Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran

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  • Fiber Content: 90% Wool/ 10% Angora
  • Weight: Worsted
  • Gauge: 4.5 sts = 1" on US 8
  • Weight/Yardage: 50g/97yds
  • Care: Hand Wash
  • Country Of Origin: Made in Kilcar

If you love tweedy yarns but prefer something softer, this wool/angora blend is for you. With its beautiful colors, this is a great yarn for sweaters, accessories or an afghan. Made in Kilcar, Ireland.

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Debbie BlissDonegal Luxury Tweed Aran
 
4.3

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dyed evenly (5)
  • Good weight (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (3), Parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

Great yarn

By Angie

from Oswego,NY

About Me Artist, Collector, Parent, Sheep Owner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Hides Mistakes

Cons

  • Sheds

Best Uses

  • Sweaters

Comments about Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran:

Love the yarn. Not done with the sweater yet. Hardest pattern to follow from Debbie Bliss magazine. Had to contact the magazine for help.

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4.0

A little weird but great yarn

By Mimi

from Princeville, HI

About Me Enthusiast, Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Knits Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Cape

    Comments about Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran:

    I had a bit of an adjustment getting used to the variance in thickness. It is more like home spun as the thickness varies between almost thread thickness to what I was thinking it would be. It makes for an interesting pattern as the thin spots make almost a lace pattern. The cape I'm knitting for my daughter is in seed stitch so it looks really nice.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Received the yarn very quickly which is what I have always experienced with WEBS.

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    4.0

    Works for me!

    By Novice Knitter

    from Michigan

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Beautiful color
    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran:

      I have just started knitting my first-ever sweater with this yarn, so I can't comment on how it performs as a garment, how it washes, how it retains its shape, etc. It is also the first time I have used good quality yarn (as opposed to hobby store yarn), so I have nothing to compare it to. But so far, it seems to me to be very easy to work with and forgiving (I had to rip out a section twice, and the yarn behaved just as well the 3rd time I knitted it as the 1st time). When the yarn arrived, it was EXACTLY the same color as shown on my computer screen when I ordered it. Very impressive! Someone else who reviewed this yarn said there were thistles in it, and much to my shock, there is a little bit of prickly plant matter! Not enough to concern me; just enough to remind me that a real sheep was involved at the front end of the production process.

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      5.0

      Texture

      By Luna

      from Ann Arbor, Mi

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran:

        If you are looking for texture in in your project this is a great choice.

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        5.0

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        By Mammie

        from Amherst, Va.

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Machine Washable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats

          Comments about Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran:

          I am a huge fan of all Debbie Bliss yarn! Great quality and can find some sales at times on this yarn. I love the baby cashmerino yarn especially for my grand babies projects.

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          4.0

          Lovely yarn

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          By Caroline J

          from St. Louis, MO

          About Me Knitter

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          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Twists Up

          Best Uses

          • Gloves

          Comments about Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran:

          I've used this yarn to make gloves and fingerless mittens and it is very nice--warm and cozy but not too thick. Contrary to what the first reviewer said, I find this yarn plenty soft enough to wear against the skin comfortably, and I certainly haven't come across any thistles! I find that it does spring up nicely into beautiful cables and ribs--the natural thick/thin and tweedy texture of the yarn does not obscure the pattern. It does occasionally twist up a bit as you're working, but not enough to be frustrating.

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          3.0

          Disappointed

          By Akstormy

          from wasilla, ak

          About Me Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Beautiful tweediness
          • Color is great

          Cons

          • No springiness
          • Organic material
          • Thickthin

          Best Uses

            Comments about Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran:

            I used it to make a vest. I knew I wouldn't be able to wear it next to my skin because it is Irish wool. However, I didn't expect all the thistles that need to be removed!!

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