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    Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer

    The Kangaroo Dyer, our very own Gail Callahan, has done it again! She's created an amazing rainbow of color for our own Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk laceweight yarn. As if the fiber wasn't gorgeous enough, Gail enhances it with her unique sensibility, making the lacy garments created with it truly one of a kind. Soft, airy, and lovely. Yarn made in Peru; hand-dyed in USA.

    Content:
    80% Alpaca/20% Silk
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    113g/865yds
    Gauge:
    8 sts = 1"
    Knitting Weight:
    Lace
    $24.95 hank Discountable
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    • BLUEMIST Blue Mist In Stock 13 hanks $24.95
    • STORM Cloud In Stock 1 hank $24.95
    • PANSIES In Stock 17 hanks $24.95
    • RAINFOREST In Stock 11 hanks $24.95
    • REDRIDING Red Riding Hood In Stock 8 hanks $24.95
    • SEAGLASS In Stock 17 hanks $24.95
    • SLATE In Stock 7 hanks $24.95
    • TAPESTRY In Stock 10 hanks $24.95
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    Valley Yarns2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer
     
    4.6

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (8)
    • Nice texture (7)
    • Good weight (6)
    • Dyed evenly (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves (6)
      • Hats (3)
      • Shawls (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (6), Artist (3), Collector (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (7)

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      5.0

      Pure luxury

      By German crochet girl

      from Tucson, AZ

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Crochets beautifully
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Shawls

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

        With just a little patience (the yarn is thin, after all!), one may create the most beautiful, luxurious accessories. I like to crochet shawls/scarves in very open lace patterns, perfect for travel as they are warm (for the air plane) yet elegant enough to double as evening wear accessories. Nothing negative to report.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Luxury in every stitch

        By quirky

        from Andover, MA

        About Me Addict, Experimenter, Teacher, Very experienced, Yarn Addict

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Delicate
        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Needs Lace Needles

        Best Uses

        • Arm Warmers
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Shawls
        • Vests

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

        Very nice drape. Soft silky feel. Vibrant colors. made a lacy long scarf from 1 hank. Would also make a lovely shawl. It was purchased with a gift card from a friend at work - who I gave the scarf to as a surprise.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        4.0

        I like very much

        By afidnea

        from kapandriti greece

        About Me Collector

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Fix
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Coarse

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

        I ll make a beautiful scarf .

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        • No

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        4.0

        This is a gorgeous yarn!

        By Granny Pam

        from Chattaroy, WA

        About Me And The Yarn Is So Soft, Enthusiast, The Colors Are Gorgeous

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Going To Love This
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

          I love everything I have bought from WEBS, and the service is outstanding.

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          • No

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          FANTASTIC !!

          By Anna

          from Charles Town,WV

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Grandma

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful Color Variation
          • Good Weight
          • Great hand
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Shawl

            Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

            This was a dream to work with and came out as a beautiful shawl for a lady in a wheelchair who is allergic to wool. I made one with alpaca and silk but sold her this one with the silk/alpaca combination (much softer).

            I'll definitely buy this yarn again. The Kangaroo Dyer did a great job with the variations. It did not stripe like a lot of yarns do - just a gentle variation row after row.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            wonderful yarn

            By woollydeb

            from Berkeley, CA

            About Me Long time knitter, Moderately Skilled

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

              I just started knitting the Tide Pool Stole with this yarn. I'm using the color Seaglass. It knits up beautifully. The dye is very even, no color pooling. The yarn is very soft to touch. This is a fun yarn to work with.

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              • No

              Comment on this review

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My daughter loved the yarn!

              By Knitters Mom

              from SC

              About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Socks
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

                My daughter was so excited with her gift. The yarn is gorgeous. It's very soft and the color is amazing. Highly recommend this site.

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                • Yes

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Beautiful yarn, but. . .

                By Suse

                from West Frankfort, IL

                About Me Enthusiast

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

                      I used this yarn to crochet the Sumac Berry shawl. Beautiful yarn, but I was not happy with the color. I ordered "Red Riding Hood" as shown in the pattern -- I expected more red/less orange. Be aware that this shade is a mix of orange and shades of pink (to my eye, anyway). If you want a true red, look to another shade. Otherwise, very happy with result.

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                      • No

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                      (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Lovely!

                      By Fyreball

                      from San Antonio, TX

                      About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Lace
                        • Shawls

                        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

                        I used Atlantis to knit a Rosalind shawl, which has a lovely celtic cable running down the center. This yarn was a perfect blend of texture to bring out the best in the cabling & lace. While not super-soft, the yarn has a nice hand and should stand up to normal wear & tear very well. I don't like fussy knits - if you can't wear it, why have it - and I'm confident that my Rosalind will look fabulous for a very long time. I would def recommend this yarn to anyone knitting lace or lace weight cables.[...]

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                        • No

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                        (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Beautiful yarn

                        By Anonymous

                        from Undisclosed

                        Comments about Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer:

                        I give this yarn five stars because it truly is beautifully dyed. The colors I have ordered have not exactly matched the product picture in some cases. Seaglass was VERY purple / navy, and Bluemist had a lot of green. Tapestry, Rainforest, and Storm Cloud are well represented. The only one i was not completely happy with was Lichen as it had almost NO variation.

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