Ice Yarns ‘Jeans’ 8ply Denim Cotton Yarn Review + link to free crochet pattern

'Jeans' Denim Cotton



Jeans Cotton is an 8ply 100% cotton Turkish yarn, reminiscent of the denim look.

  • It comes in 50g balls with 140m per ball.
  • A 3-4 mm hook or needles are recommended.(see my observations ⬇️)
  • Gauge is 24 rows by 18 stitches to 10cm x 10cm.
  • There are originally 28 different colourways, 11 of which can be purchased in my online store.
  • The label recommends a warm machine wash.
  • It is labelled as a number 3 weight yarn which is equivalent to a 8ply or dk weight.

My Observations

  • As with many of the Ice Yarns 100% cottons, this is a very soft yarn and not hard on the hands at all.
  • The construction of the jeans cotton yarn has a light twist to it.
  • I found it to be a little lighter than the average 8ply.
  • I found a bit of splitting happening when using a size 3 or 4 hook, but when I slowed down a bit it was ok and I didn’t have any problem with a size 5 hook which I used for the mesh produce bag. (my smaller hooks are a little pointier than my other hooks, so that may have had something to do with it) I use metal hooks.
  • The Jeans cotton denim yarn would make beautiful accessories or garments and home wares as well.
  • I don’t really think it would be hardy enough for dish cloths or the like.
Knot bag in mini bean stitch using 4mm crochet hook. The bag uses 70g of 'Jeans' cotton.
Mesh produce bag in chain and double crochet using 5mm crochet hook. This bag uses 22g of 'Jeans' cotton.

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Ice Yarns 'Jeans' 8ply Denim Cotton Yarn Review
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