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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
$6.49 skein Discountable
  • 42 Dark Gray Heather Backordered $6.49
  • 1 Cream Backordered $6.49
  • 7 Black In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 9 Chocolate In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 10 Gold In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 11 Pumpkin In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 12 Orange In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 13 Light Pink In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 14 Rose In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 15 Red In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 16 Burgundy In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 17 Wine In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 18 Copper In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 19 Fuchsia In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 20 Plum In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 21 Red Purple In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 22 Amethyst In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 23 Eggplant In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 24 Light Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 25 Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 26 Periwinkle In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 27 Royal In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 28 Navy Backordered $6.49
  • 29 Turquoise In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 30 Blue Ming In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 31 Dark Teal In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 32 Lime In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 33 Olive In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 34 Hunter In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 35 Forest In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 36 Pale Lilac In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 37 Mistletoe In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 38 Stone Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 39 Coffee Bean In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 40 Colonial Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 41 Light Gray Heather Backordered $6.49
  • 43 Medium Gray Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 44 Tan Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 45 Brown Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
  • 46 Dark Brown Heather In Stock 50+ skeins $6.49
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Valley YarnsBerkshire Bulky
 
4.4

(based on 105 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (62)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (91)
  • Good weight (72)
  • Nice texture (72)
  • Soft (66)
  • Dyed evenly (54)

Cons

  • Sheds (10)
  • Twists up (3)

Best Uses

  • Hats (51)
  • Scarves (47)
  • Sweaters (35)
  • Felting (21)
  • Gloves (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (52), Artist (23), Parent (13), Novice (10), Collector (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (79), Yes (17)

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.

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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.

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4.0

Fun to work with

By Cec

from Brookings, OR

About Me Enthusiast, Parent

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dyed Evenly
  • Easy To Fix
  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Machine Washable
  • Works Up Quickly

Cons

  • A Little Scratchy To Wear

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Scarves
  • Sweaters

Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

Fun to work with, worked up quickly...made a cowl neck hat for a toddler.

Service and delivery comments:

Excellent delivery...accurate and prompt.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Nice soft yarn

By Lynda

from Eagle, Idaho

About Me Novice

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

  • Unravels

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Scarves

Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

I made hats with this yarn combining it with a multi color fine silk for interest.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Generically wonderful.

By LA Knitter

from LA 90019

About Me Enthusiast

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

    I used this yarn for the last of a series of no-pattern hats for my freezing sister, who likes pastels. I don't really like single-ply yarns, but this one is a winner. The softness of the wool/alpaca blend cancels out the bulkiness to some degree, so you get some drape, and the knitting is easy, even at a relatively tight gauge. It comes in pink.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    Great Stitch Defination

    By knittingnuteva

    from Bakersville NC

    About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Felting
      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

      Wonderful yarn. Very soft. Quick to knit with. Thick but yet light.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      I bought this product again and again!

      By Barbara, artist and knitter

      from Bedford, MA

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

        I used this 0product to knit a hat (Last Minute Hat #580) to knit a hat for my granddaughter who attends college in a very cold area. My daughter then requested on to wear while walking her dog. Then my grandson wanted one so that is the third one I made. I have since made 2 more for a daughter & and another granddaughter. I am now knitting yet another of those hats for another daughter. I love knitting with the Berkshire Bulky It's easy to use and so very soft and the hats I have made are very warm. I will also try the Berkshire worsted soon because I hope it will be just a nice to work with.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great Bulky

        By soxaddict

        from Oxford, PA

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

          This was the recommended yarn for a pattern from Baby Cocktails, and probably the first time I have ever used the actual recommended yarn for a project. So glad I did! This has knit up quickly and not a single problem issue with the yarn. The color is deeply saturated and no knots!!! This is going to be a nice soft squishy sweater! I would recommend this yarn for certain.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Love this yarn for quick hats!

          By Memaw

          from Mayflower AR

          About Me Enthusiast, Grandparent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats

            Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

            Knits fun hats for grandkids and works up quickly!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Valley Yarns - Sweet!

            By suzieb

            from Rochester, NY

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

                Pair of adult mittens and a pair of child's mittens.

                The Valley Yarns are so nice to work with.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Berkshire Bulky YArn

                By Farmer

                from Idaho

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Great Vibrant Colors
                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Not As Bulky As Hoped
                • Twists Up

                Best Uses

                • Blankets
                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Large projects
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

                I used the product for a queen sized blanket with a cable pattern. Great yarn, easy to work with. Very soft and great even colors for all 2000 yards! Does twist a little but not bad

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Good stuff!!

                By Bunnies!

                from MA

                About Me Novice

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats

                  Comments about Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky:

                  Knits up quickly, and is not expensive. Great for hats!!

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                  • No

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