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Berroco Flicker

$6.29 Hank
$13.00

  • Fiber Content: 87% Baby Alpaca/8% Acrylic/5% Other Fibers
  • Weight: Worsted
  • Gauge: 4 sts = 1" on US 9; 4 sc = 1" on US 9-I hook
  • Weight/Yardage: 50g/189yd
  • Care: Hand Wash, Dry Flat
  • Country Of Origin: Made in Peru

Berroco Flicker is a lofty blend of baby alpaca, acrylic, and a touch of sparkle. This soft yarn has a lovely variation in the colors and the sparkle adds that extra touch to make it special without going overboard. Flicker is perfect for both garments and accessories. Made in Peru.

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BerrocoFlicker
 
4.8

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (32)
  • Good weight (28)
  • Nice texture (28)
  • Knits quickly (23)
  • Dyed evenly (15)

Cons

  • Stretches (4)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (28)
  • Hats (21)
  • Sweaters (19)
  • Gloves (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (21), Artist (9), Parent (9), Collector (4), Novice (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

So soft!

I have used this yarn to design two patterns - for a scarf and for a hat. It is delightful to work with, though is sticky if you need to rip. I was...Read complete review

I have used this yarn to design two patterns - for a scarf and for a hat. It is delightful to work with, though is sticky if you need to rip. I was amazed at how incredibly soft the finished products were while still having the wonderful sparkle. Most sparkly yarns are a little scratchy due to the glitz - not this one. One of my favorite yarns.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Pretty , but TOO many breaks in skein

I purchased yarn to knit the Flicker Ruffled Scarf. Bought 6 skeins @ 189 yds ea. Project called for 5 skeins & I bought 1 extra. There were 3 to 4 breaks...Read complete review

I purchased yarn to knit the Flicker Ruffled Scarf. Bought 6 skeins @ 189 yds ea. Project called for 5 skeins & I bought 1 extra. There were 3 to 4 breaks in 5 out of the 6 skeins. Due to 600 plus stitches in every row of ruffle, I could only knit 2 or 3 rows before the yarn was completely separated - not even attached. That along w/ occasional knotted spots, made this difficult to complete project. Loved the feel & sparkle of the Flicker yarn itself, but Berroco needs to correct this spinning problem.

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5.0

Shockingly soft, easy to work with

By Jerce

from Kirkland, WA

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Berroco Flicker:

    I've used this yarn in the past to make scarves and hats. The first time I touched it, I was shocked at how soft it is. Plus it has a hint of glitter that makes it really lovely. This time I'll be using it to my favorite sweater pattern. I love this yarn-- my only wish is that it came in more colors.

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    5.0

    I LOVE this yarn!

    By nanafive

    from Harrison Twp., MI

    About Me Crocheter, Enthusiast, Nana, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Easy To Fix
    • Extremely Soft
    • Good Weight
    • Hides Mistakes
    • Knits Quickly
    • Luxurious
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Afghans
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters
      • Throws

      Comments about Berroco Flicker:

      I bought this yarn to crochet myself a throw to keep cozy while I watch TV or crochet other items. The yarn was extremely lovely to work with and super soft. I have only been crocheting for a few years and had never used this type of yarn before. I love the softness of it and the slight "glimmer" that it contains. Love, love, LOVE this yarn!

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      • No

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      5.0

      It's so fluffy!

      By Amanda B.

      from Johnson City, NY

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Not Superwash

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Berroco Flicker:

      I am very happy about this yarn - it's soft and sparkly! I plan on making at least one sweater out of it for the winter. It will probably be one of the warmest things I own.

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      5.0

      Plush, soft with a sophisticated color range

      By Ant Bee

      from Hudson Valley, NY

      About Me Knitting Snob, Love Color

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      Pros

      • Comfy Close To Skin
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Not Too Glittery
      • Sophisticated Colors
      • Very Soft Hand

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Berroco Flicker:

        A great yarn that gives you a very expert final product.

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        5.0

        Beautiful, unique yarn

        By Sarah Annimal

        from Virginia Beach, VA

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Color Variation
        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

        • Stitch Definition

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Berroco Flicker:

        This is a beautiful yarn that comes in really amazing colorways! I love how soft and fuzzy this yarn is. The one con (that's only a con if you're looking for this) is that due to the fuzzy nature of the yarn, you don't necessarily get good stitch definition. I love this yarn for a seed stitch or other loosely stitched knit scarf. The sparkle is very subtle and lovely! The yarn itself is also very interesting in the way that it's braided. It also has a bit of stretch to it, which is nice. I've bought quite a bit of this yarn in several colors, sparkle and otherwise.

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        5.0

        Beautiful yarn for a prayer shawl

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        By Teedle

        from Penryn, CA

        About Me Enthusiast, Prayer Shawl Minister

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Beautiful Sparkles
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Prayer Shawls

          Comments about Berroco Flicker:

          I started a prayer shawl ministry at church several months ago, and have many people who have joined. We knit and crochet prayer shawls for those who are going through a difficult time, and give them away along with a blessing. They are loved! The one I just finished with Berroco Fliker is so stunningly beautiful, and I will be giving it to a lady who is 101 years old and cannot attend church. She will feel wrapped in God's love. I have recommended this yarn to many people.

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          • No

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          4.0

          LOVE IT!!

          By Kim

          from Long Island, NY

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Hides Mistakes
          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Stretches

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Berroco Flicker:

          Super Soft and Yummy. Bought enough to knit a great blamket with!

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          • No

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          4.0

          Very pleased with yarn

          By Fayski

          from Portland, Oregon

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Berroco Flicker:

          Great product, I didn't know the size of a ' hank ' so had to order more yarn but I do love the yarn!!

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          5.0

          Soft, squishy and yummy!

          By Tweedie

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Has A Loftiness
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Berroco Flicker:

            Loftiness of this creates a good stretch. It is unbelievably light when finished, despite the appearance of it being thicker. So many compliments on it! The pattern I used this for is a capelet with a ribbing in the pattern. I made one in Black and put it on top of a leather biker jacket. Very cool and edgy! Made it in other colors for friends who LOVE this simple piece. It's warm, despite being light.

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            5.0

            A Fabulous Yarn

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            By Teedle

            from Penryn, CA

            About Me Enthusiast, Prayer Shawl Minister

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft
            • Sparkley

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Prayer Shawls
              • Scarves

              Comments about Berroco Flicker:

              I am using this product to knit a prayer shawl. I started a Prayer Shawl Ministry at our church several months ago, and lots of people are joining. I love making prayer shawls, and giving them to those going through a difficult time. I love Baby Alpaca because it is so soft.

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              • No

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