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Winter KAL Wrap-Up

Our Helen/Ellen Winter KAL has concluded, and it was great fun! The Ravelry thread was active for the duration, with participants sharing their progress and modifications, and asking questions. One of the most fun aspects of a colorwork project is choosing a palette. There were some inspired choices that were vastly different from the original, such as… Continue reading Winter KAL Wrap-Up

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Ultra Alpaca MKAL: Yarn Quantities

If your interest is piqued to participate in our Ultra Alpaca MKAL, you're probably wondering how much yarn you need for the project! Here is some information to help you. Please note: all of these are only rough estimates. Your mileage (yardage) may vary! To make the whole blanket - comprised of 5 of each… Continue reading Ultra Alpaca MKAL: Yarn Quantities

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FAQs: Keeping in Pattern While Decreasing in Fredrika

From time to time, I see the same question about a particular pattern pop-up in our pattern support inbox. This spring, several knitters have asked us how to keep the sweet little flowers in Fredrika's charted stitch pattern lined up when beginning decreases on the body. Whenever you're working any kind of allover pattern, you… Continue reading FAQs: Keeping in Pattern While Decreasing in Fredrika

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Agave: Inspiration & Color Play

I'm delighted that our next Berroco knit-along is Agave, the yoke pullover I designed for booklet #360 Folk Art. For this collection, the design team was inspired by the bold colors and style of artist Frida Kahlo. Amy gave me this photo to interpret into a yoke sweater.     You can see that I translated the… Continue reading Agave: Inspiration & Color Play

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Aidez KAL: Adjusting Decreases for Raglan Armhole

Hi everyone, I'm Alison and I do a little bit of everything for the design team. I don't normally write on the blog, but I wanted to share an easy equation that should help a lot of you participating in our Aidez KAL. Sometimes when substituting yarns, you can achieve the stitch gauge, which is typically more important,… Continue reading Aidez KAL: Adjusting Decreases for Raglan Armhole