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Harrisville Designs Highland

A heavy 2 ply yarn in over 50 colors. Ideal for any project from blankets and garments to firmer upholstery fabrics depending on the sett.

Content:
100% Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
1/2lb cone/450yd
Gauge:
4.5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
Sett:
8-10 epi
$23.00 cone Discountable
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Harrisville DesignsHighland
 
4.3

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (14)
  • Dyed evenly (9)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Easy to fix (5)
  • Knits quickly (4)

Cons

  • Coarse (5)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (8)
  • Hats (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (11), Artist (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

One of my favorite weaving yarns

My favorite weaving projects are rugs and upholstery fabrics. I've been using HD Highland (and Shetland for afghans) since 1984 (when it was $9 per cone). The available colors are perfect for...Read complete review

My favorite weaving projects are rugs and upholstery fabrics. I've been using HD Highland (and Shetland for afghans) since 1984 (when it was $9 per cone). The available colors are perfect for color-weave and block weave projects. Rugs, blankets and afghans made of this yarn hold up well to professional cleaning.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Knitters research product before buying

Hi,
Knitters be aware this product is not the same one finds in this manufacturer's skein products. It has not been washed (fulled),knits to a smaller gauge and is primarily...Read complete review

Hi,
Knitters be aware this product is not the same one finds in this manufacturer's skein products. It has not been washed (fulled),knits to a smaller gauge and is primarily meant for weavers. Strongly suggest calling the manufacturer before buying and asking your own questions about this product. So disappointed, love knitting with the skein version of this yarn and am sending all the cones back.

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1.0

Knitters research product before buying

By knitting mouse

from Portland, OR

About Me Enthusiast

Pros

    Cons

    • Coarse

    Best Uses

      Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

      Hi,
      Knitters be aware this product is not the same one finds in this manufacturer's skein products. It has not been washed (fulled),knits to a smaller gauge and is primarily meant for weavers. Strongly suggest calling the manufacturer before buying and asking your own questions about this product. So disappointed, love knitting with the skein version of this yarn and am sending all the cones back.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Perfect yarn for a fall sweater!

      By Knitting Nook

      from Connecticut

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Great for cables
      • Nice Texture
      • Softens After Blocking

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Afghan
      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

      I'm using this for an original design Aran sweater for my husband. He chose this yarn and color after reviewing swatches of different yarns.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Delivery and communication was excellent. First delivery was left out in the rain by the delivery company. Customer service was the best I've experienced; sent a new shipment out the very next afternoon! Thank you!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Highland by Harrisville

      By Yarnagain

      from Dallas

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Weaving

        Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

        Handwoven

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        An inkle weaver's dream

        By Mamazu

        from Brooklet, Ga

        About Me Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sashes

          Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

          I weave sashes for the living history community. This yarn is strong-no breaks on the loom, yet fine enough for the look I need to reproduce. The color range is sufficient. Delivery is quick. I love this yarn.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Pretty Highland

          By Jeansdaughter

          from Tasmania, Australia

          About Me Craftswoman

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Soft
          • Springy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

            I have swatches with my Highland, and whilst it felt quite coarse while I was knitting, after washing it softened very nicely. The fabric feels cushy and soft. I used a cable pattern and stitch definition wasn't great but the overall effect was pleasing. This yarn will be great for the everyday sweater I have planned and should wear very well.i love the colour palette.

            Service and delivery comments:

            As always, my yarn was delivered very quickly. I use Webs as my LYS because of my relatively remote location and I love the level of service I get. I can always rely on Webs to have what I want and to provide it promptly and at a very fair price.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Good, but expensive

            By Nangoat

            from Elizabethtown, pa

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Novice, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Colors And Feel

            Cons

            • Breaks easily

            Best Uses

            • Weaving warp

            Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

            Used as warp thread. Very nice color selection. Sadly the cost of the warp yarn puts the price of my finished product at my retail, with no room to cover weft or include a profit.

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            • No

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            3.0

            Hard on the hands

            By MEBakes

            from Ottawa

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight

            Cons

            • Coarse

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

            I am in the middle of knitting a sweater with this and finding that the wool is very coarse and it actually hurts my hands while knitting, am hoping that it softens on washing and blocking. The colour was just as shown in the website.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Great woolen yarn

            By Glenna

            from Toronto

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

              I have been enjoying using this yarn for cabled Aran-style pullovers, it is wooly and sturdy without being too coarse. It has a nice 'sheepy' feel while still maintaining some lanolin softness. Drapes nicely after washing, shows beautiful stitch definition.

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              • No

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              3.0

              Decent yarn

              By proudrn

              from Wisconsin

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight

              Cons

              • Coarse

              Best Uses

                Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

                This yarn is very coarse, and not nice on the hands when knitting; slow in knitting because of this. I purchased this product purely for the color.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Great Wool

                By Bags

                from Pennsylvania

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Harrisville Designs Highland:

                  I picked this yarn to make a sweater for my husband. I wanted a a good hearty wool. This was perfect. My husband picked the color and he loves the color.

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                  • No

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