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    Debbie Macomber Petals Sock

    Inspired by the softness of fresh petals, Debbie Macomber Petals Socks is a wonderful blend of fine merino and angora – with added nylon for strength – the perfect combination for soft and warm socks. Available in 6 tonal self-patterning prints and machine washable!  Made in Turkey.

    Content:
    50% Fine Merino Superwash/20% Angora/30% Nylon
    Care:
    Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
    Weight/Yardage:
    100g/462yd
    Gauge:
    7 sts = 1" on US 0-2; 5.75 SC on F-5 hook
    Knitting Weight:
    Sock
    $19.00 skein Discountable
    SORRY, THIS ITEM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE
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    Debbie MacomberPetals Sock
     
    4.2

    (based on 6 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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      (1)

    80%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves (3)
      • Socks (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      So soft and easy to work with

      By CShores

      from Martinez, CA

      About Me Enthusiast, Grandmother, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft
      • Tight Twist

      Cons

      • Difficult To Tink Or Frog

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Debbie Macomber Petals Sock:

      I knitted the Church Mouse Beret complete with beads from a random skein of Petals. It came out beautiful: soft, flexible, nice angora halo. There is so much yarn on one skein you can easily make a matching pair of fingerless gloves or a cowl to go with the hat. With so many friends and family undergoing chemo, I purchased Petals in every color and have now knocked out five beautiful berets. All their bald heads are now warm and stylish. One of these days I will actually knit something for myself out of this wonderful yarn. I have only washed by hand so can't speak to machine washing. It blocks great. Be careful though, frogging is difficult if you make a mistake, because of the angora. I can attest from experience that frogging may be difficult, but it isn't impossible. LOL

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      5.0

      Beautiful Yarn in a Beautiful Colorway

      By Falcargenta

      from Appalachia

      About Me Artist, Collector, Designer, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves
        • Shawlette
        • Socks

        Comments about Debbie Macomber Petals Sock:

        I confess that I have not worked with this yarn yet. My plan was to use this for a design for a pattern I am working on for fingerless gloves. The yarn is very beautiful and soft, but because of the "tweedy" nature of the colorway, I am not sure if the eyelet design I have in mind will show to best advantage. Currently, I am considering a design for a "shawlette" instead.

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        5.0

        I love this product

        By Anne

        from Montreal Canada

        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

          • Socks

          Comments about Debbie Macomber Petals Sock:

          Very very soft socks ...

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          • No

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          1.0

          shrunk socks

          By verosious knitter

          from toronto canada

          Pros

            Cons

            • My socks shrunk

            Best Uses

              Comments about Debbie Macomber Petals Sock:

              my socks shrunk in the wash!! :(

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              5.0

              "nice"

              By BassoonLady

              from Springfield, IL

              About Me Enthusiast, Novice

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Socks

                Comments about Debbie Macomber Petals Sock:

                I bought this yarn last year and am now making socks out of this yarn. Beautiful, luxury that I can afford. I did not find the yarn to tangle, but I do rewind all my yarn before using it. Super nice yarn, would recommend it to all.

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                (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Soft

                By Anonymous

                from Oak Park, IL

                Comments about Debbie Macomber Petals Sock:

                This is the softest yarn (not just sock yarn) I have ever knit with. I have peripheral neuropathy which causes the skin on my feet to be unusually sensitive. So thesesocks feel like heaven on my feet. Since thereof generally an inverse relationship between softness & durability in yarn, I am a bit concerned about how long these socks will last. The main problem I had with this yarn was that the angora did not seem to be well spun in - causing a fuzzy halo. The main problem had with this yarn was that it was far more tangled in the ball than any other yarn I've ever used. I think thatis because the angora didn't seem like it was spun in with the wool very thoroughly. The result ISA fuzzy halo that tends to stick to itself. I had to spen about 45 minutes untangling the initial clump of yarn that came out of the center if the all score I could astounding on (& it must be designed as aa a center pull ballbecause the only end I could find came from the center - even after having used enough yarn for a pair of socks, I still cannot find the other "outside" end.). Also the fact that the angora isnot blended well with the other fibers means that little fuzz balls form along the strand & tend to slide along, picking up more fuzz & growing) as you knit until they get to about a mm thick at which point, one has to carefully clip them off. Despite the fact that dealing with the stickiness of the yarn probably added acouple of hours to the kniing time, I still like this yarn & wish it came in more colors especially solids. It would be wonderful for hats, scarves, mittens & shawls. It would definitely be close to the top if the list for next to skin wear especially in view of the reasonable price.

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