August 14

Lion Brand Crayola Cakes ~ A Yarn Review

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Not that long ago, Lion Brand Yarn announced this new line of yarn. The Crayola Cakes immediately drew my attention with a design I had been planning for over a year. With the design in mind and an event to contribute it to, I knew I had to get my hands on some! And a link to well-known colorful company has it’s appeal, as well as such vibrant colors!.

Lion Brand Crayola Cake Yarn Review by Crystalized Designs

About Lion Brand Crayola Cakes

This worsted weight colorful yarn comes in 10 vibrant ombré colors perfect for a variety of projects. Each cake comes with 177 yards/162 meters weighing at 3 oz/85 g. Crayola Cakes consist of 100% acrylic yarn that is easy to care for as it’s able to be machine washed and dried. And after all that goodness, the price is also very reasonable starting at $4.99 on the Lion Brand Yarns Site. This yarn is versatile on paper but how does it hold up to a hook?

Would I buy Crayola Cakes Again?

Absolutely! The color caught my eye, and the Crayola name, but the softness make it worth of a must have! For an acrylic yarn, this fiber seemed to flow effortlessly from the cake to my hook to my projects. Not only that, but there was no splits in the yarn, nor did it split when working up projects.

Crayon Water Bottle Cozy Free Crochet Pattern by Crystalized Designs

Conclusion

Though I bought this yarn to make the Crayon Water Bottle Cozy, I would definitely buy this yarn again! I can attest to this yarn being machine washable. My boys had left one of their water bottle cozies outside on the grass before it rained. A quick wash, though I did let it dry flat, was just what it needed without distorting or discoloring the colors. Want some pattern suggestions for Lion Brand Crayola Cakes? Check out a few free patterns below and get hooked today with Lion Brand Yarn‘s Crayola Cakes!

Crayon Water Bottle Cozy Free Crochet Pattern by Crystalized Designs
Crayon Water Bottle Cozy Free Crochet Pattern by Crystalized Designs
Candy Corn Socks Free Crochet Pattern by Crystalized Designs
Candy Corn Socks Free Crochet Pattern by Crystalized Designs
Kechik Boho Bag Free Crochet Pattern by Crystalized Designs
Kechik Boho Bag Free Crochet Pattern by Crystalized Designs

 

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Lion Brand Crayola Cakes Yarn Review by Crystalized Designs

Lion Brand Crayola Cakes Yarn Review by Crystalized Designs

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  1. Great review! I just got this yarn and am anxious to try it. Your kids and their water bottle cozies are so cute! Thanks so much for taking the time to share this information.

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