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Amy’s Thread: Spring?

The North Eastern US is shoveling out from under the first significant snow storm of 2016 but at Berroco we’re thinking spring.

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Sneak Peek: Spring/Summer ’16 Atmosphere

It might not feel like it, but spring is right around the corner… at least in the knitting world! We’ll be launching Berroco‘s new collection for Spring/Summer ’16 in less than two weeks. Read more

Emily Explains: Cabling Without A Cable Needle

With the holidays fast approaching, time is of the essence. One trick for saving time while working anything with cables is to work the project without a cable needle. This works on narrow cables wonderfully. You’ll rarely use a cable needle again! Read more

Emily Explains: How do I choose the right needles for my yarn?

When I first learned how to knit I was given a set of pink size 11 metal needles and a skein of hot pink yarn – a bulky wool and mohair blend. The needles felt long and a little awkward in my hands but I eventually got the hang of it and began knitting away. For the longest time, I didn’t understand that when I changed my yarn I should probably switch the size and type of my needles.

Here is what I have come to find…  Read more

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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Emily Explains: Patterns With a Sewn Bind Off

This week my mind has turned to jello, flooded with ideas and designs for spring 2016. One technique I keep coming back for shawls is the sewn bind-off.
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Amy’s Thread: Marmot Day

Today, February 2nd, is Groundhog day, the day when according to some a Groundhog (AKA Woodchuck… AKA Marmots) will wake up from hibernation, look out of his hole and predict the length of winter. According to the contributors to Wikipedia, rodents are accurate predictors of the weather 39% of the time. Which is not an impressive average.

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