I love a good trend. I love big earrings, high waisted jeans (may they never go out of style), and right now the love all things 90s. BUT I also love a good t-shirt, a classic book and a basic sweater. I was browsing our vast sweater collection here at Berroco and noticed there is… Continue reading Always coming back to the Basics
Pattern: Main Squeeze Cardigan by Jen GeigleyYarn: Berroco Coco in color Stone (9 skeins)Needles: US 13sSize: I made the smallest size. I am a 36" bust and 5'3.Modifications: Due to my height i decided to decrease the length by 3". I thought about making one of those Make 9 lists for 2020 but then I… Continue reading Bang out a Big Hug
Margaux shares her Elmhurst Pullover made from Berroco Providence.
I've been seeing these amazing headbands popping up all over my IG and Pinterest page and thinking of V-Day ahead I thought what a great gift this would be for that Special Someone. PLUS made in Amano Yana this headband will be super quick to make! WHAT YOU'LL NEED 1 Skein Amano Yana, Red 73061… Continue reading Quick Valentines Day Headband
One of the newest yarns in our collection is Arno™ a dk weight cotton wool blend. The yarn produces a beautiful stitch definition with a light hand and has become a quick favorite amongst the design team! Arno was also featured in this week’s Knit Bits with the Creek Sweater, a simple textured pullover. If… Continue reading Yarn Spotlight: Arno
One of my most favorite designs from the Berroco Fall collection was the Purga Pullover from the Pixel PDF collection. The combination of Berroco Pixel and Ultra Wool DK is *just perfect*. The original sample uses Pixel in shade #2203 Coconut (MC) and Ultra® Wool DK in shade #83113 Black Pepper (CC). When I find time… Continue reading Purga Sweater: Alternate Colorways
With all the changes and new faces here at Berroco, I thought it was a good time for re-introductions! So here are 20 Things About Me, Amy Christoffers, Berroco Design Director and sometime-reluctant blog poster. Many of of my earliest memories are of hanging out in my grandmother's yarn shop (it was called the Village Shop)… Continue reading 20 Things About Me: Amy Christoffers Edition
Meet our new Media Director, Margaux, and learn a few things about her!
Love the look of lace knitting patterns but want to knit them up quickly? Barbara Benson's Big Yarn, Beautiful Lace Knits (Stackpole Books, 2019) is a perfect choice! This collection of 20 knitting patterns features a range of lace patterns (from basic eyelets to more intricate patterns) in bulky yarns that will work up in… Continue reading Book Review: Big Yarn, Beautiful Lace Knits by Barbara Benson
The world has been (understandably) overrun with thoughts and feelings about the cabled sweater worn by actor Chris Evans in Knives Out. The Aran-style sweater has been the talk of the town but sadly not too many of those discussions have been focused around knitting your own cabled sweater. But cables are one of my… Continue reading Cable Sweaters Forever!