It’s All About the Yarn
We All Love Yarn
The Crochet Crowd is sponsored by Yarnspirations.com for providing patterns and many great resources for us to use for educational purposes. With being sponsored, they create an enormous amount of diverse yarns to play with.
Under the main brand names of Bernat, Patons, Lily Sugar’n Cream and Caron Yarns, the yarns are budget minded and have variety of staple yarns that are consistent with occasionally refreshing colours and having novelty yarns pop in and out as trends come and go. Like the fashion world, yarn continually evolves as interests change by the public.
Each of the four brands has it’s specialty that has interest by select demographics of crocheters and knitters.
- Bernat is the go-to for the whole family, with great yarns for fashion, home décor projects, and baby! From tried and true basics, to cutting-edge textures, there’s a yarn for everyone, and every project.
- Patons offers the finest heritage yarns, and timeless patterns. From natural fibres, to beautiful acrylics, Patons is a classic choice for your most treasured projects.
- Lily is a fun, everyday essential cotton yarn! 100% USA Grown Cotton is available in a huge range of shades, you’ll want to use beyond the kitchen!
- Caron has every shade of the rainbow in Caron’s premium acrylic yarns! Caron takes color inspiration from everywhere, making it easy for you to find the perfect color for your project – or inspire you to try something new!
Together, the four offers approximately 90 different yarn choices between all 4 brands. Think about how many shades are available in each brand too. You are talking over 2,000 yarn choices in just the 4 brands alone.
The following is the gallery showcasing each of the 4 brands. Click the gallery to see the yarns that fall under each brand. Jeanne and Mikey have worked together to give not only the technical information about the yarn, but also a human perspective on personal experiences using the yarn. We hope this will help you make informed decisions.
Click the gallery to see selections and our thoughts on each of the yarns. This gallery is under construction as we do a review on about 90 different yarns.