Fiber Content: 70% Superwash Wool 30% Nylon
Weight: Fingering
Knitting Gauge: 7 - 8 sts = 1" on #1 - 3 needles (2.25mm-3.25mm)
Crochet Gauge: 21 – 32 sc = 4'' on B - E hooks (2.25mm-3.5mm)
Yards: 437
Grams: 100
Put Up: Hank
Care: Machine Wash/Tumble Dry Low

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3.928571 out of 5 stars

Chroma Twist Fingering

$9.99 100g / Hank


Our beloved waves of changing color from Chroma with a stunning new twist!

Each of the three plies are individually dyed with the same classic Chroma colorway before being spun together. The result is a sturdy yet soft yarn with a unique hand-spun look and maximum contrast. No two hanks will ever be the same! It’s perfect for anything that needs a twist of color: socks, kids’ garments, home décor, or accessories. With a generous 100g of machine-washable superwash wool and nylon, every skein is like a work of art.

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4 out of 5 stars

I like the yarn and the colors were very vibrant, generally with nice long color changes. However, I found the yarn very splitty, and there were several places (in just one hank) where there were big wads of fiber and strands of very thick fuzzy yarn at the color changes (thicker than worsted weight, in a hank of fingering yarn). I had to cut the yarn and restart it. Not a huge deal, but irritating, and more ends to weave in. This happened with the very first hank I used. Not sure if it will be an issue with the other ones. Also, some color changes were sudden rather than gradual (in one spot, the yarn jumped from a deep purple to a bright yellow-green without any intermediary gradation or shading -- and there was a wad of fiber and thick strand at that spot). Perhaps quality control could be tightened...?

3 out of 5 stars

I can repeat what the others have said in regards to color and quality. It's an interesting yarn, a bit shiny really, and with interesting twist.. BUT again, the color is not what is described. I ordered Lake Front and the yarn goes from blue to green but has no yellow at all in it. Still pretty and will make nice socks but not what is described. I also ordered Red Velvet which looked beautiful in the skein but I gifted this so was not able to closely look at the colors.

3 out of 5 stars

I love the feel of this yarn. Very soft. I ordered it in the Surf's Up colorway, which is described as "Teal, pine green, slate blue, aquamarine, and very light blue-green, almost cream, make up this watery colorway." I was super disappointed when I received it. I expected some variation in the color, but it's not even close to the description. My skein is all one shade of aquamarine and nothing else. It's pretty, but it looks nothing like what I thought I was ordering.

5 out of 5 stars

I love this stuff. It's soft and beautiful, and I love the fabric it makes. There does need to be better quality control on it, though, if not at the manufacturer then in the warehouse, because the skeing within the same color can be wildly different. Also, one tie for a hank is not enough and it gets twisted. But if you get skeins that are the right colors, this stuff is fantastic.

4 out of 5 stars

This is nice yarn to work with, but I was disappointed in the amount in each hanks are not always 100 grams. Some times a little more some time 96 grams. Between the colors on some hanks is a wad but since I am making small projects can work around it. I will order more but thought I would share what I found out. Maybe the difference is it is made in China? Thank you for your time.

4 out of 5 stars

I ordered this new yarn, the colors are beautiful, the yarn is nice to work with..but the 100 grams varys some times over some time down to 96 grams, where it changes colors some times has a wad of yarn but if working a large project can be discouraging..I am making small projects so can work around it. I will be order more of this yarn here shortly, reason I rated it very good...the yarn is made in China maybe reason for differences in grams?

3 out of 5 stars

The colors are beautiful and the yarn is very soft, unfortunately the yarn is splitty and loosely twisted. Very thin compared to my other KP sock yarns.

3 out of 5 stars

Quality of yarn as expected, tho this yarn is slightly thinner than other fingering weight yarn. Not a deal breaker. Ordered 2 colors, Ferris Wheel and Surf's Up. Knowing colors will not be exactly the same as what shows on the screen, I found the colors are NOT well represented. The yellow I was expecting in Ferris Wheel is almost non existent. It is more white than yellow. For Surf's up, it is all greens, no blue in it, and the darker greens are more solid in color than having the twisted coloring. The colors are pretty for both colorways, and I like the very long color changes, but will keep in mind just how different they really are. Also, I found shipping to be very slow. I received my yarn 12 days after placing my order and have never had it take that long from anywhere else.

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful yarn but color is nothing like pictured. Confetti colorway on web photo and description appears rainbow-like. In person, I was sure I had received Leaf or Pegasus - strong lime green with faint hints of sand, sky blue and lavender. Not bad but nothing like description.

4 out of 5 stars

Very happy with yarn quality. It is as soft as expected, did not split, and has a very nice drape. Not as pleased with color. Am well aware color on computer screen will differ some, but the vibrant yellow I wanted is non existent. It is more white than yellow. First time buying from Knitpicks, and other than the color disappointment , am pleased with quality, price and fast shipping.

4 out of 5 stars

Has a very nice hand and knits up well. Doesn't split as easily as the more loosely spun regular Chroma. I think that it might wear better, too. The color changes are very slow and subtle. I could wish for color changes that were faster, wilder, and more random, more like Zauberball Crazy.

5 out of 5 stars

So beautiful and soft! I dye and spin my own yarn and I have to say I am pretty impressed with this. Hope it sticks around so I can knit all the colors!

4 out of 5 stars

Just got one skein of Chroma Twist in Avalon. I had seen others say that the color does not match the picture and I am aware that it happens. I was not prepared for Avalon to be a definit orchid color instead of the picture which looks like a blue. I had to recheck the website to make sure that I had ordered the right color. I do love all of the yarns from Knit Picks, but you do have to try not to be surprised when it doesn't match up. I do like what I received, but I was counting on a blue.

4 out of 5 stars

FYI - this is NOT Chroma yarn. While the colors are very similar, the yarn is different. I like to use Chroma for cowls and scarfs because it is so soft. This yarn reminds me of Jojoland or Painted Desert. I'm not saying this is not a nice yarn. but it is not the Chroma you have used before.