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Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver

You'll think more than socks with Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver. This gorgeous blend of superwash merino, silk and nylon also has an extra special component; silver fibers, so you've got a little bit of glitz! Because you have 420 yards to work with, you'll be able to work most sock patterns with one skein and you'll make stunning shawls out of just a few skeins of Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver. 
Content:
63% Superwash Merino/20% Silk/15% Nylon/2% Silver
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/420yd
Gauge:
6.75 - 8 sts = 1" on US 1-3
Knitting Weight:
Sock
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KraemerSterling Silk & Silver
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (10)
  • Nice texture (9)
  • Dyed evenly (7)
  • Easy to fix (4)
  • Knits quickly (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (5)
    • Hats (4)
    • Gloves (3)
    • Socks (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (9), Artist (4), Collector (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Makes impressive presentation.

    Works up beautifully. My favorite use is for fingerless mitts and scarf. Pattern at Kraemer site. Have given this many times and always makes a beautiful gift. I've done this in every...Read complete review

    Works up beautifully. My favorite use is for fingerless mitts and scarf. Pattern at Kraemer site. Have given this many times and always makes a beautiful gift. I've done this in every color. Only wish more colors were available.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    could be softer

    This yarn is beautiful-looking. The silver threads are quite nice and the yarn is a good weight, very versatile. But the 'feel' of the yarn is my only negative: not as soft...Read complete review

    This yarn is beautiful-looking. The silver threads are quite nice and the yarn is a good weight, very versatile. But the 'feel' of the yarn is my only negative: not as soft as i would like for a sweater or other next-to-skin items.

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    5.0

    Love every inch of it!

    By Eva The Yarn Lover

    from Wakefield, MA

    About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Socks
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

      I made a beautiful cardigan vest with pockets for myself

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Sparkly feet for the holidays!!

      By Ejjokers

      from Falls Village, Ct

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Colors Subtle Yet Rich
      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Nice Texture To Knit With

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Socks

        Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

        Have only positive thingss to say about this yarn. Since I am making socks for presents I can't yet tell you how they wear.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Beautiful sparkly yarn

        By GiGi

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Enthusiast

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

          I used this yarn to make a somewhat lacy scarf for a niece who is an attorney. She wears a lot of dark suits, and she has black hair. She loves the red because it looks good with everything she wears and she says it always starts a conversation. She gets compliments every time she wears it. It is VERY easy to work with. I expected the yarn to be a bit harsh with the silver thread, but it is amazingly soft and I had no snagging. No complaints on this one!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Worked great for my socks!

          By gdine

          from San Antonio, TX

          About Me Enthusiast, Fiberholic, Parent

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Socks

            Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

            Good yarn for the pattern I used which knit TBL and had cables all over. The pattern was a bit fiddly and I had to rip out several times. The yarn held its shape and did not fray even after a year of dragging it all over the world!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            Sparkly, but not too sparkly

            By laldrig

            from Bonners Ferry, ID

            About Me Collector, Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

                I made a gift shrug with this yarn for someone who likes a little glitter. I really liked the glistening thread running through the yarn, and appreciated that it wasn't so prominent that the resulting garment would look silly when worn with casual outfits. I would definitely recommend this yarn for projects requiring subtle glitter The only reason I've rated it four stars vs. five is that, aside from the glitter, it is pretty "standard", one of many good yarns I've used but not a standout favorite.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Makes impressive presentation.

                By Ros

                from Carmel, Indiana

                About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

                  Works up beautifully. My favorite use is for fingerless mitts and scarf. Pattern at Kraemer site. Have given this many times and always makes a beautiful gift. I've done this in every color. Only wish more colors were available.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Excellent Service and Product

                  By Mimi

                  from ARK

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

                      Have not used this yarn for project as yet, but love it!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Planning For Lace

                      By DIMSUM

                      from Pasadena, MD

                      About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Silver on white is great
                      • Will be a lace project

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Lace work

                        Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

                        Have not started just yet but want a lace shawl that is multi-seasonal. Gorgeous hand and love the silver glints.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        Delivery prompt, in good condition as always. Thanks, WEBS!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Comment on this review

                         
                        5.0

                        Beautiful

                        By jennileeknits

                        from Manitoba, Canada

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Gloves
                          • Hats

                          Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

                          Love this yarn. The silver threads are stunning.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review

                           
                          3.0

                          could be softer

                          By Michele

                          from Orange County, Ca

                          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                          See all my reviews

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Good Weight
                          • Knits Quickly

                          Cons

                          • Coarse

                          Best Uses

                          • Hats
                          • Scarves

                          Comments about Kraemer Sterling Silk & Silver:

                          This yarn is beautiful-looking. The silver threads are quite nice and the yarn is a good weight, very versatile. But the 'feel' of the yarn is my only negative: not as soft as i would like for a sweater or other next-to-skin items.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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