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Sirdar Summer Stripes

Sirdar Summer Stripes is a blend of cotton and acrylic in a DK weight that creates uneven stripes as you work. The soft colors are perfect for the warmer months. Made in Turkey.

 

Content:
60% Cotton/40% Acrylic
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Warm, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/172yd
Gauge:
5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
Knitting Weight:
DK
$7.00 skein $3.79 skein
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SirdarSummer Stripes
 
4.3

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (8)
  • Knits quickly (8)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Machine washable (5)
  • Dyed evenly (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    2.0

    Pretty Colors

    By A Knitter

    from Salt Lake City, Utah

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Very Beautiful Colors

    Cons

    • Coarse
    • Like Chenille Don't Know
    • Not What I Expected
    • What To Use It For

    Best Uses

      Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

      Is not what I expected. It is like chenille...I am not sure what I can do with this yarn.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very pleased with yarn

      By BigPhyl

      from Bellingham, MA

      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

        I am making KFI's Cable Cutaway Top for my granddaughter. She will look absolutely gorgeous in this. Her favorite color is pink and this yarn has soft shades of pink.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        looks can be deceiving!

        By Knitting Nana

        from Ballston Lake, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

            The yarn itself is beautiful & knits up great but the picture on the web-site was not completely helpful. I was looking for a variegated yarn to make an afghan for a baby boy that's coming soon. The yarn pictured was a nice combination of blues, yellows, greens with a faint hint of a coral or something that I couldn't quite make out. The yarn definitely looked boyish & when the yarn arrived, all 8 skeins looked boyish but to my surprise after I had knitted about 2 inches or so a large section of coral/red appeared & went on for about an inch of knitted pattern. I'm continuing to knit the afghan but will probably give this one to the big sister & now have to make a second one for the baby brother. If this had been shown in the original picture I would not have chosen this color-way for this project.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By None

            from Chicago, Illinois

            About Me Novice

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

              Sweater

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              love summer stripes

              By Di

              from Milford PA

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

                  Knitted my women's waterfall cardi for myself , Love Love Love how comfortable it is to wear.
                  My 12 yr old daughter tried it on and I am now ordering more summer stripes for her !

                  Also purchased a third colour, I wouldn't want to be without a go to stash.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Dynamic effect for special garment

                  By Helen the Chemist

                  from Northridge, CA

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • Twists Up

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

                  Received skiens of Oasis as a gift to knit a summer sleeveless sweater for myself. Found the self-striping to create a very dynamic change even with a pattern that had open-work. I did notice more twisting than usual but it could have been the type of pattern work I selected. Yarn worked up quickly probablly because I wanted to see what the end result of the color pallet would be in the garment.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Nice to work with

                  By Nana

                  from Lakewood, CO

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

                    I enjoyed working with this cotton. It has a nice feel and doesn't stress my hands. I made a summer top for my niece. The color changes are soft and very pretty.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great product

                    By None

                    from Illinois

                    About Me Artist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

                      Great for sweaters and shrugs

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love This Yarn

                      By Love to knit

                      from Marana, AZ

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Sirdar Summer Stripes:

                        I have knitted two garments from this yarn and love how it knits up and feels while wearing the garment. Looking to make another. Highly recommend this product.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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