9 Bernat Pop! Patterns
Bernat Pop! yarn isn't just for crocheted afghans. See what you can knit with it here!
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If you've so much as set foot into a craft store some time in the last two years, you've probably noticed cakes of lovely multicolored yarn gracing the shelves of the yarn section. When Caron Cakes took the world by storm, it seems every yarn brand had their day making a similar sort of skein, such as Lion Brand's Mandala yarn, and Premier Yarns Sweet Roll. One particular kind you might have seen is Bernat Pop!
While typically lower in yardage than some of the other self-striping cake yarns, it boasts an affordable price and unique colorways that just beg to be transformed into something beautiful. A common complaint that knitters have with these lovely cake yarns is that they seem to lend themselves better to crochet, where patterns such as granny square afghans and crocodile stitch accessories really thrive and show off the cool colors of the yarn.
It may not seem like it, but there's a good handful of lovely knitting patterns out there made specifically for Bernat Pop! yarn, in both the classic worsted weight format and the weight category 6 Bernat Pop! Bulky yarn. Check out some of the incredible patterns for this yarn below and put those cakes to good use!
Dragon Tail Knit Shawl
We don't know what's lovelier about this shawl: the colors or the border! This lovely piece takes only two skeins of Bernat Pop! yarn and doesn't even require any crochet skills for that unique edging. This pattern is super easy to follow and we recommend it for any intermediate knitter.
If this shawl calls out to you, you may be interested in more triangle shawls! Check out our collection page on 11 Elegant Knit Triangle Shawl Patterns
Rose Pop Scarf
If you've got two cakes of Bernat Pop! yarn lying around, but you're not quite at the skill level yet to complete a shawl (or never wear them), this scarf is an excellent option. The unique slope of the garter stitch and pointed shape of the scarf is accomplished through yarn overs along the center, which really help the self-striping yarn shine.
Shake it Off Knit Cowl
Bernat Pop! yarn also comes in a super bulky version called "Bernat Pop! Bulky," which is great for knitters who like it when their projects practically fly off of the needles. This Shake it Off knit Cowl can be completed in a single evening if you remain focused, and makes for a quick, easy cold-weather accessory.
No Time Flat Shawl
Maybe you're interested in knitting shawl, but you have three skeins to work through or you're not advanced enough for anything other than easy patterns. That's fine! This No Time Flat Shawl may seem intimidating, but it's actually super simple to complete and only takes three cakes of Bernat Pop! yarn.
Patchwork Chunky Knit Blanket Pattern
This big and cozy knit blanket is just another of the many unique ways that you can use up your Bernat Pop! Bulky yarn. This project will be more of an undertaking since it uses up eight cakes of yarn, but you'll find yourself with such a big, cozy blanket when all is said and done that you won't be able to think of a better way you could have used them.
Have you ever wondered what makes a blanket a blanket and what makes an afghan an afghan? So have we, so we did a little digging. Check out what we found on our article Knitted Afghan Patterns: What's the Difference Between Afghans, Blankets, and Throws?
Just One Ball Knit Shawl
Do you only have one skein of yarn lying around, but don't feel like knitting up a hat or a cowl? Did you know that you could knit a shawl in just one ball of Bernat Pop! yarn? That's right; this lovely shawlette just takes one skein of yarn, and is made by uniquely utilizing both ends of the skein.
Easy Garter Stitch Cowl
If you want to knit up a cowl, but you don't have any of the super bulky version of the yarn, you can always knit this Easy Garter Stitch Cowl! This pattern was written for beginners, so anyone who has picked up a pair of knitting needles for the first time recently will be able to complete this lovely accessory.
Poppy Knit Triangle Shawl
On the off-chance none of the already-featured shawls have called out to you, we're sure that this one will. Like most other projects on this list, this pattern takes only two skeins of yarn, so you won't break the bank knitting it up. What we can't get over about this pattern is the chosen colorway; it will really help bring a pop of color to your dreary winter mornings.
If these patterns all interest you but you have no idea where to begin, fear not! We have a super easy-to-follow online class to teach you how to knit. Start with our first installation, Free Online Knitting Class (Knitting Class: Part 1)
Absolute Beginner Knit Scarf
Those of you who have picked up a single cake of Bernat Pop! yarn and are looking to knit your first-ever project, boy, do we have a treat for you! This super easy garter stitch scarf is literally designed for beginners, so you should have no problem completing your first knit object. The best part about this scarf is that the color changes make it look so much more complicated, but it's all taken care of by the yarn!
How will you use your Bernat Pop! yarn?
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