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!
Posts tagged ‘Berroco yarn’
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’ve been a glove girl for years, but I’m ready for a change. Mittens are on my “Must Knit” list this winter because they’re warmer, easier to slip on and tend to be more colorful – so I can easily spot the one that inevitably falls out of my pocket in a dark parking lot! Read more
When I was a little girl, I would have loved to have a knitted sweater coat like the ones Jessie Rayot made for her four-year-old twins. Okay, if I’m being totally honest I still want one as an adult! With beautiful colored panels, a full skirt for spinning and an adorable elfin hood, Rayot’s Kat Coat may look as though it’s straight out of a fairy tale. But she openly admits her inspiration came from the upcycled sweater coats featured on Katwise.com. 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!