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Amy’s Thread: Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?

Diggory - Booklet 345 Modern Cotton

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who?


… I don’t need to go on, do I?


It’s no secret that the design office here at Berroco is fond of the color orange. Norah loves it as much as I do and I did get a little mocking –  OK, a lot of mocking – in the office for blogging about it last week, so soon after her last orange post. 

But it’s a good color. It’s a very wearable color. Flattering on a variety of skin tones and great for both  young and old, boy and girls (men and women).


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Wetherill knit in Berroco Remix


It’s a warm, summery color that ranges from terra cotta and Creamsicle® to golden afternoons.


(clockwise: Fuji “Cedar”Linus “Humming Bird”Folio “Cushing”, Captiva “Papaya Whip”)


The Weekend, Modern Cotton and Comfort yarns all have great oranges in their palettes – perfect for kids and babies.

Pomelo Slice knit in Vintage

Pomelo Slice knit in Vintage


Maybe you’re not convinced about wearing the orange, but you can always add a fun pop of color with an orange accessory like Barrington from the Lake House booklet.


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Barrington knit in Weekend Chunky

Are you more likely to knit an orange garment or accessory?

3 Comments Post a comment
  1. Merna #

    Done that – sweaters, scarves, socks … I love orange!

    May 5, 2014
  2. Mona #

    I knit MANY orange garments, for myself and gifts. There is amazing range within the color! And, can be worn with ALL neutrals!

    May 6, 2014
  3. sharon M #

    orange is a very happy color and i am wanting to knit a summer sweater for myself in some shade of orange….the wetherill is very pretty

    May 7, 2014

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