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Emily Explains: A Color Option for Mira

 

Yesterday Berroco released a new free pattern, Mira, a color work hat designed in Berroco Abode by Amy Christoffers, our fabulous design director. Mira is a beautiful hat that I was so excited to swatch for because knitting with Abode is simply scrumptious. It is a 100% merino wool, loosely spun, single ply yarn that goes from thick to thin. The colors are painted on the white wool yarn so when knitted, the color work looks a bit like a water color painting. Read more

Amy’s Thread: Knitters Resolutions

Do you make New Years Resolutions? Do you keep them?

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Amy’s Thread: What’s on Your Needles?

Do you knit (and/or crochet) in the summer? If you are knitting, do your pattern and yarn choices change for the season?

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Amy’s Thread: Anna Zilboorg Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Eileen, the winner of our Splendid Apparel by Anna Zilboorg (XRX, 2015) giveaway!

Thank you so much to everyone who commented! There were so many great recommendations that I thought I’d recap the recurring themes from the comments for you – 3 authors in particular that came up over and over again.

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Amy’s Thread: Jamestown Pullover

The First Fall issue of Knitty came out last week and I’m really excited about the project I have in it: The Jamestown Pullover is knit in one of our new for Fall 2015 yarns Artisan.

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Amy’s Thread: Willow Giveaway

Spring has sprung and the season for quick change layers is here. A cozy sweater in the morning that can double as a jacket when the sun goes down is perfect for the mercurial weather of May in New England.

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Amy’s Thread: What to Wear with Louise

Louise is one of my favorite pieces in the spring 2015 collection because it is such a versatile, wearable cardi.

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