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Fiber Content: 60% Pima Cotton, 40% Modal® natural beech wood fiber
Weight: Worsted Weight
Knitting Gauge: 4.5 - 5 sts = 1" on #6 - 9 needles (4.0mm-5.5mm)
Crochet Gauge: 11–14 sc = 4'' on I - K hooks (5.5 mm-6.5 mm)
Yards: 75
Grams: 50
Put Up: ball
Care: Machine Washable/Tumble Dry Low

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3.966101 out of 5 stars

Shine Worsted Yarn

$3.99 50g / ball


Modal® natural beech wood fiber gives high quality Pima cotton an elegant sheen and soft drape while minimizing pilling and stretching. This very appealing yarn can be used in any of your favorite designs calling for worsted weight yarn. Supremely comfortable for warm weather garments, and the easy care of machine washability fits right into your summer lifestyle. Excellent for showing off textured stitches and cables.
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"I recently knitted a lovely shrug with Shine Worsted.  It came out beautifully, made in this oh-so-soft to the touch worsted weight yarn.  What do I love about this yarn?  First of all, a soft, very smooth texture that doesn't pill.  Next, the price!  I knit my entire shrug for under $20 - wow!!  The yarn is comfortable year round and is really wonderful to work with.  I will definitely use this yarn again!"  -Natalie, Knit Picks customer

2 out of 5 stars

I made two shawls using this yarn and both pilled something awful. The yarn sheds as it is being worked, annoying.

4 out of 5 stars

It is a lovely yarn with a nice sheen and drape. There is a small amount of pilling, but nothing horrendous. My only complaint is that the color Platinum has a greenish undertone, instead of a brown.

4 out of 5 stars

I, too, was fooled by the color I ordered the first time. I wanted a light gray, but ended up with a soft green! I knit it up anyway, since I was knitting for sale. It is really nice to work with - the drape is nicer than any yarn I have used in years. I washed it once before sending it on and there was a very small amount of pilling, but nothing that caused me to withhold it from sale. And the sweater was bought within a week! This time, I enlarged the yarn color and read that my next order is described as "silver gray."

5 out of 5 stars

I used Shine Worsted to make a baby blanket for which the designer had specified Knit Picks Comfy. Shine was a pleasure to work with, and the stitch definition is outstanding. Just one caveat: Always check gauge. l had to go down two needles sizes, from the size 7s specified in the pattern, to size 5 to get it right.

3 out of 5 stars

Seems like nice yarn but the Platinum color was not that at all, more of a beige cream color. So glad that I actually had to return it because I ordered the wrong weight. I will not order that color again. I know it is hard to get color right on computers BUT the description of the color was off as well. Not any gray in it. Gray is a blue tone, not a yellow tone which the Platinum color definitely is.

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