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Emily Explains: Colorwork With Two Hands

For those of you who have not seen it already, booklet #360 Folk Art is full of beautiful garments and accessories using colorwork. I’m dying to knit Dahlia and Agave for this spring. Read more

Emily Explains: Emily Ocker’s Cast On

I got a great question on Ravelry this week. A knitter asked how to start Cecelia, the big circular blanket from booklet #357 Berroco Comfort for Baby. Read more

Amy’s Thread: See You in 2015

We are all busy, busy, busy, so there is nothing like the gift of time.  I love knitting above all of my other hobbies for the fact that it allows me to be able to sneak a few moments of bliss into my day here and there. But there is also something really magical about the opportunity to attend a knitting retreat and immerse oneself in crafty pursuits. I’m thrilled to share a few retreats that Berroco and I will be involved with in 2015!

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Amy’s Thread: Knitting a Seamed Sweater in the Round


Our Aidez knit-along kicks off on January 1st and to help everyone get ready, I’m sharing my project notes as I plan my Aidez with modifications.

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Emily Explains: A Few Methods of Yarn Splicing

For every knitter, there comes a time when your project takes more than one skein of yarn. This leads you to a crossroads. How do you join a new skein? There are so many methods to choose from. Read more

Get to Know Berroco: Where to Find Yarn Amounts

One of the questions we get most often about our website is, “How can I buy a pattern when you don’t tell me the amount of yarn I need to make it?” Another common question, “Why don’t your patterns say what sizes they come in?” The thing is, our website does have this information. You just have to know where to look! Read more

Emily Explains: Knitted Patches

Mending handknit socks, sweaters, scarves or just your favorite knits in general is so important. They are precious to us and, with the proper restoration, can be worn and loved forever. Read more


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