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Make a Statement Scarf That’s Fun and Fast-to-Finish: Introducing Bellini, a New Super Bulky Yarn

December 18th, 2012

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New from Lion Brand, is Bellini – a uniquely textured wool-blend yarn, perfect for adding extra flair and fringes to your accessories.  Bellini yarn can be used by itself to make bold statement pieces, or it can be used with a traditional yarn such as Wool-Ease, for adding trims to winter accessories. The great thing about Bellini is that it’s also ideal for quick projects, so it will make a wonderful fast finish gift for that friend who enjoys all the latest fashion trends.

One skein of Bellini makes a scarf or a cowl (see the patterns below!); you can even have some fun with it and use small sections of the yarn to create pom-poms.  While we were experimenting with the yarn in the office, we realized you can even make a cowl with Bellini without knitting or crocheting the yarn.  Just slide off the ball band, untwist the hank, and wrap the big loop twice around your neck!

Free Knitting Pattern: Cozy Loops Scarf
Knit Cozy Loops Scarf
Free Crochet Pattern: One Row Crochet Scarf
Crochet One Row Short Scarf
Free Knitting Pattern: Foxy Scarf
Knit Foxy Scarf

Watch the videos below to learn the easy techniques on how to knit and crochet with this yarn:

Click here for the crochet version.

What type project would you like to make with Belini? Share with us in the comments!

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  • melodie

    Hi ya, what would you use this yarn for it is called sashay what is it for? I got my first lion brand yarn it is called homespun yarn, and pipsqueak yarn for a baby blanket I am making a baby blanket. my mom said it is so cute

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  • Denise

    Im trying to crochet the scarf two for the road scarf and for the life of me I cant figure it out, if anyone out there can help me, please e-mail me,, also my name is Denise thanks so much.

    • Zontee

      Hi Denise, I’d recommend emailing so that one of our pattern support specialists can help you with your question. Good luck!

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