Yarn Review

I’ve tried different weights and different types of yarn many times, but have never chosen to type up my opinion — until now (disclaimer: no, I am not knocking this yarn)

I am working on a light-weight blanket (loom knit) for my mom’s bed, and chose to order a skein of the new O’Go yarn (it’s the Caron one in the color Concord Crush).  It’s a very nice yarn, don’t get me wrong and I do like it, but one thing that intrigued me to this line of yarn is it claims to be “tangle free”, which it is not.

Yes, it isn’t as tangled as others that I’ve used, but it does tangle.  This yarn is separated out in four color blocks (which are noticeably tied together in the factory). Presently, I’m only on color #2 and it’s been tangled a couple times (though that was this section).  Keep in mind, I use a big yarn tote to keep my yarn off the floor, so the yarn moving in the tote while I knit could factor into the possible tangles, and in the yarn’s defense, these have so far been loose very easy to remove tangles.

Would I recommend this yarn or buy again? Yes, absolutely.  I do like the workability and texture of the yarn, and the tangles are something you get in just about all yarns (I’ve had tangles in others way worse than these).

One last note: Do not take this review as a way to dissuade the O’Go yarn, just know ahead of getting you may still get tangles

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