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4.3

Berroco Remix

Berroco Remix is a wonderfully soft, non-wool tweed made from 5 recycled fibers! Remix has deep colors with a weathered effect that look great in finished projects. Not only is Remix a great tweed option for those who can’t or prefer not to use wool, this beauty is also machine washable!  Made in France.

Content:
30% Nylon/27% Cotton/24% Acrylic/10% Silk/9% Linen
Care:
Machine Wash Gentle Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/216yds
Gauge:
4.25 sts = 1" on US 8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$11.00 ball Discountable
  • 3991 Juniper In Stock 19 balls $11.00
  • 3915 Olive - New! In Stock 26 balls $11.00
  • 3917 Periwinkle - New! In Stock 23 balls $11.00
  • 3919 Mist - New! In Stock 10 balls $11.00
  • 3971 Cameo Pink In Stock 17 balls $11.00
  • 3973 Eggplant In Stock 37 balls $11.00
  • 3901 Birch In Stock 23 balls $11.00
  • 3922 Buttercup In Stock 34 balls $11.00
  • 3927 Old Jeans In Stock 22 balls $11.00
  • 3930 Smoke In Stock 15 balls $11.00
  • 3933 Patina In Stock 21 balls $11.00
  • 3949 Nightfall In Stock 28 balls $11.00
  • 3960 Strawberry In Stock 21 balls $11.00
  • 3967 Bittersweet In Stock 31 balls $11.00
  • 3984 Ocean In Stock 22 balls $11.00
  • 3985 Merlot In Stock 19 balls $11.00
  • 3993 Pepper In Stock 21 balls $11.00
  • 3996 Poppy In Stock 27 balls $11.00
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BerrocoRemix
 
4.3

(based on 45 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (36)
  • Nice texture (29)
  • Knits quickly (28)
  • Machine washable (28)
  • Soft (27)

Cons

  • Sheds (4)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (24)
  • Scarves (17)
  • Hats (14)
  • Gloves (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (26), Artist (7), Parent (6), Collector (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (36), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

perfect for wool-phobes

This stuff feels a lot like cotton while knitting with it, but a little more elastic. The nice thing is that it's not heavy like cotton. It's as light as wool. You'd NEVER...Read complete review

This stuff feels a lot like cotton while knitting with it, but a little more elastic. The nice thing is that it's not heavy like cotton. It's as light as wool. You'd NEVER know that about half of the fiber content is synthetic. I can't speak to long-term wear yet, but my swatches came out of the washer great. I will be using this again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor quality, cheap yarn

I really like the colors of the retro yarn, and I unfortunately bought a ton of it for an afghan, so now I'm stuck with it. I am having 2 major issues:Read complete review

I really like the colors of the retro yarn, and I unfortunately bought a ton of it for an afghan, so now I'm stuck with it. I am having 2 major issues:

The first is that each skein (and I'm on skein 5 now) has at least 2 knots in it where the yarn is broken and has been knotted together. Talk about cheap! Unless you like hard knots in your work, you'll have to cut the yarn and work it in like an end about twice per skein (not counting the actual end of the skein).

Also, in each skein (and again I'm on skein 5) I've come across small bits of what look and feel like hard straw stuck in the yarn, which need to be removed unless you enjoy an occasional bit of pokey hard straw in your work.

In conclusion, lovely tweedy colors, and I rather like the overall cottony texture, but ugh, the quality of the yarn and the cheapness of the multiple knots in a single skein is just too much. Never again!

