Bernat Softee Chunky

Community Update #32

Have you noticed the updated look to Bernat's yarn web pages?  I am really loving all the nice, BIG swatches for each Bernat yarn.   Take a look at the Bernat Softee Chunky page.  Wow!  It's like I'm RIGHT THERE, looking at a skein of yarn.  Love it!  Thank you,

Join us at Vogue Knitting Live in Seattle!

Hey, Seattle peeps: I'm headed your way! Come join me as I host the Beginner's Lounge (brought to you by Bernat) at Vogue Knitting Live. If you or

Bernat Yarn Madness Round 1.2 & 1.3 Winners!

We've got quite the victories for you this morning! For more information on Yarn Madness, check out the intro post and download a bracket to play along!

With 68% of the votes, you chose the winner in our second Classic match: Bernat Satin!

Trendspotting: Aztec-Inspired Prints

One of the boldest trends over the past year or so is that of angular Aztec-inspired prints. From home decor to jewelry and swimwear, you'd be hard-pressed not to spot

Community Update

I hope you got the latest Bernat Newsletter!  Lots of new things going on, and I KNOW you don't want to miss out!

Check it out:  There's a yarn sale, an awesome new pattern book called "Autumn Knits", and new free patterns on the Bernat Facebook

Technique Tuesday: Cuppa to Baby Blanket

Technique Tuesday

Learn the simple secret to turning the gorgeous stitch pattern in the crocheted Cuppa cozy into a baby blanket!


  • Six balls of Bernat Softee Chunky (two each in three shades of your choice)
  • 8 mm (U.S. L or 11) crochet hook

Kickstart Monday: Cuppa

Start your week off with a bang with another Kickstart Monday pattern. This brand new pattern designed by Vickie Howell is perfect for your morning cuppa coffee or tea.


Free Hat Friday and a Softee Chunky Giveaway!

It's time for another Free Hat Friday! To celebrate the new and improved Bernat Softee Chunky, we're bringing you a brand new pattern  to perk up your cold-weather style. Celebrate the launch of the new Bernat Softee Chunky with this month's deal! Buy 4, Get 1 free using the promo code SOFTEECHUNKY until September 30th, 2012, and get

Guest Blogger: Designer Ellen Gormley!

Guest Blogger

I met Ellen Gormley through my friend Cari Clement at The Chain Link Conference (presented by the Crochet Guild of America.) Since then Ellen's designed for my yarn line, Sheep(ish), and we've kept in touch through social networking and various industry

Technique Tuesday: Changing from Rounds to Rows in Crochet

Technique Tuesday

Welcome to Technique Tuesday! Every week this month we'll be bringing you a great new technique to make your knitting or crocheting easier.

Learn how to change from rounds (crocheting in the round) to rows (crocheting flat) with the Quickie Slippers. It's a

Kickstart Monday - Quickie Slippers!

Another Kickstart Monday already! Are you or your family members having trouble getting the chill out on these early fall mornings? No problem, we've got an easy and quick project crocheted in Bernat Softee Chunky that will fly off your hook and keep your toes toasty warm.

Free Hat Friday + A Softee Chunky Giveaway!

It's time for another Free Hat Friday! We're celebrating the launch of the new & improved Bernat Softee Chunky and getting you ready for cold-weather dressing by bringing you a new, exclusive free hat pattern every Friday this month!

This week, we're featuring this cute and cozy kids' Spiral Hat! Crocheted in Bernat Softee Chunky Ombres and

Technique Tuesday: How to Resize the iCover for Other Devices

Technique Tuesday

Welcome to the first Technique Tuesday! Every week this month we'll be bringing you a great new technique to make your knitting or crocheting easier.

Today learn how to adapt the iCover by Vickie Howell to fit any device you own - phone, tablet, e-reader, or

Kickstart Monday! iCover Digital Tablet Cozy!

It's time for Kickstart Monday! Each week we'll be giving you brand new quick and easy projects using just 1 ball of Bernat Softee Chunky that will get your needles and hooks off to a flying start.

Community Update

Yay!  It's almost time for Fall!  The air is getting that crunchy, crispy feel to it again.  :)  And there is a smell in the air telling us that cooler weather is on its way.   Pretty soon, it will be time to get out the scarves, mittens, hats, wraps, blankets, cardigans,

Free Hat Friday and a Bernat Softee Chunky Giveaway!

Welcome to the first installment of Free Hat Fridays! Every Friday this month, we'll be bringing you a brand new exclusive hat pattern and a chance for you to win 3 balls of Bernat Softee Chunky to get you back to school and back to stitching in style.

This week, we're starting things off with an exclusive new pattern

Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along - ASSEMBLY

Clue #9

Here’s a picture of the completed Clue 8 square. This was a fun one wasn’t it?

This is the week you’ve been looking forward to for so long. At last you’ll get to see

Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along - Clue #6

Clue #6

Here’s how the completed Clue 5 square looks. Don’t worry if you didn’t finish all 16 squares before today – you’ll have time to catch up this week and next week. For any of you who had trouble keeping your mitered squares square, several great ideas

Bernat staff and bloggers get hooked on Clue 1 of the Crochet-Along!

The Bernat Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along is a hit across the web, but it has also grabbed the attention of many members of the Bernat Design Studio. We’ll check in weekly and let you know our progress as we Crochet-Along.

Dina – Bernat Blogger

So happy when I read that we only had to make 2 squares.  And they worked up

Welcome to the Bernat Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along!

Welcome to the Bernat
Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along!

A Crochet-Along (or CAL for short) is simply a group of crocheters all working on the same project at the same time. That way you always have lots of support, inspiration and help from a like-minded group


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