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Posts tagged ‘Vintage yarn’

Knitter’s Spotlight: Zip-N-Zag Bag by Kim McClellan

Kim McClellan almost never leaves home without her knitting bag. She’s been known to knit while waiting in line, watching movies and touring with her musician husband.

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Knitter’s Spotlight: Knitted Blankets

Is there anything better than a handmade gift that’s truly loved? J’s Blanket – project by mgustafson06 (pattern by Norah Gaughan) Read more

Winners: Intarsia Delight Contest

We have a new winner in our Intarsia Delight contest! Congratulations to Laura Fugate who said, “I’ve only done intarsia once, but it’s a nice way to do colorwork without the double-thickness of stranding. By the way, LOVE Berocco Vintage yarn!”

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Contest: Win an Intarsia Delight Sweater Kit!

Have you picked up the latest issue of Creating Knitting? If not, you’re missing out on three fun new patterns using Berroco yarn!

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Knitter’s Spotlight: Sweet Tart Poncho by Aimee Alexander

“Twirliness” may not be a word, but it was a key requirement when Aimee Alexander knit the Sweet Tart Poncho for her 5-year-old daughter. She was so pleased with her design that she also knit a smaller version for her 2-year-old. Read more

Knitter’s Spotlight: Vintage Tops

I love browsing the recently finished projects in our Berroco Lovers forum.  It’s fun to see which patterns others are making, but it’s also really interesting for me to see which yarns people favor for certain kinds of projects. Read more

Holiday Patterns: Valentine’s Day

I love holidays and any reason to knit or crochet.  You might not think there would be much to make for smaller celebrations like Valentine’s Day, but I found quite a few patterns on Ravelry.

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Knitter’s Spotlight: Colorful Mittens

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

Knitter’s Spotlight: Cool Winter Hat Patterns

In my opinion, there’s nothing like a new knitted winter hat to get you excited to be out in the cold.  It might sound silly, but I speak from experience.  I used to live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and some days, the opportunity to show off my “chook” (that’s what Yoopers call a knit hat – don’t ask me why) was all that got me out of bed. Read more

Knitter’s Spotlight: Monsters for Hope by bonniejacobs

Raveler bonniejacobs is as generous as she is talented.  She’s been crocheting for as long as she can remember, but she only picked up knitting (or at least, it finally stuck) a few years ago.  Shortly after, she turned her new hobby into a beautiful charity effort to help bring smiles to the faces of homeless children. Read more

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