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Purga Sweater: Alternate Colorways

One of my most favorite designs from the Berroco Fall collection was the Purga Pullover from the Pixel PDF collection. The combination of Berroco Pixel and Ultra Wool DK is *just perfect*. The original sample uses Pixel in shade  #2203 Coconut (MC)  and Ultra® Wool DK in shade #83113 Black Pepper (CC). When I find time… Continue reading Purga Sweater: Alternate Colorways

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20 Things About Me: Amy Christoffers Edition

With all the changes and new faces here at Berroco, I thought it was a good time for re-introductions! So here are 20 Things About Me, Amy Christoffers, Berroco Design Director and sometime-reluctant blog poster. Many of of my earliest memories are of hanging out in my grandmother's yarn shop (it was called the Village Shop)… Continue reading 20 Things About Me: Amy Christoffers Edition

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Last-Minute-Knits you can make today

Looking for that last-minute hand-made gift idea? Here'ss a round up of project ideas that won't take more than an evening or afternoon or two. Easy, fast projects, like the Sparrow Mitts, shown above, knit in Berroco North Star (substitute Catena if you're not an Alpaca fan). Most hats are quick knits but these are double-quick! Rook,… Continue reading Last-Minute-Knits you can make today

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Holiday Gifts you still have time to knit: Mittens

My heart skipped a beat when I opened my email the other day and saw these gorgeous mittens knit by Churchmouse Yarn and Teas. The Hanne Mittens are a free pattern from the Knitbits newsletter—they take just 1 skein each of two colors of Berroco Ultra Alpaca or Ultra Alpaca Tonal.  You can download the… Continue reading Holiday Gifts you still have time to knit: Mittens

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CLOSED: Pom Pom Winter + Giveaway

Congrats to Sarah for winning this giveaway! Pom Pom Quarterly just released their Winter 2017 volume and it is the perfect antidote to the dark days of Winter. I am especially excited because I contributed a design to this beautiful collection—Bindrune, in the always lovely Lettlopi by our partner brand Istex. This cozy cardigan/jacket is… Continue reading CLOSED: Pom Pom Winter + Giveaway