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4.5

Berroco Vintage Chunky

Berroco Vintage Chunky takes the new favorite from Berroco and pumps it up for super speedy knitting and crochet. It is just as soft as the original Vintage and machine washable! Berroco Vintage Chunky knits up at 3.5 sts to the inch, so it's great for quick knits. It is featured in Berroco #302 Vintage & Vintage Chunky. Made in Peru.

Content:
50% Acrylic/40% Wool/10% Nylon
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/130ydS
Gauge:
3.5 sts = 1" on US 10, 3 sc = 1" on 10(J) hook
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
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BerrocoVintage Chunky
 
4.5

(based on 93 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (57)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (77)
  • Good weight (73)
  • Soft (72)
  • Nice texture (66)
  • Dyed evenly (61)

Cons

  • Unravels (4)
  • Coarse (3)
  • Snags (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (48)
  • Hats (47)
  • Scarves (45)
  • Gloves (13)
  • Socks (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (48), Parent (21), Artist (15), Novice (10), Collector (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (75), Yes (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love this one!

I used this yarn many times, and I will use it again. Used many different colors, and none disappointed. Made hats and scarfs as gifts. Made home decore items for myself. Cannot...Read complete review

I used this yarn many times, and I will use it again. Used many different colors, and none disappointed. Made hats and scarfs as gifts. Made home decore items for myself. Cannot say enough good things about this yarn. Knits evenly and quickly, with beautiful stitch definition, soft and warm. My favorite inexpensive yarn!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Reasonable quality

Careful knitting is required because every stitch shows in such a bulky, solid-colored yarn. A few of the skeins had weak sections of yarn that I do not typically see in commercial yarn,...Read complete review

Careful knitting is required because every stitch shows in such a bulky, solid-colored yarn. A few of the skeins had weak sections of yarn that I do not typically see in commercial yarn, and which required me to undo partial rows. The yarn does not have a soft feel, although washing helps a bit. The heather colors (I bought dark gray) seemed courser than the solid colors. I made a cardigan, which is rather heavy but nice, as well as a zip-front vest. Both were quick to complete because of the bulky weight.. Although I usually have to use smaller needles to achieve the correct gauge, I actually had to go up a size for this yarn.

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5.0

Beautiful

By Karen

from Corona Del Mar

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Machine Washable
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Blankets

    Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

    I made a blanket for my grandson!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Love the feel of this yarn in my fingers as I knit.

    By Nmrk

    from Rapidan, VA

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

      This yarn is wonderful for winter jackets or warm sweaters. Knits up fast and looks great.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      I love the yarn!

      By G.G.

      from Vancouver Canada

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

        This yarn is very nice to knit with and has a good weight.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Perfect

        By TiaMimi

        from Analomink PA

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Great Colors
        • Hides Mistakes
        • Machine Washable

        Cons

        • A Bit Rough

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

        I make ponchos. I use 100% merino. But this blended yarn worked up wonderfuly.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Vintage Chunky by Berroco

        By Wicked Vicki

        from Connecticut

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

          The yarn was fantastic -- the pattern not so,but with lots of assistance from my friends everything worked out well.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Yarn that holds structure well

          By Barb Z

          from Novi, MI

          About Me Grandmother

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft
          • Works Evenly Looks Good

          Cons

          • No Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

          Made a sweater for my grandson that holds its shape and the structure of the pattern very well. I see no problems with yarn although I have not washed it yet.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          I would buy this yarn again and again!

          By Cleeinla

          from Hacienda heights, CA

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful Colors
          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves

            Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

            This yarn knits up beautifully. It is soft and warm. Perfect for winter scarves.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            WHAT A YARN!!!!!!

            By Maggie

            from Syracuse, NY

            About Me Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • A Pleasure To Knit
            • A Pleasure To Work With
            • Dyed Evenly
            • Easy To Fix
            • Fantastic I Am In Love
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

            • Nothing Was A Con

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

            I was very hesitant to use this yarn and once it arrived I wound the yarn and began with my NEW Marblz needles and started my sweater. In 2 days I had the back done and half o the left front finished!!!! AND I only knit in the evening. At this point I ordered more in a different color. I knew that I was going to be a knitting machine. The only negative that I had was I had to ball the yarn. My swift broke and dreaded the job... but, this had NOTHING to do with the yarn. IT was heaven to work with and I just LOVED it. Sweater #2 is now on the needles :O) THANK YOU BEROCCO.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Good yarn at a great price point

            By JM

            from East Setauket NY

            About Me Enthusiast, Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Afghan
              • Hats
              • Scarves

              Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

              For a wool-acrylic blend, this yarn is soft and wooly. It's affordable enough for a large project. Colors are attractive.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              3.0

              Blue collar, hard working yarn

              By Outdoor Mom

              from northern NH

              About Me Enthusiast, Outdoors Person, Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Machine Washable
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                I am using this yarn to make a sweater that can be worn outside and washed every day if needed. I think this yarn will hold up well. I liked the DK weight product of the same name better.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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