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Madelinetosh Tosh DK

Madelinetosh Tosh DK (formerly Tosh Worsted) is a superbly soft DK to light worsted weight yarn that is hand dyed in exceptional colors. This yarn is incredibly soft and perfect for your next project, whether it's a garment or accessory, or for kids or adults. The superwash merino is easy to care for, and the sophisticated colors of Tosh DK add to the beauty.

Please note: Each skein of Tosh DK is unique. There are no dye lots and skeins may vary. The yarn color you receive may look different than the color pictured.

Content:
100% Superwash Merino Wool
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/225yd
Gauge:
5-5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
Knitting Weight:
DK
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MadelinetoshTosh DK
 
4.6

(based on 81 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (62)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (59)
  • Good weight (57)
  • Soft (57)
  • Knits quickly (41)
  • Machine washable (29)

Cons

  • Twists up (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (52)
  • Scarves (48)
  • Hats (44)
  • Gloves (25)
  • Socks (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (48), Artist (21), Collector (17), Parent (15), Novice (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (64), Yes (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Tosh DK

This was my first order and use of Tosh DK and it's a very good experience. I have the Bark colourway, the skeins have been quite well matched, and the colour received matched...Read complete review

This was my first order and use of Tosh DK and it's a very good experience. I have the Bark colourway, the skeins have been quite well matched, and the colour received matched my expectations from the online pictures. Tosh DK is nice and soft to use, knits up quite quickly, it does occasionally split a little but nothing major. Skeins were easy to wind up into balls, no tangling. My cardigan looks good although not quite finished yet. The only minus is the price - Madelinetosh is not cheap, but admitedly those are really nice and good quality yarns and we get some nice discounts here, so I should be ordering again :)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Am I the only one that doesn't like it?

This is the most expensive yarn I ever purchased and when it arrived I gasped at how beautiful it was. So why the poor review? The first skein I tried to wind with my...Read complete review

This is the most expensive yarn I ever purchased and when it arrived I gasped at how beautiful it was. So why the poor review? The first skein I tried to wind with my trusty ball winder was a joke. It was tangled beyond belief. Took me hours to fix with lots of cussing and swearing. When it was finally untangled it would not wind on the ball winder. This is a first for this winder. Next I knit a swatch. 5 stitches to the inch on fives and it didn't like my circular needles. It was like trying to knit with a slippery little cable and it hurt my hands. I had to go down two needle sizes and I'm not a loose knitter. the fabric was stiff and dense - not what I expected after all the reviews. The deal breaker was the dye job. Every time I accidentaly poked the yarn there was a white spot where the yarn was not dyed through! If I made a mistake it looked terrible even though the yarn bounced back. I'm sorry but I'm sending the rest back. I am terribly dissapointed with this yarn. Sad that it's so pretty but I can't use it.

Reviewed by 81 customers

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5.0

Tosh DK is a knitters dream

By Moo the knitter

from Godfrey,Il

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Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

    I have knitted cowls, sweaters, a dress and hats with Tosh. The colors are always interesting and lush. It is easy to knit and knit quickly. I've been happy with all my knitted garments.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Lovely Yarn

    By Jordan

    from houston, TX

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Beautiful colors
    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

    • Snags

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

    I used this to make scarves for Christmas Presents. They turned out lovely

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    • No

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    5.0

    A new favorite

    By AlisonKnits

    from Northborough MA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cowls
      • Shawls

      Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

      I used 3 hanks of the Night Blume color to knit the Mara shawl by Madelinetosh. The yarn's hand dyed color is absolutely stunning and variations just add more beauty to the piece! The yarn seemed to get softer as I worked it up. This delicious yarn is surely a new favorite. I've already stashed 3 hanks of Sea Salt to play with soon!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Awesome!

      By Trevor7

      from Pompton Lakes New Jersey

      About Me Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Great yarn
      • Knits Quickly
      • Love the color
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Infinity Scarfs And Cowls
      • Scarves
      • Socks
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

      Love this yarn! Knit Honey Cowl pattern (the longest length) from Ravelry website! It's awesome! Have made several and always use Madelinetosh yarn!

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      • No

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      4.0

      nice rich variegated merino

      By Cat

      from Millbrook, Ontario, Canada

      About Me Knitter Weaver Dyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Gorgeous Color Variations
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

      • Not All Batches Are Same

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

      I bought this yarn in one place thinking I had enough for a cardigan. I must have miscalculated, and ran out. I then ordered from Webs and, although there is no batch/dye lot for this yarn, the yarn that came was obviously different, forcing me to re-work some of the cardigan. Now it's finished, it is delightful, but, be sure to get enough of it from one source for the whole project.

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      • No

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      2.0

      Nice colors

      By lckain

      from Maryland

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Soft

      Cons

      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

        Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

        After balling two hanks and beginning knitting, I must tear out the red ('Tart' is a great color) band in my DK yarn afghan. The section with this yarn looks like I've been knitting with tightly coiled tubes - the twisting is that bad!! And it really slows me down, having to stop frequently to try un-twisting. Furthermore, this yarn is considerably thicker than the other two DK yarns in my afghan. Perhaps that's why it was formerly called "Tosh Worsted".

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        • No

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        5.0

        beautiful!

        By Steph

        from Chicago

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

          Possibly the most beautiful wool dk yarn I've ever met. Lovely all around. Most recently I made the Honey Cowl with it, and now everyone I know who knits is making it as well - largely because of this yarn!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Fine, pliable, washable wool!

          By Sandra

          from Sonora, CA

          About Me Enthusiast, Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Smooth finish
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Twists Up

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

          Provides a smooth finishd product-mostly hats. Lovely to knit with, just right amount of stretch. While it looks like cotton, is very warm on the head.. Some wools are itchy and too fuzzy,, not Madelinetosh DK. I have it on several gorgeous colors.

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          • Yes

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          (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          the color pics are worthless & annoying

          By meme

          from tampa, fl

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

          shipping takes forever, again, the color swatches are haphazard & impossible to decipher at a magnified closeup. i see if i can buy my yarn anywhere else but your site.

          Comment on this review

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Madelinetosh is the best!

          By wbean53

          from Texas

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Madelinetosh Tosh DK:

            Webs, with it's discounts makes yarn like Madelinetosh affordable for me. Shipping great as well!

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            • No

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