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Yarn Review: "Bernat Pipsqueak Yarn"

I made several blankets out of Bernat Pipsqueak Yarn. I love how soft and fuzzy the yarn is and it makes great blankets. However, an issue that I had with several of the balls is that the yarn was badly stained, but the stains were only on the inside of the ball and not the outside, so I did not realize they were stained until I had already used a significant part of the ball and could not return it. The stains looked like dye stains, and would not come out with washing.


-super soft, fuzzy yarn

-lots of cute striped color combos

-machine washable


-lots of dye stains in the yarns

-yarn tangles easily and it hard to untangle due to the fuzziness

-some of the color combos I like are very difficult to find in stores or online, and seem to be discontinued (especially the "cake" form seems to be discontinued or very difficult to find)

I have bought this yarn from Joanns, which gives the following info about the yarn:

Bernat Pipsqueak yarn is snuggly and perfect for knit and crochet baby garments and accessories! Ideal for last minute projects, Pipsqueak is bulky and easy to work with. Bernat Baby yarns are OEKO-TEX certified, and are tested for over 300 harmful substances and proven to be safe for your baby's sensitive skin. Conveniently machine washable and dryable for easy care.

  • Fuzzy, textured baby yarn

  • Content: 100% Polyester

  • Ball Size: 100g / 3.5oz, 92m / 101yd

  • Care: Machine wash and dry

  • Gauge: 5 Bulky

  • Knitting Gauge: 11 sts and 16 rows with a 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needle

  • Crochet Gauge: 9 sc and 12 rows with a 5.5 mm (U.S. I/9) crochet hook

  • Use for: Knit and crochet last minute baby gifts

  • Recommended Knitting Needle: 5.5 mm

  • Recommended Crochet Hook: 5.5 mm


  • Fiber Content100% Polyester

  • BrandBernat

  • Weight/Yardage100g /3.5 oz, 92 meters / 101 yards

  • Knitting Gauge11 sts and 16 rows

  • Crochet Gauge9 sc and 12 rows

  • Recommended NeedleUS 9 (5.5 mm)

  • Recommended HookI9 (5.5mm)

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