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Berroco Flicker

Berroco Flicker is a lofty blend of baby alpaca, acrylic, and a touch of sparkle. This soft yarn has a lovely variation in the colors and the sparkle adds that extra touch to make it special without going overboard. Flicker is perfect for both garments and accessories. Made in Peru.

Content:
87% Baby Alpaca/8% Acrylic/5% Other Fibers
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/189yd
Gauge:
4 sts = 1" on US 9; 4 sc = 1" on US 9-I hook
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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BerrocoFlicker
 
4.7

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (16)
  • Good weight (14)
  • Nice texture (14)
  • Knits quickly (11)
  • Dyed evenly (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (14)
    • Hats (12)
    • Sweaters (9)
    • Gloves (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (10), Artist (4), Parent (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (15)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    So soft!

    I have used this yarn to design two patterns - for a scarf and for a hat. It is delightful to work with, though is sticky if you need to rip. I was...Read complete review

    I have used this yarn to design two patterns - for a scarf and for a hat. It is delightful to work with, though is sticky if you need to rip. I was amazed at how incredibly soft the finished products were while still having the wonderful sparkle. Most sparkly yarns are a little scratchy due to the glitz - not this one. One of my favorite yarns.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Pretty , but TOO many breaks in skein

    I purchased yarn to knit the Flicker Ruffled Scarf. Bought 6 skeins @ 189 yds ea. Project called for 5 skeins & I bought 1 extra. There were 3 to 4 breaks...Read complete review

    I purchased yarn to knit the Flicker Ruffled Scarf. Bought 6 skeins @ 189 yds ea. Project called for 5 skeins & I bought 1 extra. There were 3 to 4 breaks in 5 out of the 6 skeins. Due to 600 plus stitches in every row of ruffle, I could only knit 2 or 3 rows before the yarn was completely separated - not even attached. That along w/ occasional knotted spots, made this difficult to complete project. Loved the feel & sparkle of the Flicker yarn itself, but Berroco needs to correct this spinning problem.

    Reviewed by 17 customers

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    5.0

    Exquisite yarn

    By alpaca lady

    from Barnum, MN

    About Me Artist, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Flicker:

      This yarn makes up so beautifully with that little sparkle. It gives your project that added "something special". I can't say enough about this product. Hopefully it will be available in additional colors in the future.

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      • No

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      5.0

      What a wonderful yarn

      By Alpaca Lady in Barnum

      from Barnum, MN.

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Beautiful luster
      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Flicker:

        I have used this yarn for hats, scarves and cowls. It makes up beautifully with that little bit of sparkle, is so soft, holds the shape, and is so warm. Hopefully this metallic aspect will be added to a 4-ply yarn.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery and service very prompt and professional as usual.

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        • No

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        5.0

        I love this yarn!

        By Laurie Bobskill

        from Western Massachusetts

        About Me Collector, Connoisseur, Enthusiast, Experienced, Parent, Writer

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Drapey
        • Good Weight
        • Just Enough Sparkle
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft
        • Soft Drapey Just Enough

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cowls
          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Flicker:

          I made a lovely basket-stitch cowl fir my S.I.L.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Delivery was faster than anticipated.

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          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Easy and pretty to work with

          By Karen

          from New Jersey

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Headbands
            • Scarves

            Comments about Berroco Flicker:

            This yarn crocheted up quick to make a headband and matching scarf. I used the black w silver flicker which created just enough sparkle for the intended recipient. I liked the yarn so much I bought it up in some other colors. The plan is to make wraps and shawls for myself and some co workers.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love Flicker!

            By javalulu

            from Boulder, CO

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Soft
            • Warm

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Berroco Flicker:

              I have now knitted 3 cabled hats, a cabled cowl, and several pairs of fingerless mitts with this yarn. My hat knitted with Flicker is my warmest hat.

              It is one of the softest yarns that you will ever touch! It's like knitting with a warm, cozy cloud. The small sparkles of bling are tasteful & pretty. I highly recommend this yarn.

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              • No

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great yarn for a special gift!

              By Beth in CT

              from CT

              About Me Collector, Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Scarves

                Comments about Berroco Flicker:

                Used this to make three infinity scarves for Christmas gifts, and they all came out beautiful! The little bit of sparkle makes them stand out, and all the recipients kept saying how soft the yarn was. It does stretch a bit, so you'd have to watch your gauge if you were making a sweater, but I never worry about that with scarves :-)

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                • No

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                5.0

                Beautiful Yarn to Work With

                By A Knit Wit

                from Cape Cod MA

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Berroco Flicker:

                  The only problem I had was that the color of the yarn shown in the site picture is not the true color of the yarn in person. I have ordered three different colors & all are darker than the picture. Pretty colors but not what is represented.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  Flicker

                  By Chula

                  from Norfolk,VA

                  About Me Knitting Since 2010, New Knittersince 2010

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • S
                  • Sheds
                  • Sheds A Little

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Poncho
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Berroco Flicker:

                  I love working with this yarn,very soft,cables stand out.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Very good yarn!

                  By Wai

                  from Los Angeles, ca

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Berroco Flicker:

                    Great yarn !

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great yarn for a scarf

                    By Naner

                    from Aptos CA

                    About Me Artist, Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Light And Airy
                    • Machine Washable
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Berroco Flicker:

                      I knit a scarf with Flicker for my daughter. She is still thanking me saying she has received many compliments. She likes its softness. And the bits of glitter make it a little bit dressy.

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                      • No

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