Our new spring yarn, Berroco Summer™ Silk, is whisper soft to the touch and delightful to work with. A blend of 45% silk, 43% cotton, and 12% nylon, this yarn is destined to become a favorite part of your spring and summer wardrobe. The beauty of this yarn is its chainette construction, meaning that instead of being… Continue reading Introducing Berroco Summer Silk
The Ostro Shawl is knit in three shades of Berroco Fiora® using a modular construction. Each "shell" is knit individually, but the following shells are attached as you go, so there is minimal finishing. Our sample is knit up in 3 beautiful cool tonal blues. If the blues aren't your thing, Fiora comes in 17 stunning melange colors—I've put… Continue reading Ostro Shawl Colorways
That's it, that's all she wrote! Our Mrs Watson KAL finished up last Wednesday, and we had such a great time knitting this shawl along with all of you. We had a good number of knitters participate and finish within the 6 week time frame—a few people even finished their shawls in just a week… Continue reading Mrs Watson Knit-Along: the Wrap Up!
Barbara Benson is a little bit of an insane genius. I first noticed her propensity toward beautiful madness with her Golden Lion Throne pattern, and then again in her Courant pattern featured in Twist Collective. Now she's encapsulated her brand of ingenuity into a book, Mosaic and Lace Knits (Stackpole, 2017). Barbara's iconic brand of knitting brilliance… Continue reading Book review: Mosaic and Lace Knits by Barbara Benson
Last week on March 8th, Amy Palmer and I hit the road to photograph the first book of the Fall 2017 collection in western Connecticut. We brought back the same team that worked on Portfolio Vol 3—Gale Zucker was our photographer, our stylist wasEmily Nora O'Neil, and the model's hair and makeup was expertly done by Deanna… Continue reading Photo shoot Behind the Scenes
I have been using Berroco yarns since 1985. Since that time, there have been many beautiful yarns that have come and gone. I still have some of them in my stash. However, I. Love. Berroco Remix®. I love how it smells. I love how it feels while knitting with and wearing it. And I have… Continue reading Donna’s Ode to Berroco Remix
Congratulations to Janet, the winner of the Annie's Signature Collection giveaway! Berroco Mixer™ was the big hit of the Berroco 2015 Spring line, and since then, Berroco has published 16 free and paid patterns for this yarn. This week I've rounded up some pattern suggestions from the newest collection that weren't written for Mixer but would… Continue reading More things to knit with Mixer and the giveaway winner
Berroco Suede™ has come and gone and has come back again! It is a 100% nylon tape yarn, and while it is recommended that you hand wash projects made with Suede, but I have machine washed and dried in the past. Please make a sizable swatch and test it yourself before proceeding. I love Suede for… Continue reading Berroco Suede is Back!