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    4.5

    Be Sweet Bamboo

    Be Sweet Bamboo is a beautiful bamboo yarn with a stunning sheen. The yarn is hand dyed, which creates vibrant colors with some slight variations. It is very soft, and would make a great camisole with an openwork pattern or lace scarf. Made in South Africa.

    Content:
    100% Bamboo
    Care:
    Machine Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    50g/110yds
    Gauge:
    5.25 sts = 1" on US 5
    Knitting Weight:
    DK
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    Be SweetBamboo
     
    4.5

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Soft (10)
    • Nice texture (9)
    • Good weight (7)
    • Knits quickly (6)
    • Machine washable (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves (8)
      • Sweaters (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (8), Artist (3), Parent (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Love this wool!

      This is wonderful to look at and feel but the best quality is how workable this yarn is. Because of the soft chainette construction putting a stitch wrong is pretty hard to do -...Read complete review

      This is wonderful to look at and feel but the best quality is how workable this yarn is. Because of the soft chainette construction putting a stitch wrong is pretty hard to do - no splitting in the yarn - and any mistakes are easily rectified. The wool unwinds quickly and undamaged.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      You've got to be kidding!

      This ball of yarn would fit into the palm of a small child. I was SO embarrassed to have bought this for my wife.

      This ball of yarn would fit into the palm of a small child. I was SO embarrassed to have bought this for my wife.

      Reviewed by 11 customers

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      5.0

      All around exquisite yarn rich colour

      By Ell

      from Kansas

      About Me Artist, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Multi-dimensional Colour
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Fibers Separate Easily

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

      This colour is a very deep rich dimensional colour. Rather than being a flat solid there is a very dimensional almost textured quality to the colour. It gives the finished project a very high end look. Each project made from this yarn is unique because of the multidimensionality of the colour! In addition to the fantastic colour this yarn knits up extremely well. It is soft and light. Exquisite yarn!!!!!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Very soft

      By Heart Lady

      from Mahwah, NJ

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

        I would use this on any item of clothing that is very close to the skin.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Amazing Yarn

        By Susan

        from Morro Bay

        About Me Enthusiast

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

          Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

          SUPER soft yarn. I was freaked out for a second after putting my swatch in the wash at the stiffness, but after drying it was back to being extremely soft. This yarn also knits up very quickly; before I knew it I was half way done with the top I was making. I'd recommend using this for a spring/summer top because of the "cool" feel, kinda like silk (I used it for Rose Jordan's Andrea Tee on Ravelry and its a great spring top). It also has great drape. Although it's a little pricey, it's worth the investment (plus buying in bulk gives you a good discount on this website).

          Service and delivery comments:

          Delivery took almost 2 whole weeks (11 days) to ship, which was a bummer, but the yarn was still in good condition.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Amazing

          By Hannah

          from Raleigh, NC

          About Me Enthusiast, Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Scarves

            Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

            I'm allegic to many fibers (mainly Acrylic and Wool) so this was a great option for me. I'm making a scarf and a pair of gloves at the moment and they are turning out beautifully and are suprisingly snuggly. The variation in the dye gives the finished product a kind of watercolor looking effect, its quite pretty. I would recommend this over and over! The only con is the price, its a little on the expensive side for me, but it turned out to be worth it!

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            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great product!

            By Sue B

            from Auburn MA

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

            • Unravels

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

            Bamboo by Sweet is a lovely yarn with a soft hand and nice drape. The jewel like colors are fabulous. It takes a bit of patience to work with but it is worth the effort. I recommend this yarn for accessories like cowl scarves.

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            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Bamboo is sweeT

            By June

            from Waterbury, CT

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft
            • Subtle Dye Colors Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

              Used bamboo for a lovely, lacy scarf. Very soft yarn, and the dye color varies to add interest and beauty to the finished project.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              You've got to be kidding!

              By Red-Faced Husband

              from Louisville, KY

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Barbie Doll Outfit

                  Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

                  This ball of yarn would fit into the palm of a small child. I was SO embarrassed to have bought this for my wife.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this bamboo!!

                  By Ann from AK

                  from Kenai, Alaska

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

                    This yarn drapes wonderfully, and I love its softness. So I'm buying as much as I can afford before this runs out! And I know this sounds nuts, but the way these balls are wound, I just leave it rather than ball it up.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Lovely Bamboo

                    By mrsmousefan

                    from Santa Clara, CA

                    About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • None That I Noticed

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

                    Sooooo soft.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

                    Comment on this review

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Yarn!

                    By Lck

                    from Texas/Bahamas

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Be Sweet Bamboo:

                      Knit the Be Sweet Cowl and love the way the yarn drapes. Color was great with variations that enhanced the end product. Check out the story behind creation of the yarn as it is a great humanitarian reason to support the product.

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                      • No

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