The beginning of sweater season is right around the corner – at least here in Southern New England – it’s time to show those handmade garments some love! While the best time to wash sweaters is really before putting them away for summer (since moths don’t like clean sweaters), I had a few sweaters that… Continue reading Are your sweaters ready for sweater weather?
An Open Letter to Pima Soft.
While Berroco is a hand knitting company, we love staying curious on exploring all aspects of making with yarn. As a hand knitter who is also a proud machine knitter, I can't help but talk about the value of the knitting machine for hand knitters. Hand knitting provides so many positives, it reduces stress, keeps… Continue reading Can Machine Knitting Enhance Your Hand Knitting?
What do you do with all the swatches you have on hand? Make a cardigan of course!
We're thrilled that our new Fall/Winter 23 Design Collection is out for all to see! This season, we're introducing three brand new yarns, all quite different from one another, and each offering a unique crafting experience. We are sure you will be as excited about them as we are! Mistico This yarn is dreamy! With… Continue reading New Fall ’23 Yarns from Berroco
As fiber enthusiasts, we know the right tools and notions can make all the difference when it comes to crafting the most beautiful projects! From stitch markers to scissors and everything in between, there are so many helpful accessories out there that make our knitting and crocheting experience that much better!! In this guide, we’ll… Continue reading Knitting and Crochet Tools We Love
If you spend much time on social media, you’ve certainly noticed everyone making these precious frogs designed by Claire Garland. It’s easy to see why the insanely cute design is so popular. After seeing many frogs hopping up around us, we couldn’t help but cast on a few! Here are our favorite Berroco yarns to… Continue reading Knit Project Diary: Frog by Claire Garland
I made myself the Bar Harbor zipper pouch from the Collect and Gather collection, and thought I'd share some tips for sewing in the zipper. The pouch itself is very simple to make, and if you've ever felt intimidated by adding zippers to your hand knits this is the perfect low-stake way to try it… Continue reading Bar Harbor: Sewing in a zipper
With spring fast approaching I’ve found myself gravitating more towards my hooks than my needles! Something about the warm weather makes me welcome crochet more than usual, maybe it’s the groovy natural vibe of it, or the lovely openness of a nice double crochet- either way here are some of my favorite (and free!) crochet… Continue reading 5 Free Crochet Patterns Perfect for This Spring
Margaux shares how she made her wrapped yarn coasters in Pima 100.