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  • Fiber Content: 60% Cotton/40% Acrylic
  • Weight: Worsted
  • Gauge: 4.25 sts = 1" on US 8
  • Weight/Yardage: 50g/95yds
  • Care: Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat

Schachenmayr Solavita

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Schachenmayr's Solavita is a smooth worsted weight cotton blend dyed in vibrant combinations. Three colors are woven into each strand for a stunning finished fabric that will stay bright and easy to care for. Solavita's vivacious colors will spice up your summer wardrobe in cardigans, tanks and accessories. Made in Italy.

Note: the ball band may reference "SMC" - this is the same company as Schachenmayr.

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Solavita
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

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    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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91%

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

great choice for summer accessories

I have used this for knitted necklaces and for a mixed fiber necklace. The colors are stunning on the the yarn as is; I am going to try using it as a wrap on...Read complete review

I have used this for knitted necklaces and for a mixed fiber necklace. The colors are stunning on the the yarn as is; I am going to try using it as a wrap on fabric beads next. IThe fact that it doesn't fray or untwist when cut makes it a great choice for many fiber crafts.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Jungle is more chartreuse than I thought it would be

I am using the product for an adult women's vest size 2XL. The hand is nice. the weight is appropriate for my garment.

I am using the product for an adult women's vest size 2XL. The hand is nice. the weight is appropriate for my garment.

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5.0

Better quality than expected

By 

from Wilsonville, Oregon

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Texture Of Cotton Smooth
  • The colors are wonderful

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about false Solavita:

      Used to make children's hoodies

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Nice Cotton Yarn in beautiful Colours

      By 

      from Edmonton Alberta Canada

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Colors
      • Easy care

      Cons

      • A little rough
      • Snags easily

      Best Uses

      • Loose Fitting Clothing
      • Outer Shells

      Comments about false Solavita:

      I did love using this yarn. Although, because it's chainette it unravels if there is damage to the yarn.

      Bought two colors though and I've already finished one project and it looks great.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Jungle is more chartreuse than I thought it would be

      By 

      from Norfolk, VA

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      Pros

      • Interesting color blend
      • Knits Up Easily
      • Seems Strong Lint Free

      Cons

      • Sorry I Chose This Colot
      • Twists A Lot

      Best Uses

      • Slip Brick Pattern
      • Using It For Adult Vest

      Comments about false Solavita:

      I am using the product for an adult women's vest size 2XL. The hand is nice. the weight is appropriate for my garment.

      Service and delivery comments:

      product arrived in a timely manner, and in good condition. I was glad to be able to get more when I realized I had to make it up for someone who liked the color.

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Nice Yarn

      By 

      from Morro Bay, CA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about false Solavita:

      I like working with this yarn. It comes already to start. There was no need to wind the yarn into a ball. My only complaint is that it is not as stretchy as I was expecting but I can't blame it on the vendor. The yarn is cotton. I should have expected that.

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      5.0

      Vibrant colors!

      By 

      from Fairview, PA

      Comments about false Solavita:

      Ordered the Fire combination and it is beautiful. Started a cowl (note the started) that I have to begin again because of a twist when joining that was not visible until after completing a few rows. At over 200 stitches, it is disheartening but I love the yarn. The colors are beautiful and the yarn is very easy to work with. I look forward to restarting my project and wearing the cowl in the fall.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Fast, reliable delivery.

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Loved working with this yarn

      By 

      from NYC

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      Comments about false Solavita:

      I loved working with this yarn. Not usually a fan of acrylic content but even at 49% this yarn was very pleasant. It was easy to work with, has a beautiful feel and knits up beautifully. I made two hats with it, one mixing it with another all-cotton yarn. they both came out lovely, the one with all Solavita has a nice light drapey feel to it. The color striping is beautiful.

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      5.0

      Nice Feel Yarn

      By 

      from NYC

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      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Warm Weather Garments

          Comments about false Solavita:

          Knits up really pretty though the pattern repeat is not random enough. It has a beautiful smooth feel when knitting and knits up into a beautiful drapey fabric. Not a fan of acrylic usually but the high acrylic content is no problem here.

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          4.0

          Beautiful, easy stuff!

          By 

          from Cary, NC

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about false Solavita:

          I make blankets with mixed types of yarn, so this was mixed in with other yarns sizes 4, 5, and 6. It was easy to work with, and the striping adds a lot of visual interest. I love the turquoise color!

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          5.0

          Coolest yarn I've ever bought!

          By 

          from CA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful Color
          • Fashionable
          • Nice touch
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Expensive
          • Thick

          Best Uses

          • Hair accessories
          • Scarf
          • Summer Crop Top
          • Tunique

          Comments about false Solavita:

          This yarn has such beautiful color combinations, I just can't take my eyes away from it! Three color stripes on each thread makes it fashionable, chic and attractive. This will work great on a summer crop top or scarf, or even skirt.

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          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          great choice for summer accessories

          By 

          from Worcester MA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Colorful
          • Easy to knit with
          • Perfect For Jewelry

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Accessories

            Comments about false Solavita:

            I have used this for knitted necklaces and for a mixed fiber necklace. The colors are stunning on the the yarn as is; I am going to try using it as a wrap on fabric beads next. IThe fact that it doesn't fray or untwist when cut makes it a great choice for many fiber crafts.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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