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Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed

A super bulky celebration of color, Plymouth Grandiosa Hand Dyed is four thick plies of merino wool with a little alpaca for softness. It's a big, squishy yarn that will make the warmest garments and accessories in fabulous variegated shades. Plus, since Grandiosa Hand Dyed is 75% wool, this yarn felts, too! Made in Peru

Content:
75% Merino Wool/ 25% Alpaca
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/55yds
Gauge:
2 sts = 1" on US 13
Knitting Weight:
Super Bulky
$17.99 hank $9.49 hank
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Plymouth YarnGrandiosa Hand Dyed
 
4.5

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (22)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Gorgeous for arm knitting

I made an absolutely stunning and unique arm knit infinity scarf with two hanks of this. I have gotten so many compliments! This yarn is super plush and 2 strands together makes a generous...Read complete review

I made an absolutely stunning and unique arm knit infinity scarf with two hanks of this. I have gotten so many compliments! This yarn is super plush and 2 strands together makes a generous looking arm knit scarf. Love, love, love this yarn. Great colorways too! I may order more to make another scarf next winter.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I'm disappointed

My daughter-in-law selected this yarn for me to make an afghan for her living room, as the colors were perfect. I'm knitting a loose open-worked pattern and am finding two troublesome aspects of the...Read complete review

My daughter-in-law selected this yarn for me to make an afghan for her living room, as the colors were perfect. I'm knitting a loose open-worked pattern and am finding two troublesome aspects of the yarn: (1) the afghan is not as soft as I expected; and (2) the yarn sheds all over my lap as I knit. I'll show the partially finished afghan to my daughter-in-law but I may have to abandon the project, because I doubt that she'll want it shedding all over her living room sofa. I'm upset because I spent over $200 buying non-returnable yarn on a close-out.

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5.0

Love this yarn!

By MarinMominTX

from Houston, TX

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to work with
  • Soft
  • warm

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Mittens
    • Scarves

    Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

    This yarn is soft, squishy and warm! Love the colors. I have had no trouble frogging it or using it at all!

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    • No

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    4.0

    Soft and warm, knits up quickly

    By Sue the basketcase

    from Marlborough,NH

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great For Winter Ponchos
    • Lovely Color Palate

    Cons

    • Low Yardage Per Hank

    Best Uses

    • Ponchosblankets

    Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

    Use this yarn with jumbo needles to knit a quick poncho, scarf or throw

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    The quality of his yarn is beautiful.

    By Annalee the knitter

    from Dayton,TN

    Verified Buyer

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          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

          I knit scarfs and hats. It's nice and soft and the colors are beautiful.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Love this yarn!!

          By Gigi

          from corona del mar, ca

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

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                Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

                I've been using this for years. I just love it. I love the colors, I love how fast it knits up and I love how it doesn't shed.

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                • No

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                5.0

                This yarn is amazing

                By Gretel

                from South Africa

                Verified Buyer

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                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

                      I want to knit a jacket

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great yarn

                      By Craftydevil

                      from NEPA

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Great Color
                      • Quick knit
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

                          I used this yarn to make button cowls work up quick and results were great

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Beautiful Yarn

                          By Dee

                          from E. Greenbush, NY

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Very Soft And Easy

                          Cons

                          • none

                          Best Uses

                          • Infinity Scarf

                          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

                          This is a very lovely soft, super bulky yarn that knits up very quickly. Love the pattern that the various shades create.

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          great colors, but denser than expected

                          By wkb

                          from Boothbay ME

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                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lovely colors

                          Cons

                          • More Dense Than Expected

                          Best Uses

                          • Scarves

                          Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

                          This yarn, while very nice, seems too dense to make a comfortable cowl, which is what I bought it for. Might end up making a great scarf, though.

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                          • No

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Love this yarn!

                          By Laurie

                          from St. Louis, MO

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Colors
                          • Easy To Work Up
                          • Soft

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

                              I used this on a cowl for a friend and it was a fast work up - I'm not an expert knitter, and because this yarn is so thick, it's easy to see what's going on.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Fourth shipment arrived

                              By Luv2Knit

                              from Birmingham, AL

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Scarves

                                  Comments about Plymouth Yarn Grandiosa Hand Dyed:

                                  If there is a perfect yarn: This is it! My fourth shipment arrived today. This time, I'll make a shawl for myself....using 7 skeins...casting on 22 stitches, increasing to 24 until the end when I use this formula in reverse...I'll use #17 or #19 needles...I prefer circular. Thanks for selling this GREAT product!

                                  Some I have knitted will go to Berlin and The Ukraine...where I have friends.

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                                  • No

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