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Ella Rae Mega

Ella Rae Mega is a super bulky 100% wool single ply yarn. Whip up projects in no time with this soft and cozy yarn. The beautiful range of colors is great for garments, accessories or home decor projects. Try felting with Mega! Made in Romania.

Content:
100% Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
250g/137yds
Gauge:
2 sts = 1" on US 15
Knitting Weight:
Super Bulky
$19.95 hank $10.49 hank
  • 04 Chocolate In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 05 Sienna In Stock 20 hanks $10.49
  • 07 Emerald In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 08 Shamrock In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 10 Navy In Stock 47 hanks $10.49
  • 12 Lilac In Stock 49 hanks $10.49
  • 16 Violet In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 17 Royal Purple In Stock 37 hanks $10.49
  • 18 Orchid In Stock 18 hanks $10.49
  • 19 Blue Sky In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 20 Inch Worm In Stock 29 hanks $10.49
  • 21 Hunter In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 22 Rust Orange In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 24 Burgandy In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 25 Pure Black In Stock 2 hanks $10.49
  • 303 Maroon Heather In Stock 38 hanks $10.49
  • 304 Purple Heather In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 308 Lunar Green Heather In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 311 Hunter Green Heather In Stock 27 hanks $10.49
  • 313 Midnight Rays Heather In Stock 1 hank $10.49
  • 314 Spruce Heather In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
  • 316 Autumn Heather In Stock 50+ hanks $10.49
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Ella RaeMega
 
3.4

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

    Cons

    • Sheds (3)

    Best Uses

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (4), Yes (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      The yarn it's self was nice

      The yarn knitted up real nicely and is really soft. I used it as a cowl and as a trim on a knitted blanket.
      However, the color is several shades darker when...Read complete review

      The yarn knitted up real nicely and is really soft. I used it as a cowl and as a trim on a knitted blanket.
      However, the color is several shades darker when I got it than in the picture, to the point I had to check if I got the right yarn. Also at the ends the yarn tends to rip with little tension.
      I had little problem with the yarn knitting up and the ripping issue only seems to be around the ends.
      It knitted up extremely fast and easy, which was nice.
      All in all I think the problem with the yarn I had was how the site advertised it. It should probably change the image it uses to display the yarn.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      shedding alert

      I used this one in beautiful shade of Sandstone Heather to knit a subper bulky moebius snood. This wool is super easy to handle, even straight from the skein. What I like is...Read complete review

      I used this one in beautiful shade of Sandstone Heather to knit a subper bulky moebius snood. This wool is super easy to handle, even straight from the skein. What I like is its very natural however smooth feel. The only thing which could prevent me from buying it again is the fact it sheds everywhere, so much that the beige hair left on my black coat was mistaken for angora cat's hair !!!! Even though the colour palette is very attractive, as they somehow manage to make the most neutral shades vibrant!

      Reviewed by 13 customers

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      3.0

      fast and quick knit

      By Twiggels

      from Ontario

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

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            Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

            Made a Burton Bear Cowl. Pattern requires a super bulky ~ and regular bulky just won't do.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            fabulous!

            By LaRoux

            from Philadelphia

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                  I knitted a thick and cozy sweater for my spouse using this yarn. It's wonderfully soft and easy to work with. The color was spot on - I purchased the Hunter Green Heather. As with other roving and lightly spun yarns, you need to be careful not to pull or yank the thread while knitting. This sweater knit up so fast and the results were so fabulous that I am buying more to make a sweater for myself. Because of the generous amount of yarn in each skein, I only needed 5 skeins to make a sweater.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  3.0

                  big enough

                  By Cacao Vega

                  from Caguas PR

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Enough For One Scarf

                  Cons

                  • Frays

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                    use a bigger needle, I used 35 because I wanted it to have drape and flow
                    after few rounds, it frays...
                    but it is not heavy and hope my husband would wear it.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Nice stitch definition, a little rough

