Best Bulky & Super Bulky Yarn for Summer Projects!


It gets long fuzziest if you put it in the dryer, I did a test swatch. I bought this yarn because of a pandemic created yarn shortage and halfway through a blanket, I hate it. Certainly it feels nice enough, but if it splits it’s likely going to break. I dislike Super Saver, but will buy it over this, at least I can toss it in the dryer and it will soften up.

Well, I took and trip there, bought up a bunch of skeins of the Big Twist Value and got to work. I made three squares and I just didn’t feel the spark. After all, I had originally wanted a glitter yarn, but couldn’t find a color I liked. Higher quality yarns will feels more smooth but for the price, this excels upon other yarns in the same category. This may not be the softest when it comes to using it for clothing pieces, but it’ll still get the job done.

Want to know more about this magically valued yarn? If you’re anything like me you shop sales and stock up when you can. However, yarn at a great price doesn’t always mean a great quality and sometimes you need something affordable when they aren’t running sales. Lion Brand® Yarn Company is a fifth generation, family-owned business. Lion Brand® yarns are sold online, at craft chains, discount chains and independent shops across the United States. We are passionate about helping people enjoy the pleasures of working with yarn.

It was fun, it was easy, and it gave me a really nice and adorable finished pillow to enjoy. When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Touch device users, explore by touch or with swipe gestures. We have lots more on the site to show you.

The white color is a bit off-white so I sewed on a super white faux fur pom pom to continue the fade with just one more shade. I’m a big texture girl as well and this yarn is so soft! For designers, this yarn is great for consistency with every color. This is a commercial brand and I will be comparing it to other commercial brands that can be found in big box stores in the United States. This is not compared to locally dyed yarn. Thinking back on the whole process, this design was a joy from start to finish.

The more popular Value line of yarn is not as durable or soft as others in its same category – like Red Heart Super Saver – but is a good enough yarn for most projects. Cozy slippers are a cold-weather must-have. Lucky for you, you can start and finish these soft crochet slippers in an evening. The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes. Save patterns, share updates, and connect with your community.

If you do want to learn about yarn with stripes, check out this post about gradient yarn. To weave in your ends, locate lines in the work that you can hide the tails along. Align your tail with a line in the work, push the tail through to the other side of the basket, and repeat multiple times until your ends feel secure. Your second handle will go across the join stitch from the previous rnd. GAUGE // Follow along with the “end of round” measurements throughout the pattern.

“Premium” is the top-of-the-line version, while the “Value” is their 100% acrylic line. This brand is owned exclusively by Joann’s , and you shouldn’t be able to find it anywhere umbrella for hard hat else. However, it is available in store and online at Joann’s. The first thing I consider when looking for a yarn is how consistent each skein is with one another.

All you need to know is how to half double crochet and half double crochet in the back loops only. In terms of acrylic yarns, this is one of the softest and I really like the way it feels gliding through yarn fingers. It does sometimes get caught up on your oily hands but that can be fixed pretty easily and at the end of the day, its still acrylic. One way to have a better experience with variegated yarn is to use crochet patterns that are specifically DESIGNED for it. Lion Brand Pima Cotton is very similar to Lily Sugar and Cream, in the sense that it is a worsted weight cotton, but it is MUCH softer! It is definitely a better choice for wearables like crop tops and other summer weight wearables but it does have a higher price point.

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