Eileen Vito’s first knitting project went to the dogs. I mean that literally, of course. She knit sweaters for her two dogs. Unfortunately, both dogs gained weight and the sweaters got too tight. Eileen says she’s pretty sure this is just a coincidence and not a reflection of their feelings about her knitting! Either way, she was hooked on her new hobby. As she puts it, “Once I started, there was no looking back.” Read more
I love designing with cables and designing new stitches. Sometimes the “invention” of a new knit cable is little more than a simple recombination of long loved stitches. Read more
I wasn’t at the photo shoot for our fall/winter 2012 pattern booklets, but after I watched this video, I felt like I was.
It’s time for another roundup of independently designed patterns using Berroco yarns… This time, we’ll be looking at interesting new garments, as well as a couple of cute scarves. Read more
We’re always delighted when independent designers choose our yarn for their patterns, and lately I’ve come across some really great designs… Read more
I’ve stumbled across some beautiful independently designed patterns lately, all making great use of Berroco yarns. Read more
I’ve been cruising around on Ravelry again, and I’ve found some beautiful new patterns to share. It’s exciting to see what independent designers are doing with our yarns!
Cowls are everywhere! They’re quick to make, fun to wear, and they make great gifts. Since many of them only require a few skeins, they’re a practical way to try out a new yarn without a big commitment. Read more
Fall is creeping in, slowly but surely. Leaves are starting to change color, there are long strands of artificial spiderweb stretched all over the bushes around my neighborhood, and there’s a noticeable chill in the air every morning. Read more
Irene really did a number on our power grid this weekend. Happily, I was able to get some knitting done (by flashlight, when necessary) despite the weather. Hopefully any blog readers affected by the storm were safely able to do the same… Read more