                    By Annie

                    from Washington, DC

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Color
                    • Stitch definition
                    • Warmth

                    Cons

                    • Sheds
                    • Softness

                    Best Uses

                    • Blankets
                    • Outerwear

                    Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                    I used this to make a blanket for a friend's wedding. It's not as soft as cascade magnum and mine had particulates in it that i couldn't remove. It is, however, quite beautiful and blocked well.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Really soft and squishy

                    By knitwit

                    from Ohio

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • BEAUTIFUL
                    • Knits up quickly
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                    • Sheds
                    • Splits

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves hats mittens

                    Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                    Using this for a sweater jacket. The color is gorgeous and the fleece is soft. However it is so lightly twisted that it splits easily and sheds like crazy. I have a feeling it will pill or fuzz easily as well.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    4.0

                    Fast knitting, fuzzy yarn

                    By Debbyaknit

                    from Rochester, NY

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Bargain price
                    • Good yardage
                    • Soft and warm

                    Cons

                    • Can Separate Easily
                    • Practically No Twist So

                    Best Uses

                    • AFGHANS
                    • Kitty Beds
                    • Rugs

                    Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                    Knit intarsia tumbling blocks afghan; no bobbins large enough to work, so had to untangle frequently. Very happy with the results.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Prompt delivery in new condition

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Gorgeous super bulky yarn

                    By beffett

                    from San Diego

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

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                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                          I love this yarn! I almost exclusively use chunky to super bulky yarns, I'm an instant gratification kind of girl. ;) I ordered 2 skeins in two different colors, and am coming back today to order several more...I just found a gorgeous blanket pattern that is going to look fantastic in this yarn. My only note of concern is picture accuracy...I got caribbean green and the actual color is a fair amount brighter than the picture. Still gorgeous, but I was expecting it to be paler. The purple crayon was spot on.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          The yarn it's self was nice

                          By Rebecca-lynn

                          from Summerville, SC

                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                          The yarn knitted up real nicely and is really soft. I used it as a cowl and as a trim on a knitted blanket.
                          However, the color is several shades darker when I got it than in the picture, to the point I had to check if I got the right yarn. Also at the ends the yarn tends to rip with little tension.
                          I had little problem with the yarn knitting up and the ripping issue only seems to be around the ends.
                          It knitted up extremely fast and easy, which was nice.
                          All in all I think the problem with the yarn I had was how the site advertised it. It should probably change the image it uses to display the yarn.

                          Service and delivery comments:

                          The yarn I got was much darker than the picture displays. I was still able to use it but to others I suggest putting that into consideration. I ordered the deep cove blue, which was practically a different color when I got it, and the grey suit, which was also several shades darker and looked to be more like iron side grey when I got it.

                          Other than that I had no problem with delivery and it arrived about a week after I placed my order.

                          Comment on this review

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          No thanks

                          By LMA

                          from Greenville, SC

                          Pros

                          • price

                          Cons

                          • Scratchy
                          • Sheds
                          • Splitty

                          Best Uses

                          • Cowls
                          • Hats
                          • Scarves

                          Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                          I made a cowl for my husband with this yarn. It is extremely splitty and difficult to work with. I will not be purchasing this again.

                          Service and delivery comments:

                          Webs is fantastic!

                          Comment on this review

                          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          shedding alert

                          By Titecelinette

                          from Antibes, France

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to handle
                          • Feels nice and soft

                          Cons

                          • excessive shedding

                          Best Uses

                          • Snoods

                          Comments about Ella Rae Mega:

                          I used this one in beautiful shade of Sandstone Heather to knit a subper bulky moebius snood. This wool is super easy to handle, even straight from the skein. What I like is its very natural however smooth feel. The only thing which could prevent me from buying it again is the fact it sheds everywhere, so much that the beige hair left on my black coat was mistaken for angora cat's hair !!!! Even though the colour palette is very attractive, as they somehow manage to make the most neutral shades vibrant!

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