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    Classic Elite Yarns Vail

    Classic Elite Vail blends baby alpaca and bamboo in natural undyed colors. It is slightly heavier than fingering weight and can be worked at many gauges. Vail drapes and blocks beautifully. Made in Peru.

    Content:
    70% Baby Alpaca/30%Bamboo Viscose
    Care:
    Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/236yds
    Gauge:
    6.75 sts = 1" on US 3
    Knitting Weight:
    Fingering
    $8.95 hank $6.29 hank
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    Classic Elite YarnsVail
     
    4.4

    (based on 16 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Shawl (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (8)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      A pleasure to knit

      I used over 1600 yards of this yarn to make a shawl. It was a pleasure to knit for the entirety of the project. The colorways all work together and the finished result was...Read complete review

      I used over 1600 yards of this yarn to make a shawl. It was a pleasure to knit for the entirety of the project. The colorways all work together and the finished result was soft and smooth. I think this yarn would be fantastic for a number of different projects.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Soft and knits smaller

      Even following the pattern to a 't', this knits up much smaller than the picture shows--that works ok with me because I like a narrower scarf but it would be a nice...Read complete review

      Even following the pattern to a 't', this knits up much smaller than the picture shows--that works ok with me because I like a narrower scarf but it would be a nice 'buyer beware'.

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      4.0

      Feels really soft

      By tookalook

      from Canada

      Verified Reviewer

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            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

            Always great to deal with Webs- living in Canada and ordering is NEVER an issue. Although I haven't knit with this yarn yet it is very soft. I can tell that it will have a really nice drape to it. The only issue with it is that it is definitely more like a fingering/lace weight. It isn't even close to aport weight. The yarn is way too fine to be sport. That being said I am looking forward to knitting with it. You can tell that it was created with decent Alpaca-not cheap stuff!

            Service and delivery comments:

            Always great to deal with Webs.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Perfect!!!

            By deepknit

            from Annapolis, MD

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • And colors
            • Love The Hand
            • The Drape

            Cons

            • None really

            Best Uses

            • Wrap Shawl Cowl

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

            Love this yarn. Very lovely.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Absolutely perfect. This may have been a coincidence, but I even received the same dye lot as my previous purchase when I purchased the singleton!
            Fast and accurate.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Joins

            By ORrn

            from Illinois

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                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

                  Check your joins. I had some issues with the magic knot not holding. The texture of the yarn is quite soft and too smooth to "get a grip" on itself.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Third time ordering this yarn, wonderful

                  By TJ

                  from Southern CA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good hand
                  • No imperfections
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • none

                  Best Uses

                  • Light weight
                  • Warm

                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

                  Perfect for light-weight, warm, shawls and scarves.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Wished it had been put in plastic bag before putting into the mailer. When I opened it i cut through eight strands of the skein because they were right at the edge of the opening. It was my fault for using scissors.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Amazing drape

                  By Linda

                  from Sacramento, CA

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Excellent color
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • Fuzz Tends To

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

                    My dress knitted up quickly. Easy to "knit backwards" if necessary.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    O YES!

                    By Kotty

                    from Cyprus

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                          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

                          This yarn is a real dream! It is very soft, smooth, clean, no sticks or debris, it's perfect! This yarn has a delicate, sweet smell real wool and knit a sweater of it is a real pleasure!

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                          • No

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          A pleasure to knit

                          By knitten

                          from Fayetteville, AR

                          See all my reviews

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Dyelots
                          • Soft

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Shawl

                            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

                            I used over 1600 yards of this yarn to make a shawl. It was a pleasure to knit for the entirety of the project. The colorways all work together and the finished result was soft and smooth. I think this yarn would be fantastic for a number of different projects.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            Comment on this review

                             
                            5.0

                            Great yarn

                            By Kyoko

                            from US

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Good Drape
                            • Good stitch definition
                            • Nice colors
                            • Soft

                            Cons

                            • Scratchy

                            Best Uses

                            • Shawl

                            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

                            I made a shawl with Chestnut. It is very soft, but slightly scratchy when worn on my neck.

                            I like the feel of Slate and Adobe. They are soft and not as scratchy as Chestnut.

                            Slate is a very unique color. It looks like a medium dark grey indoors, but sometimes in light it looks brown/grey. It's beautiful.
                            (I put it by a window and thought it was my Camel colored skeins)

                            Beautiful yarn. I would love to work with it again.

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                            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Still waiting for rest of Vail order.

                            By Micki

                            from Wicomico Church, VA.

                            Verified Buyer

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                                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

                                  The product is great if I can ever get the rest of the order. I've been waiting over a month for the blacks to come in so I can start my project.

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                                  • No

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                                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  nice yarn

                                  By rayagirl

                                  from ontario canada

                                  Pros

                                  • Good stitch definition
                                  • Lovely To Work With
                                  • Nice colors
                                  • Soft

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Scarves
                                    • Shawl

                                    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Vail:

                                    I used this yarn for a shawl and it turned out beautifully. I loved working with this yarn.

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                                    • No

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