Is there anything better than a handmade gift that’s truly loved? J’s Blanket – project by mgustafson06 (pattern by Norah Gaughan) Read more
Cathy Carron’s grandmother taught her continental knitting when she was just 10 years old. More than four decades later, she’s still at it. Her popular designs have been featured in top knitting magazines and, of course, her four books. Her newest collection, Short Story, features 35 cool crops for layering…including four patterns that are knit in Berroco yarn!
It’s hard to believe that in just a few weeks Norah, Amanda and I will be on our way to sunny Long Beach, California. We won’t be wasting any time on the ocean, though. We’ll be at The National Needlearts Association’s annual winter trade show.
While we’re proud of all our new patterns, it’s always fun to see which knits are the favorites among our fans. That’s part of the reason we love having a Berroco trunk show at the historic Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI. It’s a rare opportunity for the local knitting community to try on samples and chat with our design team – and it’s a lot of fun!
Tired of patterns that don’t fit your shape? Or maybe you’re looking for a way to make crochet less boxy? Whatever the problem, designer Mary Beth Temple has a solution in her latest book, Curvy Girl Crochet.
Creating things with yarn is a great way to express your creativity, and it’s also good for your mental and physical wellbeing. Read more
Cookie A, a designer famous for her amazingly architectural sock designs, recently released a fantastic new collection of knitting patterns. Read more
Recently reviewed by Clara Parkes in Knitter’s Review, Wearwithall: Knits for Your Life is a great new collection of patterns put together by a group of knitters from The Yarnery in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Read more
I’ve stumbled across some beautiful independently designed patterns lately, all making great use of Berroco yarns. Read more
In my experience, learning to knit is more of an ongoing process rather than a single event. No matter how many techniques I’ve mastered, there’s always something new to learn. I have no doubt that it’s a major factor in why knitting is such an addictive activity… Read more