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4.5

Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop

You'll fall in love with the soft, slinky shine of Universal Yarn's Bamboo Pop, and the bright self-striping and solid pops of color in this fun DK weight yarn. In an easy care, machine washable bamboo & cotton blend, Bamboo Pop is perfect for light, drapey summer projects with tons of color. Made in Turkey. 

Content:
50% Cotton/ 50% Bamboo
Care:
Machine Wash Warm, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/292yds
Gauge:
5.25-6 sts = 1" on US 5-7
Knitting Weight:
DK
$7.50 ball Discountable
  • 201 Pastel Swirl In Stock 14 balls $7.50
  • 101 White In Stock 6 balls $7.50
  • 102 Cream In Stock 5 balls $7.50
  • 104 Rose In Stock 1 ball $7.50
  • 105 Grape In Stock 15 balls $7.50
  • 106 Turquoise In Stock 15 balls $7.50
  • 109 Clover In Stock 19 balls $7.50
  • 111 Midnight Blue In Stock 3 balls $7.50
  • 203 Golden Seas In Stock 13 balls $7.50
  • 204 Happy Birdie In Stock 12 balls $7.50
  • 205 Brilliant Blues In Stock 5 balls $7.50
  • 206 Grape Garden In Stock 15 balls $7.50
  • 207 On Parade In Stock 13 balls $7.50
  • 208 Pink Joy Backordered $7.50
  • 209 Jungle Life In Stock 17 balls $7.50
  • 210 Orchid Smash In Stock 12 balls $7.50
  • 212 Bright Spot In Stock 14 balls $7.50
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Universal YarnBamboo Pop
 
4.5

(based on 20 reviews)

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

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      4.0

      Smooth, soft, and bright

      By mistygri

      from CA

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      Pros

      • Easy-care
      • Soft
      • Soft Wool-free
      • Wool-free

      Cons

      • Tends to split

      Best Uses

        Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

        I made a crocheted stole for a friend. Nice color scheme (jungle green).

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        5.0

        I would buy this dk yarn again

        By MaryEllen

        from Taneytown, MD

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to knit

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

        My cables turned out beautiful with this yarn. They seem to pop.

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        5.0

        Lovely

        By Wendy Woos Wool

        from Erie, PA

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        Pros

        • Great drape
        • Love the feel
        • Saturated color

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

          Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

          Great weight and color for summer pieces. Feels great on the skin and has beautiful drape with no sagging.

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          5.0

          So soft and drapy

          By The Yarn Lady

          from Tacoma WA

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                Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

                I am using BAMBOO POP for a very soft and lovely cowl pullover. I love color, so I bought "Happy Birdie" I also purchased extra. Depending on how it stripes, I wanted to stripe the bust area with solid colors. So what if I change my mind. I love buying yarn!!!! It will simply go into my very large stash. All of which is enough to make a top! Happy Birdie will find a nice nest in my basket.

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                5.0

                No Hidden Gimmicks

                By Yknitsncrochet2

                from Philadelphia, Pa

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                  Cons

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                      Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

                      Things that aren't great about it

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                      4.0

                      super comfy; beautiful drape

                      By cranky crocheter

                      from Boston Massachusetts USA

                      Pros

                      • Great drape
                      • Soft
                      • Works easily

                      Cons

                      • The Tiniest Bit Splitty

                      Best Uses

                      • Chemo Cap

                      Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

                      I made this as a chemo cap for my mom. She claims she will not take it off, not even long enough to wash it :-)

                      the brilliant blues color worked up beautifully. I will be making another cap in Bright Spot

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                      4.0

                      Good Stuff

                      By Ru-diddle

                      from Aberdeen, SD

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                        Cons

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                            Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

                            I used this to make baby dresses. There are wonderful colour choices, it is soft
                            to work with, and washes very well--we all know how icky babies are!
                            Even after apx. 10 washes, my projects have held up with no pilling, pulling
                            or shrinkage. It is multi-stranded, so every 20 stitches or so, I would miss one
                            of the strands. That was a little annoying. One of the 18 skeins I have used
                            was full of joins, like the company had 7-9 pieces they decided to tie together and sell. It wasn't noticeable in the finished product to anyone except me. Other than that, this is a fabulous yarn and I plan on purchasing more for future projects!

                            Service and delivery comments:

                            Delivery was prompt, even on my out of stock choices. Everything arrived in good condition and didn't carry an unusual smell, which can sometimes be a problem if yarn has sat in a warehouse for a while.

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                            4.0

                            Mixed Results

                            By GrannyBeans

                            from NJ

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                            Pros

                            • Silky
                            • Stripes Are Lovely
                            • Very soft

                            Cons

                            • Solid Color Splits

                            Best Uses

                            • Child's Summertime Dress
                            • Summer Weight Children's

                            Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

                            I made a toddler's dress using a solid color for the bodice and a multi-color for the skirt. The solid was extremely disappointing. The yarn tended to split and was annoying to work with. I only needed one skein, and the one I received had FOUR knotted sections in it! On the other hand, the multi-colored skeins used for the skirt section were a dream to work with, did not split, were not spliced, and the resulting fabric was beautiful in both look and feel.

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                            5.0

                            Soft and easy to work with

                            By Illinoisian

                            from Bloomington, IL

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • A Very Soft Yarn
                            • Fun Checker Color Pattern
                            • Knits Up True To Gauge

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Toddler Pullover

                              Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

                              Yarn is soft but strong enough to keep a true shape in a baby garment that may get washed a lot.

                              Service and delivery comments:

                              As usual, yarn arrived very quickly from yarn.com

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                              4.0

                              Beautiful drapy yarn

                              By Karen the runner

                              from Denver, CO

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Luster

                              Cons

                              • Yarn Barf

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop:

                                The yarn has a beautiful sheen and soft feel. I started with an open work crochet pattern, and the yarn was much too drapy. I switched to a tighter, closed shell pattern, with much better results.

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