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Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock

Misti Hand Paint Sock Yarn is a cozy addition to the Misti Alpaca line. The colors are gorgeous and you won't believe how soft the finished socks will be. Misti Hand Paint Sock would also be great for heavier weight shawls and wraps. Made in Peru.

Content:
50% Alpaca/ 30% Merino Wool/ 10% Silk/ 10% Nylon
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/437yd
Gauge:
7 sts = 1" on US 2
Knitting Weight:
Sock
$24.40 hank Discountable
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Misti AlpacaHand Paint Sock
 
4.6

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (16)
  • Nice texture (11)
  • Good weight (10)
  • Knits quickly (5)
  • Dyed evenly (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Socks (10)
  • Scarves (7)
  • Hats (6)
  • Gloves (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (10), Collector (4), Parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect product

Having loved the color pathways, I just bought four more skeins today, from Webs. The alpaca is a lovely, remarkable animal, able to survive at high altitudes that most animals cannot...Read complete review

Having loved the color pathways, I just bought four more skeins today, from Webs. The alpaca is a lovely, remarkable animal, able to survive at high altitudes that most animals cannot survive.
(There are two type of Alpaca producing various yarn types). I like the fact that this product is light weight; very warm, and gorgeous color pathways. I made a sweater out of some Alpaca products, and love everything about it!
Also, this is a strong yarn... who could ask for more??

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock

I bought this yarn to specifically make socks with it. The color I chose was Monte Carlo. Maybe it was the color choice that threw me off, but what I noticed as I...Read complete review

I bought this yarn to specifically make socks with it. The color I chose was Monte Carlo. Maybe it was the color choice that threw me off, but what I noticed as I was knitting with this was that the yarn gets VERY fuzzy, and when you have to frog your work a bit, it snags. There are positives to this yarn, being that it is very soft and the colors are wonderful. Just wish I had made something other than socks with the color I chose!

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5.0

Soft and Beautiful Sock Yarn

By Suzy Sock

from Coboconk, Ontario

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Repeat Length
  • Good Weight
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Socks

    Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

    I've been looking for a soft sock yarn with small repeats -- to avoid colour pooling. This yarn is it! Perfect for baby bootees and socks. A pleasure to knit with and wear.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Color Pooling opportunity

    By Knit-r

    from US

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

        Certain colorways are particularly good for color pooling scarves and wraps. Provence is an example. Test with a skein before committing to a large project b/c not all have the long color runs.

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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        It practically knits itself

        By Roxanne

        from La Grange, IL

        About Me Enthusiast, Parent

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gloves
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Socks

          Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

          This is beautifully dyed, super soft, sock yarn that melts onto your needles. Terrific for making socks anyone would be proud to wear. I even love the playful color names. I will use this yarn over and over. Not the cheapest sock yarn out there, but it is worth it.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Love the color way

          By Didi lotsa socks

          from Meriden, CT

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Hides Mistakes
          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Socks

            Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

            Knitting socks with this yarn is wonderful. After they are finished the socks are soft and warm.

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            • No

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            5.0

            love this yarn!

            By gillibunny

            from Canada

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Socks

              Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

              Would buy this again.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Wonderful yarn

              By Bastelfee

              from Germany

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves

                Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

                wonderful colorshifting yarn, lovely soft texture, very nice to knit - I highly recommend it!
                And for foreign customers: Very smooth shopping experience, no problems with international shipping (you might have to pay duties though)

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great for Baby Clothes

                By livbarcs

                from Washington DC

                About Me Collector, Enthusiast

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

                    Just finished EZ Baby surprise jacket for new born, plus hat and booties, all from one skein with left-overs. Wow. Should be washable (I have not tried yet) Washable sock yarn makes great baby clothes. Washable and it frees you from tepid pastel prison.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Warm and Soft

                    By Runner chick

                    from Canada

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Easy To Fix
                    • Good Weight
                    • Hides Mistakes
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gloves
                      • Hats
                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

                      I knitted a pair of mittens, a hat and a scarf with the yarn in the past and they all were wonderful - light but warm. I loved it so much that I had to buy more.

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                      • No

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                      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Not all that

                      By AR1965

                      from Chicago, IL

                      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                      Pros

                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                      • Snags
                      • Splitty
                      • Too Short Repeats

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

                        Completely useless for making anything other than socks, due to the incredibly SHORT repeats. We're talking 4-5 inches, here. Looks terrible and muddy in a shawl.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        A lovely sock yarn.

                        By Satisfied grandparent

                        from Washington, DC

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Great colors
                        • Knits Up Easily
                        • Very soft

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Socks

                          Comments about Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock:

                          I bought this to make holiday gifts for family, and couldn't be more delighted with the colors in this skein. My kids like really soft and comfy socks, and this yarn delivers! It has been a pleasure to knit with it, as it feels so nice in the hand. I would definitely buy it again to try different colors.

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