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4.5

Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy

Hemp is an incredible plant fiber that is valued for its strength and durability. It won’t wear out - instead, it will wear in - getting better with age. It will retain color better than any other fiber, including cotton, due to its porous nature which also allows the fiber to breathe. Blended with cotton and modal, Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy is a slightly textured yarn that is a WEBS favorite. Made in Italy.

Note: Once the current stock is depleted, the following colors aren't expected to be back in stock until late June: 034, 054, 063, 065 & 066.

Content:
40% Hemp/40% Cotton/20% Modal
Care:
Machine Wash Warm, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/153yd
Gauge:
5.5-5.75 sts = 1” on US 4
Knitting Weight:
DK
$7.95 ball Discountable
  • 061 Kingfisher Blue Backordered $7.95
  • 004 In Stock 5 balls $7.95
  • 028 Blue Pine Green In Stock 2 balls $7.95
  • 034 Pale Silver In Stock 16 balls $7.95
  • 041 Hazy Blue Backordered $7.95
  • 042 Snow Shadow In Stock 28 balls $7.95
  • 043 Claret Backordered $7.95
  • 046 Light Denim In Stock 2 balls $7.95
  • 049 Mustard In Stock 35 balls $7.95
  • 053 Egyptian Blue Backordered $7.95
  • 054 Bleached White In Stock 46 balls $7.95
  • 055 Paris Green Backordered $7.95
  • 056 Dark Brown In Stock 2 balls $7.95
  • 058 Red Violet Backordered $7.95
  • 059 Spring Grass In Stock 26 balls $7.95
  • 063 Gerbera Pink In Stock 40 balls $7.95
  • 064 Dark Wine Backordered $7.95
  • 065 Bright Lime Green In Stock 17 balls $7.95
  • 066 Summer Blue Backordered $7.95
  • 067 Dark Turquoise Backordered $7.95
  • 068 Tangelo Orange Backordered $7.95
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Elsebeth LavoldHempathy
 
4.5

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (31)
  • Nice texture (30)
  • Dyed evenly (20)
  • Machine washable (16)
  • Knits quickly (15)

Cons

  • Twists up (4)
  • Snags (3)
  • Unravels (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (20)
  • Scarves (12)
  • Hats (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (26), Artist (9), Collector (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (35)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great for drapey summer sweaters/tunics

Have made a couple of top-down summer sweaters with this lovely drapey yarn: Heliotropic Pullover by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark and Buttercup by Heidi Kirrmaier. Lovely yarn for both patterns. Knits quickly and the resulting...Read complete review

Have made a couple of top-down summer sweaters with this lovely drapey yarn: Heliotropic Pullover by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark and Buttercup by Heidi Kirrmaier. Lovely yarn for both patterns. Knits quickly and the resulting drape is hard to beat. Only con would be repeated knots per skein. Didn't experience that in every skein, but the last four of the 16 skeins purchased.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Interesting textured yarn.

I am using this yarn to knit Heidi Kirmaier's "Buttercup". I like the pattern, but the yarn does show some uneven stitches in my knitting. It is also very...Read complete review

I am using this yarn to knit Heidi Kirmaier's "Buttercup". I like the pattern, but the yarn does show some uneven stitches in my knitting. It is also very "splitty" so I have to watch my stitches as I am knitting. I do like the texture of the yarn.

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5.0

Great summer project

By Spruce Hill needleworks

from Pickering, Ontario, Canada

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Pros

  • Adds Interesting Texture
  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Machine Washable
  • Nice Texture

Cons

  • Twists Up

Best Uses

  • Scarves

Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

Great service, as usual! I received a warning regarding unmatched colour lot, which was not a problem for me. Yarn arrived quickly and weas well packaged.

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  • No

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4.0

Nice feel & drape

By Lady D

from California

About Me Artist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture

Cons

  • Unravels

Best Uses

  • Hats

Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

I used this for a hat pattern that called for 100% cotton. It is not quite as soft as cotton, but has better drape. I understand it will get softer with washing. I tend to crochet loosely and used a large hook. The threads separating were an occasional problem - could be more so for someone who crochets tightly.

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5.0

This worked well for the

By Damadedax

from Anchorage, AK

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Lace Shawl For Summer

    Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

    I will buy this yarn again. Lovely saturated color.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Great service. Nicely packaged.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Hempathy

    By Pennyred

    from Palm Beach, Florida

    About Me Artist, Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

        Service is always awesome from WEBS - delivery on time - very happy with the yarn when came in as for the color that I chose - same as on line!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Has great drape, great summer yarn

        By BinaBKnits

        from Reading, PA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

        • Coarse
        • Unravels

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

        I bought this to make the Linum Tee. So far, it's going well. A little hard on the hands but well worth it for the really beautiful drape it has. I got the denim color and when I washed my swatch it faded a slight bit...very subtle and I really liked it. It does show every little mistake, though, so if your tension is a little off, like mine is, it will show. Hopefully that will even out over washing / blocking. All in all, a very nice yarn.

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        5.0

        I love this yarn for warm weather knits

        By Acornbud

        from Honolulu

        About Me Enthusiast

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Snags

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

        I knit and scarf and shawl with this yarn. It washes well and is nice and soft.

        Service and delivery comments:

        As always the service, packaging and shipping were excellent.

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        • No

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        4.0

        LOVE

        By B'Knitty

        from San Francisco

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • A bit splitty
        • Twists Up

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

        I'm totally in love with this yarn. It splits a little, you have to just be careful and pay a little attention. I'm making an A-line tank, and it is just turning out beautifully. Love the drape!

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        4.0

        great yarn

        By valbrita

        from WI

        About Me Grandma, Novice, Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy to work with
        • Good Weight
        • Looks Beautiful
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Thin Yarn

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Shrugs
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

        i love this yarn. very soft, easy to work with, made a gorgeous shrug for my granddaughter. such a pretty color, called summer blue. I love the fibers, am a great supporter of hemp products.The only con was that it is a lighter weight yarn and so i needed to use a smaller hook and a little more work. i highly reccomend Hempathy yarn.

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        4.0

        knitted shell

        By smitty

        from new york

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

            Great knitting yarn, recieved it within 2 days, great service.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Love working with this yarn

            By Gigiloc

            from Macon, ga

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy:

              I purchased Hempathy yarn to make a nice summer scarf. I love the classy look of it, it's not harsh on my hands to knit with and it works up nicely. I ordered white and was skeptical that it may get dirty in transit, but Webs had it package in a plastic bag inside the postal package. The yarn looks great.

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