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4.5

Berroco Vintage

Berroco Vintage will quickly become your go-to yarn for any project. Available in a beautiful selection of solids and heathers, this worsted weight, machine washable yarn is perfect for anything you can dream up.  Made in Peru.

Content:
50% Acrylic/40% Wool/10% Nylon
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/217yds
Gauge:
4.5-5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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BerrocoVintage
 
4.5

(based on 114 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (71)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (36)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (84)
  • Nice texture (82)
  • Good weight (76)
  • Machine washable (66)
  • Knits quickly (56)

Cons

  • Unravels (6)
  • Stretches (5)
  • Sheds (4)
  • Splits (3)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (66)
  • Hats (53)
  • Scarves (53)
  • Gloves (29)
  • Socks (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (70), Parent (24), Artist (23), Collector (5), Knitter (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (81), Yes (16)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Absolutely LOVE this yarn..

This yarn is so beautiful and soft to the touch. Prior to the first project that I made with the Berroco Vintage, (a blanket for my Mom for Christmas using Tide Pool and...Read complete review

This yarn is so beautiful and soft to the touch. Prior to the first project that I made with the Berroco Vintage, (a blanket for my Mom for Christmas using Tide Pool and Breezeway) I had been using yarn from a craft store, but I don't think I'll ever go back. It knits up quickly, and the stitch definition is beautiful. I was pleasantly surprised at how soft it was when it knitted up, and while I used it to make a blanket, as previously noted, I will also be using the remaining yarn to make a pair of mittens for myself. It was also discountable, so this beautiful yarn was comparable in cost to the yarn I was buying in craft stores.

The one thing I would say negatively about the yarn was that in some cases there was less yardage in the Tide Pool color than the Breezeway, but not enough of a difference that it affected the project that I was making.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

a little pricey and darker color

I usually don't purchase synthetic fibers or synthetic blends. BUT i had a commissioned request for a specific color and easy care. So i purchased this yarn. It's fine, it's soft and good...Read complete review

I usually don't purchase synthetic fibers or synthetic blends. BUT i had a commissioned request for a specific color and easy care. So i purchased this yarn. It's fine, it's soft and good yardage, and doesn't seem like a substandard fiber. However, it was the same price, if not more expensive than some of the 100% wool yarns on here... like cascade. I was ok with a close color because i know that depending on the monitor a color can look slightly different, but unfortunately the color was way off from the picture and considerably darker and more blue. Even though the color is beautiful in it's own right, it was far from the picture. I wasn't able to use it for the project, and ended up buying another yarn. So, be wary of the pictures and expect darker, and it's a nice wool blend. So if you want a quality blend, this is a good yarn.... but even so, in my opinion it's expensive for what it is.

Reviewed by 114 customers

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5.0

Berroco Vintage

By Brenda

from Chandler, AZ

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Berroco Vintage:

    I am knitting my very first sweater for my boyfriend. This yarn is a pleasure to work with. It doesn't snag and knits easily.

    Service and delivery comments:

    My only feedback on delivery would apply to all products I've purchased here ... I wish they would ship faster. I guess Amazon has spoiled me.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Vintage Berroco

    By Martie

    from Texas

    About Me Enthusiast, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats

      Comments about Berroco Vintage:

      Loved this yarn. Was very easy to work with and I love all the different colors offered. The yarn was used for a cabled beanie and it showed the stitches beautifully. I'm so ready to order one in every color.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Soft!

      By Carol

      from ohio

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Berroco Vintage:

          I sent it back, but it almost killed me to do so. It was soft and beautiful but it was the wrong color. My error. I needed red and ruby was more of a berry or burgundy color.

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          • No

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          5.0

          consistent quality

          By rah55

          from pennsylvania

          About Me Advanced

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Thin

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Pillows

          Comments about Berroco Vintage:

          I an using this for two color tunisian in the round. I needed to double up for the main color and use one strand for the return pass color, to get a good weight for a hat.

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          • No

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          4.0

          I'd use again

          By Runs hot

          from Boston, MA

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Stretches

          Best Uses

            Comments about Berroco Vintage:

            Overall, I like this yarn. It was the first time using a synthetic, so I didn't realize when I purchased it that it would have more stretch to it than the other cotton/wool-blend yarn I am using it with to make a cowl - my error. There's one section where both yarns are interwoven that could be better because of that fact, but the areas that only use the Berroco yarn are quite beautiful. And realistically, I'm the only person who will notice once the cowl is completed and I start wearing it. I would use this yarn again but next time may stick to one yarn at a time. Also, the color crimson is rich, deep and beautiful. It's also super soft.

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            • No

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            4.0

            My first purchase at Webs, very happy!

            By Miss Julie

            from Brunei Darussalam

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent, Selective Knitaholic

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Berroco Vintage:

              I don't usually buy acrylic blends, but bought this to make my grandson a Spiderman jersey. Good strong yarn suitable for intarsia.

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              • No

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              3.0

              colors are great!

              By hatmaker

              from Illinois

              About Me Hatmaker

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Light Weight-closer To Dk

              Best Uses

              • Hats

              Comments about Berroco Vintage:

              Colors are beautiful, and yarn is soft and nice to work with. I normally cast on 96 stitches on size 6 needles for and adult hat, with Vintage worsted, the hat was toddler size. I doubled the yarn, and cast on 64 for one hat and 72 for another on size 8, for adult hats that turned out perfect.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Good yarn for the price

              By Carla the Knitter

              from NY

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Machine Washable
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Pills
              • Pills Splitty
              • Splitty

              Best Uses

              • Blanket

              Comments about Berroco Vintage:

              I purchased this yarn for a baby blanket. It has a nice weight and feel to it and is very soft. I found it to pill a bit and be somewhat splitty. Overall, however, a good mix of price and quality.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Always a good yarn choice!

              By Sheri

              from Columbus, Ohio

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Berroco Vintage:

                this is always a good yarn choice! Consistent quality, great colors, doesn't split, no knots or breaks, soft texture, excellent stitch definition and machine washable!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                I really do like it

                By Deleb

                from Seattle,WA

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • As Soft As Most Wool
                • Dyed Evenly
                • Easy To Fix
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Machine Washable
                • Many Wool Products And
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft
                • This Yarn Is As Soft As M

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Berroco Vintage:

                  This yarn is as soft as many 100% wool products. It knit up beautifully, has no knots or defects and the color selection is great.
                  I ususally do not like the wool/acryllic blends, but this is definitely an eexception.

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                  • No

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