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Best yarn packs and yarn bundles

From bargain yarn packs to skein sets and yarn bundles, there's plenty of choice when it comes to boosting your yarn stash!

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Published: February 3, 2022 at 9:00 am
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If you've really got into your crochet or knitting and want to really expand your yarn stash with some discount yarn, then yarn packs are a great option! There are many different types of yarn packs available, from yarn bundles for specific projects, to more general yarn colour packs that come in a range of different colour palettes. They're often work out cheaper for buying yarn in bulk rather than buying individual balls of yarn, and there are also packs that feature smaller amounts of yarns in lots of different colours - which are perfect for if you want to make incredibly colourful projects. We've take a look at some of our favourite yarn packs and yarn bundles, including both big name brands and some yarn bundles from independent yarn producers too!

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If you're looking for more recommendations for yarn, why not also check out our list of the best vegan yarns and the best British yarn producers!

Scheepjes River Washed & Stone Washed Yarn Pack

When it comes to yarn packs that are choc full of colour, then you can't beat a Scheepjes yarn pack! Many of Scheepjes yarns come in a huge range of colours... so many that it's sometimes hard to choose which ones are your favourite. Their yarn packs give you the opportunity to try out every shade, especially with this Scheepjes river washed and stone washed pack, which contains dinky 10g balls of all 58 colours of this lovely 4ply yarn!

Buy it now on WoolWarehouse

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Wool and the Gang Yarn Bundles

Wool and the Gang have lots of different yarn bundles available, so you can get some bargain yarn for almost every type of project, but we particularly like their Shiny Happy Cotton yarn packs! This 100% cotton aran weight yarn comes as a yarn pack containing 6 balls, and the best part is you can select and choose your favourite colours to really customise your pack!

Buy it now from Wool and the Gang

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Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK Yarn Pack

If you're a fan of colourful cotton yarns and are planning a big project (or just want to make sure you always have the perfect colour to hand), then you'll love this DK yarn pack from Paintbox Yarns. It includes 25 of their 50g balls, and we love the range of colours - a great choice for amigurumi makers!

Buy it now from Lovecrafts

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Sirdar Happy Chenille Yarn Pack

If you're wanting to stock up on bulk yarn for amigurumi projects, then you can take your makes to the next level with this Sirdar Happy Chenille yarn pack. The Happy Chenille yarn is a DK weight yarn that has a lovely velvety texture, giving your amigurumi characters a lovely softness. There's 25 colours of these 15g balls in the yarn bundle, ranging from bright colours to pretty pastels, so you'll have the perfect colours for a whole range of projects!

Buy it now from Lovecrafts

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Fearless Yarns Wee Ones Mini Skeins Bundle

Here's some yarn bundles that are definitely for the colour lovers! We think these Wee Ones 10g mini skeins bundles from Fearless yarns are fantastic, and there's a range of yarn bundles available, from handy bundles of 10 mini skeins, to bundles of 50 for super colourful blanket projects! You'll certainly have fun playing with all those bright colours!

Buy it now on Etsy

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Stylecraft Rainbow Brights Dk Yarn Pack

For fans of bargain yarn, then acrylics will always be a popular choice - but it doesn't mean you have to sacrifice on quality. The Stylecraft Special DK yarn is a colourful and consistent yarn, and you can really boost your stash with this yarn pack containing 10 rainbow shades of 100g yarn!

Buy it now from theKnittingNetwork

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Scheepes Cahlista Yarn Pack

Ok so we admit we've got a bit of a soft spot for the Scheepjes colour packs - we really do love those huge ranges of colours! If you're all about the solid shades and 100% cotton aran yarn, then you simply must get your hands on the Scheepjes Cahlista colour pack! With 109 colours inside in cute 15g balls (which go surprisingly far), you'll never be short of the perfect colour ever again... time to crochet up a technicolour dreamcoat perhaps?

Buy it now from Etsy

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Rico Design Ricorumi Yarn Pack

When Rico Design first released their Ricorumi yarn, a fab 100% cotton dk yarn designed especially for amigurumi, we knew they were onto a winner! This awesome yarn is available in a large range of solid shades, and this fabulous boxed yarn pack contains 60 of the 25g balls!

Buy it now from Lovecrafts

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MammaBearYarns Mini Skein Yarn Bundles

Here's another mini-skein set that we fell totally in love with at first sight! These gorgeous hand-dyed 80g mini skeins by MammaBearYarns come in a range of different colour themes and feature beautiful colour gradients across the whole set of 5 skeins, as well as in the individual skeins themselves - meaning your final knitted or crochet fabric is really going to show off those colours to the max!

Buy it now on Etsy

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Drops Design Paris Yarn Pack

Here's another fantastic yarn pack for fans of amigurumi. Drops Design Paris is a fantastic Aran 100% Egyptian cotton yarn that is perfect for chunky crochet toys, and this yarn pack comes with 20 rainbow shades of 50g balls - you'll feel like a kid in a sweetshop when choosing which colour to start with!

Buy it now from Amazon

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Manos del Uruguay Fino Mini Skeins 4 Ply Yarn Bundle

If you're looking for that little bit of extra luxury in your yarn pack, then you'll love this Manos del Uruguay yarn bundle. This yarn pack contains five different shades of 100g 4ply mini-skeins, made out of an extra fine merino and silk blend. There's also 11 different colour packs to choose from, so you can find the perfect combination for that special project!

Buy it now from John Lewis

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We hope that our pick of the best yarn packs and yarn bundles has been helpful. If you're after more advice on your yarny purchases, then you might be interested in our list of the best fingering yarns or best hand-dyed yarns, or alternatively take a look at some of the best crochet thread and lace yarns or the best ombre yarns.

Authors

Matt SpiersDigital Assistant, Gathered

Matt Spiers is a crochet artist and designer who has been overseeing Gathered's crochet articles for over 2 years. He previously worked as Digital Assistant for Simply Crochet magazine and is our in house video editing pro. What started as a hobby a decade ago led to Matt developing a passion (and then a career) with crochet. As well as still regularly writing and designing for Simply Crochet magazine, Matt is a crochet artist in his own right, having displayed and created crochet installations at festivals and fibre events across the UK. You can keep up to date with Matt at @onemancrochet on Instagram.

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