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Yarn Review: "Barcelona Big!" by Loops & Threads

Updated: Dec 7, 2023

I used "Barcelona Big!" yarn by Loops & Threads for two crocheted scarves. I used a size 6mm crochet hook for these projects, which worked well for the thickness of yarn. The green scarf is made with the color "Reef," and the purple color is "Stardust". The yarn is easy to use, very pretty, and machine-washable. However, it is not very soft. It is not rough or itchy, just not soft compared to most other yarns. I would buy this yarn again for a project that I do not care about the softness.


-comes in lots of pretty colors with gradients

-easy to use

-medium thickness, so quick for making projects


-not particularly soft or warm

I bought the Yarn at Michaels, which gives the follow info about the yarn:

Ensure quality in your projects with this bulky Barcelona Big! Yarn by Loops & Threads. This easy to work yarn is a dream to knit or crochet with and includes a pattern to knit a beautiful blanket. Not only is this yarn luxurious, but functional as well. Washable and dryable, consider this for baby gifts and more. Weight: Bulky (5) Contents: 100% Acrylic Skein Weight: 8.8 oz. / 250 g Yardage: 410 yd. / 375 m Knitting Gauge: 15 s – 20 rows = 4" (10 cm) Suggested Knitting Needle: 6mm, US - 10 Suggested Crochet Hook: 6 mm, US – J-10 hook This yarn has Class 1 Oeko-Tex® certification. This means that all the materials and dyes have been tested rigorously in the most stringent conditions ensuring they don’t contain any irritants or allergens that might irritate the most sensitive skin.

Machine wash cold, tumble dry low.

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