inspiration

Spring Inspiration for Pima 100

Berroco Pima 100™ is the newest addition to the Berroco stable of workhorse yarns. This 100% cotton is spun into a 4-ply yarn for  softness and superior stitch definition. Unmercerized cotton has a matte finish making it a staple for wardrobe building sweaters and summer accessories. The Pima 100 pattern collection features 6 patterns, but with… Continue reading Spring Inspiration for Pima 100

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More things to knit with Mixer and the giveaway winner

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

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Annie’s Signature Collection and a Mixer Giveaway

The Marbella Tee,  designed by Che Lam is part of the all-new Annie's Signature Design collection, called the Spring Breeze collection. Marbella is a great summer tee that shows off the multiple fiber textures of Berroco Mixer™ in the beautiful creamy shade 'Flit' 8101. The relaxed A-line silhouette is balanced with sweetly feminine lace panels… Continue reading Annie’s Signature Collection and a Mixer Giveaway

yarn

Tuscan Tweed Knitters Style

Berroco Tuscan Tweed™ was introduced for Fall 2017 as a replacement for Berroco Blackstone Tweed, which has been discontinued. I loved Blackstone Tweed and was sad to see it go, but Tuscan Tweed is such a perfect substitute, similar and yet not the same, that I'm completely converted. Tuscan Tweed is a blend of wool, viscose, and mohair… Continue reading Tuscan Tweed Knitters Style

color

Greenery! Pantone Color of the year

What is the Pantone Color of the Year? From the Pantone website: "a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our global culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude". Pantone draws on information collected all over the world, looking at runways and street style, advertising trends, you name it!… Continue reading Greenery! Pantone Color of the year

designer spotlight

New Seamless Sweaters from Indie Designers

Berroco's Spring 2017 collection just launched, and the yarn and pattern booklets are hitting stores, but here in the Northeast it is still snowing. To me, snow = sweater knitting season. There has recently been a wealth of beautiful new sweaters by some great independent designers  that are written for the Berroco Ultra® Alpaca yarn… Continue reading New Seamless Sweaters from Indie Designers