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4.6

Cascade Yarns 220 Sport

Cascade 220 Sport is a fantastic addition to the Cascade 220 family. This Peruvian highland wool works up at 5.5 to 6 stitches per inch. It's a great choice for colorwork and other fine gauge projects.  Made in Peru.

Content:
100% Peruvian HIghland Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/164yd
Gauge:
5.5-6 sts = 1" on US 5-6
Knitting Weight:
DK
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Cascade Yarns220 Sport
 
4.6

(based on 79 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (50)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (71)
  • Dyed evenly (58)
  • Nice texture (55)
  • Knits quickly (45)
  • Soft (44)

Cons

  • Coarse (5)
  • Twists up (5)
  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (43)
  • Hats (39)
  • Gloves (31)
  • Scarves (29)
  • Socks (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (46), Artist (16), Novice (10), Parent (8), Collector (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (69), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Lightweight but soft and warm

I am making a series of neck warmers as gifts. The pattern calls for sport weight, which I hadn't really used too much prior to this project. I have been delighted with the...Read complete review

I am making a series of neck warmers as gifts. The pattern calls for sport weight, which I hadn't really used too much prior to this project. I have been delighted with the elegant appearance of the heathers and also the warmth of this yarn. Having usually used worsted weight, the warmth of this weight wool has surprised and delighted me.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great Bang for your Buck.

I don't normally use sport weight yarns, so I wasn't sure what to expect from this one. But if you like Cascade 220, and just need a lighter weight for a specific project,...Read complete review

I don't normally use sport weight yarns, so I wasn't sure what to expect from this one. But if you like Cascade 220, and just need a lighter weight for a specific project, you'll like this. Like its worsted namesake, it's a good value, a very servicable yarn for items that don't require frequent wahing (unless you just like hand-washing -- I don't). I'd prefer a superwash variant of it for most things I suspect.

I haven't used it in any felted projects to date, but have used other Cascade wool for such things and always been pleased with the results. This yarn would yield a felted fabric not quite so heavy, which might make it even more suitable for some items.

The project I bought this for used 2 strands held together, and the "sturdiness" (for lack of a better word) that gives it its stitch definition made the job of workign with 2 strands much easier than some yarns I've used this way. It also has less of a tendency to come untwisted than other similar yarns I've used. It also seems to be less prone to splitting or shedding than even the worsted Cascade 220.

This is not a "luxury" yarn by any measure, but will give you good results even if you're a relative novice. Overall a very serviceable yarn for knitters of all skill levels.

Reviewed by 79 customers

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4.0

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By Just Mary

from Texas

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Easy To Fix
  • Good Weight
  • Hides Mistakes

Cons

  • Coarse

Best Uses

  • Sweaters

Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

Nice yarn -- a little on the scratchy side. I prefer the SuperWash when I can find it, but this is good, classic yarn.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Great Price - Great Yarn

By Sue

from Seattle Washington

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Felting
    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Socks
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

    This is such a good "bread and butter" yarn - never disappoints and you will use over and over again. Great color selection and so versatile.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Would buy again

    By Sharon

    from Rochester hills, MI

    About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Machine Washable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

      Good price. Knits nicely. Doing an intarsia Christmas sweater.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Great South Texas Sweater Yarn

      By Schertzrachel

      from Schertz, TX

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Snags

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

      So far I've used this to make fingerless mitts and a generous swatch for a couple of sweaters I'm planning. I loved how it turned out and I can't wait to make the actual sweaters. It does tend to split a little bit, but usually when I'm not really paying attention to what I'm doing, but this will make a good sweater to use in the climate we live in.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Beautifully soft and WONDERFUL YARN

      By Hottann the yarnasuer

      from Lancaster

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent, Yarn fanatic

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Fix All Mistakes
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Socks
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

      Used this to knit Celtic cable sweater by DROPS design free pattern and gorgeously femine! Absolutely gorgeous yarn!

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      • No

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      5.0

      I've found another favorite yarn

      By Knitknat

      from Tucson, AZ

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      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

        I made a pullover top and was really pleased with the result.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Very soft. Love the heathered colorways

        By Kimmy

        from Redwood City, CA

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Love The Heathered Color
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Not machine washable

        Best Uses

        • Felting
        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

        I knitted a sweater using the Cascade 220 Sport yarn. Ravelry pattern: Climb Every Mountain. It turned out great.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Lovely sport weight yarn.

        By beachknitternc

        from North Carolina

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats

          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

          This was my first time knitting with 220 Sport by Cascade. Lovely yarn to knit with and very soft for a wool. I knit an Ombre Slouchy Hat with this yarn and it turned out very nicely. I combined it with 220 Sport in the Mallard color.

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          • No

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          4.0

          I love this yarn!

          By Gauloise

          from Baltimore

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          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Coarse

          Best Uses

          • Felting
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

          I love the color and I love the end product.

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          • No

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          3.0

          Not impressive

          By Joan Cleaver

          from Belle Mead, NJ

          About Me Grandma

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Bright Color

          Cons

          • Not That Soft

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats

          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

          I was making a pumpkin hat and needed a bright cheery orange color for my 18 months old grandaughter and the yarn split and didn't feel as soft as I wanted it, but the color was just right.

          Service and delivery comments:

          The service is always prompt, and as always, arrives in good condition.

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          • Yes

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