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SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace

SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace is an absolutely stunning blend of cashmere and silk with a subtle sheen. This yarn is beautifully soft and comes in a wide variety of colors and tones. Make a bold statement or create a subtle lace shawl with CashSilk Lace. Hand dyed in Canada.

Content:
45% Cashmere/55% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
55g/400yds
Gauge:
6-8 sts = 1" on US 1-3
Knitting Weight:
Lace
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SweetGeorgiaCashSilk Lace
 
4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (7)
  • Soft (7)
  • Good weight (5)
  • Knits quickly (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (5)
    • Sweaters (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

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    5.0

    Gorgeous, but color not as shown

    By Maureen the Yarn Addict

    from Canton, MI

    About Me Good Yarn Addict

    Pros

    • Lovely sheen
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace:

      GORGEOUS sheen, and lovely hand once knitted (use size 2-3 needles). Surprisingly warm for as lightweight as it is.

      Since the LYS that carry this only carry a few of the many many shades, I was forced to order online. Always dangerous when colors are at state. I sought a nice blue, so I ordered OCEAN - too much teal. My second purchase was MIST - but it has lots of purple/lavender that was not in the color swatch photo. Still beautiful, but not when you are making a gift for someone who only wears blue!

      Did I emphasize enough that this is a gorgeous, drapey, yummy yarn? !

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      5.0

      Vibrant Color and Luxurious Hand

      By Patty

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Experienced knitter, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good stitch definition
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace:

        I bought 3 skeins of this yarn to make a sweater for my daughter (I think I'll need more) employing a cascading leaf design. The softness of the cashmere and the shine of the silk combine to make a yarn that is very soft to touch but not too fuzzy. I'm using a size 0 circular needle, but I knit pretty loosely and others might use size 1 or 2 to get my gauge of 8 sts/in. The stitches in my project are well-defined. The color I chose, Black Plum, is very close to the onscreen image, deeply saturated and absolutely gorgeous. HOWEVER, you should be aware that the degree of variegation is not constant from skein to skein -- I have one that goes from very deep wine to dusty rose, heavy on the dust, and another that is much more evenly colored, going from claret to deep raspberry. I don't mind, but you should look at what you get and plan accordingly. Thin as this yarn is, I have had no breakage, it knits up easily, and shows the lace design beautifully. I have not noticed any splitting. In each of the two skeins I've used so far, I have come across three places where there is an extra glob of cashmere fiber, causing the yarn to become suddenly thick for an inch or so. It is easy enough to just pick out the extra fuzz and re-twist the yarn with your fingers, but again, you should be prepared to do this. The lace fabric in my project is so soft and the color so lovely! I am well pleased with it and recommend this yarn to anyone wanting to make something really special.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Love this yarn!

        By Jerce

        from Kirkland, WA

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Socks

          Comments about SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace:

          I bought this yarn to make a pair of socks and it's so soft that I bought several more colors. Very pretty, vibrant, and super-soft!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          A special yarn for special projects only

          By lexmex

          from Altadena, CA

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Luxurious
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft
          • Warm

          Cons

          • Not Resilient
          • Slinky
          • Snags

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Shawls
          • Sweaters

          Comments about SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace:

          I was looking for a fine yarn to make gift mitts for use in an office environment. The yarn is exquisite with an uneven color because the sil and cashmere accept dye differently. With 000 needles the mitts were just the right weight -- light, warm and soft. They don't have enough resilience for mitts or gloves and don't hug the hand. Doubled with 0 needles the mitts were wearable, soft and warm, but not suitable for work. This product makes a gorgeous gift which can be used for dressing up. The yarn will relax into the knit stitches over time so don't get disappointed. Don't use it for items which require stretch.

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          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Amazing Yarn!

          By Chris F-F

          from PA

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace:

            The most amazing, soft, gorgeous yarn I have used to date. I am making a shawl with the Mist colorway and it's incredibly beautiful. Easy to fix mistakes, holds up well, stunning colors, softest hand. Looks delicate, but is stronger than I would have thought. What more could one ask for?

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            • No

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            5.0

            Lovely lovely lovely

            By JMS

            from Toronto, Canada

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Beautiful sheen
            • Dyed Evenly
            • Easy To Fix
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace:

              Using this gorgeous yarn to knit a scarf for my brother-in-law. Beautiful stitch definition and a delight to handle. So soft! A little tricky to wind using my swift, but I got the hang of it.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Fantastic service, as always!

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              • No

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              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good Lace Yarn

              By knitgal5676

              from Tukwila, Washington (Seattle)

              About Me Collector, Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Shawl

                Comments about SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace:

                Currently using the yarn to finish up the Through the Loops mystery shawl KAL

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                • No

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