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Dream in Color Classy

Dream in Color Classy is an incredibly soft worsted weight yarn. It is hand dyed by the great folks at Dream in Color in such a way that you will not get the usual "pooling" associated with hand dyed yarns. Dream in Color Classy is perfect for garments for babies to adults and great for accessories and blankets too!  A new version of Classy was introduced in 2014 that is significantly softer and more vibrant than the original. Yardage, washing instructions, etc. remain the same. New Classy skeins have a new label that has “New Now Softer” marked on it. Spun & hand-dyed in the USA.

Please note: Each skein of Dream in Color Classy is unique. There are no dye lots and skeins may vary.

Content:
100% Superfine Australian Merino Superwash
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
4oz/250yds
Gauge:
4-4.5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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Dream in ColorClassy
 
4.2

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (20)
  • Good weight (17)
  • Machine washable (16)
  • Nice texture (15)
  • Knits quickly (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (13)
  • Hats (12)
  • Scarves (12)
  • Gloves (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (19), Artist (8), Parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Classy by Cream in Color review

I loved this yarn, I made a great Ipad cover for it and lined it with cotton fabric and made gross grain ribbon ties for it. It is a great weight but feels light...Read complete review

I loved this yarn, I made a great Ipad cover for it and lined it with cotton fabric and made gross grain ribbon ties for it. It is a great weight but feels light in the hands and has stitch definition galore and is soft to the touch.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Disappointing

I bought 6 skeins of Blue Lagoon to make a Mondo Cable Cardi by Chic Knits. As with many super-wash yarns, the washed swatch did grow some so be sure to complete a full-sized...Read complete review

I bought 6 skeins of Blue Lagoon to make a Mondo Cable Cardi by Chic Knits. As with many super-wash yarns, the washed swatch did grow some so be sure to complete a full-sized swatch to obtain proper gauge. I alternated two skeins every other row, but the intensity of the dyes was so different between skeins that the sleeves are noticeably lighter. Knots were in three skeins, one of which had three knots. This is a particularly bad problem in a super-wash wool with a sweater knitted in one piece because it is difficult to splice the yarn and difficult to invisibly weave in the ends.

Any one of these issues alone might have been acceptable, but in a premium yarn, it is really unsatisfactory. I emailed the manufacturer, but never received a response. The sweater is soft and comfortable, and I hope I forget the process of knitting the yarn soon. The problems would be less noticeable in small projects or multi-colored projects. Lighter colors may bleed less.

Reviewed by 33 customers

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5.0

Love this yarn!

By Maia

from Selah, WA

About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Knitter, Parent

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Dyes Fingers

Best Uses

  • Vests

Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

Although I'm not finished with the vest yet, I get compliments whenever I'm out in public knitting it. People can hardly believe how beautiful the color is - Atomic Blue you rock!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

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5.0

Beautiful color, soft, easy care

By Em

from Montclair, NJ

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Fix
  • Knits Quickly
  • Machine Washable
  • Soft

Cons

  • Ran Slightly In 1st Wash

Best Uses

    Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

    I made a simple lace knit baby blanket.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Customer service helped with an exchange and replacement color choice

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Love the color!

    By Maia

    from Selah, WA

    About Me Artist

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Socks
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

      I'm making a vest for my husband for Christmas and the 1947 pattern calls for #s 1 and 3 knitting needles so it's slow going but I love the color (Atomic Blue), even if it does come off onto my hands as I'm knitting.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      A Fabulous Yarn

      By Wild Woman Knitting

      from London UK

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Baby's Blanket

        Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

        This was lovely to knit with and the blanket turned out beautifully

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        New dream in color classy

        By Cathy

        from New Jersey

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Inferior Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

          This yarn used to be wonderful to work with but since they changed it is not nearly as nice. It is thinner and just doesn't fall the same. The quality is not the same and the new version is inferior to the old version. They should go back to the old version.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          great yarn

          By dag

          from PA

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to work with
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice stitch definition

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

            Nice worsted weight; great for winter wear; color shading does not "pool", creating a lovely effect.
            Makes an interesting effect when used in Entrelac stitching.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Classy Indeed!

            By Marta

            from Rhode Island

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Socks

              Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

              I used this fibre to make a hat and it knit up beautifully. The young man loved the hat. After blocking, it fit perfectly and looked wonderful on him.

              I love Classy and will most definitely use it again.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Lovely color but felt like acrylic

              By shiva1005

              from Wilmington DE

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Pros

              • Great colors

              Cons

              • Felt Over Processed

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

                This yarn was so disappointing! The dye job was spectacular - better than Tosh because it went all the way through (no white core). The yarn was springy and the stitch definition was great but I could not get past the artificial feel. I have knit with much softer superwash merino yarn and for the price I think it should have felt better. Some may not mind the feel but I could not get past it - this is not a yarn you love to pet. I should have listened to some of the other reviewers who had similar complaints but I was hoping they were wrong. I plan on returning the remaining skiens.

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                5.0

                Love the yarn, love the price

                By KitsieJ

                from Sausalito, CA

                About Me Enthusiast, Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Great For Baby Sweaters
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

                  looks beautiful knitted up. soft and lightweight. washable

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Double check colors against other sites

                  By nellsbells

                  from Colorado

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Dream in Color Classy:

                  Product was good, however the color representation online specifically for Peacock Shadow was not what was received. Other colors seem to have a more accurate picture. Peacock Shadow was pictured as a medium periwinkle sort of blue, and what came (and is pictured on several other sites) is mostly black with some navy.

                  I exchanged the Peacock Shadow for Happy Forest and was very satisfied with the color representation.

                  I would recommend checking a few other online retailers for their color representations before buying Peacock Shadow specifically. I think I will do this for every yarn purchase I make at any online retailer.

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