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Valley Yarns Charlemont

Valley Yarns Charlemont is a stunning blend of superwash merino, mulberry silk, and polyamide. It is incredibly soft with a lustrous sheen that brings out the jewel-like colors. With 439 yards per hank, Charlemont is an incredible value. Charlemont would be beautiful as socks, a shawl, a garment, or more. Try knitting, crocheting, or even weaving with Charlemont!  Made in Peru.

Check out our blog for great project ideas using Valley Yarns Charlemont - Sweaters, Accessories, and Shawls & Scarves.

Also, did we mention this yarn is great for dying? Take a look at this fun DIY project: Dyeing Yarn with Sharpies!

Color Cards for this yarn are available.

Content:
60% Fine Superwash Merino Wool/ 20% Silk/ 20% Polyamide
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/439yds
Gauge:
7-8 sts = 1" on US 0-2
Knitting Weight:
Sock
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Valley YarnsCharlemont
 
4.5

(based on 78 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (46)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (70)
  • Nice texture (66)
  • Good weight (60)
  • Dyed evenly (50)
  • Knits quickly (39)

Cons

  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (44)
  • Socks (30)
  • Sweaters (26)
  • Hats (23)
  • Gloves (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (44), Artist (10), Parent (8), Knitter (4), Collector (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (69), Yes (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A Dream to Work With

I love this yarn so much. Really easy to work with. The colors are stunning and work great together too. I'm excited to see what it's like to knit with now that I've...Read complete review

I love this yarn so much. Really easy to work with. The colors are stunning and work great together too. I'm excited to see what it's like to knit with now that I've crocheted with it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Lovely yarn but pills

Love the softness and drape of this yarn. Colours were true. It was a pleasure to knit. I used it to make a lightweight cardigan. Blocked nicely. Sadly, it started pilling right...Read complete review

Love the softness and drape of this yarn. Colours were true. It was a pleasure to knit. I used it to make a lightweight cardigan. Blocked nicely. Sadly, it started pilling right away. A bit disappointed.

Suggest should knit at a much tighter gauge to reduce pilling, but perhaps won't drape as nice?

Reviewed by 78 customers

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4.0

I Would Use This Yarn Again

By Jeannette in CO

from Walsenburg, CO

About Me Returning Addict

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Lace knitting

    Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

    I am only now learning to bead and knit lace. The Charlemont was a good yarn to learn with, since it is affordable and still easy to handle. And I think the results were very good.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Super Soft and Elegant Yarn

    By Foux

    from Bethlehem, PA

    About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Yarn Hoarder

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Snags

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Shawls
    • Socks

    Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

    I am currently using this yarn to knit up a shawl. When searching for a yarn, I wanted something that was going to be super soft, but not fuzzy, and will show the YO"s and decreases nicely. The nice thing about this yarn is the yardage/price as well as the ability to use various size needles. So far I haven't had many problem with it. However, like most yarns, the individual strands do separate sometimes so just be aware of that. The strands also snag easily but again, this happens with a lot of yarns. For an experienced knitter, this yarn is great! I would not use this yarn as a beginner.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Nice yarn!

    By Donna

    from Dickinson, ND

    About Me Artist, Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Socks
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

      This yarn works up very nice, I made a light weight sweater for the summer.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Good yarn for the price

      By Cynthia

      from Hawaii

      About Me Serious Crafter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Great price
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Splitty

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

      Purchased for the price and color (on sale and "natural") to edge afghan motifs. A bit splitty for use in crochet, I have to slow down to correct split stitches. But for the value and the perfect color for my "scrap" project, it's great. I'd love to knit a sweater or shawl from this yarn, I think those are the best uses.

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      • No

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      5.0

      I would buy this yarn again and again!

      By flyingmule

      from Kemtpville, Ontario, Canada

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

        I love this yarn, knits up so soft and lovely. Knit a shawl with it, the recipient will never want to take it off!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        A Pleasure to Knit With!

        By MyDailyFiber

        from Boca Raton, FL

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Deep Color
        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Sheen
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Shawl

          Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

          Made a beautiful shawl for my niece, who will be in a wedding in the fall, and ordered the navy blue to match her gown. The bit of shine on the yarn makes the shawl very elegant. Great yardage!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Charlemont by Valley Yarns

          By Eileen

          from Cape Cod, Massachusetts

          About Me Fiber enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Wonderful Stitch Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

              Making patterned socks and the stitch definition is wonderful, very rich looking.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Love Charlemont

              By 4pawsmom

              from Orange County, CA

              About Me Advanced beginner, Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Socks

                Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

                Had purchased Charlemont several months back and fell in love with it. Made two purchases during the Anniversary sale.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Beautiful color

                By Tamarama

                from Kentucky

                About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

                    The "fawn" is a beautiful color. I'm looking forward to knitting socks with it.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Stunning color

                    By Ladyriz

                    from Union, CT

                    About Me Artisan

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Beautiful color
                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Good hand
                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Valley Yarns Charlemont:

                      I ordered this yarn online so can only speak for the color I purchased, but it is one of the most visually beautiful yarns I've used and is a pleasure to work with.

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                      • No

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