (5)
  • Dyed evenly (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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5.0

Like rock and roll. Gourgeous and edgey.

By Buffy

from Lewiston MI

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Hides Mistakes
  • Knits Quickly

Cons

  • Coarse

Best Uses

  • Sweaters

Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

I had ordered the same yarn months ago. My reorder was the same dye lot!

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4.0

Quite Nice

By Knitter 1952

from Eureka, CA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

      I just finished knitting a cowl with this yarn along with a contrast color. The yarn is pretty, but I think just a bit scratchy to wear around the neck. So when I block it I plan to use some hair conditioner to soften it.

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      5.0

      Second purchase of this product

      By MommaCass

      from Southern California

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      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

        I made a cabled cardigan the first time and loved it. Repurchased in another color to remake another cardigan has enough bling to dress it up , but not too much limit use.

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        5.0

        Want to make another project with this

        By MommaCass

        from Southern California

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

          I loved the sparkle and was delighted to find that the product used to make the sparkle did not give the sweater a rough texture or cause snags. I used it for cables and they turned very nicely- soft with good definition. It was very easy to use (knit) and I a love the finished sweater. I purchased the amount recommended in the pattern, but had to reorder (which hasn't happened before in 30 years) so maybe add a little to your yardage.

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          5.0

          Fun

          By scaligera

          from New York, NY

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          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

            Good stuff!

            Service and delivery comments:

            Fast delivery, as usual.

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            • No

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            3.0

            Nice yarn but lots of knots

            By JL

            from Ellington, CT

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

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            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

            • Snags
            • Stretches

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

            This is beautiful yarn, however, it is hard to knit with as the dots of sparkle can snag on the stitches while knitting. The yarn had many knots which always makes for extra work. It is very warm and soft yarn where there isn't any sparkle.

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            1.0

            Poor Quality!

            By LoveToKnit

            from Vancouver

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            Pros

              Cons

              • Coarse

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

              I was SO disappointed with this product. It is very rough and coarse. I bought the white color and there were slight pink spots in some areas, and after blocking MORE areas with the pink in the threads showed up (must have something to do with the dye process).

              The yardage is also questionable, I ran out of yarn even knitting at gauge.

              VERY PRICEY for the quality and yardage.

              I DO NOT RECOMMEND

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              5.0

              Gorgeous--Show Stopper

              By Maggie's Mama

              from Woodbridge, NJ

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              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Glamourous
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Shawl
                • Trim On Gloves

                Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

                I used this to make the Madeleine Cowl and Hat. I am done with the hat, and it looks amazing. The pattern would be great with any yarn, but the diamonds in Diamante are awesome!

                I used the color Camel, and I love how there is this dark thread running through the yarn (to which the diamonds are attached), because it really shows cables/twists, and gives your work a new dimension. I am in love with the diamonds themselves--I get so excited when they pop to the right side of the hat. I have found no errors (rips, snags, joins, missing diamonds) at all with this yarn, and I was surprised that it just glides right over my needles--no tugging or pulling to get the diamonds through. The diamonds manage to have amazing sparkle and texture without being rough and/or ripping the yarn in any way.

                The feel of this yarn in the ball is really quite soft, but when you knit, it does create a stiffer/firmer product--not in a bad way, perfect for the hat, in fact. I didn't understand the other reviewer who said the yarn was rough at first, but then when I rubbed the hat over my torso skin a few times, I could imagine that it might not be ideal to wear as a sweater without a camisole. But to touch the hat, it is really quite soft, and it felt very soft to knit too. It certainly doesn't bother my head at all.

                Bottom line: this is awesome yarn. It really does all the work for you, and it is attention getting. I feel like a queen with my crown on. I love, love the diamonds. This would make a lovely shawl too. I also imagine that this would also make fabulous trim on gloves--sparkling away like a million diamonds. Ah, I am so rich in my new hat! :-) I will be buying more of this yarn in the future!!

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                4.0

                Attention getter

                By Mimi

                from Connecticut

                About Me Enthusiast, Likes challenges

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Knits Quickly

                Cons

                • Blue dye in white skein
                • Chain unraveled at times

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters
                • Vests

                Comments about S.Charles Collezione Diamante:

                Webbs was very quick to replace defective skein. More scratchy than I anticipated and needs a soft barrier against skin. Good as a vest. Multiple cables and twists gets many compliments.

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