Valley Yarns Northampton - 01 White (WHITE)
  • Fiber Content: 100% Wool
  • Weight: Worsted
  • Gauge: 4.5 sts = 1" on US 8, 5 sts = 1" on US 7
  • Weight/Yardage: 100g/247yds
  • Care: Hand Wash
  • Country Of Origin: Peru

Valley Yarns Northampton

$6.49 Skein
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Even though we love all of our Valley Yarns, Northampton has become a fast favorite! We sourced the softest wool we could find and dyed it in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Northampton is beautiful and economical, too.

Valley Yarns Northampton - 01 White (WHITE)
(WHITE) 01 White
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 02 Natural (NATURAL)
(NATURAL) 02 Natural
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 03 Fawn (FAWN)
(FAWN) 03 Fawn
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 04 Chocolate (CHOCOLATE)
(CHOCOLATE) 04 Chocolate
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 05 Light Gray (LIGHTGREY)
(LIGHTGREY) 05 Light Gray
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 06 Dark Gray (DARKGREY)
(DARKGREY) 06 Dark Gray
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 07 Black (BLACK)
(BLACK) 07 Black
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 10 Apple Green (APPLEGREEN)
(APPLEGREEN) 10 Apple Green
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 13 Dark Navy (DARKNAVY)
(DARKNAVY) 13 Dark Navy
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 14 Deep Periwinkle (DKPERIWINK)
(DKPERIWINK) 14 Deep Periwinkle
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 15 Gold (GOLD)
(GOLD) 15 Gold
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 16 Orange Sunset (SUNSET)
(SUNSET) 16 Orange Sunset
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 17 Red (RED)
(RED) 17 Red
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 18 Burgundy (BURGUNDY)
(BURGUNDY) 18 Burgundy
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 19 Amethyst (AMETHYST)
(AMETHYST) 19 Amethyst
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 20 Eggplant (EGGPLANT)
(EGGPLANT) 20 Eggplant
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 21 Dahlia (DAHLIA)
(DAHLIA) 21 Dahlia
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 22 Bright Pink (BRIGHTPINK)
(BRIGHTPINK) 22 Bright Pink
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 23 Dark Green Heather (DKGREENHEA)
(DKGREENHEA) 23 Dark Green Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 24 Light Green Heather (LTGREENHTH)
(LTGREENHTH) 24 Light Green Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 25 Gold Heather (GOLDHEATHE)
(GOLDHEATHE) 25 Gold Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 26 Raspberry Heather (RASPBERRYH)
(RASPBERRYH) 26 Raspberry Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 27 Merlot Heather (MERLOTHEAT)
(MERLOTHEAT) 27 Merlot Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 28 Chestnut Heather (CHESTNUTHE)
(CHESTNUTHE) 28 Chestnut Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 29 Midnight Heather (MIDNIGHTHE)
(MIDNIGHTHE) 29 Midnight Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 40 Ocean Heather (OCEANHEATH)
(OCEANHEATH) 40 Ocean Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 41 Garnet (GARNET)
(GARNET) 41 Garnet
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 42 Lake Heather (LAKEHEATHE)
(LAKEHEATHE) 42 Lake Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 43 Denim Heather (DENIMHEATH)
(DENIMHEATH) 43 Denim Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 45 Twilight Heather (TWILIGHTHE)
(TWILIGHTHE) 45 Twilight Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 46 Dark Olive Heather (DKOLIVEHEA)
(DKOLIVEHEA) 46 Dark Olive Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 47 Rust (RUST)
(RUST) 47 Rust
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 48 Pacific Teal (PACIFICTEA)
(PACIFICTEA) 48 Pacific Teal
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 49 Brown Heather (BROWNHEATH)
(BROWNHEATH) 49 Brown Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 50 Medium Gray (MEDGREY)
(MEDGREY) 50 Medium Gray
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 51 Charcoal (CHARCOAL)
(CHARCOAL) 51 Charcoal
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 51 Sage Heather (SAGEHEATHE)
(SAGEHEATHE) 51 Sage Heather
$6.49
Valley Yarns Northampton - 53 Stratosphere (STRATOSPHE)
(STRATOSPHE) 53 Stratosphere
$6.49

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6.49Northampton
 
4.6

(based on 228 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (156)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (188)
  • Nice texture (162)
  • Dyed evenly (161)
  • Knits quickly (126)
  • Soft (110)

Cons

  • Coarse (10)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (119)
  • Hats (113)
  • Scarves (93)
  • Gloves (60)
  • Felting (50)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (140), Artist (41), Parent (24), Collector (12), Novice (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (193), Yes (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Exceeds my expectations

