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4.5

Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece

Looking for a yarn that provides the best of both worlds? Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece is the answer. A soft, mostly cotton yarn is great for projects from babies to adults. Cotton Fleece has 20% wool which gives the cotton memory.

Content:
80% Pima Cotton/20% Merino Wool
Care:
Hand Wash
Weight/Yardage:
3.5oz/ 215yd
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 6
Knitting Weight:
DK
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Brown SheepCotton Fleece
 
4.5

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (19)
  • Good weight (16)
  • Soft (15)
  • Dyed evenly (12)
  • Knits quickly (12)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (11)
  • Baby blankets (3)
  • Hats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (15), Artist (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Once again I was pleased

I am using this yarn to make a prayer sweater for my sister-in-law suffering a relapse of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. I wanted to make something for her to wear during the spring and summer that...Read complete review

I am using this yarn to make a prayer sweater for my sister-in-law suffering a relapse of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. I wanted to make something for her to wear during the spring and summer that would be warm enough to ward off the chill of chemotherapy but cool enough for summer temps. Brown Sheep cotton fleece is the only cotton I will work with. I can't get enough of the drape and visual reflectiveness of this cotton yarn. The sweater is nearly done and I am not disappointed. Think glorious drape and luscious hand. Thank you Brown Sheep Wool Company for your fine product. I feel certain my sister-in-law will love the fiber and each prayer stitch that makes it a wearable prayer.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Cotton Fleece

I used the product to make a Vogue design. A tunic. I do not like the heavy feel of the fiber and feel the fiber is not well matched to the pattern. I...Read complete review

I used the product to make a Vogue design. A tunic. I do not like the heavy feel of the fiber and feel the fiber is not well matched to the pattern. I do not like the matte finish of the fiber, it makes the light blue look dull.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Almost what I wanted.

By Nora

from Lyme, NH

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Easy To Fix
  • Nice Texture
  • Slightly Weightier Than
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

    I was knitting a baby hat with this yarn that I owned, I needed a different color and ordered the same yarn from you...it was a bit weightier but it worked out.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    Comment on this review

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Nice for knitting

    By knitting marge

    from Castle Pines, CO

    About Me Knitting Is My Reward

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Just A Bit Of Splitting

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Socks
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

    Currently using Cotton Fleece for knitted rabbit's clothes.
    I like the available colors.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Baby Blanket Yarn

    By Meli C

    from Vancouver, BC

    About Me Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

        Love this product, and the shipping was quick and flawless. Great company.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Baby blankets

        By Sammy the blogless

        from Cambridge, MA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cuddly Drapey Fabric
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Careful Of Stitch Selecti

        Best Uses

        • Baby blankets

        Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

        I love Cotton Fleece for baby blankets and it is the only cotton fiber that does not cause my hands to cramp.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Cotton Fleece by Brown Sheep

        By Nancy

        from Boston

        About Me Enthusiast, Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

            Cotton Fleece is wonderful for baby or children's items. It washes beautifully and does not shrink in the dryer; it has excellent yardage. I can not recommend the yarn enough.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Cotton Fleece

            By madknitter

            from Ellensburg Wa.

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Coarse
              • Dull Color
              • Dull Finish To The Fiber

              Best Uses

                Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

                I used the product to make a Vogue design. A tunic. I do not like the heavy feel of the fiber and feel the fiber is not well matched to the pattern. I do not like the matte finish of the fiber, it makes the light blue look dull.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                4.0

                nice yarn, good hand

                By funkyknitter

                from kannapolis, nc

                About Me Experienced knitter, Lover Of Bright Colors

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • Washed Out Colors

                Best Uses

                • Baby blankets

                Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

                I love cotton fleece for how it works up and flows through my hands. However, I was spoiled by long time ago by their very bright colorways in this yarn and was disappointed to learn they no longer make the "brights" as bright. Evidently color bleed with cotton was an issue for some people, even though not for me.
                However, that being said, this is a really nice yarn and I'm glad I got it.

                Service and delivery comments:

                ordered yarn and it was here in a fraction of the time I expected it to take, well-packaged and prompt!
                price was competitive by all means

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                The draping of the garment is lovely.

                By Linda

                from Princeton, NJ

                About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

                  The drapability is more than expected. I do not care for the feel of the yarn on the needles, but the knitted sweater is comforting to the touch.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  Cotton Fleece by Brown Sheep - lovely ya

                  By DarcyCAG

                  from Huntsville, AL

                  About Me Knitting For 4 Years

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

                      This is the first time I've ordered this yarn and it has a really nice feel to it - I'm using it for a baby outfit.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      So soft!

                      By yarnlover

                      from Churubusco,In

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Knits Quickly
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Baby blanket

                        Comments about Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece:

                        I knit a log cabin baby blanket & the mommy to be loved it!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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