Yarn information

  • Brand::
    Hobbii
  • Content:
    100% cotton
  • Weight:
    50 g (1.8 oz)
  • Length:
    75 m (82 yds)
  • Recommended needles:
    3.5 mm (US 4) - 4.0 mm (US 6)
  • Gauge:
    20 stitches, 24 rows to 10 cm/4"
  • Yarn Weight:
    DK
  • Washing:
    Machine wash 40°C (104°F) / white 95°C (203°F) / Do not tumble dry / Can be ironed at low temperatures
  • Hashtag:
    #hobbiirainbowcotton88

Hobbii

Rainbow Cotton 8/8

DK100% Cotton

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10 15% £1.70
15 23% £1.55
20 38% £1.25

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We are excited to present the heavier version of our bestselling cotton yarn Rainbow Cotton 8/4.

Rainbow Cotton 8/8 is an 8 ply DK weight whereas the classic 8/4 version is 4 ply fingering weight. This amazing cotton yarn is made from 100% soft and natural fibre and you are guaranteed a top quality yarn at a bargain price. Each ball of yarn has the  EasyStart feature making it easy to extract the starter tread from the centre of the ball.

The shade card offers lots of gorgeous shades, so feel free to explore and find the perfect colours for your next handmade creation.

Rainbow Cotton 8/8 is suitable for both knitting and crocheting - which means that you can go ahead and cast on all the home decor, amigurumi, dishcloths, potholders, tea towels, childrens clothing, adult clothing,  and all your other dream projects. Naturally we have made a few free patterns, which you will find under the "Patterns" tab.

The yarn is OEKO-TEX® certified (no. 1976-294). Find more information about the certification on the https://www.oeko-tex.com/en/ 

Find patterns for the yarn here: Patterns (49)

SLN

I recently tried amigurumi crochet for the first time - making Star Wars figures with acrylic yarn - and having had some success with that graduated to a project making dolls of ‘Iconic Women who Changed the World’ which recommended the Rainbow Cotton 8/8 yarn. I have never used cotton yarn before but have been very impressed with it, finding it smooth and soft, but also strong. It does not seem to shed fibres as I work it and the fact that it doesn’t stretch makes it particularly good for toys. The huge range of colours is impressive, the price is very competitive and the service I have received from Hobbii has been friendly, helpful and quick. I expect to buy more of this yarn in the future and have seen numerous others on the website I would also love to try.


Michael

I have worked with cotton yarns before and not had a good experiance as I have found them to be too stiff and rough. This is very different, It is soft and easy to use. I have used it in both knitting and crochet and have had a good experiance with it. Very slightly splitty in crochet but that could be user error as I am quite new to that skill but my knitting had no splitting at all. When I have finished my stock of this I will be buying more of it.

I would have given it 4.5 stars but as half stars are not allowed I rounded it up. The only place I could really take marks off was that I would like it in larger skeins but that is not a criticism of the actual yarn just the way it is sold.


Jessica

I have a small knitting business knitting baby clothes and other bits and I use this brand of yarn for all of my projects. I absolutely love it and I am always getting compliments from customers on the quality of the yarn. This particular dk weighted yarn is perfect for the autumn/ winter baby clothes that I knit. It’s so soft and easy to work with, couldn’t recommend it enough. Also the choice of colours are beautiful!


MB12

I’m not a knitter nor do I crochet!
I’m a weaver and always on the look out for natural yarns in a wide variety of colours.
I stumbled across Hobbii and fell in love with the 8/8 cotton yarn - what a beautiful array of colours, it was hard to stick to my original palette. Fantastically quick service, I hardlyhard time to drool and be impatient!
Will definitely be back for more - just don’t tell my husband!


Jacqueline

My grandchildren wanted a rainbow blanket, after searching for various colours, I came across hobbi rainbow 8/8 .. the colour choice is amazing, the Cottonsoft natural yarn is a joy to work with , I purchased all colours that were available, I would recommend over and over again, for colour choice, speed of delivery and amazing customer service, wouldn’t buy anywhere else now


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Yarn information

  • Brand::
    Hobbii
  • Content:
    100% cotton
  • Weight:
    50 g (1.8 oz)
  • Length:
    75 m (82 yds)
  • Recommended needles:
    3.5 mm (US 4) - 4.0 mm (US 6)
  • Gauge:
    20 stitches, 24 rows to 10 cm/4"
  • Yarn Weight:
    DK
  • Washing:
    Machine wash 40°C (104°F) / white 95°C (203°F) / Do not tumble dry / Can be ironed at low temperatures
  • Hashtag:
    #hobbiirainbowcotton88

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