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Style Your Knits: Eula

Eula was a given when we started picking designs for this season's Style Your Knits videos. Not only does it look great on a variety of body types, it also can be worn forwards or backwards. It almost like you're getting two tops out of one knit! This versatile tee is knit flat in two pieces, which are… Continue reading Style Your Knits: Eula

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Designer Spotlight: Asymmetrical Shrug by TheMailoDesign

Creative is the first word that came to my mind when browsing through patterns in TheMailoDesign’s shop on Ravelry. Interestingly enough, the woman behind these designs never considered herself an artsy person. At least not until her friends and family urged her to share her unique creations with the world.  TheMailoDesign’s Asymmetrical Shrug is a fun… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Asymmetrical Shrug by TheMailoDesign

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Designer Spotlight: Oh, The Places You’ll Go Baby Blanket By Linda Thomas

Linda Thomas has always loved Dr. Seuss’s book “Oh, The Places You’ll Go.” When she discovered the baby version, “Oh Baby, Go Baby,” she was inspired to crochet a blanket to match the book’s colorful cover. Linda’s Oh, The Places You’ll Go Baby Blanket is currently available as a free pattern on Raverly (through May… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Oh, The Places You’ll Go Baby Blanket By Linda Thomas

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Disney Classic Crochet Winner

Thanks to everyone who entered our Disney Classic Crochet Giveaway! I really enjoyed reading about your favorite Disney characters. Congratulations to our two giveaway winners... Anna Cruz (entered April 23) Michelle (entered April 27) You each will receive your own copy of Megan Kreiner's adorable book, Disney Classic Crochet & the Berroco yarn to make her… Continue reading Disney Classic Crochet Winner

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Designer Spotlight: Deep Ocean Waves Baby Blanket by Mike Horwath

A self-described “fiber artist addict,” Mike Horwath is an avid machine knitter with a goal of publishing more patterns in 2015. His first of the year is the Deep Ocean Waves Baby Blanket, which is knit in Berroco Remix. As Mike explains it, the yarn chose him – for this project and several others that… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Deep Ocean Waves Baby Blanket by Mike Horwath

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Disney Classic Crochet Giveaway

We don't often get yarn requests like the one Megan Kreiner sent last April. She had just landed a contract for an exciting project with Disney and needed one skein of each of our Vintage yarn colors as soon as possible. We happily obliged because we love Megan's work...and who doesn't love Disney? It took a… Continue reading Disney Classic Crochet Giveaway

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Designer Spotlight: Green Apple Tank by Amy Palmer

Working in the world of knitting magazines has definite perks. As editor for Knitscene, Knitscene Accessories and Sockupied, Amy Palmer gets all kinds of new yarn samples to play with. She had been eager to design with Berroco Folio since the first skein crossed her desk. Amy’s Green Apple Tank is the perfect pattern for… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Green Apple Tank by Amy Palmer

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Style Your Knits: Gladys

It definitely took me the longest to pick the right outfit for this Style Your Knits video, but that's because I had so many dresses I wanted to try it on with! Gladys is a lightweight, cropped wrap sweater knit in Berroco Mixer. Because of the different fibers and how the yarn is constructed, Mixer… Continue reading Style Your Knits: Gladys

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Designer Spotlight: Head Scarf by Kathy North

Kathy North had no formal introduction to knitting, crochet or design. Instead, she’s spent the past few decades figuring it out as she goes. Kathy says her “big break” came when one of her patterns made the cover of magazine in 2007. These days Kathy's design are in a number of different publications. One of… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Head Scarf by Kathy North

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GIVEAWAY WINNER: Furls Crochet Hook & Dionne Shawl Kit

We had a great response to our giveaway with Furls Crochet! I hope you all get to try one of these hooks at some point. Congratulations to our giveaway winner: Lynn Hardy If you didn't win and are interested in buying one of these handcrafted hooks, you can get more information on the Furls Crochet… Continue reading GIVEAWAY WINNER: Furls Crochet Hook & Dionne Shawl Kit