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Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel

WEBS own 8/2 Tencel is the newest addition to our Permanent Lines. We've created a beautiful selection of rich colors along with natural. Try it on its own or with another fiber to create an array of interesting color combinations and textures.  $1.50 per cone charge for wind-off service. Please see our FAQ page for more information about in-store wind-offs.

Color Cards and Color Books for this yarn are available.

Note: 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. Cone weights may vary.

Content:
100% Lyocell
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
approximately 1# cones, 3360 yards/lb
Sett:
20-27 epi
$24.99 lb Discountable
  • DP SEA COR deep sea coral In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • BLACK In Stock 1 lb $24.99
  • SHALE In Stock 48 lbs $24.99
  • SILVERGRAY silver gray In Stock 17 lbs $24.99
  • STRAW In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • TAUPE In Stock 7 lbs $24.99
  • SIENNA In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • ADOBE In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • SPICE In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • POMPEII In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • BURGUNDY In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • RUBY In Stock 41 lbs $24.99
  • NEW RED In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • RED PURPLE In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • BURNT OR burnt orange In Stock 9 lbs $24.99
  • GOLD In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • LEMON DROP Backordered $24.99
  • LEMON GRAS lemongrass In Stock 10 lbs $24.99
  • OLIVE In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • MIN GREEN mineral green In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • HUNTER In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • DARK GREEN In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • GR TEAL grayed teal In Stock 35 lbs $24.99
  • AQUAMARINE Backordered $24.99
  • BLUE MING In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • DARK TEAL In Stock 49 lbs $24.99
  • GREY BLUE gray blue In Stock 41 lbs $24.99
  • AZURE In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • BLUEBERRY In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • ROYAL In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • NAVY In Stock 35 lbs $24.99
  • IRIS In Stock 14 lbs $24.99
  • BLUEPURP blue purple In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • AMETHYST In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • FUSCHIA fuchsia In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • GRAY MAUVE In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
  • EGGPLANT In Stock 45 lbs $24.99
  • ALM BLOSS almond blossom In Stock 17 lbs $24.99
  • ORCHIDL orchid leaf In Stock 2 lbs $24.99
  • BABY BLUE In Stock 50+ lbs $24.99
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Valley Yarns8/2 Tencel
 
4.5

(based on 81 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (55)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (60)
  • Nice texture (58)
  • Soft (54)
  • Dyed evenly (48)
  • Machine washable (25)

Cons

  • Sheds (5)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (61)
  • Shawls (14)
  • Weaving (5)
  • Sweaters (3)
  • Table runners (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (37), Artist (27), Weaver (15), Novice (5), Parent (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (70), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Beautiful for Lace Knitting

Picked up a cone of this yarn while visiting Webs this Spring with the intent of using it as a "Tag along" yarn (to be used with another yarn whose color I...Read complete review

Picked up a cone of this yarn while visiting Webs this Spring with the intent of using it as a "Tag along" yarn (to be used with another yarn whose color I disliked).

While it would make a nice "tag-along", I did not use as intended. Instead, made a lovely lace shawl with it! It turned out fantastic, and has received many compliments! The Color "Greyed Teal" was beautiful, yarn was very soft and had a wonderful silken sheen.

Would definitely purchase again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Beware if it's backordered

The yarn itself is fine, no problems. But beware if a color is backordered! I was initially told that it would be between two and three weeks for my backorder to arrive. After...Read complete review

The yarn itself is fine, no problems. But beware if a color is backordered! I was initially told that it would be between two and three weeks for my backorder to arrive. After not receiving it, I contacted them again and was told no, it could be another one to two months for it to show up as the yarn is manufactured for them by a mill outside of the country. Hugely disappointing as I ordered many different colors for several projects and now I am waiting for the backorder in order to complete these projects.

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5.0

Awesome thread

By Speedy hands

from Rio Rancho NM

About Me Enthusiast, Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Easy To Fix
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Baby Dresses

    Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

    I use this thread to make dresses for my vintage composition dolls

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Weaving with 8/2 tencel

    By Jill2

    from Camp Wood, Texas

    About Me Artist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

      Warped with Socks that Rock lightweight using pooling method..
      Warp dominate..10 dent..beautiful soft and drapy scarf.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Beautiful shine, drape, and hand

      By zebramouse

      from Hope Mills, NC

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Knits Quickly

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

          Laceweight yarn with beautiful drape and shine, easy to knit and block.

          The only downside was that actual yarn color and color on my monitor were quite different.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Love Tencel!

          By Kathy B

          from TX

          About Me Newbie Weaver

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft
          • Warps Nicely

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Shawls

            Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

            Got a few cones of this for a crackle scarf project. Colors are great-highly recommend getting a sample card. Will definitely order more!

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            • No

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            5.0

            Beautiful yarn!

            By Jill

            from Texas

            About Me Artist

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

              I used this 8/2 tencel as the weft with sock yarn as the warp.
              Beautiful without overpowering the warp colors.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Tencel is a weavers dream

              By Liz

              from Burlington, WA

              About Me Weaver

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Drapes well
              • Good Weight
              • Irridescence
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Shawls

              Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

              30 epi is about right for a standard twill, higher for a very tight twill

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              • No

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              5.0

              Lovely Tencel!

              By Nana

              from Milner, Georgia

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                  Really love this tencel, I use it for lace items and anything suitable for the lace weight. It's less expensive than silk and so beautiful, the colors are rich and have a good sheen. I've used it for both knitting and some hand embroidery.
                  My goal now is to collect more colors!

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  LOVE this yarn

                  By Knitaholic

                  from Texas

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Dyed Evenly
                  • Easy To Fix
                  • Good Weight
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                      This yarn is fabulous to knit lace shawls with. It does take some time but is well worth it. Very forgiving - forget a yarn over? Just pick it up from the rows below and work it up - no one can tell. Blocks wonderfully and is so soft and drapes beautifully.

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                      4.0

                      Tencel and Cotton: A Winning combination

                      By SASH

                      from Berkeley, CA

                      About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Weaver

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Dyed Evenly
                      • Good Weight
                      • Machine Washable
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft
                      • Soft Luster

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves
                        • Shawls
                        • With Cotton In Yardage

                        Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                        I use tencel with cotton or silk in scarves, shawls and yardage. The colors are nice and it has a soft glow that compliments cotton. It lowers the price of silk pieces. Weave structures that have worked for me are fancy twills, diversified plain weave and network drafted pieces.
                        Tencel does not work well as a floating selvedge because it abrades and falls apart under the stress. I use cotton instead.
                        I would love to see finer weights of tencel in your lovely colors for use by weavers. 20/2 in black and white doesn't always work for me.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Elegant and sensuous

                        By Rhonda from Baddeck

                        from Berea, KY

                        About Me Advanced beginner, Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Beautiful hand
                        • Luxurious
                        • Nice Sheen
                        • Saturated Colors

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Scarves
                          • Shawls
                          • Yardage

                          Comments about Valley Yarns 8/2 Tencel:

                          I make scarves and shawls, and have also made church paraments with Tencel. After washing and pressing, it has a slinky, luxurious feel. But when wet, it feels stiff (reflecting its cellulose heritage). Don't worry - once it dries, the softness returns. The sheen can be subtle, (or not!), and adds interest as the item moves in the light.

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