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Knit or crochet super-soft projects in a flash with Katia Peru. This bulky weight yarn is a blend of wool, acrylic and alpaca, and is machine washable! It's great for blankets, sweaters, accessories, hats and scarves. Stock up on Peru at a great price for last-minute gift projects!
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
pricey, but worth it for a special knit.
By Mrs. Pullings
I was asked to make my friend a scarf using this yarn that he picked out (and luckily paid for, too-- at list price, this sold for $14 a skein at our local yarn shop). I knitted the scarf in Harry Potter-esque stripes using "Orange" and "Grape" in mini herringbone stitch, and I felt that this yarn really showed off the details of the stitch.
It's soft, but a little itchy, and it's certainly not very cheap, but for a small accessory, scarf or special knit, I would give it a try.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Very poor quality yarn
from Brooklyn, NY
I am using this for a sweater. First, the texture is terrible. The yarn is full of guard hairs that are sticking out, scratchy and sharp, from the yarn. It is a good thing they are loosely attached to the yarn because they need to be removed. But they are shedding all over the place, Also, I bought dark purple, but I have random stretches that are polluted with bright-red fiber that I cannot remove. To add insult to injury, I have found 3 breaks/knots in a single skein. It's just awful.