Reviewed by 45 customers

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5.0

Great summer project yarn

By Almost retired

from Indianapolis, in

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Berroco Remix:

    Making a casual summer sweater. Perfect weight when I don't want wool.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Works up quickly this is my second project wit h this yarn

    By Deb

    from Colorado

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Remix:

      Great colors washes well sweater retains shap

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Much Softer Hand Thank Expected

      By Who Done Knit?

      from Seattle

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Berroco Remix:

          I haven't started knitting the sweater I bought this for but I must say that I love the softness and the texture. I wan't expecting the yarn to be so soft, given the rugged tweedy look of it. I might have given it a higher (or lower) rating after use.
          I'm judging it by the look and feel right out of the package.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Knits a soft and drapey fabric

          By Tierra Wools Knitter

          from Tierra Amarilla, NM

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Remix:

            I was looking for a soft, non-wool, worsted weight yarn for a light-weight pullover sweater, and this was perfect. I used the blue (color 3927) for a denim look. On size 7 needles I got even stitches in stockinette stitch, and nice definition in the cables. The yarn feels and behaves like cotton, but softer. It is not stretchy, so it would not be suitable for a garment that requires a lot of give.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Lasts Forever

            By Weaver

            from Connecticut

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Berroco Remix:

              I knitted a woman's sweater out of this yarn 6 years ago. I wear it weekly during the fall and winter. I wash it in a regular machine on gentle, and dry it in my dryer on cool and it is nearly as vibrant and soft as the day I made it. Yes, there was matter in it that I had to remove, but it wasn't a big deal. I am off to buy more for another weekend sweater. It doesn't get any easier care than this. Having said that, since it's not listed as machine dryable, I would definitely recommend making a large swatch to make sure that it works for you too.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Easy going yarn

              By Spinning Grammy

              from Houston, TX

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Berroco Remix:

                  I am knitting the Gaia sweater from Berocco. This yarn is great for those allergic to animal fibers like my daughter. It knits easy but has no real "give." It washes great too. This is a good yarn for a kids garment or something casual.

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                  • No

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                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Poor quality, cheap yarn

                  By StressCrocheter

                  from San Francisco, CA

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Machine Washable

                  Cons

                  • Hard Straw In Yarn
                  • Knots in skeins

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Berroco Remix:

                    I really like the colors of the retro yarn, and I unfortunately bought a ton of it for an afghan, so now I'm stuck with it. I am having 2 major issues:

                    The first is that each skein (and I'm on skein 5 now) has at least 2 knots in it where the yarn is broken and has been knotted together. Talk about cheap! Unless you like hard knots in your work, you'll have to cut the yarn and work it in like an end about twice per skein (not counting the actual end of the skein).

                    Also, in each skein (and again I'm on skein 5) I've come across small bits of what look and feel like hard straw stuck in the yarn, which need to be removed unless you enjoy an occasional bit of pokey hard straw in your work.

                    In conclusion, lovely tweedy colors, and I rather like the overall cottony texture, but ugh, the quality of the yarn and the cheapness of the multiple knots in a single skein is just too much. Never again!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Lovely denim

                    By Nance

                    from OC, Ca

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Dyed Evenly
                    • Good Weight
                    • Handles Easily
                    • Machine Washable
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Tweedy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Berroco Remix:

                      I used this yarn in the denim shade for trim and the the red for one twin's sweater and hat and the merlot shade for another twin's set. Easy to work with, will be washable which is great for kids' play wear, and the tweedy shades are beautiful.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Nice yarn

                      By BC

                      from Greensburg, PA

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Knits Quickly
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Hats
                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Berroco Remix:

                        I am using this yarn for a prayer shawl for my niece who is allergic to wool. It is very soft and has a rustic look to it. The only drawback is that there are quite a few pieces of vegetable matter (flax bits?) that I've been picking out but overall I don't find that enough of a problem to count against it. I would use this yarn again.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Love this yarn

                        By purplechick

                        from Memphis, TN

                        About Me Artist

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Nice Texture
                        • Soft

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Hats
                          • Scarves
                          • Sweaters

                          Comments about Berroco Remix:

                          I am currently crocheting a tapestry crochet hat with this yarn. Love the feel of this yarn...it's so soft! The texture and tweedy effect are attractive.

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                          • No

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