Let me begin with a disclaimer--I love Valley Yarns, they tend to be my favorites. This was my first time using Northampton. I found a sweater in the Interweave Knits that I...Read complete review

Let me begin with a disclaimer--I love Valley Yarns, they tend to be my favorites. This was my first time using Northampton. I found a sweater in the Interweave Knits that I wanted to knit and I check Twitter every morning to see what the "Yarn of the Day" is. As fate would have it, the yarn of the day was Northampton and I got a great price on it, so I forged ahead and bought the yarn, moving this sweater project to the top of my list. Just finished the sweater last week and it is lovely. The yarn is very nice to work with, very soft, nice cabling, everything about this yarn was perfect. I look forward to many more projects with Northampton by Valley Yarns.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Awful, cheap yarn

This is undoubtedly the worst plain worsted wool yarn I have ever knit with. It has no bounce or loft. The yarn structure collapses when knit, so the stitches are misshapen. It is...Read complete review

This is undoubtedly the worst plain worsted wool yarn I have ever knit with. It has no bounce or loft. The yarn structure collapses when knit, so the stitches are misshapen. It is very very inexpensive, so I should have anticipated how awful it is. Spend the money on Cascade 220, it is a far superior product. I plan to use this yarn for a felting project instead of the sweater I bought if for. Let's hope its awful qualities are disguised by felting. It doesn't pay to ship such inexpensive yarn back for a refund.

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4.0

I probably will buy it again

By 

from Utica,NY

About Me Artist, Collector

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters

    Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

    I am making a Lizabeth Zimmermans adult sweater with this yarn. It works up very nicely but I did not like the fact that there were many areas in the two balls that I have used us far that needed to be put together

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Beautiful yarn

    By 

    from Northern California

    About Me Artist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Felting

      Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

      I purchased this yarn for a felted project. I usually use Cascade 220, but couldn't find it in the colors I wanted. My swatch knit up quickly and looked great. It felted just as I had hoped it would. I have now started on the bag that will be knit and then felted in washing machine. I feel confident that the final piece will be great.

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      • No
       
      4.0

      Colors are Gorgeous

      By 

      from Pensacola, Fl

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable

      Cons

      • Coarse

      Best Uses

      • Blankets

      Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

      I love making big blankets for my friends. I usually use bulky yarns, but thi

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      4.0

      Great buy!

      By 

      from Philadelphia

      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

        Great color choices and the yarn has a nice feel. Too thin to knit on any needle larger than 7. So I had to make some gauge adjustments. I bought this during the anniversary sale, so it was a decent value.

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        • No
         
        4.0

        Have purchased this yarn several times.

        By 

        from Virginia

        About Me Enthusiast, long time knitter

        See all my reviews

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        Pros

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

        Cons

        • splits
        • Twists Up

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

        Making a yoked sweater.

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        • No
         
        5.0

        Great basic yarn!

        By 

        from Montreal QC, Canada

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        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

          Great yarn at a great price, nice colors available. Made one cardigan in Ocean Heather and it turned out great. Knit 2 swatches, got 18.5 st x 28 r on #6 and 18 st x 25 r on #7, measured after blocking. I've knit my sweater on #7, as fabric felt softer, but it wanted to grow at blocking, so I might knit on #6 next time. Because there will definitely be a next time!

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          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good, reliable yarn

          By 

          from Michigan

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

          I like the Valley Northampton yarn. I just purchased the Dark Grey and am knitting an afghan with it, holding the yarn double. I would describe the color as a heathered light charcoal with some ash tones. The yarn is not the softest I've worked with, but it has some body to it, which I like. I knit with slippery needles, and if my work accidentally slides off, the stitches stay defined enough so that it's easy to get them back on the needles. I rarely come across any bad spots in the yarn which is another plus. Overall, I think this is one of the best values in wool yarns.

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          SO GLAD I FOUND THIS SOURCE

          By 

          from NY NY

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

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          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Machine Washable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

            made lovely fuschia hats, you know the ones to protest in!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Northampton worsted wool

            By 

            from Washington state

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            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Knits Quickly
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

                I like the weight and texture of the yarn. Most importantly, it does NOT split while working with it.

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                • No
                 
                2.0

                Beautiful color - but a disappointment

                By 

                from Clarks Summit PA

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                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Knits Quickly

                Cons

                • Not plied - more like a roving structure
                • Sheds

                Best Uses

                • Felting
                • Hats

                Comments about 6.49 Northampton:

                Heavy cardigan / jacket.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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