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Enticing

Fiddlesticks Knitting Enticing begs to be touched! In muted soft shades with a little sheen and a slight fuzz, this 2 ply sport-weight yarn is mostly merino wool softened by angora and silk. Think thinner layering tops and fine wraps, or use this luscious natural fiber blend for fancy lacework. At this price, Enticing is an affordable indulgence. Made in Italy.

Content:
70% Merino Wool/20% Angora/10% Silk
Weight/Yardage:
50g/262yds
Gauge:
6.25 sts = 1" on US 3-4
Knitting Weight:
Sport
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Fiddlesticks KnittingEnticing
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

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4.0

Beautiful soft fabric

By Mundaetraversa

from Richmond, VA

Pros

  • Fiber Content
  • Soft
  • Stitch definition

Cons

  • Wrong Weight

Best Uses

  • Lace
  • Lightweight accessories
  • Socks

Comments about Fiddlesticks Knitting Enticing:

This yarn is just beautiful. I used it to make two of the same infinity scarf as gifts. I used a size 7 circular and it worked up fine because I needed a lightweight, loose definition. To create a more solid fabric, you'd really need a 4. Perhaps smaller. This yarn is simply not a sport weight, it is a fingering weight. As long as that's okay for your intended project, you will adore this gorgeous stuff.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Nice yarn, but NOT A SPORT WEIGHT

By Jenny

from Delaware

Pros

  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fiddlesticks Knitting Enticing:

      This yarn is very pretty, but it is a light fingering weight yarn, NOT a sport weight. I bought this to make Susie's reading mitts, and there is no way this yarn will work.

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Not Sport Weight, but wonderful

      By Joan

      from Sequim, WA

      Pros

      • Blocked Beautifully
      • Feather light
      • Good stitch definition
      • Warm
      • Wonderful drape

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Lace
        • Socks

        Comments about Fiddlesticks Knitting Enticing:

        I made a lace shawl with size 10 1/2 needles which I thought might give me some problems, but it knit up beautifully with great stitch definition. I would definitely recommend this yarn and I will use it again, but it is more fingering weight than sport.

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        (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fabulous stitch definition

        By Knitting fanatic/frenetic

        from Montreal QC Canada

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Beautiful texture
        • Great stitch definition
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Knit With Cables
          • Mittens
          • Shawls

          Comments about Fiddlesticks Knitting Enticing:

          I was looking for a yarn similar in weight to Madelinetosh merino light DK, but in plain colors. I just started knitting the Glam Shells shawl and the stitch definition is absolutely fabulous. The angora gives it a nice and soft touch without making it fuzzy.
          I am surprised by the comment saying that this yarn is not a DK. I am knitting the shawl with a size 4 circular needle and I get a 6 st. per inch gauge.
          I will definitely stock up on this yarn!

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          (15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Nice yarn but NOT sport weight!

          By Jen

          from Sugar Hill, GA

          Pros

          • Super soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fiddlesticks Knitting Enticing:

              This is really great yarn, super soft and nice colors. BUT, it is definitely not Sport weight as indicated in the description. On Ravelry (unfortunately I didn't look there before I ordered it) lists it as Light fingering and I think that is right on, as it is thinner than a few sock yarns that I own and compared it to.

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