One question that pops up a lot when we talk about knit-alongs is "What do I have to do to join the knit-along?" And the answer is—not a whole lot! We try to keep it as easy and low-key to join in the fun, so keep reading for the very few steps that you need… Continue reading How to Join a Berroco Knit-along
I recently had a conversation with a fellow knitter about stitch markers. There had been a little confusion about removable versus non-removable stitch markers, and I realized that maybe some other folks would benefit from a little discussion about the types of markers and all the wonderful ways you can use them. First up, there's… Continue reading How to Use Stitch Markers
Hello Berroco friends! Last week, we were contacted by a crafter who let us know that the phrase indio has negative connotations that are harmful to indigenous people. We deeply regret using this word to name one of our spring yarns, and are taking action to correct this error to hopefully avoid further harm. Going… Continue reading Berroco Indio is now Berroco Linen Stonewash
We're big fans of Berroco Remix® in the design office, and have talked about our love for this yarn quite a bit. Is it the recycled fibers made from waste fabric the garment industry would otherwise throw away? Is it the fact that it's a great wool-free alternative that is machine washable? Is it that… Continue reading Free Knitting Patterns for Berroco Remix
Get to know Berroco Vibe™! This is the first of our spring 2019 yarns that we’ll be talking about this season. Vibe is a blend of 45% organic cotton, 45% organic wool, and 10% nylon—and that 10% nylon is the only bit of synthetic fiber in this season’s collection! The nylon is included to add… Continue reading Introducing Berroco Vibe!
We're pleased to launch our new yarns and patterns for the spring/summer 2019 season! We've got five new yarns to share with you, and this season is really special—this season's yarn are nearly all natural fibers, with many great all-season plant fibers being represented. First up is Berroco Vibe™, a blend of 45% organic wool,… Continue reading Introducing the Spring/Summer 2019 Berroco Yarns!
Seaming—it's one of those parts of crafting that can sneak up on you! Even if you mostly knit or crochet accessories, you may come across a pattern that requires some seaming with yarn. Or if you're a garment maker, you may find that a sweater or cardigan you really want to make has seams. So… Continue reading Ask Amy: How do I seam pieces together? [VIDEO]
We just wrapped up our summer knit-along, and our new knit-along (KAL) is just around the corner! This time we're digging into knitted cables—because cables + fall go hand in hand. What pattern are we knitting? Knitter's choice! The only guidelines are: • the pattern should be a garment (sweater or cardigan) that has cables… Continue reading Knit Cables for Fall with Berroco!
Our inaugural #LoveBerroco promotion has run its course, and we were blown away by the response! More than 400 public posts were made on Instagram, and more than 70 entries were submitted via our website upload form, so we have to extend a big THANK YOU to everyone for showing their love for Berroco! Here… Continue reading Love, #LoveBerroco
As you may know, Berroco is the U.S. distributor for select James C. Brett yarns. One of the new yarns that we've brought in this year is Northern Lights. Ever since I saw this fun and colorful yarn, flecked with little tweedy bits, I knew I wanted to knit this scarf pattern. It's super simple,… Continue reading Quick and Easy (Free!) Scarf Knitting Pattern for James C. Brett Northern Lights