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Berroco Lago

Berroco Lago is a delightful blend of viscose and linen with just a touch of sheen that's perfect for light & bright Spring and Summer projects. Made in Italy.

Content:
81% Viscose/19% Linen
Care:
Machine Wash Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/103yds
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 7; 4.5 sc = 1" on US 7-G
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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BerrocoLago
 
4.2

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (13)
  • Nice texture (12)
  • Soft (11)
  • Dyed evenly (9)
  • Knits quickly (6)

Cons

  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (9)
  • Scarves (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (9), Artist (5), Collector (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great warm weather yarn

This is a lovely textural yarn with its thick/thin nature. It has wonderful drape and sheen. I made the Caloosa sweater and have had many compliments on it. I ordered more yarn...Read complete review

This is a lovely textural yarn with its thick/thin nature. It has wonderful drape and sheen. I made the Caloosa sweater and have had many compliments on it. I ordered more yarn to make another for a gift. While the cowl does stretch a bit with long wear, it recovers well when washed. The sweater is a good traveler.

This yarn is a bit slippery and can split, but is well worth the bit of special care needed while knitting.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

my sweater just kept growing!

The yarn looks great, and feels really soft...the shrug came out beautiful...but it just keeps getting bigger everytime I wear it...the sleeves literally lengthen 5 inches in one...Read complete review

The yarn looks great, and feels really soft...the shrug came out beautiful...but it just keeps getting bigger everytime I wear it...the sleeves literally lengthen 5 inches in one wearing! So, I love the shrug, I just keep pushing up my sleeves all day long!

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2.0

PILLS like crazy

By The Dog Lady

from Tweed, Ontario

About Me Artist, Collector

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly

Cons

  • Sheds

Best Uses

    Comments about Berroco Lago:

    Found this yarn easy to knit with and knits up fairly quickly but the pilling is a real 'downer'. Won't finish the project as I know it won't be wearable more than a couple of times due to the awful shedding/pilling.

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    • No

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    4.0

    happy customer

    By scaryvet

    from Oklahoma

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Nice Texture

    Cons

    • Sport Weight

    Best Uses

      Comments about Berroco Lago:

      Made a beautiful lightweight top

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Lago by Berroco

      By The Scarf Connection

      from Lake Geneva, WI

      About Me Artist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Beautiful sheen
      • Brilliant Colors
      • Good Weight
      • Lovely drape
      • Nice Texture
      • No knots
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Snags

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Wraps

      Comments about Berroco Lago:

      I'm normally not a fan of Viscose but a pattern (for a crocheted wrap) I purchased recently called for this yarn. When the yarn arrived, I was not disappointed! The individual colors are absolutely brilliant with a beautiful sheen. The yarn has a nice feel and subtle texture. The piece, so far, is looking good with a nice drape. I will be purchasing this yarn again!

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      • No

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      4.0

      beautiful color

      By knitnut

      from Lords Valley, PA

      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Gauge

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Lago:

      Delivery prompt and product as described. Using for Berroco Pennekamp tank top. Looks as described. Only problem for me was gauge. Had to use a size 5 needle, not 7, so taking some time to knit up.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Love Lago

      By Pine Fiber Arts

      from Littleton, CO

      About Me Artist, Knitting instructor

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Lago:

        Love working with Lago.

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        • No

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        5.0

        I would buy this again

        By Leslie

        from Massachusetts

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Lago:

          Very nice yarn. Great colors. Texture is good, no flaws.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Shinny and Soft

          By luvey

          from Idaho

          About Me Artist

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft
          • Stunning

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Lago:

            Beautiful yarn and the shine is luscious.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Fabulous!

            By Yvonne

            from Surrey, British Columbia

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Knits Quickly
            • Light And Airy
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Shawls
              • Summer Accessories

              Comments about Berroco Lago:

              Absolutely loved working with this yarn...promptly went out and bought several more colours!!!

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              • No

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              5.0

              Gorgeous Color

              By Jude

              from White Bear Lake

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Hides Mistakes
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Snags

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Berroco Lago:

              Haven't really knit anything for myself, other then scarfs, wraps or gloves for myself in quite sometime.This summer short sleeve sweater will be perfect. The color is spectacular !

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              • No

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              2.0

              Lago lags behind other yarns

              By Yarns4me

              from McKinney, TX

              About Me Crocheter, Enthusiast, Intermediate, Knitter

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Lovely colors
              • Lovely drape
              • Nice shine

              Cons

              • Feels Rough

              Best Uses

              • Shawls

              Comments about Berroco Lago:

              I bought this yarn unseen as it was used in a specific tank top by the manufacturer. However, if I had been able to see and touch the yarn prior to buying, I would have passed it up. It is a flat yarn which gets a bit wider at even intervals in order to give your project "texture". This secific yarn feels rough to work with and has irritated the skin on my fingers. The yarn being flat affects the stitches much more than I expected. I have to pull it very tightly to avoid the stitching looking exceptionally sloppy (versus textured). I will NOT purchase the Berroco Lago again because I don't enjoy working with it.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Have no issues with service or delivery. Nice website for anyone interested in good yarns. Will order again from here.

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