Today is an exciting day for me! As you'll read in KnitBits #307, Booklet #290 Vintage™: Arts and Crafts is my very first complete collection. When we planned the fall collection, we talked about the need for a book of designs for young, preteens and yes, "tweens," a cutesy word for a really underserved demographic… Continue reading Arts and Crafts…and a GIVEAWAY!…
Last week a KnitBits subscriber wrote in asking if we'd ever think of designing a maternity sweater. To be quite honest, we don't have any in the works but we had fun coming up with a list of sweaters that we think would work for ladies who are in the family way. Though we're flying… Continue reading Maternity Sweaters!
"Just as the bird’s wing evolved to fly, the human hand evolved to manipulate. An idle hand is not a happy hand. We really need to use our hands; they’re not happy if they’re not doing something." [Barbara G. Walker] The quote above captures my impression of Sock Summit 2009 pretty accurately! I'm very familiar… Continue reading Sock Summit INDEED.
Foreseeing that something BIG was happening, Cirilia brought Berroco to the Sock Summit. She's not selling anything (we leave that to the shops). She IS promoting our sock yarns (Berroco Sox™, Berroco Sox™ Metallic, Comfort® Sock and Ultra™ Alpaca Fine, showing our audio slide shows, telling folks about the sock star contest and holding daily… Continue reading berroco is at the sock summit!