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  • Fiber Content: 70% Mohair/25% Viscose/5% Polyester
  • Gauge: 3.75 sts = 1 on US 9
  • Weight/Yardage: 50g/164yds
  • Care: Hand Wash
  • Country Of Origin: France

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Artful Yarns Portrait is a beautiful variegated mohair perfect for light, airy scarves, beautiful sweaters or cardigans. Made in France.

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4.6

(based on 7 reviews)

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    (4)

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    (3)

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Pros

  • Nice texture (5)
  • Good weight (4)
  • Knits quickly (4)
  • Soft (4)
  • Hides mistakes (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (5)
  • Sweaters (5)
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    • Enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

Quality yarn

By 

from Adelaide Australia

About Me Australian, Enthusiast

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Pros

  • High Percentage Mohair
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about "" Portrait:

    This yarn is of a very high quality and its glorious colours will produce a wonderful garment

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    • No
     
    4.0

    Makes a really lovely sweater

    By 

    from Morgan Hill, CA

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    Pros

    • Beautiful color
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about "" Portrait:

      I substituted this yarn for a plain wool worsted in a sweater pattern and couldn't have been more delighted with the results. Besides several verbal compliments I get admiring looks when I wear it. It's soft, beautiful and warm, and the colorways which imitate different painters' styles (mine is Matisse) truly do look like an out-of-pocus painting.

      I had to adapt the pattern and my knitting style a little to accomodate the non-stretchiness of mohair, and few things are more maddening than mattress stitching fluffy yarn, but it was worth it. Once I recover I'd like buy more to make another sweater.

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      5.0

      So soft

      By 

      from NEPA

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Sheds

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about "" Portrait:

      Bought this yarn to make an infinity scarf. Worked up quickly that I also made another.

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      5.0

      Just LOVELY !!!!!

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      from Saratoga, CA

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      Pros

      • Amazing For Accents
      • Fun to work with
      • Good Weight
      • Great colors
      • Intersting Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Decorative Accents
        • Scarves
        • Short Vests

        Comments about "" Portrait:

        I used this yarn to make decorative border on a scarf and to make some crocheted flowers as decorative accents. I can honestly say that this finishing touch gave my scarf boutique worthy status and I wish I ordered much, much more because I later discovered that it was discontinued. I am now in desperate search for it at other sites. Yarn is not only wonderful color but is very lively and fluffy and so much fun to work with !!! LOVE IT !!!!!!

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        5.0

        Nice for lace work

        By 

        from South Bend, Ind

        About Me Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Hides Mistakes
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture

        Cons

        • Great For Shawls

        Best Uses

          Comments about "" Portrait:

          So far, I have no negative comments. I dropped a stitch and was able to work it through.

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          4.0

          Good mohair yarn

          By 

          from Cleveland, NY

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

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          Pros

          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about "" Portrait:

            I purchased this yarn to add color to a nordic sweater that needed just a touch of this color. Fit in nicely, shows up well and feel is good.

            (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            beautiful saturated color

            By 

            from Western, NY

            About Me Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about "" Portrait:

              A bit hard to knit, as binder is rather thin. Ended up crocheting with Portrait and a fingering weight silk wool blend in a coordinating solid. THis helped give my sweater more thickness, easier to see to work with , and a bit softer...none of the picky mohair problems I usually have.

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