Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock - Tropical Sunset (955)
Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock - Tropical Sunset (955)
  • Fiber Content: 75% Superwash Wool/25% Nylon
  • Weight: Fingering, Sock
  • Gauge: 6.75-8 sts = 1" on US 1-3
  • Weight/Yardage: 100g/459yd
  • Country Of Origin: Turkey

Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock

$17.95 Skein
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Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock is a blend of 75% superwash wool and 25% nylon. The amazing colors in this yarn stripe to create stunning socks. Wisdom Yarns Poems Socks is perfect for quick stockinette stitch socks that have plenty of interest, but would also work well with a variety of stitch patterns.  Made in Turkey.

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17.95Poems Sock
 
3.3

(based on 42 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

58%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (13)
  • Soft (11)
  • Dyed evenly (10)
  • Knits quickly (10)
  • Machine washable (10)

Cons

  • Coarse (7)
  • Twists up (7)
  • Snags (6)
  • Sheds (5)
  • Unravels (3)

Best Uses

  • Socks (18)
  • Scarves (12)
  • Hats (6)
  • Sweaters (5)
  • Gloves (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (19), Artist (7), Parent (5), Collector (3), Novice (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (37)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nice sweater yarn

I bought this to make a pullover sweater that you wear over a tank so the fact that it's not the softest to me is not a problem, remember it is wool. I bought...Read complete review

I bought this to make a pullover sweater that you wear over a tank so the fact that it's not the softest to me is not a problem, remember it is wool. I bought it for the beautiful colors. I have had a problem trying to go back and fix mistakes because the fibers get tangled in the stitches and don't want to release. It is washable, but I will hand wash the sweater I am making just because of the loose pattern stitches in it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Frustrating Poems Sock Yarn

I have made several socks out of this yarn. Each time I say I will never do it again, but the colors are lovely. The pair I just finished will be my last...Read complete review

I have made several socks out of this yarn. Each time I say I will never do it again, but the colors are lovely. The pair I just finished will be my last though. So:
Pros: Lovely color transitions
Cons: Biggest - I found the repeat FINALLY by the heal of the second sock - there was not enough yarn to have made a matching pair of socks. I think I should have had the option of making a matched pair. In addition the yarn splits, and knots.

I now have 2 lovely socks made from the same yarn and pattern that do not look like a pair of socks.

Reviewed by 42 customers

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5.0

Great color

By 

from Phila, PA

About Me Artist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly

Cons

  • Coarse

Best Uses

  • Gloves
  • Scarves
  • Socks

Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

I'm using this yarn for the Bermuda Shawl/scarf pattern I found on Ravelry. Using recommended size 7 needles, I'm finding it very easy to work with. The yarn seems a bit course but I'm hoping that when washed, it will soften up a bit.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Poems Sock

By 

from Snellville, GA

About Me Enthusiast

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves

    Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

    I am in the process of knitting a shawl with it now.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    I would purchase this hard again. (Thumps up)

    By 

    from Blakeslee, Pennsylvania

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Socks

      Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

      It is self striping and the color scheme is excellent.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Not Sock Yarn at All

      By 

      from Rochester, NY

      About Me Experienced Sock Knitter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Sheds
        • Snags
        • Twists Up

        Best Uses

        • Felting

        Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

        This is advertised as sock yarn, but I'm not sure why. It splits easily and is too think is places. The colors are lovely, but that's about it. I bought two skeins, started knitting with one and promptly stopped and returned the unused wool. Cut your losses from the get and don't buy this yarn.

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        • No
         
        4.0

        Lovely colors

        By 

        from Mahopac, ny

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy to work with
        • Good Weight
        • Machine Washable

        Cons

        • Not very soft

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Sweaters

        Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

        I bought this to make a scarf. It worked up beautifully, although it was not as soft as I would have liked. Made very nice stripes.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Sock yarn? I think not.

        By 

        from Nashville, TN

        About Me Experienced Sock Knitter

        Pros

        • Beautiful colors

        Cons

        • Thick and thin

        Best Uses

          Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

          I knit socks all the time. I was very hopeful that this beautiful yarn would make lovely, serviceable socks. I didn't even get through the first part of the cuff before I was thoroughly dissatisfied with the yarn. The thick and thin nature of it will not give one the texture needed for socks. I am offering this yarn to a knitting friend because I don't want anything to do with it. The details for the product did not mention the thick and thin nature or I would never have bought it in the first place.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          3.0

          snags

          By 

          from pennsylvania

          About Me Advanced, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Colors

          Cons

          • Coarse
          • Snags
          • Twists Up

          Best Uses

          • Socks

          Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

          I love the color and the shades it goes through but, that's all I like about this yarn. I don't like the coarse fuzzy texture and it snags in the pattern I'm using for crochet half doubles.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Comes Pre-tangled!!!!

          By 

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Productive Knitter

          Pros

          • Color Was Pretty

          Cons

          • Lots More Tangles
          • Tangles
          • Tangles Tangles

          Best Uses

          • Leave On Store Shelves

          Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

          I bought this yarn because of the long color change to knit the Nymphalidea scarf. The scarf was my work project: I knit during break time. Note it WAS my work project. I got tired of spending my entire break time untangling instead of knitting. I took the mess home tonight and spent several hours untangling, spit-splicing and rewinding. Note to manufacturer: if you can't wind the yarn without tangling it: don't wind it before selling it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Nice sweater yarn

          By 

          from IN

          About Me Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Colors are beautiful
          • Machine Washable

          Cons

          • Hard to fix mistakes
          • Sheds

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

          I bought this to make a pullover sweater that you wear over a tank so the fact that it's not the softest to me is not a problem, remember it is wool. I bought it for the beautiful colors. I have had a problem trying to go back and fix mistakes because the fibers get tangled in the stitches and don't want to release. It is washable, but I will hand wash the sweater I am making just because of the loose pattern stitches in it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          So Beautiful!

          By 

          from CO

          About Me Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Beautiful
          • Dyed Evenly
          • Knits Quickly

          Cons

          • Coarse

          Best Uses

          • Socks

          Comments about 17.95 Poems Sock:

          This yarn is so beautiful! I bought the Spa Shades and Pulsar color and they look great as socks. I feel like the yarn was easy for me to work with, but it's a little coarse so sometimes it was hard to unravel if I made a mistake.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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