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4.6

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
 
4.6

(based on 47 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (39)
  • Good weight (37)
  • Soft (37)
  • Nice texture (34)
  • Dyed evenly (26)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats (24)
    • Sweaters (24)
    • Scarves (23)
    • Gloves (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (25), Parent (14), Artist (6), Novice (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (36), Yes (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect weight for kids' sweaters

    Berocco's Vintage Chunky is great if you want a soft, machine-washable yarn that is quick-knitting. It is extremely evenly dyed and gauged (so much so that it could be VERY boring to knit...Read complete review

    Berocco's Vintage Chunky is great if you want a soft, machine-washable yarn that is quick-knitting. It is extremely evenly dyed and gauged (so much so that it could be VERY boring to knit a simple pattern).

    Because it is soft, washable, affordable and warm, it's my favorite yarn for sweaters for my kids.

    VS

    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

    pleasantly surprised!

    By Army Mom

    from Maryland

    About Me Novice, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Machine Washable
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

        This yarn is soft and stretchy. I am making a baby blanket and used a smaller needle size to keep the size and stretch under control.

        Service and delivery comments:

        When I found this yarn on yarn.com I was thrilled! I ordered enough to finish a baby blanket. At the time I knew I wouldn't get the same dye lot, but I listed it anyway. To my amazement I received my yarn in THE SAME DYE LOT! I was so excited my daughter thought I was going to pass out, awesome!
        Thank you so much<3

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great yarn

        By LAS

        from Clifton Park, New York

        About Me Addicted knitter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Machine Washable
        • Nice Texture
        • So soft

        Cons

        • No negatives

        Best Uses

        • Hoodie Sweater

        Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

        I am finishing up a sweater hoodie and this yarn is so wonderful. It works up quickly and the color is beautiful. I would order this yarn again and again. Highly recommend it to knitting enthusiasts.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        I would use this site again

        By Sandy

        from Green Bay

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

            I bought this yarn for a baby blanket and ordered more for an afghan, because it washed well and didn't pill much at all.

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            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            I have bought this product again & again

            By O2BLKHM

            from OK, Tulsa

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                LOVED the 4 Blankets I made, Loved it so much I made one for myself!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Love my Vintage Chunky

                By Laura Knits

                from Solon, Iowa

                About Me Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves
                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                  I love the color (green - "fennel").....it was a bit darker than I thought it would be, but as it turns out, I'm glad it is. I'm making a cardigan-type sweater and I'm sure I'll wear it a lot!

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Beautiful yarn!

                  By Nancy

                  from Austin, TX

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                      I love this yarn! I knit an afghan for my daughter-in-law using 5 colors. The yarn did not pill or shed. There were no places in any of the skeins that had been joined together. The afghan is warm and beautiful - a perfect weight! She is very happy with it. My other daughter-in-law liked it too so I'm starting a second one!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Most stress-free knitting I've done

                      By Loves 2 Knit

                      from Carbon Cliff, IL

                      About Me Avid knitter

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Hats
                        • Scarves
                        • Sweaters

                        Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                        This yarn worked up beautifully. Since the matching toddler sweaters are a gift that I hope will be passed along to the next generation, I felt the price was good. No tangles, no snags & minimal untwisting on ends.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        Orders were received within 2 days of placing. When I ran short and had to reorder the skeins were even the same dye-lot!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

                        Comment on this review

                         
                        5.0

                        In love!

                        By Knitting Mama

                        from Key West FLA

                        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Sweaters

                          Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                          I knit a baby sweatshirt/jacket, and the yarn is delicious, soft, and looks stunning knit up.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

                          Comment on this review

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great choice!

                          By topenchilada

                          from Chesapeake Beach, MD

                          About Me Lifetime knitter

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Christmas Stockings

                            Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                            I am using Vintage Chunky to make fair isle Christmas stockings for the whole family. This yarn is great for that purpose. It has the quality look of a fair isle wool, but the durability and afforability of a synthetic. I expect these stockings will last a lifetime.

                            Service and delivery comments:

                            As always, Webs delivers! The package arrived quickly, just as ordered.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

                            Comment on this review

                             
                            4.0

                            Beautiful red

                            By Femmefatale!

                            from westcheter county new york

                            About Me Enthusiast, Novice, Parent

                            See all my reviews

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Crossed Head Scarf

                              Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                              This yarn was true to color, texture, and weight. I do wish the skeins came in balls instead, which would make it easier and quicker to begin projects; however as a yarn, it was easy to knit, and created a beautiful finished product. The color was fabulous!

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                              • No

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