Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed - Black (0217)
  • Fiber Content: 75% Acrylic/22% Wool/3% Rayon
  • Weight: Bulky
  • Gauge: 3.5 sts = 1" on US 10
  • Weight/Yardage: 100g/143yd
  • Country Of Origin: Turkey

Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed

$6.49 Skein
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Plymouth Encore Tweed Chunky spices up the machine washable, perennial favorite with tweed and the chunky weight. Projects will fly off your needles or hook with this yarn, and since it's easy care, it's perfect for projects like blankets and home decor!  Made in Turkey.

Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed - Black (0217)
(0217) Black
$6.49
Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed - Brown (0599)
(0599) Brown
$6.49
Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed - Gray (0789)
(0789) Gray
$6.49
Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed - Medium Blue (4108)
(4108) Medium Blue
$6.49
Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed - Ruby (6389)
(6389) Ruby
$6.49
Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed - Tan (1237)
(1237) Tan
$6.49

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6.49Encore Chunky Tweed
 
4.6

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (28)
  • Knits quickly (27)
  • Nice texture (22)
  • Machine washable (20)
  • Soft (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Hats (21)
  • Sweaters (21)
  • Scarves (19)
  • Gloves (7)
  • Socks (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (19), Novice (9), Collector (5), Parent (5), Artist (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (22), Yes (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great low maintenance chunky tweed

This yarn has a vibrant color and knits up beautifully. The stitches are very even and there is only minimal variation in the thickness of the yarn.

This yarn has a vibrant color and knits up beautifully. The stitches are very even and there is only minimal variation in the thickness of the yarn.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

i would not use again

I made a shrug and it turned out OK but I felt there was too much variation in thickness of yarn and would have preferred something a little softer.

I made a shrug and it turned out OK but I felt there was too much variation in thickness of yarn and would have preferred something a little softer.

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5.0

Pefect for the projects for Seamen's Church Institute.

By 

from Hyde Park, NY

About Me Collector

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Machine Washable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

    Meets the requirements - worsted weight, washable, 75% acrylic, 25% wool - for Seamen's Church institute projects.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    User friendly

    By 

    from Ct

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Machine Washable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Poncho

      Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

      I made a50 50 poncho came out with a nice drape and very warm

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      This is a fun fiber to work with.

      By 

      from Santa Cruz

      About Me Artist, Designer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

        Knits up very quickly.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Very happy to be able to buy Plymouth Yarns on line!

        By 

        from Philadelphia suburbs

        About Me Parent, Retired. Knitting since high school, now age 73.

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Machine Washable

        Cons

        • Coarse

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

        I've been making scarves for my grandchildren.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great yarnat the right price

        By 

        from Brooklyn

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

          This was just the yarn I was looking for. I've only made a hat so far so I can't comment on how it will wash but I enjoyed using it for my small project.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Nice yarn.

          By 

          from New Jersey

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

            I am still in the process of knitting a sweater with this yarn. It's nice and soft. It has just enough tweedy fibers to give some texture but not too much. So far (I'm on the third skein) no knots or flaws in the yarn. I hope it washes well without pilling. Then I'll rate it perfect!

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            • No
             
            5.0

            I enjoyed working with this yarn.

            By 

            from Seattle, WA

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

              I used this to make a bear cowl for a toddler. It worked up great.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              amazing

              By 

              from los angeles, ca

              About Me Enthusiast, Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Hides Mistakes
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarf
                • Sweater
                • Sweater Scarf

                Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

                I love the yarn. I bought it to make a sweater and as soon as i opened it i fell in love with it. The yarn was far better than expected. The yarn is soft and warm. Im almost done with the sweater and if i can i will definetely add a picture of the finished product

                Service and delivery comments:

                Customer service was fast and very helpful. Delivery was also very fast and im in california.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Beautiful Yarn

                By 

                from Saugus, MA

                About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats

                  Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

                  I have always loved Encore Tweed and I have never found anything that compares to it. It is another quality yarn in the Encore line and I love that WEBS has the chunky available since you can't always find it everywhere.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Good product and lucky purchase

                  By 

                  from MetroWest Boston

                  About Me Enthusiast, Knitting Mom, Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Machine Washable
                  • Nice Texture

                  Cons

                  • Hard To Tie Knot Ends

                  Best Uses

                  • Plus Size Sweaters
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about 6.49 Encore Chunky Tweed:

                  I ordered this blind on the internet when I ran out of yarn while knitting my daughter's Christmas present sweater. I figured it wouldn't matter if the dye lot was a little different because it would be used for the mock turtleneck and not be an actual part of a sleeve, for example. Without even trying, I received the same dye lot. Just delighted.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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