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Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette Discontinued Colors

Classic Elite Pirouette has the loft and softness of kid mohair blended with drapey bamboo to make a gorgeous and versatile yarn, especially in these specially priced discontinued colors! Classic Elite Pirouette is perfect for airy garments or striped accessories. Made in South Africa.

Content:
67% Kid Mohair/25% Bamboo Viscose/8% Nylon
Weight/Yardage:
25g/246yds
Gauge:
4.5-6 sts = 1" on US 3-8
Knitting Weight:
Multiple Gauges
$8.95 ball $4.29 ball
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Classic Elite YarnsPirouette Discontinued Colors
 
4.8

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5.0

soft and great color saturation

By beccary

from rochester, ma

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      • Featherweight Shawl

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette Discontinued Colors:

      It is great for lace patterns with medium needles as it knits up fast and you get a lot of mileage from the yarn

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      5.0

      A Joy to Work With

      By Nancy the Non-Stop Knitter

      from Redmond, Washington

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      Pros

      • Drapes beautifully
      • Soft To Work With
      • The color is perfect

      Cons

      • No Downside I See

      Best Uses

      • I Made A Couch Throw

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette Discontinued Colors:

      This yarn is easy to work with...has a soft and beautiful drape to it. The addition of bamboo to the mohair makes this yarn wonderful...can't say enough about it. The color was exactly right on. I'm making a large couch throw....looks elegant...not your run of the mill knitted afghan! Using #9 needles....perfect. The yarn was on sale....made it affordable to make a large item. No downside to this yarn!

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      4.0

      more affordable alternative

      By RevLTS

      from Iowa

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      Pros

      • Blocks Beautifully
      • great coors
      • Knits Like Kidsilk
      • Softens With Wet Block

      Cons

      • Not As Soft As Kidsilk

      Best Uses

      • Scarves Shawls

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette Discontinued Colors:

      I have used Pirouette for scarf and shawl projects. They turn out beautifully just like kidsilk (75% mohair 25% silk blends)is not quite as soft as the more expensive kidsilk. It works up great in lace patterns, and it would take a very discerning wearer to tell the difference. With the cost of hand knitting ever escalating this is a good substitute by a trusted yarn company.

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      5.0

      A pop of color and softness too!

      By knitting in bloomfield

      from Bloonmfield, MI.

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            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette Discontinued Colors:

            This is a terrific mohair blend. So fluffy and soft. A real rare combination.

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