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Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia

A beautiful blend of merino and silk, Classic Elite Magnolia has a slightly heathered appearance because the two fibers take the dye differently. The gentle sheen really makes your stitch patterns pop.  Made in Italy.

Content:
70% Merino Wool/ 30% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/120yd
Gauge:
5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
Knitting Weight:
DK
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Classic Elite YarnsMagnolia
 
4.7

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (18)
  • Nice texture (17)
  • Dyed evenly (15)
  • Good weight (15)
  • Knits quickly (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (12)
    • Sweaters (12)
    • Hats (8)
    • Gloves (5)
    • Cowls (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (14), Novice (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14), Yes (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Yarn

    I purchased this yarn to make a shawl since this is the yarn the designer used. It turned out beautifully. Nice stitch definition, great color selection.

    I purchased this yarn to make a shawl since this is the yarn the designer used. It turned out beautifully. Nice stitch definition, great color selection.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Soft but lumpy

    I bought this yarn to knit a shawl. It has a light sheen due to the silk content, and suits 'next to skin' wear as it is very soft. I was disappointed...Read complete review

    I bought this yarn to knit a shawl. It has a light sheen due to the silk content, and suits 'next to skin' wear as it is very soft. I was disappointed with the intermittent lumps, (which may be loose splices?). The shawl I am knitting has a large stockinet section and the thicker spots of yarn caused by the splices are a little obvious. I would use this yarn again, but not in smooth garments.

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    5.0

    Superb!

    By JillB

    from Rueil Malmaison, France

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

      I'm knitting a sweater out of this, and am thrilled with the discrete sheen and lovely drape of it.

      Service and delivery comments:

      The delivery was very rapid in spite of the sale period during which I ordered. The yarn was well packaged, and customer service very very helpful. I'm very satisfied with my purchase!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Yarn

      By katkarsmom

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Shawls

        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

        I purchased this yarn to make a shawl since this is the yarn the designer used. It turned out beautifully. Nice stitch definition, great color selection.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Inexpensive Yarn But Has Yarn Flaws

        By ShopTilUDrop

        from Granite Bay, CA

        About Me Enthusiast, Novice

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

        • Knots No Twists

        Best Uses

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

          The yarn had a good discountable price. But, the yarn lacked tight twists in some spots or had knots. If I wasn't so lazy, I should have cut out these imperfections.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Love to knit with it!!

          By knitty

          from Clearlake,CA

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Shawls

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

            great for shawls :)

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            fantastic feel to this yarn

            By cath

            from missouri

            About Me Collector, Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Cowls
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

              bought this to make a cowl for my niece...great color and beautiful yarn to work with....also made a shrug for a friend and she loves it...

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Gorgeous lustrous soft yarn!

              By Alice

              from Delaware

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                The yarn is soft, lustrous and warm. It has the right balance of wool and silk. It is very easy to work with . I made a large shawl and plan to make another. It does not snag or split.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Beautiful color and drape

                By Runsontrails

                from Northern wisconsin

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft
                • Soft Luxurious Colorful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                  Used to make baby sweater, scarfs, shawls.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  love/hate this yarn!

                  By Toni the weaver

                  from Los Lunas, NM

                  About Me Weaver

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • Flaws
                  • Sheds

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                  I love this yarn for it's sheen, softness and handspun look. It did have a few areas that were too loosely spun and the warp threads tended to fuzz. However, the end product, scarves, were marvelous and I would purchase again. It's probably not really meant to be a warp yarn, but it can work as such with a little patience and care.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Soft and shiny

                  By Paulina

                  from UK

                  About Me Artist

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                    I have knitted a shawl out of it recently and it looks and feels wonderful. The yarn is very soft with lovely delicate sheen. It doesn't agree with much frogging, though.
                    The colours, I have bought a few, are gorgeous, bit different from the pictures. It has good yardage and I really like it.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Customer services are fantastic! I love the live chat feature, very helpful especially if you live far away like I do. I have been buying from WEBS for a few years now and I have never been disappointed! Great shop!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Soft but lumpy

                    By Leah

                    from Tasmania

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Fat Splices

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Magnolia:

                    I bought this yarn to knit a shawl. It has a light sheen due to the silk content, and suits 'next to skin' wear as it is very soft. I was disappointed with the intermittent lumps, (which may be loose splices?). The shawl I am knitting has a large stockinet section and the thicker spots of yarn caused by the splices are a little obvious. I would use this yarn again, but not in smooth garments.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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