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    Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo

    Introducing Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo! In a heavier weight than our fabulous 10/2 Bamboo, this 5/2 yarn has the same deep, rich colors and the unique shine and drape of bamboo. You can feel good about the sustainability of bamboo, and you'll feel great about the look and feel of projects woven in this elegant fiber. Spun in Canada, dyed in the US.

    Sett notes: Tabby, or plain weave, should be 16-18 epi in most cases. 18-20 epi is right for twill.  Although it is the same yards/lb. as 5/2 cotton, 5/2 bamboo behaves a little differently.

    Care notes: On the first washing of dark colors or bright colors use a color catcher or dye magnet in the water.

    5/2 Bamboo is also available in Natural.

    Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

    $1.50 per cone charge for wind-off service (for fractions of a pound).

    Yarns sold by the pound may have their quantity adjusted before the order is sent to reflect the actual weight of what is being sent out. Each cone is approximately 1–1.25 lbs and will cost approximately $29.99–$37.50.

    Content:
    100% Bamboo
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    2625 yards/pound on ~1.25 lb cones
    Gauge:
    > 8 sts = 1" on US 0-2
    Knitting Weight:
    Lace
    Sett:
    16-20 epi
    $29.99 lb Discountable
    • GOLD In Stock 32 lbs $29.99
    • ADOBE In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • AMETHYST In Stock 37 lbs $29.99
    • AZURE In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • BIRCH Backordered $29.99
    • BLACK In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • BLUEMING Blue Ming In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • CHARCOAL In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • DAFFODIL In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • DKGREEN Dark Green In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • DKTEAL Dark Teal In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • EGGPLANT Eggplant In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • EVERGREEN In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • GREYBLUE Grey Blue In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • GREYTEAL Grey Teal In Stock 47 lbs $29.99
    • HUMMINGBIR Hummingbird In Stock 1 lb $29.99
    • LEMONGRASS In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • MIDNIGHT Midnight In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • MINERALGRE Mineral Green In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • NAVY In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • OLIVE In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • ORCHID In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • POMPEII In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
    • REDPURPLE Red Purple In Stock 37 lbs $29.99
    • ROYAL In Stock 47 lbs $29.99
    • SIENNA In Stock 39 lbs $29.99
    • TAUPE In Stock 50+ lbs $29.99
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    Valley Yarns5/2 Bamboo
     
    4.7

    (based on 11 reviews)

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    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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          Most Liked Positive Review

           

          Wonderful yarn!

          I used this product to weave a twill scarf and it turned out lovely. The yarn seems to make the selvedges smoother than other yarns and the scarf is soft and comfortable to wear....Read complete review

          I used this product to weave a twill scarf and it turned out lovely. The yarn seems to make the selvedges smoother than other yarns and the scarf is soft and comfortable to wear. The quantity discount at WEBS is the best price I have found for this size yarn.

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          Most Liked Negative Review

           

          less than I expected

          I was excited to get this yarn since I love bamboo, and because this product is from Canada. I was disappointed when I opened the box with many different colors and found that the...Read complete review

          I was excited to get this yarn since I love bamboo, and because this product is from Canada. I was disappointed when I opened the box with many different colors and found that the yarn texture is uneven. It looked as if it was hand spun by a beginner. When I knit it up, it didn't have the sheen or softness of other bamboo I have. I have lots of it--bought it during the last big Webs sale, thinking it would be good for my higher end garments in a good variety of colors. Guess I'll need to find some other uses for it for my own wear, and go back to the product made outside of America for things I sell.

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          5.0

          nice!

          By Kotty

          from Cyprus

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                Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                I knit from this yarn dress by lace pattern. I think it will be a very good product. Skin feel nice this yarn. Knitting fabric from this yarn is good droops and elegant drape.

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                5.0

                nice!

                By Kotty

                from Cyprus

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                      Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                      This yarn is made ​​of bamboo is very high quality and beautiful. knitted fabric from it droops beautiful tails. Tunic dress and looks wonderful from this yarn. well suited for openwork patterns. I do not know how to look after a wash cloth.

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                      3.0

                      less than I expected

                      By Dancing Threads

                      from Ashland, OR

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                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Uneven

                        Best Uses

                        • Work Sweaters

                        Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                        I was excited to get this yarn since I love bamboo, and because this product is from Canada. I was disappointed when I opened the box with many different colors and found that the yarn texture is uneven. It looked as if it was hand spun by a beginner. When I knit it up, it didn't have the sheen or softness of other bamboo I have. I have lots of it--bought it during the last big Webs sale, thinking it would be good for my higher end garments in a good variety of colors. Guess I'll need to find some other uses for it for my own wear, and go back to the product made outside of America for things I sell.

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                        5.0

                        lovely yarn

                        By Liz the weaver

                        from NewYork,New York

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                        Pros

                        • Has Nice Shine
                        • Nice colors
                        • Strong Yarn No Breakage

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Weaving

                          Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                          I used this yarn for warp in weaving scarfs and pillows,it very soft and strong

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                          5.0

                          Soft and Bright

                          By c.ann

                          from Perrysburg, Ohio

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                          Pros

                          • Soft Bright Color

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Scarf

                            Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                            I use 5/2 Bamboo for weaving twill scarves. The yarn is wonderful to weave with and the scarf weaves up soft yet with a firm drape. The colors are bright and have a slight sheen.

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                            5.0

                            Wonderful yarn!

                            By C.Ann

                            from Perrysburg, OH

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                            Pros

                            • Beautiful colors
                            • Great price
                            • Soft hand

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Pillows
                              • Runners
                              • Scarves

                              Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                              I used this product to weave a twill scarf and it turned out lovely. The yarn seems to make the selvedges smoother than other yarns and the scarf is soft and comfortable to wear. The quantity discount at WEBS is the best price I have found for this size yarn.

                              Service and delivery comments:

                              It is so nice that the quantities of colors in stock are listed. Shipping is always super quick!

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                              4.0

                              Love the feel of bamboo

                              By Lulu

                              from East Tennessee

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                              Love the feel, but have not started my project with it as yet.

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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Lovely Bamboo

                              By danemom

                              from Lubbock, TX

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Lustrous
                              • Non-splitty
                              • Smooth

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Knitting
                                • Scarves
                                • Weaving

                                Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                                I have been knitting a simple scarf with this yarn. I does not split easily as most bamboo-sourced rayon yarns do. It is smooth and lustrous. Although I do not weave yet, I want to use it for weaving in the near future.

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                I am looking to buy this yarn again

                                By Elena

                                from Richland, WA

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                                Pros

                                • Beuatiful Yarn

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                                    I love to knit " Lace coat" from VOGUEknitting ( early fall 2012) .. This yarn looks fabulous on this pattern.

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Bamboo 5/2 yarn is great for weavers

                                    By Maria

                                    from Dallas, TX

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                                    Pros

                                    • Colors are vibrant
                                    • Great Yarn For Shawls
                                    • The Yarn Has Great Luster

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Valley Yarns 5/2 Bamboo:

                                        I really enjoyed weaving with 5/2 bamboo, the weight and luster are great for woven shawls. The sett is simple.

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