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Fiber Content: 50% Fine Merino (20.5mic), 25% Baby Alpaca, 25% Mulberry Silk
Weight: Sport Weight
Knitting Gauge: 6sts = 1" #3-5 needles (3.25-3.75mm)
Crochet Gauge: 6-20 sc = 4'' on E-7 hooks
Yards: 123
Grams: 50
Put Up: ball
Care: Hand Wash/Dry Flat

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4.300000 out of 5 stars

Paragon Sport Yarn

$6.99 50g / ball


Bounce, luster, and luxurious sheen - Paragon is the epitome of fabulous! Our newest sport-weight yarn is fabulously squishy due to fine Merino wool. Combined with Baby Alpaca for amazing drape-ability and Mulberry silk for a gorgeous shine, Paragon is sure to become your favorite yarn for projects such as sophisticated cardigans, opulent shawls, and unique scarves. Amazingly versatile, too... knit with smaller needles for a dense, plump, and super-squishy feel; or use larger needles to create projects with lovely drape. Prepare to fall in love.
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5 out of 5 stars

Very pleased with Paragon sport. Just finished crocheting and blocking a shawl using the Almond colorway. Such a pleasure to work with, glides so smoothly on the hook. Durability to be determined, but could not be more pleased with the appearance. Drapes beautifully.

5 out of 5 stars

This is some of the best yarn I've ever used and I've been knitting for nearly 60 of my 70 years. It is wonderfully soft, yet spun with a twist which gives excellent stitch definition. I started using it for charity hats last winter and fell in love. I'm nearly finished with a Melanie Berg shawl and have Paragon lined up for at least two more projects. I can't get enough of this stuff! Fabulous yarn at a very reasonable price.

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn. I am finally finishing a shrug, the design of the pattern I really liked but it proved to be a challenge. I honestly ripped it out so many times another yarn would have given up! But the more frustrated I got, the more determined I was to win! And even now, you can't tell where it all happened. This is pure pleasure to work with, and is so soft, the stitch definition so nice and as the description says, the "drape-ability" perfect. I had previously purchased yarn from Turkey, same fiber content, pricier and not nearly as nice. I'm anxious to begin another project using this yarn.

5 out of 5 stars

Love Love Love this yarn

5 out of 5 stars

LOVE this yarn, it's soft and squishy to touch, not scratchy at all it feels like there is no wool in it at all, and has an awesome shine showing off stitch definition. I had to unravel the first half of my project three times because I kept measuring incorrectly, and the yarn held up exceptionally well, still no pilling, splitting or tangling - so impressed! I think I'll make all my project with this from now on!

5 out of 5 stars

I feel in love with Paragon when I saw the description in the Knit Pick catalog, especially the 'Sagebrush". The Cardi pattern I'm using has a "yo" that that has been my nemesis.To go back to correct a mistake is horrible, I have, literally, spent a week and a half ripiping and re-knitting. And this yarn has taken it. It still looks like the new yarn on the ball. And the softness is wonderful to work with. I'm looking forward to finishing this project (!) so I can buy more of this yarn.

5 out of 5 stars

This was my first purchase of Paragon. It's like butter. Good quality yarn makes all the difference. Using with my rainbow hook as well. I have loved everything I have purchased.

3 out of 5 stars

Loved the combination of fibers in this yarn, but the colors are disappointing. I could not find one that I liked much less wear. All the colors are very grayed and cool toned.

4 out of 5 stars

This is my first 'good quality' yarn purchase, and although it's not as soft as I was hoping for (I personally think the cheaper 'Mighty Stitch' yarn is much, much softer) the yarn definitely holds up well - no pilling, no splitting, and is nice and even all the way through the skein! It also has a really nice 'shine' to it once knitted. The yarn feels like it just glides over the needles! Overall very happy with my purchase :)

1 out of 5 stars

My rating is totally based on the colour choices (or lack thereof) of this new yarn, which sounds yummy, but does not have one colour for me. As with so many of Knit Picks yarns, cool undertones prevail when half of us need warm undertones. And the colour that has warm undertones is yellow/gold which isn't flattering to very many people. Please some bright, warm colours.