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Tahki Yarns Taos

Big and assertive, TAOS combines a velvety soft heathered wool wrapped with a thin thread for great contrast. Scarves will stand out and hats will hug heads with a stand-out flair. Try a pair of mittens and see how quickly they’ll knit up, or go for a warm winter jacket or cardigan, one you’ll never want to take off.  Made in Italy.

Content:
95% Wool/5% Nylon
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
50g/60yd
Gauge:
3 sts = 1" on US 11
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
$7.95 ball $3.99 ball
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Tahki YarnsTaos
 
3.8

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (7)
  • Soft (6)
  • Good weight (5)
  • Easy to fix (3)
  • Hides mistakes (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (6)
    • Hats (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (4), Artist (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Excellent choice!

    This was a fantastic yarn and stood up well to the abuse it suffered while I ripped my project out, not once but three times. It never showed any signs of distress and I...Read complete review

    This was a fantastic yarn and stood up well to the abuse it suffered while I ripped my project out, not once but three times. It never showed any signs of distress and I was able to finish off the project and have a beautiful sweater to show for it.

    The color pooling was really lovely and I'd definitely use this yarn again.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Disappointed out of the box

    Honestly I loved what I saw for color in the photo but that is not what I got. Most of this yarn is VERY DARK in color, black or green I believe, but...Read complete review

    Honestly I loved what I saw for color in the photo but that is not what I got. Most of this yarn is VERY DARK in color, black or green I believe, but it isn't nice and colorful throughout the ball as shown in the pic, very misleading. Just wanted to put it out there so others weren't mislead. I wish they had taken a full photo of this ball instead of the extreme close up. Very disappointed. Seems like a nice quality yarn that would keep your head warm though.

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    5.0

    One definition of "great"

    By TooCoolCampbell

    from Auburn, CA

    About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Felting
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

      Use in any project for texture and pops of color. Has such a wonderful hand that you'll knit to the end of the ball before stopping.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Arrived in a jiffy safely packaged.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      1.0

      ICK

      By Crochet away...

      from NY, NY

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats

          Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

          The image on your website showed a brilliantly hued mix of Yellow, Orange, and Greens. It was happy...

          The yarn I received was Lemon Yellow, Golds, and Hunter Green.

          I don't know if I can trust your site for accurately photographing and then representing the colorway of the actual yarn you are selling?

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          • No

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          4.0

          I would buy this again

          By MF

          from Dallas, TX

          About Me Novice

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Can Vary - Thick Thin

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

          I made the Taos cowl pattern that was suggested with the yarn. The only hitch I ran into was that the pattern specified 3 balls but you really need 4 to complete the 12" depth of the cowl.
          And with 4 balls, it was a close call to having enough yarn to finish. But I like the cowl, and it's cozy on a chilly day.

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          • No

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          1.0

          Disappointed out of the box

          By Navywife

          from Summerville, SC

          About Me Artist

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Softish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats

            Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

            Honestly I loved what I saw for color in the photo but that is not what I got. Most of this yarn is VERY DARK in color, black or green I believe, but it isn't nice and colorful throughout the ball as shown in the pic, very misleading. Just wanted to put it out there so others weren't mislead. I wish they had taken a full photo of this ball instead of the extreme close up. Very disappointed. Seems like a nice quality yarn that would keep your head warm though.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Great quick delivery!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Pretty with Problems

            By Andrea NewEngland

            from Boston, MA

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

                  I was so excited when I got this yarn, I started knitting up my husband's Chanukah booties, which I plan to felt. Most of the colors in 17 are pretty, but there's a jolt of sharp yellow that isn't pretty. Even though I got the same dye lot, one skein has a green that is noticeably different from the others. The extreme variation in bulk--literally giant wads of wool down to lacy strands of just the wrap thread--make it a little hard to knit up, and difficult to get a stitch count.
                  Still, it's pretty and I imagine they'll look pretty neat felted. Taos has been described at self-striping, which is really isn't. It's much more random than that. I might try something with it again in a different colorway, not sure.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  gotta get more!!

                  By cc gramma

                  from new hampshire

                  About Me Fiber lover, Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Pocketbook

                    Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

                    i decided to make a pocketbook- and i could not be more pleased- ...i used 2 balls and had more than enough- i have yet to line it- but will..

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                    • No

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                    3.0

                    Little scratchy, but good look

                    By Retired Knitter and Crocheter

                    from Long Island, NY

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Hides Mistakes
                    • Knits Quickly

                    Cons

                    • Scratchy
                    • Wool Breaks

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

                    This yarn broke several times, - the wool broke, the thread didn't, - but it does work up quickly and has a great look for the finished project. I made a cowl and it really looks nice. I am going to make another cowl, different pattern and see how that goes. I would give this a conditional recommendation.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Webs as always gives excellent service.

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent choice!

                    By Sparkley

                    from Idaho

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Fix
                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

                      This was a fantastic yarn and stood up well to the abuse it suffered while I ripped my project out, not once but three times. It never showed any signs of distress and I was able to finish off the project and have a beautiful sweater to show for it.

                      The color pooling was really lovely and I'd definitely use this yarn again.

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                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      easy to work up

                      By Laurie

                      from St. Louis, MO

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Dyed Evenly
                      • Easy To Fix
                      • Good Weight
                      • Knits Quickly
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

                        I did a cable knit scarf using two strands of this...super easy to knit, easy to fix mistakes. I've been knitting for just under a year and really enjoyed working with this yarn.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        perfect service!

                        By Clem

                        from St. Louis, MO

                        About Me Weaver

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Nice Texture
                        • Soft

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Scarves

                          Comments about Tahki Yarns Taos:

                          I love this color combo and want to use it as a weft thread for a woven scarf with a black warp thread.

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