Red Heart Baby Hugs: A Detailed Yarn Review | KT and the Squid

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. Red Heart Yarns provided the yarn for this review. I was not required to write a positive review. These opinions are 100% mine and are not biased in any way.



Yarn Name

Baby Hugs


Red Heart Yarns


Light: 318 yards, medium: 247 yards

Fiber Content

100% acrylic


DK/3/light and worsted/4/medium


Machine wash warm, gentle cycle, tumble dry low, do not bleach, do not iron

Price Range


Where to purchase online

Red Heart

Red Heart Baby Hugs: A Detailed Yarn Review and Giveaway | KT and the Squid

From the Yarn Company

“Premium soft acrylic with the added benefit of being tested to be free from harmful levels of over 300 substances. Comfortable to wear and easy to clean, and certified safe according to Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Class I, just what you would expect from Red Heart yarns. ” See more on their website HERE.

You can watch my full yarn review in the video below. Scroll down for the yarn giveaway.

The best thing about Baby hugs is that it’s OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Class I certified, which means this yarn has been tested for over 300 harmful substances, using strict certification standards. Just to be clear, this yarn is NOT chemical free as some are saying (nor does Red Heart claim this). It’s an acrylic yarn which is man made so it’s going to have chemicals in it. This just means the chemicals are certified to not be at a harmful level. This is great for babies as well as people who may have allergies. You can read more about this HERE.

Baby Hugs is easy to care for. I tested it and it holds up beautifully to washing. The yarn is super squishy and worked up the stitches are plump.

You can find my free Skur Square pattern HERE.

You can find the free teether pattern HERE.

You can also see more projects made with Baby Hugs by viewing it on Ravelry HERE.


Red Heart is giving away 5 skeins of Red Hear Baby Hugs Medium. This is a $25 value. All you need to do is enter your email below. I do not use these emails for anything but to contact the winner. This Giveaway is open to people in North America only. Must be 18 years or older to enter, void where prohibited. Giveaway ends June 19th at 12 am (PST). Good luck!

Red Heart Baby Hugs: A Detailed Yarn Review and Giveaway | KT and the Squid
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