Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Black (03)
  • Fiber Content: 100% Extra Fine Superwash Merino Wool
  • Weight: DK
  • Gauge: 5.5 sts = 1" on US 6
  • Weight/Yardage: 50g/137yds
  • Care: Machine Wash Regular
  • Country Of Origin: Italy

Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK

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The incredible softness and versatile DK weight of Valley Superwash DK make it a fantastic choice for both kids' and adults' projects. Try it for colorwork, baby blankets, socks, and more!

Note: Color #21 is labelled "Silver", but is actually "Light Blue".

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Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Black (03)
(03) Black
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Blue Mist (15)
(15) Blue Mist
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Boy Blue (23)
(23) Boy Blue
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Burgundy (06)
(06) Burgundy
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Classic Navy (18)
(18) Classic Navy
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Colonial Blue (17)
(17) Colonial Blue
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Copper (08)
(08) Copper
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Fawn (28)
(28) Fawn
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Forest (13)
(13) Forest
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Gray (29)
(29) Gray
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Ice Blue (16)
(16) Ice Blue
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Light Blue (21)
(21) Light Blue
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Light Gray (25)
(25) Light Gray
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Misty Lilac (19)
(19) Misty Lilac
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Natural (01)
(01) Natural
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Passion Plum (24)
(24) Passion Plum
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Pink (22)
(22) Pink
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Red (07)
(07) Red
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Sand (27)
(27) Sand
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Soft Yellow (10)
(10) Soft Yellow
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Spring Leaf (11)
(11) Spring Leaf
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Steel Gray (02)
(02) Steel Gray
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Teal (14)
(14) Teal
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - White (26)
(26) White
$5.49
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK - Wild Rose (09)
(09) Wild Rose
$5.49

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4.6

(based on 196 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (138)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (171)
  • Good weight (154)
  • Nice texture (149)
  • Dyed evenly (122)
  • Machine washable (119)

Cons

  • Stretches (8)
  • Snags (5)
  • Unravels (5)
  • Sheds (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (106)
  • Scarves (76)
  • Hats (70)
  • Gloves (35)
  • Socks (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (122), Parent (25), Artist (22), Novice (9), Collector (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (152), Yes (30)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I loved this yarn.

I used four colors of it for the multicolored stripes in a sweater for myself, plus another six or so colors in a hat. It was delightful to knit -- soft, non-splitty,...Read complete review

I used four colors of it for the multicolored stripes in a sweater for myself, plus another six or so colors in a hat. It was delightful to knit -- soft, non-splitty, non-twisty -- and it washed and dried beautifully in the machine. I washed a large swatch first before I started the sweater and was amazed that it came out of the dryer (I set it at medium but my dryer is HOT) looking exactly like it went into the washer. The same was true of the sweater when I ran it through the washer (warm wash, cool rinse, normal cycle) and dryer at the end of winter. I cannot say enough good things about this yarn.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Absolute disappointment

This is the most disappointing yarn I've used in 50 years of knitting. The color was just what I wanted; knitting with the yarn was very pleasant. I completed a very complicated sweater...Read complete review

This is the most disappointing yarn I've used in 50 years of knitting. The color was just what I wanted; knitting with the yarn was very pleasant. I completed a very complicated sweater and was excited to clean and wear it. At the very first -- very careful -- washing, the yarn pilled horribly; I have sweaters that are ten years old that aren't such a mess. I've worn the sweater one time, and it proceeded to shed all over my slacks and turtleneck. I was a mess within an hour. I won't ever wear the sweater again; I'm not sure it's is worth giving to Goodwill. Don't waste your time or money on this yarn. (I have given it one star because the system won't let me submit the review without a star...hmmmph.)

Reviewed by 196 customers

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2.0

Disappointed with all the knots!

By 

from Boston

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

      I am frustrated and disappointed that each of my 5 balls of yarn had at least 3 knots in them. This caused me to have far too many ends to weave in on the baby blanket gift I was making. I don't think I could take the chance in using this yarn again.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Nice Yarn! Behaves Well!

      By 

      from Churchville NY

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

        I am still knitting the Wind Chill Cardigan, so I can't speak to how well it will wash or wear, but I am enjoying the journey. Has a nice hand and good drape.

         
        4.0

        Valley Yarns Superwash, always a pleasure

        By 

        from Maryland

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Sweaters

          Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

          I've used this yarn several times and highly recommend it. I'll use it again myself.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great yarn

          By 

          from Newington, Connecticut

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

              Love the yarn. Would use again.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Nice and soft

              By 

              from North West

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Fix
              • Good Weight
              • Nice Texture

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

                Nice weight for sweaters

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Wonderful product for all projects, even babies

                By 

                from Ventura, CA

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

                  I used this for a vest for my 15 year old niece. It worked up well. Was nice and soft. I machine washed and dried it. Came out perfect. Going to use for some baby clothes

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great all-round yarn

                  By 

                  from Anchorage AK

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                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

                    Just a great all-round yarn. Enough twist to keep it together, but loose enough to keep the softness. A few bits of fluff clinging to the yarn but easy to pick off and very few and far between.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Great yarn to knit with

                    By 

                    from Vermont

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                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

                      It was not the yarn that was a gift but the finished baby sweater that I made with this. I really enjoyed knitting with this yarn and would certainly get it again for any child whose parents need to easily wash and take care of the garment.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      5.0

                      crocheting with this yarn was a delight

                      By 

                      from Los Angeles, CA

                      About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Hats

                        Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

                        Bought this yarn with no previous knowledge or experience with it. I crocheted a gorgeous African Flower motif hat for a friend that came out better than expected and I give most of the credit to the yarn though I'll take a little for myself!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Simply lovely

                        By 

                        from Lincoln, NE

                        About Me Experienced knitter

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Gloves
                          • Hats
                          • Scarves
                          • Sweaters

                          Comments about true Valley Superwash DK:

                          This yarn is soft, knits up easily, resists splitting and has very good stitch definition for a superwash. I made a densely patterned sweater with it and it shows off the patterns well. I will definitely use this yarn again.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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