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Berroco Vintage Chunky

SKU: BRVC-6100
$10.00
: Snow Day 6100
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Berroco Vintage Chunky - Snow Day 6100 is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.


A cozy and hardwearing classic wool blend! This chunky weight Vintage yarn from Berroco highlights the warmth of wool, the durability of acrylic, and the stretch of nylon. These fibers blended together produce a versatile washable yarn that is the perfect affordable workhorse for everyday wear garments and children's clothes. Your finished fabric will be cozy with wonderful stitch definition due to the multiple plies of this yarn. Each of these 54 color options is inspired by nature and the world around us and has all of the hues you need to create your perfect color palette. Mix and match your favorite shades and create something unique!

See the Worsted weight version of this yarn HERE.

See the DK weight version of this yarn HERE.

See more high-quality yarns from Berroco HERE.

See projects featuring this yarn HERE.

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Yarn details:

Weight: Chunky / 5

Texture: Plied

Put up: Twisted Hank

Fiber content: 52% Acrylic, 40% Wool, and 8% Nylon

Unit weight: 3.5 oz / 100 g

Yardage: 136 yards / 124 meters

Recommended needle size: 10 (US) / 6 mm

Knitting gauge: 3.5 stitches per 1" OR 14 stitches and 21 rows in a 4" (10cm) square

Recommended hook size: 10-J (US) / 6 mm

Crochet gauge: 3 stitches per 1" OR 12 stitches and 14 rows in a 4" (10cm) square

Care: Machine wash inside out in cold water, gentle cycle. Lay flat to dry.

Country of origin: Peru

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PLEASE NOTE:

We have partnered with Berroco to bring you a wide range of yarns. In the event that we don't have sufficient stock at our shop, your yarn may be  be drop-shipped from the Berroco in North Smithfield, Rhode Island USA. Please allow up to 3-5 business days for your order to be processed and shipped out. We will contact you with any shipping and tracking information for your order.

If your project is time-sensitive, please contact us regarding the current stock & shipping times of specific lines and colorways. You can call us at (509) 536-7746 or send us an email at sales@paradisefibers.com.

Free Patterns Using Berroco's Vintage DK Weight Yarn:

Cozy & chunky Ayla socks

Ayla
by the Berroco Design Team
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Intermediate
Quickly whip up a fast, fun pair of socks. These socks are knit from the top down, with a simple cable pattern.
Click Here to Download

The Sam Kid's Sweater

Sam
by Amy Christoffers
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Easy
Designed in the style of classic fishermen's ganseys, Sam is a pullover perfect for your little one.
Click Here to Download

a green Cosima cardigan on a model

Cosima
by Donna Yacino
Craft: Knit
Skill Level: Intermediate
A lovely cardigan with a deep cut ribbed yoke and bodice of easy diagonal lattice stitch.
Click Here to Download

Click here to view more free patterns featuring Berroco Vintage Chunky.

About Berroco:

Berroco has been producing quality yarn for 40 years but the company's roots actually go back centuries. From the Daniel Day Mill in 1809 to present-day Stanley Mill, six generations of Wheelock's have been continuously involved in the American textile industry.

Warren Wheelock's great-great-great-grandfather, Jerry Wheelock, began the tradition by producing woolen cloth, an enterprise that would grow and change, enduring the test of time. In 1905, Stanley Wheelock established Stanley Woolen Mills, surviving the great depression, two world wars, and weathering the changing times and demands in the world of textiles. In 1968, the Wheelock family formed Stanley Berroco which was transformed into Berroco in 1987 by Warren Wheelock and his wife, Caroline. The new firm grew to become one of the largest importers of handknitting yarns, patterns, and supplies in the United States and Canada.

Berroco is known for its high-quality yarns which widely range from traditional to novelty and are sourced from all over the world, including the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Turkey, Romania, Brazil, and Peru. Located on the site of the old Lonsdale Cotton Mill (1904) in North Smithfield, Rhode Island, Berroco continues its well-rooted family tradition of providing quality textiles at affordable prices.

“Ever since we were teenagers we worked in the mill, doing various jobs, learning the business, so we got to know the people, and they knew us…” quote from 1994 interview with Philip, Arthur & Strickland Wheelock.