The beginning of sweater season is right around the corner – at least here in Southern New England – it’s time to show those handmade garments some love! While the best time to wash sweaters is really before putting them away for summer (since moths don’t like clean sweaters), I had a few sweaters that… Continue reading Are your sweaters ready for sweater weather?
We're thrilled that our new Fall/Winter 23 Design Collection is out for all to see! This season, we're introducing three brand new yarns, all quite different from one another, and each offering a unique crafting experience. We are sure you will be as excited about them as we are! Mistico This yarn is dreamy! With… Continue reading New Fall ’23 Yarns from Berroco
I made myself the Bar Harbor zipper pouch from the Collect and Gather collection, and thought I'd share some tips for sewing in the zipper. The pouch itself is very simple to make, and if you've ever felt intimidated by adding zippers to your hand knits this is the perfect low-stake way to try it… Continue reading Bar Harbor: Sewing in a zipper
Have you heard the news? Berroco’s ever popular yarn line Vintage is now available as a sock yarn! It comes in a wide range of bright fun colors - go check them out here! To celebrate, we prepared a pattern book with a great sock-knitting how-to section, and 10 fun sock patterns to try. In… Continue reading Tips for knitting socks
Elmgrove cardigan in Berroco Lanas. My mother taught me to knit when I was a child and I’ve been knitting ever since. Growing up on the west coast of Sweden, crafting was a way to spend time with family. It was what happened on school break at my grandparents’ house. Or at the end of… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Åsa
New fall yarn Renew ticks all the boxes: -Beautiful drape with a touch of cashmere. -Sophisticated color palette. -Made with recycled fibers along with a sustainably produced viscose making it a yarn you can feel good about using and wearing. My favorite piece from the Renew collection is Rhian, a simple-to-make slipover vest designed by… Continue reading Styling the Rhian slipover
A lightweight cardigan to throw over my summer dresses – this is the kind of garment I will make over and over, knowing it will become a staple and get lots of wear! The Sapphire cardigan from Berroco’s spring/summer 2022 collection was designed in Vivo, one of our brand-new spring yarns, with a fun and… Continue reading FO: Åsa’s Sapphire Cardi in Remix Light
We are sharing ways to use up our Fall/Winter Yarn Tasting Kit! Please check back here tomorrow for more tasting kit projects. If you missed the others, find them here, and here. My goal was to use up as much as the yarn as possible on their own in plain stockinette stitch. That way you… Continue reading Yarn Tasting Kit Idea: A knitted scarf