Final Verdict: 4.5/5
I picked up the Premier Ever Soft yarn on a whim because of the low price and I was tired of Red Heart and Caron. Despite it’s very low price, this yarn delivered. There are a lot of colors to choose from, it’s super soft and fairly easy to work with.
What drew me to the yarn to begin with was the look of it. There were many solid colors on display and the yarn had a bit of a sheen to it as well. Not OMG SHINY! But a little bit to catch the light. This yarn has 36 solid colors and 9 multi colored options giving a lot of variety to choose from.
It is also very soft but at the same time, a very sturdy yarn that can maintain daily wear. I used it to make a hat that my daughter wore every day, nearly 24 hours straight and it maintained its form. It also didn’t pill or develop little fuzzies. The fabric it created was almost wool like in texture despite being fully acrylic.
All in all, this yarn was easy to knit up. It didn’t split while knitting so it worked very well for quick knitting. The reason it did not get a perfect score is that it’s a bit slippery to cast on and in the first few rows giving you a higher chance of stitches slipping off the needle. Once you get into a project, it’s not so much of an issue but the first few rows you have to be careful. The second issue is that these are not very large skeins of yarn (158 yards) which means that if you are working on a large project, you’ll have to join which can be a bother for some people. Finally, it does split a little bit while crocheting (weird, no splits while knitting but has this issue on the hook) so you do have to be a little more careful when working in that style.
**Working tip! To help with the slipping in the beginning, use wooden needles as they grip yarn a bit better than metal or plastic.
The flaws with this yarn are few and really, they can be easily worked around, I would go so far as to say they were “nit picking”. With the wide range of available colors, its sturdiness, and the general ease it can be worked with this is a good option for yarncrafters working on a variety of projects. The small skeins are less of an issue due the low price keeping this an affordable option even for large projects.