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Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed

Queensland Rustic Tweed is a blend of wool, alpaca, and a touch of donegal to create the wonderful flecks of color. This worsted weight blend has 278 yards per hank which makes it an incredible deal at the closeout price! Queensland Rustic Tweed is a great yarn to have on hand.  Made in Chile.

This yarn is available ONLINE ONLY.

Content:
63% Wool/27% Alpaca/10% Donegal
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/278yd
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$17.95 hank $7.99 hank
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Queensland CollectionRustic Tweed
 
3.9

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (9)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Soft (6)
  • Dyed evenly (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (8)
  • Hats (7)
  • Gloves (6)
  • Scarves (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (11), Artist (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great color, nice hand

I would agree that this is a bit lighter than worsted. Using it as DK for the Madrigal sweater, and loving the feel of the knitted fabric with size 4 needles. Can't wait...Read complete review

I would agree that this is a bit lighter than worsted. Using it as DK for the Madrigal sweater, and loving the feel of the knitted fabric with size 4 needles. Can't wait to finish.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Too much variation in the color

The yarn arrived very quickly and I was so excited to start my next project. However, upon examining the yarn I found the dye job not to be even. I loved the rust...Read complete review

The yarn arrived very quickly and I was so excited to start my next project. However, upon examining the yarn I found the dye job not to be even. I loved the rust color, but the variations of the skeins was to drastic for my project. I was very disappointed in the color not in the yarn itself. I loved the texture and weight and it would have been perfect for my project. I would buy this yarn again only if the dye job was better done or there were tons of skeins to choose from

Reviewed by 14 customers

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4.0

Nice Tweed

By Bren_na

from Mechanicsburg, PA

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Nice Flecks

Cons

  • Felt A Little "sticky"

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Sweaters

Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

I am knitting a stockinette sweater in the round and I like the look of the tweed fabric I'm getting. Cons are that the yarn does not have dye batches and the skeins vary slightly in color, so the manufacturer recommends alternating skeins every few rounds, which I'm doing and the sweater is turning out nicely. It's a nice, easy weight of yarn to work with.

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5.0

I am all about Rustic and Tweed

By Ronne

from Michigan

About Me Artist, Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

  • None Yet

Best Uses

  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Sweaters

Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

Knits up smoothly and I like the color results

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  • No

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5.0

Never Disappointed with this yarn!

By KK

from Murfreesboro, TN

About Me Enthusiast, Parent, Retired

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Feels good
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

    Use to crochet and am very happy with this yarn. I haven't got anything negative to say.

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    • No

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    1.0

    Too much variation in the color

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    By knitting grandma

    from Waterbury, CT

    About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Long time knitter

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

    • No Dye Lot
    • Not Dyed Evenly

    Best Uses

      Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

      The yarn arrived very quickly and I was so excited to start my next project. However, upon examining the yarn I found the dye job not to be even. I loved the rust color, but the variations of the skeins was to drastic for my project. I was very disappointed in the color not in the yarn itself. I loved the texture and weight and it would have been perfect for my project. I would buy this yarn again only if the dye job was better done or there were tons of skeins to choose from

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      • No

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      4.0

      lovely to work with,great colour

      By Stormy

      from Canada

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves
        • Socks

        Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

        soft, knits up nicely

        Service and delivery comments:

        service, delivery great

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Lovely stuff!

        By Tollyon

        from Oregon coast

        About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Picky

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        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Tonal

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

        Two points to emphasize with Rustic Tweed: it's much softer than the photo would indicate, and it knits smaller than a worsted weight; more like a DK.
        This is lovely yarn: I have listed "tonal" as a con in case people want even dyeing; however, I really like the slight uneven color across fabric. I have used it in a heavier-weight lace shawl and it has worked out beautifully, which you wouldn't expect in a tweed yarn. Soft without being fuzzy; good stitch definition; nice, heathery colors. I would buy this again.

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        • No

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        3.0

        The name rustic says it all

        By Annieloulolu

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Artist, Creative, Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Good Weight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

          This is an interesting yarn, it is very rustic in appearance. The coloring is not even, but that's what I like about it. It's meant to be rustic looking. This yarn would be great for sweaters and even mixing another yarn with it.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Love this Yarn

          By Mol

          from Charlottesville, VA

          About Me Enthusiast

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          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Easy To Fix
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

            Love knitting with this yarn. Was a litter lighter than many worsted so had to adjust my pattern a little. Works up nice and feels wonderful.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Disappointed and Stuck

            By Loves to Knit Daily

            from Cincinnati, Ohio

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

                One ball out of six has the same dye lot and clearly is MUCH lighter upon knitting with it. The lightness was apparent only after using it as the dye patterns can vary. The difference created a much lighter stripe. I had to rip the whole back (intricate cable pattern)and use three different balls to make it match the front. In addition, the yarn feels cheap and I fear it will not hold its shape. Wont purchase again.

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                • No

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Soft and a beautiful color.

                By red

                from Portland, OR

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                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Queensland Collection Rustic Tweed:

                I have purchased yarn from Webs many times and the service is really great.

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