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Get to Know Berroco: Scavenger Hunt Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Scavenger Hunt Giveaway! I had a lot of fun creating the questions and it seems like you all enjoyed searching for the answers. In fact, everyone did so well, that I’m thinking I might have to make the next one harder!  Keep reading to see all the answers and the name of our lucky  winner…

Congratulations to Shelly Rebman! You answered all of the questions correctly and won our giveaway!!


Get to Know Berroco: Our Company History

1. Berroco has connections to a number of historic textile mills, name the oldest. – Daniel Day Mill

2. Where does the name Berroco come from? – BERglass ROsenberg COmpany

3. What year was the name Stanley dropped from Berroco? – 1987

Get to Know Berroco: Norah Gaughan

4. Name the magazine Norah sold her first design to. – Ladies Home Journal Needle & Craft

5. Who is holding the “I met Norah Gaughan” pin? – Taro

6. Between what ages did Norah participate in her local 4-H club? – 8-19

Get to Know Berroco: Pitti Filati

7. How many yarn samples do we typical bring back from Pitti Filati? – 40-50

8. What color is the straw in the far right wine glass? – Green (anything more descriptive was accepted)

9. What season were Warren & Caroline buying yarn for? – Spring/Summer 2014

Get to Know Berroco: Shipping

10. What was the container size of the first Comfort shipment? – 40 feet 

11. What is the color of the writing on Berroco packing tape? – Red

12. Which color number is written on the white board in the shipping video? – 5630

13. What is the yarn name and colorway? (This requires some external – Maya, Lagoon

Get to Know Berroco: Hollywood Connection

14. What year was Oliver’s Story filmed at the Stanley Woolen Mill? –1978

15. What is the mill’s movie alter ego (company name)? – Barrett Mills

Get to Know Berroco: Our Designers

16. What is Amanda’s hometown? – Traverse City, MI

17. How does Amanda describe the colors in her knitting disaster? – “Blinding bright aqua and royal purple” (anything more descriptive was accepted)

18. Emily is obsessed with……….? – babies

Get to Know Berroco: Bev Rykosky

19. When was Bev’s last day at Berroco? – August 2nd

20. What year was Bev’s first knitted sweater picture taken? – 1983

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