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    Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed

    Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed is a soft, luxurious and delightful blend of merino wool, silk and cashmere. In elegant and lightly flecked colors, Kathmandu is a great choice for sweaters, scarves, accessories or hats. Made in Italy

    Content:
    85% Merino Wool/10% Silk, 5% Cashmere
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    100g/142yds
    Gauge:
    3.5 sts = 1" on US 10.5
    Knitting Weight:
    Bulky
    $19.95 ball $8.49 ball
    • 123 Sienna In Stock 50+ balls $8.49
    • 124 Orchid In Stock 20 balls $8.49
    • 125 Raspberry In Stock 50+ balls $8.49
    • 126 Lt. Plum In Stock 12 balls $8.49
    • 128 Lt. Green In Stock 6 balls $8.49
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    Queensland CollectionKathmandu Chunky Tweed
     
    4.6

    (based on 30 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (20)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    93%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Nice texture (26)
    • Knits quickly (24)
    • Good weight (21)
    • Soft (20)
    • Dyed evenly (16)

    Cons

    • Coarse (4)

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (26)
    • Hats (12)
    • Scarves (12)
    • Gloves (4)
    • Felting (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (26), Artist (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (29)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect for Einstein coat!

    I made the Einstein coat with this yarn and turned out great. Love this yarn, sturdy yet soft.

    I made the Einstein coat with this yarn and turned out great. Love this yarn, sturdy yet soft.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great color and texture, poor hand

    The yarn is tweedy with pleasing variations in the color. I didn't like the slightly coarse "feel" of the yarn while knitting it.

    There are nubs in some places...Read complete review

    The yarn is tweedy with pleasing variations in the color. I didn't like the slightly coarse "feel" of the yarn while knitting it.

    There are nubs in some places which make stitches look uneven. I recommend using the texture to advantage by keeping ornamentation to a minimum and avoiding patterns with fine details.

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    5.0

    Versatile, predictable,remarkably soft!

    By Gramma Suz

    from Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

    About Me Enthusiast, Gramma Thunder Bay Can

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Fix
    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft
    • Very High Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Great For Kids No Itch
      • Hats
      • Next A Sweater For Me
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

      This yarn is amazing! First made hat, scarf, mitts for my grandson..so soft...no itching...he loves them!(3) Yarn works well and washes beautifully. When I saw this on WEBS decided to treat myself and make a sweater for my winter project. The colours are true and there is lots of choice.
      Am considering using this for projects for next Christmas gifting!
      WEBS is a terrific spot for your knitting needs, with great products and
      prices.

      Service and delivery comments:

      In spite of nasty weather, the delivery was very prompt...3 days! Perfectly sealed inside and the external mailer. Tracking was easy also.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Fabulous Yarn!

      By Patty

      from Hudson, NH

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good stitch definition
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweater

        Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

        I purchased this yarn for a sweater for myself because I was attracted to the tweedy color. I couldn't be happier! The yarn shows off the stitches so well. It is softer than I expected it to be. It knits up quickly too, so great for larger projects.

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        5.0

        Love this Yarn!

        By Deb

        from Maryland

        About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

          I wish this weren't being discontinued. I've made two Knit Simple hooded sweatshirts from this yarn.Also made chunky mittens, hat and a cowl. Friends who swear they can't wear wool are begging me to make one for them! Haven't washed yet, but overall, I'm very, very pleased.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          lovely yarn, great price

          By Janie

          from ME

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Felting
            • Hats
            • Poncho
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

            I made my daughter in law a sweater. it came out beautiful.and very warm. I used 9's to get gauge and it was a dense fabric. I expected the yarn to feel coarse because a few people mentioned that, but it was not. I wet blocked it rather aggressively and it was super soft. but still not so that you would wear it next to your skin. . it was nice ti knit with and knit up fast. The yardage was less than I expected so I had to order more. it was not of the same dye lot, but barely noticeable.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Very speedy delivery!

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            • No

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            3.0

            Lovely, BUT...

            By Steph

            from Chicago

            About Me Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Knits Quickly

            Cons

            • Coarse

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

            I loved the weight, drape, color, tweedy flecks...I didn't like the bits of straw/dried grass/plant product that were interwoven into the strands. I was stopping to pick stuff out every six inches or so. I love the finished product (sweater, in sienna) but that was definitely a lot more effort to get the bits out than I wanted.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Chunky Tweed

            By Barb the knitter

            from St. Louis, MO

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

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            Pros

              Cons

              • Coarse

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

              I didn't care for this one as much - it was coarse and harder to work with than some of the others and I was making a scarf and didn't care for the feel of it against my skin. Maybe for a throw on the couch? Just my opinion. I ended up not giving it for a gift as I'd intended.

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect for Einstein coat!

              By Night knitter

              from Midwest

              About Me Enthusiast

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

                I made the Einstein coat with this yarn and turned out great. Love this yarn, sturdy yet soft.

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                • No

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                3.0

                Great color and texture, poor hand

                By D. Spain

                from Camas Valley, OR

                About Me Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                • Coarse

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

                The yarn is tweedy with pleasing variations in the color. I didn't like the slightly coarse "feel" of the yarn while knitting it.

                There are nubs in some places which make stitches look uneven. I recommend using the texture to advantage by keeping ornamentation to a minimum and avoiding patterns with fine details.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Beware colour is not as per web page

                By RhondaZP

                from Singapore

                About Me Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

                  I ordered 12 balls of Brick colour as I wanted to knit a red sweater coat for my daughter. Unfortunately this is NOT a red at all, but a muted soft rust brown colour; far too dull for my requirements.

                  I wish I had ordered Sienna! (Supposedly THAT is more of a red colour)

                  I would recommend this yarn but beware of colour variation from computer screen to real life.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Quality, Quality,Quality

                  By Em

                  from Pittsburgh, PA

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Queensland Collection Kathmandu Chunky Tweed:

                    I love working with this yarn. I haven't knitted in a long time and an old pattern book prompted my interest. This yarn is knitting up beautifully into one of the sweater patterns. Now I am hooked and plan to pursue new knitting projects.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Expedient service.

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                    • No

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