Review: Love Affair with Scheepjes Stonewashed

Review: Love Affair with Scheepjes Stonewashed

I've got my hooks in some yarn. Well, what's so new about that, you say? I'm thrilled to say that it's Scheepjes Stonewashed!


Scheepjes Stonewashed Yarn Review for upcoming free cochet pattern from Felted Button

Since first seeing this lovely stuff around the web I fell in love with the "washed" effect, the colors ranging from pastels to brights, and the fiber being primarily cotton (80%) with the added strength of a bit of acrylic (20%). Then, when I finally got my hands on it, I fell in love with the softness, too. I'm smitten.



Scheepjes Stonewashed Yarn Review for upcoming free cochet pattern from Felted Button


Would you look at those glorious colors? Notice that the names are after precious gems and minerals--a lovely idea for a yarn with a "natural" feel.

Scheepjes Stonewashed Yarn Review for upcoming free cochet pattern from Felted Button

The yarn is lightly plied with a small "halo" which I suspect may make frogging a bit of a challenge. Because of this, I might opt for a tad larger hook than suggested (3-3.5mm). I'll play with it--but I'm thinking a 4mm might be perfect. I'll let you know how it goes.


Scheepjes Stonewashed Yarn Review for upcoming free cochet pattern from Felted Button (Photo by Lillabjornscrochet.com)
Photo used courtesy of lillabjorncrochet.com
I like that the yarn comes in a good sized 50g (1.75oz)/130m (142yd) ball. Just enough to make a good sized project, but small enough to be affordable for smaller multi-colored projects. Oh, my head is a-swirlin'!


Scheepjes Stonewashed Yarn Review for upcoming free cochet pattern from Felted Button

The yarn would be appropriate for garments and toys or blankets and home decor. I'm planning to make an accessory with mine. I think it will be perfect for what I have in mind. But you'll have to stop by next week to see more. Now, I need to decide if I can make it in a single color, or if I am going to need to mix things up as usual and make a multi-colored project. It'll be a surprise for both of us!

There is also a Stonewashed XL version (worsted/aran) for those projects where you might want a bit bulkier yarn. You can find Stonewashed (with international shipping) from Wool Warehouse (UK) *here, Deramores (UK) *here, Knotty House (Canada) *here, or LoveCrochet (US) *here. If you are in the Netherlands, you can find a list for local shops that sell it here.

Don't miss out on a single post--so stay in the "Button" loop on Facebook here, Instagram (@FeltedButton) here or Pinterest here.

| On the Board | -- Mighty change is might hard.           ~~Neal A. Maxwell


Susan Carlson of Felted Button -- Colorful Crochet Patterns

*This post contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support!

Related Posts

It's a Beautiful Day for a WIP
It's a Beautiful Day for a WIP
I've lived a really abundant life-- a life full of opportunity, experience, love and growth. Some of it has been hard...
Read More
Under the Awning Blanket Crochet Pattern Update
Under the Awning Blanket Crochet Pattern Update
I suppose it happens. I must accept change. I'm not talking about changes like my kids growing up, or the crows feet ...
Read More
YARN 8 Book-a-Zine: How to Make Felted Mitts
YARN 8 Book-a-Zine: How to Make Felted Mitts
Ever since discovering the magic of felting, I'm honestly gleeful when I get to create anything with the technique. R...
Read More
Left Continue shopping
Your Order

You have no items in your cart