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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 74 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (60)
  • Soft (58)
  • Good weight (57)
  • Nice texture (52)
  • Dyed evenly (46)

Cons

  • Coarse (3)
  • Snags (3)
  • Unravels (3)

Best Uses

  • Hats (40)
  • Scarves (36)
  • Sweaters (36)
  • Gloves (11)
  • Socks (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (36), Parent (17), Artist (12), Novice (7), Collector (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (61), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love this one!

I used this yarn many times, and I will use it again. Used many different colors, and none disappointed. Made hats and scarfs as gifts. Made home decore items for myself. Cannot...Read complete review

I used this yarn many times, and I will use it again. Used many different colors, and none disappointed. Made hats and scarfs as gifts. Made home decore items for myself. Cannot say enough good things about this yarn. Knits evenly and quickly, with beautiful stitch definition, soft and warm. My favorite inexpensive yarn!

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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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3.0

Super soft and super splitty

By Dori

from Elizabeth, CO

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Snags
  • Splits
  • Stretches
  • Unravels

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Sweaters

Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

Knits up super quickly and is delightfully snugly, but it has so little twist that it snags easily and was very splitty to work with.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this review

 
5.0

Great yarn and soft!

By LULU12

from Hudson Valley, NY

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

    I used this yarn to make "Slouchy Hats" and they turned out great.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Great products, great service!

    By Bubbietheknitter

    from Raleigh, nc

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

      Always receive a great product and service from Webs!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Vintage Chunky

      By Knitter Kate

      from western NY

      About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Sheds

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

      I love how soft Vintage is (in any weight!) and how nicely it knits up. The fact that it's washable makes it a great option to baby sweaters and blankets, which are the top things I knit using this yarn.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Great service

      By Cricket918

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

        Great yarn and reasonable price makes it perfect for larger projects.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        A very lucky purchase

        By knitten' granny

        from angels camp, CA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

          I found I was a skein short to finish an Afghan. So pleased to find the yarn color needed. To my surprise, it was also the exact dye lot to match what I had been using! Thank you WEBS!!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Great yarn at a reasonable price

          By Cricket918

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

            Great yarn for,a,wrap pattern I am working on. Needed over 800 yards so the price was reasonable. Great service on the delivery.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great yarn

            By Leslie R

            from Green Bay, Wi

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                I am a first time user of this yarn. I have used the Vintage Berroco and love it so I thought I would try the Berroco Chunky. I love it! Very soft and knits up quickly. This yarn does not split while knitting and has great stitch definition. This yarn is great for afghans. Living in the Northeastern part of the U.S. we use afghans a lot and this is the warmest afghan I now own. I highly recommend this yarn.

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                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Prompt Service

                By NOMN GRGR

                from Outing MN

                About Me Knitting nut

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Nice Texture
                • Perfect Color Match

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                Had purchased product several years ago and didn't have enough yarn to finish the item started. Needed just one more skein and the color was exactly what I needed.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Great yarn, price and service!

                By Lynn

                from Millinocket Maine

                About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Berroco Vintage Chunky:

                    Fast service and the yarn was so nice. No splices in all 10 skeins!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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