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    Rowan Purelife Revive

    Recycling is becoming increasingly important in a world coming to terms with the challenges of environmental, economic and climatic change. Rowan Purelife Revive is made from used garments which have been selected according to the silk, cotton and viscose content. These are then carded to make regenerated fibre, which is then spun into this beautiful, high quality yarn, which gives life to new hand knitting designs.  Made in Italy.

    This yarn is available online only.

    Content:
    36% Recylced Silk/36% Recycled Cotton/28% Recycled Viscose
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/137yd
    Gauge:
    5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
    Knitting Weight:
    DK
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    RowanPurelife Revive
     
    3.8

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (2)

    80%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Nice texture (4)
    • Dyed evenly (3)
    • Knits quickly (3)
    • Soft (3)

    Cons

    • Coarse (3)

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (5)
    • Scarves (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Artist (3), Enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    I love this yarn!!

    I made a pullover and a cardigan with this yarn and love the drape of both. It is soft recycled yarn which speaks to my green sensibilities. I get compliments every time I wear ...Read complete review

    I made a pullover and a cardigan with this yarn and love the drape of both. It is soft recycled yarn which speaks to my green sensibilities. I get compliments every time I wear the sweaters made with this yarn. I plan on purchasing more. The colors are beautiful.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not for me

    I was very disappointed with this yarn. It was not soft and felt synthetic. I frequently knit with 100% linen yarns and am used to the stiffness and corseness of linen, but this felt...Read complete review

    I was very disappointed with this yarn. It was not soft and felt synthetic. I frequently knit with 100% linen yarns and am used to the stiffness and corseness of linen, but this felt to be synthetic. The first yarn I have ever returned to WEBS.

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    5.0

    Purelife yarn

    By Margaret

    from Bozeman, Montana

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Hides Mistakes
    • Knits Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

      I am currently knitting a sweater which I have tried several times before and this time seems to be the most successful.

      The yarn is easy to work with and the color blend is beautiful. I can't wait to wear it.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Ugly duckling swatch

      By KadyQ

      from Delaware

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Interesting Color

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

      My initial thought was I hated this yarn. I was all set to send it back. The yarn did in fact feel like string and it hurt my hands to knit until I loosened my grip. After my temper tantrum I washed my scraggly swatch with Dawn soap and conditioned it with a little Suave conditioner. Wow what a differnce. The yarn bloomed a bit and softened. Not super soft but certainly not scratchy - and it draped. I loved how it looked in the sunlight. It's worth trying to figure out how to knit with it. Make a swatch because it grows width wise.

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      5.0

      Nice weight and hand.

      By Anne42

      from Baltimore

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

        Thanks

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        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Great Service

        By Mupthegrove

        from Cincinnati, OH

        About Me Intermediate knitter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Lightweight sweater
          • Shawls

          Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

          I was happy to find this yarn when I ran out of yarn on a shawl I was knitting. It arrived quickly. It also knitted up beautifully and shows the lace pattern perfectly.

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          • No

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          1.0

          Not for me

          By Deborah

          from Washington, DC

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Coarse
            • Felt Synthetic

            Best Uses

              Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

              I was very disappointed with this yarn. It was not soft and felt synthetic. I frequently knit with 100% linen yarns and am used to the stiffness and corseness of linen, but this felt to be synthetic. The first yarn I have ever returned to WEBS.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Excellent service. Processed my return (and my replacement yarn) quickly.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Love this yarn

              By Yarn girl

              from South Carolina

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy To Fix
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                I have knitted 2 sweaters with this lovely yarn. The texture softens after washing, and the drape is good. Stitch definition is nice and cables pop. My husband has worn his for 2 years and it looks like new. It is a wonderful green conscious yarn, perfect for Spring and Fall layering. I will make more sweaters with this yarn.

                This yarn does not hide flaws and I would not recommend it for a beginning project.
                It does not felt.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Outstanding!

                By janicev

                from Roseville CA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                      Fast service. Was in the mail and in my house within 3 days....

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                      • No

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                      1.0

                      Not worth its exorbitant price

                      By Solveig

                      from NM

                      About Me Artist

                      Pros

                      • Awful texture

                      Cons

                      • Coarse

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                        Tote bags, used along side with another better natural fiber such as linen or cotton. Rough texture: simply can't justify the price per skein for it. Nice colors, though.

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                        • No

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                        3.0

                        Interesting Yarn

                        By dollsweaters

                        from Newfield, NY

                        About Me Loves to Knit

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Scarves
                            • Sweaters

                            Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                            I made a pullover with this sweater.

                            After hand washing the sweater became softer and it lost the factory smell.

                            I would recommend this yarn to a friend if they asked me.

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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            I love this yarn!!

                            By Visualeyez

                            from Paradise, Ca

                            About Me Artist

                            Pros

                            • Good Weight
                            • Knits Quickly
                            • Nice Texture
                            • Soft

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Scarves
                              • Sweaters

                              Comments about Rowan Purelife Revive:

                              I made a pullover and a cardigan with this yarn and love the drape of both. It is soft recycled yarn which speaks to my green sensibilities. I get compliments every time I wear the sweaters made with this yarn. I plan on purchasing more. The colors are beautiful.

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                              • No

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