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Fiber Content: 100% Premium Acrylic
Weight: Sport Weight
Knitting Gauge: 6 sts = 1" on #3 - 5 needles (3.25mm-3.75mm)
Crochet Gauge: 16–20 sc = 4'' on E-7 hooks (3.5mm - 4.5mm)
Yards: 273
Grams: 100
Put Up: ball
Care: Machine wash/ tumble dry

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4.150000 out of 5 stars

Brava Sport Yarn

$1.75 - $2.69 100g / ball


Versatility meets affordability; Brava is a 100% acrylic yarn that will keep up with all of life’s adventures! Brava Sport is a lighter weight, hard-wearing yarn that works wonders for projects where easy-care and durability is a must. Choose from a wonderful selection of colors that range from bright and vibrant to soft pastels; perfect for everything from long lasting hats and scarves to delicate and snuggly soft baby blankets and garments. Brava is also machine washable and dryable, making it a great go-to yarn for charity knitting and crocheting. With so much flexibility, Brava is sure to keep your needles and hooks busy season after season.

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4 out of 5 stars

This is a pretty basic acrylic yarn. I purchased it to use for children's toys and knew that anything else was possibly a waste of high end yarn. I like my balls center pull and one of the skeins had some weird other fiber on the internal end and another skein weighed 10g less than the 100g on the wrapper. But for $2.99/skein and a wide range of colors I definitely will get my money's worth out of them. The yarn is soft enough and for 100g, it is bargain.

4 out of 5 stars

Okay, this is a follow-up to my previous rave review. Out of about 20, I got one skein of Tidepool that had the very rough texture Suzanne mentioned. I know with their excellent return policy, I could have gotten a refund for that skein, but it wasn't worth the fuss. If I'd bought more of that color, I would have returned it. The rest of the colors have been great, and I hope you don't lose faith, Suzanne!

5 out of 5 stars

I've ordered this yarn a couple of times now and have yet to be disappointed! It's a very soft acrylic, the colors are wonderful, it's very durable, and it's priced extremely fair. It worked VERY nicely for an afghan! I've recommended this yarn to many other crafters due to my love for this yarn and Knit Picks in general. I will definitely order this yarn again in the future!

2 out of 5 stars

It seems this stuff has gone down in quality now that it's made in China. I purchased some for the Hue Shift, and some for my mom, and multiple skeins have been shredded in multiple places. It also isn't plied very tightly, and feels very acrylic. The finished product LOOKS quite nice, but I'm very disappointed in the quality of the yarn that went into it.

3 out of 5 stars

Not what I was hoping for after reading reviews here and on Ravelry. Perhaps it is just the color I ordered (Asphalt heather)? I found it distinctly acrylic feeling (think Red Heart Super Saver as opposed to Red Heart Soft or Caron Simply Soft). On the plus side, the color is very saturated, and my swatch didn't fade or shrink when machine washed with warm water and tumble dried on high. The feel did improve when washed, but I would still be reluctant to wear anything made out of this yarn. I'm sure I'll come up with another use for it, but I'm shocked that so many reviewers have called this soft!

2 out of 5 stars

I was disappointed in this yarn and was sorry I didn't order one skein to check it out first. It is labeled at a #2, sport weight yarn but it knits like a worsted..much thicker yarn than I anticipated. It also is not a very soft yarn and doesn't have much drape. I will not use this yarn again.

2 out of 5 stars

I bought this yarn after reading such great reviews but I'm not happy with it . It seems to be broken a lot . My ball of blush was broken in 6 places . So now I'll have a lot ends to weave in , which I hate . The custard also had a big black smudge on it . I know it's not a very expensive yarn but I guess you get what you pay for !

5 out of 5 stars

A group of us make blankets and caps for the infants in the Neo-natal ICU at our local hospital. Brava is perfect! The colors are bright and cheery and out of 8 skeins of Brava I can get at least 10 blankets and caps.

5 out of 5 stars

I'm using this yarn to make this afghan -- http://www.etsy.com/listing/60225798/double-vision-pdf-pattern-for-knitted -- similar to the hue shift pattern, very pretty and easy. Like others, I was reluctant to go with acryllic, but this yarn is incredibly soft and almost creamy feeling, a real delight to knit. I was using Shine Sport for these afghans (I've made about a dozen), but there are more colors and the price is great. I'm a fan!

2 out of 5 stars

After reading rave reviews on Ravelry, I was more than happy to place my order without trepidation for buying sight unseen. Unfortunately when my order arrived a week later I was disappointed to say the least. Almond, Fig, Seraphim had a washed out, rose-ish hue, Caution was over saturated, Fairy Tale was bland. Mulberry was absolutely beautiful! Avacado was so-so. While I realize colors may vary slightly according to monitor settings, I checked on several different monitors to be sure I had as close to accurate representation as possible. I thought I'd found an answer to avoiding big box craft yarn for my acrylics but sadly, one gorgeous color isn't acceptable; not to mention the postage costs I'm paying for receiving and now returning. The yarn is so soft & squishy, really wanted to like it, but I'll be returning the entire order. I ended up hitting the usual craft stores and left a happy camper.

5 out of 5 stars

I just received my order from the Brava sale. WOW!!!! One of the colors I bought was Cotton Candy - and it is beautiful. The color swatch picture doesn't do it justice. Every color I chose is gorgeous! I love this yarn, it is so soft and works up really nice. I have knit a variety of baby gifts from this for friends, and they love the easy care and softness. You can't beat the price. I'm with the others - can't wait for even more colors.

5 out of 5 stars

I love Brava! This is by far the softest acrylic I have ever worked with! I have just knit 6 balls of it into hats and booties for babies at our local hospital. The colors are bright and gorgeous, not nearly as dull as the ones you buy at a craft store, and the amount of yarn in one ball is fantastic. I knit small baby/preemie 6 hats out of each ball!

5 out of 5 stars

You added more colors!!! Woo-hoo!!!! 5 Stars all the way!

5 out of 5 stars

I usually do not like using acrylic yarns, but this yarn is great. It has beautiful colors and a very soft feel. I hope they continue to increase the color choices of this yarn. I bought some extra for those little last minute projects.

5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn, it's great to work with and the colors are yummy. The color I'm longing for and can't find is a sage green or pale sea green - would love to see this in Brava.

5 out of 5 stars

I am hooked on the Hue Shift throw. This is the first kit that I have ever ordered. I have loved making it and I plan on making several more. The Brava yarn is wonderful. I am a fairly new knitter (6yrs) and it took me a little further in skill. I agree that more colors would be wonderful.

4 out of 5 stars

I am another who HATES acrylic... But LOVES Brava!! It is pretty much impossible to find 1.) Acrylic yarn that feels FABULOUS, or 2.) Acrylic yarn in SPORT weight. I adore this yarn!! I gave it a 4 only because there are fewer colors for the sport weight Brava than the worsted weight. More colors, please!!!

5 out of 5 stars

I'm working on my third Hue Shift Afghan with Brava Sport yarn. It is so easy to work with! The colors are like eye candy, and it feels great in my hands while working with it.

5 out of 5 stars

In the last year or two I've become obsessed about using only natural natural fibers. However a recently project required the wash-ability of acrylic. Early in my knitting career I've used other acrylic brands but I have to say Brava Sport is the BEST acrylic yarn I've tried. It has a wonderful hand feel and the stitch definition is lovely. This is the acrylic yarn I've actually wanted to make clothing from.

5 out of 5 stars

So soft, so bright. Perfect for colorful baby items.