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Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette

The loft and softness of kid mohair blended with bamboo viscose for drape makes a versatile yarn at a reasonable price. Classic Elite Pirouette is perfect for airy garments or striped accessories! Made in South Africa.

Content:
67% Kid Mohair/ 25% Viscose/ 8% Nylon
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
25g/246yds
Gauge:
4.5-6 sts = 1" on US 3-8
Knitting Weight:
Multiple Gauges
$8.95 ball $4.79 ball
  • 4015 Grass Green In Stock 22 balls $4.79
  • 4023 Red Coral In Stock 50+ balls $4.79
  • 4027 Redwood In Stock 50+ balls $4.79
  • 4035 Chartreuse In Stock 50+ balls $4.79
  • 4097 Olive In Stock 50+ balls $4.79
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Classic Elite YarnsPirouette
 
4.5

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (17), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

soft enough next to the skin

I made a loose fit top with each one strand of Pirouette and Regia Lace.(2 balls regia lace, 5.5 balls Pirouette, 4mm knitting needles, size medium top) The fabric has elegant...Read complete review

I made a loose fit top with each one strand of Pirouette and Regia Lace.(2 balls regia lace, 5.5 balls Pirouette, 4mm knitting needles, size medium top) The fabric has elegant drape with subtle colour changing comes from Reia Lace. It is light, pleantly warm and at the same time not bulky at all. Most of all the fabric is soft enough next to my skin.(like everybode else, I can not stand the itchiness of some mohairs)
One thing bothered me is that Pirouettet was easily entangled itself.(It was manageabe, though)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

great color, not so soft

I bought several different brands of lace weight mohair yarns, and this is my least favorite of them all. The colors I have are great, and true to the colors online. However,...Read complete review

I bought several different brands of lace weight mohair yarns, and this is my least favorite of them all. The colors I have are great, and true to the colors online. However, the yarn has a bit of a course feel, and it irritates my hands if I work with it for too long (undoubtably exacerbated by my dry skin). It's okay for the price, but from now on I will be paying a couple of dollars more per ball to get a higher quality yarn.

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5.0

ok... very good

By crislouro

from Diadema, SP Brasil

Verified Buyer

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        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

        excelence product

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Pirouette yarns are absolutely beautiful

        By owner of O'Deliteful Crafts

        from Bryan, TX

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Delicate Versatile

        Cons

        • not enough color choices

        Best Uses

        • Prop Photos And Accessori

        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

        I crochet skirts, bonnets, and wraps for newborn photo props from it. It creates a soft, hazy, lacy look that is beautiful. Although it's a bit diffucult to work with because of the fuzzy nature, that very fuzziness is what gives the lovely effect that has such impact in photos.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Love my yarn

        By Charlie

        from Alaska

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Beautiful Finished Item
        • Exactly what I needed
        • Made Baby Bonnets
        • So Easy To Work With

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Baby Clithes

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

          I crocheted some beautiful baby bonnets for use a photography props.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          just lovely

          By polksally

          from Lake Wales, FL

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dreamy Colors And Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Shawls

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

            Don't be afraid to try this lace weight. I did a crochet motif wrap in multiple colors using an E hook and had no problems. Wasn't too bad ripping back out as some mohairs can be if you make a mistake. Also it is easy to hide the ends when changing colors. Great price and quality.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Nice Yarn

            By RJane4R

            from Wisconsin

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to work with

            Cons

            • Pricey

            Best Uses

            • Scarf
            • Sweater
            • Vest

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

            This yarn was easy to work with. I was hesitant at first, but it is working out well with sweater I am making. I received a gift certificate form Christmas. A little more pricey for my budget, but it was worth it.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            3.0

            a mixed bag

            By Carita

            from Lakeville, CT

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lovely For Lacy Work

            Cons

            • Snags easily

            Best Uses

            • Light Fluffy Garments

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

            I'm making a light, lacy wrap cardigan. It looks lovely, but the yarn has snagged several times as I knit, so I end up with very thin yarn in places, so thin it has broken off a couple times.

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            • No

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            5.0

            very nice mohair.

            By Fluff

            from Indiana

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                  Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

                  Knits up very nice.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Wonderful Mohair yarn -money well spend

                  By Gina

                  from Scottsdale,AZ

                  Verified Buyer

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                    Cons

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                        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

                        I am knitting large triangular scarfs. One is finished and it turned out beautiful in a airy , lacy pattern.

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                        • No

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                        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        Pirouette mohair yarn

                        By Linda Knits

                        from Quilcene, Wa

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good For Lace Trim

                        Cons

                        • Too thin for my project

                        Best Uses

                        • Trim Or Lace Work

                        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

                        I am not used to working with thin yarn, my
                        project is a shawl, I was hoping it would be
                        a little thicker

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Perfect yarn for my Lace pattern

                        By suelilly

                        from Aberdeen, WA

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Color depth
                        • Light
                        • Non-splitting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Lace
                          • Scarf
                          • Scarfshawl

                          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Pirouette:

                          I am using this yarn to knit a shawl and am truly enjoy working with it. Although a thin strand it is easy to work with, light and soft in your hand, no splitting and even without the final block, holds my lace pattern well. The color is gray with brown and red undertones to give it some complex depth, no flat color here. Look forward to more projects with it in the future.

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