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Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk

Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk is made sturdy with the addition of silk, which also provides to touch of sheen. This would be perfect for socks using your favorite stitch pattern, or breathtaking lace. Made in China.

Content:
85% Merino Superwash/15% Mulberry Silk
Care:
Machine Wash Cold and Tumble Dry
Weight/Yardage:
100g/437yd
Gauge:
7-8 sts = 1" on US 1-3
Knitting Weight:
Sock
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Cascade YarnsHeritage Silk
 
4.6

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (28)
  • Nice texture (24)
  • Good weight (22)
  • Dyed evenly (19)
  • Machine washable (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (16)
  • Socks (14)
  • Sweaters (11)
  • Gloves (10)
  • Hats (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (20), Artist (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (27), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

refined and luxurious

I made the Matimoko cardigan from Ravelry. The yarn is soft and springy and knits up very evenly with good stitch definition. However, before I could even finish the sweater, it started fuzzing...Read complete review

I made the Matimoko cardigan from Ravelry. The yarn is soft and springy and knits up very evenly with good stitch definition. However, before I could even finish the sweater, it started fuzzing and pilling. I have also snagged it with my rings a few times. I have worn it twice and it looks like it's at least a year old.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Heritage silk

As soon as I started to knit with this the silk started to shed to the point that I have discontinued knitting the shawl.

As soon as I started to knit with this the silk started to shed to the point that I have discontinued knitting the shawl.

Reviewed by 31 customers

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5.0

Lovely to work with

By Canuckmel

from Edmonton, AB, Canada

About Me Enthusiast

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Socks
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

    I used this yarn as the main color on a gorgeous double knit scarf project. The contrasting yarn was a little fussy, splitting easy and fuzzing so the Heritage Silk became the main stay or as one reviewer described it...."the workhorse". I used it on a 3.5 mm needle which is larger than recommended but the double knitting gave it substance yet it had a lovely drape. I am currently researching yarns to do a very complex Dale of Norway Sweater and leaning towards using this yarn again. I just worry about the silk and steeking.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Wonderfully soft

    By Ll

    from Phoenix

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Twists Up

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters

    Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

    I mixed two colors together for a sweater pattern. It produced a soft yarn. But one of them tends to twist a lot.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Lovely yarn

    By Summer knitter

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

      It it felels just like its content, wool with silk. That's a very nice combination which adds a silky texure and silght sheen. It knits up very nicely.

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      • No

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      5.0

      I buy it often for shawls and socks

      By Artistic1

      from Athens, GA

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves
        • Socks

        Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

        As I stated before...I have bought it for socks and shawls and will buy it again.

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        • No

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        1.0

        Heritage silk

        By PollyJames

        from Ontario Canada

        About Me Artist

        Pros

        • Soft

        Cons

        • Sheds

        Best Uses

          Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

          As soon as I started to knit with this the silk started to shed to the point that I have discontinued knitting the shawl.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Wonderful for Boo Knit Shawls.

          By teetertotter57

          from Huntsville, TX

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Beaded Shawls By Booknits
          • Shawls

          Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

          I have completed three beaded shawls by boo knits. The drape is lovely and the beads illuminate against the yarn.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Light & Warm

          By Grandma Flo

          from Midland, MI.

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Shawls

            Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

            Very light to wear as shawl & surprisingly dwarm

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            • No

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            5.0

            Just what I needed

            By musicalknittergal

            from Pompton Lakes, NJ

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves

              Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

              I was in the midst of making a Hitchiker scarf with beads and needed another skein of yarn. I had bought the first skein last year, and was so happy to receive the second skein which matched perfectly. I think the service at WEBS is terrific and I wish I lived closer!q

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              • No

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              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By Kathi

              from Long Island, NY

              About Me Experienced knitter, Grandma

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Socks

                Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

                I loved working with this yarn. Loved the colors and the feel. Made numerous pairs of socks. I'm totally hooked now on sock knitting! Great experience with this product.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Economical But High Quality

                By MsShawnU

                from Federal Way, WA

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Doesn't pill
                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good Weight
                • Machine Washable
                • Soft
                • Wears Well

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Shawls
                • Socks

                Comments about Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk:

                I've made socks and lacy shawls with this yarn. It's a real workhorse.

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                • No

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