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    4.3

    Berroco Linsey

    Berroco Linsey is made of plies of cotton and linen are twisted together in this yarn. It is perfect for warm weather projects and comes in solid and multicolors. Made in Italy.

    Content:
    64% Cotton/36% Linen
    Care:
    Hand Wash, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/114yds
    Gauge:
    5 sts = 1" on US 7
    Knitting Weight:
    Worsted
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    BerrocoLinsey
     
    4.3

    (based on 16 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    87%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Nice texture (15)
    • Good weight (14)
    • Knits quickly (9)
    • Soft (9)
    • Dyed evenly (8)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters (12)
      • Scarves (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (11), Artist (4), Collector (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (15)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Love this yarn

      I've made two sweaters and a vest with Linsey, and I love working with the yarn and wearing the finished products. While the ribbing at the neck stretched for one sweater, the body...Read complete review

      I've made two sweaters and a vest with Linsey, and I love working with the yarn and wearing the finished products. While the ribbing at the neck stretched for one sweater, the body of the sweater was fine. I adapted the pattern to close in the neck a bit, and it is now fine. It is important to match the gauge to keep the stitches firm. The colors are beautiful; I want them all!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Disappointed with Linsey

      First time I wore the sweater, it stretched in length and width several inches over the day. My pretty sweater ended up looking like I was wearing an old rag by the end of...Read complete review

      First time I wore the sweater, it stretched in length and width several inches over the day. My pretty sweater ended up looking like I was wearing an old rag by the end of the day. Can't tell you how disappointed I am with this yarn.

      Reviewed by 16 customers

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      4.0

      I would buy this product again.

      By No nickname

      from Brooklyn, N.Y.

      About Me Enthusiast, Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Berroco Linsey:

        I love making scarfs and that's what I will doing.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Arrived promptly, good condition and customer service was very, very helpful.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Second time around

        By Wal

        from Stonington CT

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Linsey:

          I am using Linsey for the second time now for a rather involved cabled and twisted cardigan pattern. The yarn gives good definition for the cables and drapes nicely for a casual look to the garment. There have been a couple of imperfections/knots that I have had to hide, hence the four stars and not five.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          I like it!

          By Yarnie Jones

          from Springfield MA

          About Me Avid Intermediate, Collector, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Intermittently Scratchy

          Best Uses

          • Light Summer Tops
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Linsey:

          I'm making summer garments, and am using this at a larger gague. It's creating a lightweight, breathable fabric with lovely drape. One thing, it's what I would call a "rustic" yarn. I like the rustic look, there's a real "At the Beach" feel to what I've made with it so far. It's got a sort of slubby appearance. However, there are traces of the linen husk( Stalk? Scratchy plant thingies?) in the yarn on occasion. This is why I gave it 4 stars as opposed to 5.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Very nice yarn - would knit again

          By Podkayne

          from Asheville NC

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Linsey:

            Fulls slightly and becomes very soft after laundering. A little expensive for the yardage, but very nice to work with.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Fun Fur Gift

            By marnee

            from CA

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves

              Comments about Berroco Linsey:

              I am making a Santa Hat for my hair stylist as a gift. He asked that it he all done in fun fur.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              pretty yarn

              By Oldina

              from Ridgeway ON

              About Me Collector, Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Berroco Linsey:

                positive:I liked the product's texture and appearance. the colour variations work well. finished product has a good hand feel.

                negative: Each skein had a knot somewhere in it. Some skeins were easy to wind, out of eight skeins purchased 2 skeins took 2-3 hours to untangle most half hour to hour. for yarn this expensive more care should be taken for better quality control with time spent unwinding skein I believe I could have completed one side of sweater

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                the colours r beautiful great texture

                By tiara

                from ridgeway On

                About Me Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                • Dont Like Having To Wind

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Berroco Linsey:

                i am making a sweater love the way it is turning out but dislike the time spent unwinding yarn hanks as it gets tangled easily

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love this yarn!

                By BJB

                from Edmonton

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Berroco Linsey:

                  I'm knitting a sweater with this yarn and am very happy with it so far. It's a soft summer weight yarn with beautiful drape.
                  The colours are gorgeous and look just the way they do on WEBS.
                  Great service from this company as well!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great service and delivery time!

                  By Kathy

                  from Gilbert Az

                  About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Hides Mistakes
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Machine Washable
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Berroco Linsey:

                    Great yarn. Knits up easily. No yarn splitting. Third time that I have purchased this yarn,

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Outstanding!

                    By Angelina

                    from Canda

                    About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Berroco Linsey:

                      I am using this product to knit a casual sweater, and the yarn is perfect. It is easy to work with and lives up to (and maybe surpasses) the picture and description on the website

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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