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Ella Rae Classic Superwash

Classic Superwash by Ella Rae is an affordable, versatile, basic workhorse yarn in a fabulous array of colors. Let it be your go-to yarn for just about anything—its ease of care, excellent stitch definition and quick-knit worsted weight make this an easy choice for any project.  Made in Romania

 

Content:
100% Superwash Wool
Care:
Machine Wash
Weight/Yardage:
100g/219yds
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 7
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$10.50 ball $6.29 ball
  • 005 Kiwi - New! In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 051 Hunter - New! In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 053 Tomato - New! In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 055 Dusty Rose- New! In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 057 Coffee Bean- New! In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 102 Claret Heather - New! In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 127 Green Goblin Heather - New! In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 012 Olive In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 026 Deep Red In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 027 Red In Stock 49 balls $6.29
  • 059 Coral In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 103 Parsley In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 063 Blue Bonnet In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 064 Bubble Gum Pink In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 065 Purple Crayon In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 066 Emerald City In Stock 6 balls $6.29
  • 067 Magenta In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 070 Burnt Sienna In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 071 Merlot In Stock 1 ball $6.29
  • 072 Taupe In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 075 Deep Orchid In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 076 Fuchsia In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 077 Lavender In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 078 Lime In Stock 46 balls $6.29
  • 079 Yellow Green In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 080 Rifle Green (brownish) In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 082 Elm Blue In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 083 Periwinkle In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 084 Rich Royal In Stock 1 ball $6.29
  • 106 Wine Berry In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 126 Everglade In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 116 Pueblo Heather In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 128 Spicy Mix Heather In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
  • 113 Purple Heart In Stock 50+ balls $6.29
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Ella RaeClassic Superwash
 
4.2

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Machine washable (25)
  • Nice texture (24)
  • Good weight (22)
  • Soft (21)
  • Dyed evenly (18)

Cons

  • Coarse (4)
  • Unravels (3)

Best Uses

  • Hats (18)
  • Sweaters (14)
  • Scarves (13)
  • Gloves (8)
  • Socks (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (17), Parent (8), Artist (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent basic knitting yarn

I've been using this yarn for a sampler afghan. I am overall impressed with the yarn. It is not as soft as the merino superwash yarns but it has a great hand and a...Read complete review

I've been using this yarn for a sampler afghan. I am overall impressed with the yarn. It is not as soft as the merino superwash yarns but it has a great hand and a lovely patina. I've been soaking it and then blocking it fairly aggressively with pins and it handles very well. I expect it will wear very well also. After blocking it softens a bit and relaxes to develop a nice drape. Most importantly for this kind of knitting it has a lovely extended color palette and the yarn is extremely consistent in weight across all colors. There have been very occasional bits of fluff but no knots or splices in any of the balls.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not what I was hoping for

I bought this yarn to be the connecting border on a hexagon stained glass style crocheted blanket. I really do enjoy the variety of colors from which to choose and the saturation of the...Read complete review

I bought this yarn to be the connecting border on a hexagon stained glass style crocheted blanket. I really do enjoy the variety of colors from which to choose and the saturation of the colors. What I don't care for is the ease with which this yarn splits while crocheting. I also was hoping for something a little softer. The other yarn in the blanket-to-be is also a superwash, but it's softer, less likely to fray, and just more enjoyable overall. Maybe the texture will improve after washing, but I can't say I'm charmed.

Reviewed by 36 customers

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4.0

Love this yarn!

By Mrs. Hummingbird

from Rincon, Puerto Rico

About Me Artist, Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats

    Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

    I kniited a hat with this yarn and was very happy with the finished piece.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    3.0

    Good for the price

    By Courtney

    from Wilsonville, OR

    About Me Artist

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Sheds
    • Splits

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Just About Anything
    • Scarves
    • Socks
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

    This yarn is good for the price. I was happy with how soft it was. I haven't washed it yet, so I can't comment on that. It can let off some hairs here and there, but overall it doesn't shed too much. It does, however, split. I would buy this yarn again.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great Yarn

    By Anne

    from Reidsville, NC

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

      Working with this yarn is a joy! It just slides through your fingers with ease.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      nice product at a good pricre

      By Realtor Rif

      from Lincoln, NE

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

        order fulfillment is slow, seems to average 3 days from placing order. Once order ships though it arrives quickly.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Great value in a superwash, 100% wool

        By Grandma knits

        from Fountain Hills, AZ

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Is Forgiving Ie Can Ti
        • Knits Up Beautifully
        • Nice Texture
        • Rich Coloring

        Cons

        • One Knot In Two Skeins

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

          Knit graddaughters sweater, at 18 months she is special and so is this yarn. Haven't washed it yet, can't comment there

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          "I would buy this product again and again" soft

          By MercuryRain

          from New Mexico

          About Me Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Socks
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

            Quick and easy

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            A really good yarn

            By Anne

            from Reidsville, NC

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

              I am knitting a pullover sweater using this yarn. It will be nice on those cold winter days.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great site! Great product!

              By JillSusan

              from Washington DC

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

              Love this yarn and site

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Nice yarn but more like sport weight than worsted.

              By MimiL

              from Kansas

              About Me Enthusiast, Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Unravels

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

              I like this yarn. It is soft and the color is rich and true. It does run lighter then worsted. I had to change the pattern I was using because it knits up more like sport weight then worsted.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Excellent yarn at a good price

              By elliebethmv

              from Martha's Vineyard MA

              About Me Enthusiast, Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Machine Washable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Ella Rae Classic Superwash:

                  Nice washable yarn.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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