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    Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky

    Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky is the companion to Berkshire. This bulkier version knits up quickly, it's super soft and wonderful to knit - not to mention fabulous for felting! Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky is available in a wide variety of colors at an incredible price.  Made in Peru.

    Check out our Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky Undyed 100 Gram Hanks

    Content:
    85% Wool/15% Alpaca
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    100g/108yds
    Gauge:
    3 sts = 1" on US 10
    Knitting Weight:
    Bulky
    $5.99 skein Discountable
    • 42 Dark Gray Heather In Stock 11 skeins $5.99
    • 1 Cream In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 7 Black In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 9 Chocolate In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 10 Gold In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 11 Pumpkin In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 12 Orange In Stock 13 skeins $5.99
    • 13 Light Pink In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 14 Rose In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 15 Red In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 16 Burgundy In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 17 Wine In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 18 Copper In Stock 23 skeins $5.99
    • 19 Fuchsia In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 20 Plum In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 21 Red Purple In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 22 Amethyst In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 23 Eggplant In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 24 Light Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 25 Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 26 Periwinkle In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 27 Royal In Stock 34 skeins $5.99
    • 28 Navy In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 29 Turquoise In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 30 Blue Ming In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 31 Dark Teal In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 32 Lime In Stock 12 skeins $5.99
    • 33 Olive In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 34 Hunter In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 35 Forest In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 36 Pale Lilac In Stock 13 skeins $5.99
    • 37 Mistletoe In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 38 Stone Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 39 Coffee Bean In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 40 Colonial Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 41 Light Gray Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 43 Medium Gray Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 44 Tan Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 45 Brown Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $5.99
    • 46 Dark Brown Heather Backordered $5.99
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    Valley YarnsBerkshire Bulky
     
    4.3

    (based on 84 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (45)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (28)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (2)

    95%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Knits quickly (70)
    • Good weight (55)
    • Nice texture (54)
    • Soft (52)
    • Dyed evenly (42)

    Cons

    • Sheds (9)

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (35)
    • Hats (34)
    • Sweaters (24)
    • Felting (19)
    • Gloves (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (40), Artist (19), Parent (10), Novice (7), Collector (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (62), Yes (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Soft and Easy

    I'm knitting a multicolor, temperature scarf for a friend who just got her meteorology degree and this yarn is perfect for it. I didn't want primary colors, and the variety this yarn offers...Read complete review

    I'm knitting a multicolor, temperature scarf for a friend who just got her meteorology degree and this yarn is perfect for it. I didn't want primary colors, and the variety this yarn offers works great. The colors are unique but cohesive for the project. Plus the yarn is a dream to work with, smooth and soft and doesn't unravel or snag.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Berkshire Bulky - Deeply Disappointed

    I made the Bas-Relief Blanket using this yarn, which is what is called for in the pattern. It is full of pills and I have yarn dust bunnies all over the house. Very...Read complete review

    I made the Bas-Relief Blanket using this yarn, which is what is called for in the pattern. It is full of pills and I have yarn dust bunnies all over the house. Very disappointed. I am embarrassed to tell people I made the blanket.

    Reviewed by 84 customers

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    4.0

    Good workhorse yarn

    By Beth

    from Portland, ME

    About Me Intermediate

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Unravels

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

    Have used Berkshire to make afghans, hats, gloves and scarves for teenagers. The finished products hold up well to their abuse.

    I had expected shedding with the yarn but had very little. The untwisting I found probably results from my being a reverse (left handed) knitter and is not something my friends you have used the yarn noticed.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Love this yarn for nalbinding!

    By Amy V.

    from Sioux Falls, SD

    About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Teacher

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

        I've used this yarn in several of my beginning nalbinding classes. It's great to have the nice bulky yarn for beginners so they can see their stitches easily, and I can help correct mistakes. It felts wonderfully. And makes terrific nalbound hats and mittens!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great!

        By s

        from Portland, ME

        About Me Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Felting

          Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

          Felts beautifully!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Fabulous felting yarn

          By Carin

          from San Francisco, CA

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Felting

            Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

            I swatched both Berkshire bulky and Northampton Bulky for a felted noni bag. Both felted extremely well, but the Northampton felted a bit thicker, and the Berkshire was a bit softer and more flexible. I ultimately chose the Berkshire bulky for this project because a double thickness will fit in my sewing machine. Would also make excellent, soft felted pillows.

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            • No

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            5.0

            UUOO repeat!

            By BearHide

            from Wichita, KS

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Nålbinds Well
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Nålbinding

              Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

              As a new nalbinder, I found that this yarn is very helpful, because it is single strand and the previous stitches is very visiable.

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              • No

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              5.0

              perfect sub for Lambs pride!

              By K

              from Vermont

              About Me Artist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Hides Mistakes
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Felting

                Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

                I love felting lambs pride bulky, but hate the itch.....great color choices, no mohair and great price make this one a fab substitute for us sensitive types!

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                • No

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                4.0

                Deep color, soft, thick, quick to knit

                By Mary

                from Eastport, ME

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

                  Chose 'amethyst' for a sweater for myself. I was surprised how very deep a purple it is, like newly sprouted crocuses. The finished sweater looks great, true to the online color sample only in very very bright light. I have recommended this yarn to friends with the advice to consider the brightening effect of a computer screen when choosing color. I will love this color in the fall and it will be a very warm sweater.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  I would buy this product again

                  By Victoria

                  from Japan

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gloves
                    • Hats
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

                    I like this yarn. Good weight,soft and quick work.Would like to buy in other color too.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Great service and quick shipping.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    4.0

                    Great Yarn!

                    By Glen the kntting runner

                    from Baltimore, MD

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

                      Great yarn to knit with! The cowl I made will be great for late fall/early spring.

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                      • No

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Berkshire Bulky - Deeply Disappointed

                      By Roberta

                      from East Longmeadow, Ma

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Pros

                      • Knits Quickly

                      Cons

                      • Pills
                      • Sheds

                      Best Uses

                      • Pills

                      Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

                      I made the Bas-Relief Blanket using this yarn, which is what is called for in the pattern. It is full of pills and I have yarn dust bunnies all over the house. Very disappointed. I am embarrassed to tell people I made the blanket.

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                      • No

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