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TNNA in Review – June 2013

The past few weeks have been whirlwind. I know I say this a lot, but it’s true! We brought on our new designer, Emily, we announced our new collection for Fall/Winter ’13 and last Friday night, we debuted a few of our favorite new designs on the runway at The National Needlearts Association’s (TNNA) Fashion Show in Columbus, OH. Read more

Barrison’s Travels: Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

When I invited Barrison to join me on a trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, she asked what she should wear. Hmmm….spring in the U.P.? That could be tricky!  Read more

Norah’s Knits: What I learned in the Yarn Shop

In March and April I managed to carve out some time to visit a few New England yarn shops. Andra, the area’s sales rep, and I traveled with a trunk show of sweaters in a variety of sizes and encouraged knitters to try them all on. It’s a fun, party-like atmosphere with sweaters and compliments flying freely from knitter to knitter. We’ve done this a bit in the past, and there are always surprises. Read more

Barrison’s Travels: Japan

Barrison is a furry little bear who lives at Berroco. Look familiar? She was actually the inspiration for a free pattern featured in our KnitBits newsletter earlier this year!

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On Location: Fall/Winter 2013 Photo Shoot

I’m writing today from the beautiful village of Wickford, located on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay. Photo shoots are so much fun!

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Get to Know Berroco: Pitti Filati

Did you know that nearly half of our current yarns come from Italy? That’s one of the reasons why our semi-annual trips to Pitti Filati are so important!

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TNNA Review

What a week!  We flew to Long Beach last Thursday morning for The National Needlearts Association’s spring trade show and just got back to the office yesterday.  It was amazing how much we were able to fit into a long weekend!

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Vogue Knitting Live

January is a crazy time for the Berroco Design Team.  From holidays to trade shows to the unveiling of our new yarns and designs for spring, there isn’t much downtime.  It’s hectic, but it’s also a lot of fun.

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An Italian Adventure

Norah recently returned from Pitti Filati in Florence, an industry trade show loaded with inspiration. She snapped lots of photos between appointments at the booths, and captured all kinds of textures and colors: Read more

Postcard from Woodstock

Norah and I are back in the office after our photography session in Woodstock, New York, near Norah’s hometown. Read more

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