Congratulations Shirley! I'm one of those knitters who always wants to crochet... but I get distracted by knitting projects! That doesn't stop me from falling in love with many crochet patterns, though. Some day I will make them! Recently, many of the projects in Beth Nielsen's Modern Bohemian Crochet (Interweave/F+W Media 2017) have caught my… Continue reading GIVEAWAY CLOSED: Modern Bohemian Crochet
Using I-cord to create ties is a fairly common way to close knitted bags or add a decorative edging to a garment. But Donna Yacino's Sweetgrass Shrug, an elegant cropped cardigan that's knit seamlessly, uses a different way to close the fronts. This type of tie is called a braided tie, but it's not braided… Continue reading An Alternative to I-Cord: How to Make Braided Ties
Are you a knitter who makes the pattern in the yarn shade shown? Or do you like coming up with your own color ways when you choose your next knit? I have (almost) always gone out on my own, choosing colors based on things that are inspiring me in the moment and not always based… Continue reading Designing Marquita Colorways
Our Remix Light Knit-Along is all done now, and we had so much fun (some of us had even more fun than others). Check out all the great projects that were made over the last two months! As you know, the official focus of the knit-along was Berroco Remix® Light—anyone could knit or crochet any… Continue reading Remix Light Knit-along: That’s All, Folks!
Congratulations to Three Pretty Posies on winning the Making + Remix Light giveaway. Our contest has ended, but you can still get copies of the Making Dots issue from Making Magazine.com When I originally proposed the idea, I had swatched in the shade Almond. I was picturing it as being a perfect spring/summer piece in pale… Continue reading Making Giveaway Winner- and some thoughts on Colors
Our Remix Light KAL is winding down; there have been some amazing projects made during the two months! Many gorgeous new Derecho tees are out in the world now, but there was one question about the very end of the pattern that was recently asked. To finish the body of the Derecho, you work the… Continue reading Remix Light KAL: Finishing Up
The Remix Light KAL winds down at the end of this week but there is still weeks of summer left and to celebrate we're giving away a copy of Making No. 3: Dots and the yarn to knit your own Hope Cardigan in Remix Light . The Hope Cardigan is worked from sleeve cuff to center… Continue reading CLOSED. Making: A giveaway
UPDATE Winners have been chosen, and all grand prize packages have been claimed. I'm still waiting to hear back from a couple of First Prize winners before I make a full announcement, but that will happen soon! We had so much fun playing Berroco Bingo last summer that we've brought it back again! This time… Continue reading Berroco Bingo is Back!