Are you looking for the ultimate cozy yarn? Then this ultra-soft velvety yarn is it!
This velvet fiber from Yarnspirations is considered a bulky five (5) yarn and is a great option to make your crochet or knit blankets with!
What is Velvet Yarn?
If you are new to velvet yarn you may be wondering exactly what it is. Velvet is a lush 100 % polyester yarn that is perfect if you’d like to make something extra soft for your home.
How Do You Take Care of Velvet Yarn?
The company that makes Bernat Velvet suggests hand washing only to preserve the yarn throughout the years. I recently made a headband that is holding up well after it was hand-washed and laid flat to dry.
The Facts About Bernat Velvet Yarn
Contents: 100% polyester
Skein Weight: 10.5 oz / 300 g
Yardage: 315 yd / 288 m
Weight: Bulky (5)
Suggested Knitting Needle:
6.5 mm, US – 10.5
Suggested Crochet Hook:
6.5 mm, US – K/10.5
Bernat Velvet Yarn Colors
This yarn is available in 19 different colors on the Yarnspirations website. Ranging from white to a beautiful shadow purple. The colorway Misty Gray is shown below.
If you’d like even more color options Bernat Baby Velvet yarn ( a weight four yarn) is available in some neutral and muted tones. The colorway Potpourri is shown below.
How to Prevent Worming Yarn With Velvet
I also wanted to mention that this yarn, while beautiful is best worked up in less complicated tighter stitches like for example the single crochet when crocheting. If you crochet or knit looser stitches with it it will worm. Worming is when the yarn pulls away from the stitch and coils. A smaller hook than recommended also tends to help too.
Follow the steps below and you will have success with this yarn!
- Use less complicated stitches
- Use a smaller hook than suggested
- try to keep the gauge of the project consistent
Don’t Forget to Try This Velvet Yarn Pattern
If you are looking for some Bernat Blanket yarn crochet patterns you may like these ones too.