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Berroco Kodiak

Berroco Kodiak is an ultra-soft bulky yarn - a light and airy blend of baby alpaca, nylon and merino wool.  Knits up fast for cozy scarves, hats, mittens, sweaters and anything else you can imagine! Made in Italy.

Content:
61% Baby Alpaca/ 24% Nylon/ 15% Merino Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/125yds
Gauge:
3 sts = 1" on US 10.5; 2.5 SC = 1" on US L/11 (8mm)
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
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BerrocoKodiak
 
4.1

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (10)
  • Knits quickly (8)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Dyed evenly (7)
  • Good weight (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (8)
    • Sweaters (8)
    • Hats (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (7), Parent (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Love this yarn

    I was reluctant at first to get this yarn because it looked rather flimsy and was expensive, but I was obsessed with the sweater - Gibson from the Norah Gaughan collection, Vol. 13. ...Read complete review

    I was reluctant at first to get this yarn because it looked rather flimsy and was expensive, but I was obsessed with the sweater - Gibson from the Norah Gaughan collection, Vol. 13. After trying a few other yarns, I finally broke down and bought this yarn and am I glad I did. The yarn is easy to work with and so soft. The Russian Join method works really well with this yarn.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    A little uneven

    I was disappointed that each skein of this yarn that I purchased had a knot in it to tie pieces together to complete the skein. Also, it's mostly even thickness to the yarn,...Read complete review

    I was disappointed that each skein of this yarn that I purchased had a knot in it to tie pieces together to complete the skein. Also, it's mostly even thickness to the yarn, but occasionally there's a really really thin part or a really really thick part, making lumps and bumps in the finished fabric.

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    5.0

    Bought of a specific pattern

    By MicheleD

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

    • Splits easily

    Best Uses

    • Hats

    Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

    Service was, as always, flawless. I bought this yarn for a specific pattern that used this yarn. I most likely would not have otherwise. The hat turned out well I think. Would I think of this yarn first for other projects? No, I don't think so. It's a pretty yarn but can be a bit fussy to work with. I enjoyed it but now I'm over it. Unless I decide to make another hat! I would recommend this yarn for the project I just finished.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Love this yarn

    By Sue

    from Sandown, NH

    About Me Enthusiast, Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft
    • Stronger Thann It Looks

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

    I was reluctant at first to get this yarn because it looked rather flimsy and was expensive, but I was obsessed with the sweater - Gibson from the Norah Gaughan collection, Vol. 13. After trying a few other yarns, I finally broke down and bought this yarn and am I glad I did. The yarn is easy to work with and so soft. The Russian Join method works really well with this yarn.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    like a cloud

    By NJCAROLINE

    from PLAINSBORO NJ

    About Me Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

      IT'S SO COLD THIS WINTER. SO I DECIDE TO KNIT A WARM BUT SOFT, LIGHT BIG SCARF FOR MY DAUGHTER. I'M GLAD THAT I FOUND A BEAUTIFUL PATTERN AND THE THIS YARN TO KNIT WITH. THE RESULT -IT'S LIKE A CLOUD AS MY DAUGHTER SAYS. SHE WEARS HER SCARF EVERY DAY. I'M GOING TO KNIT ONE FOR MYSELF ANDMY FRIEND AS MY NEXT PROJECT.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      Super soft

      By Lisa Nana's Knitter

      from New Fairfield, CT

      About Me Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

        This yarn is beautiful, soft, and retains a deep color. I'm making my niece a cardigan with a wide cable stitch and it is going very smoothly.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        3.0

        A little uneven

        By Yoginiknitting

        from Beverly, MA

        About Me Enthusiast, Fiber lover

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Knits Quickly
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Difficult To Unknit
        • Not Easy To Rip Out
        • Skeins Knotted Together
        • Uneven thickness

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

        I was disappointed that each skein of this yarn that I purchased had a knot in it to tie pieces together to complete the skein. Also, it's mostly even thickness to the yarn, but occasionally there's a really really thin part or a really really thick part, making lumps and bumps in the finished fabric.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Darker in color but nice yarn

        By JWD

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Enthusiast

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Color Differs From Swatch

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

        I love working with this yarn. It knits up nicely and is nice for scarves and neckwear as it is so soft against the skin. I will warn others that the online colors are much brighter than the actual color.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        3.0

        Soft and warm

        By The reader

        from Nashville, TN

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Knits Quickly
        • Machine Washable
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Sheds
        • Snags

        Best Uses

        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

        I needed a bulky yarn for a sweater pattern. After much research I selected this Berroco. The color is nice, it's very soft but it sheds alot. It also does not show the pattern well at all (even after blocking). It's been disappointing. It is relatively easy to work with but not the easiest to fix mistakes. Cautious recommendation.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Super soft fuzzy yarn

        By jamdogg

        from Reston, VA

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

          This yarn is like knitting a kitten. It's soooooooo soft and fluffy. The down side of that is that it sheds a good bit. If you can put up with the shedding, it feels really dreamy once it's knit up. The scarf I am making is a gift, but now I want one, too.

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          • No

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          3.0

          Nice texture but...

          By Mimi

          from Florida

          About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

          Pros

          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Dull Color

          Best Uses

          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

          Although this yarn is very soft and nice to work with, the actual color is much duller than the color pictured (midnight sun)

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          fun to work with, a pleasure to touch!

          By Sue, retired teacher

          from Fort Wayne, IN

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Shawls
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Kodiak:

            It is just plain fun working with this yarn. Its softness and light weight make the work fly. The shawl partially done is soft and light and warm.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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