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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 86 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (55)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (77)
  • Dyed evenly (62)
  • Nice texture (60)
  • Knits quickly (48)
  • Soft (48)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (47)
  • Hats (40)
  • Gloves (32)
  • Scarves (32)
  • Socks (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (50), Artist (17), Parent (11), Novice (10), Collector (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (75), Yes (8)

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 86 customers

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5.0

220 Sport Yarn

By Ginger

from Memphis, TN

About Me Long Time Kntter

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Get Guage
  • Good Weight
  • Machine Washable
  • Soft

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Ponchos
  • Sweaters

Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

I am making my second long poncho with this yarn. Have made two knitted coats and numerous sweaters. Great yarn to gauge and knits up easily.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this review

 
4.0

really nice

By Ellie

from Ohio

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

      great service

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Such a Great Value

      By Gloria

      from Aurora, IL

      About Me Artist, Aspiring Designer, Enthusiast, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

        This Cascade yarn is such a great value. It knits up beautifully and fast. It is so soft, which makes it ideal for sweaters and scarves. Would definitely consider for future projects.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        very nice yarn

        By scrapper

        from kalkaska mich

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Socks

          Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

          great for making a shawl.easy to use and soft

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Never Disappointed with Cascade Yarns

          By Yarnie

          from Detroit, MI

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

            I have never been disappointed with Cascade Yarns. This is another fine example of the quality that goes into their yarns.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            very soft beautiful yarn!

            By Eleonor

            from New Jersey

            About Me Enthusiast, Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful colors
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Children Clothes
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

              I used this yarn for knitting a baby dress and it looks wonderful! Very soft, beautiful colors, great texture for showing interesting knitting patterns.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              So easy to work with

              By Cec

              from Brookings, OR

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy To Fix
              • Good Weight
              • Looks Professional

              Cons

              • Scratchier Than Sport

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves

              Comments about Cascade Yarns 220 Sport:

              Used this to make beanies and hats...end result looks like it was store bought..very professional

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Back to Basics

              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

              Comment on this review

               
              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.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                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

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