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Make the free pattern Bly your favorite all-season sweater

With summer winding down, I'm scheming about what to knit next for a fall sweater. The pattern Bly, which launched in Knitbits back in February, is one of my favorite designs from the last year—so versatile and wearable! Knit seamlessly from the top down, there is minimal finishing to do at the end. I designed this… Continue reading Make the free pattern Bly your favorite all-season sweater

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CLOSED: Weekend Wraps Giveaway

Congratulations to our winner Alicia! Thank you to everyone for entering to win—be sure to visit the Berroco Blog frequently, as we'll have more giveaways in the future! Tomorrow is the day! The official launch of  the new book Weekend Wraps by designers Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre—we love Cecily and Melissa's work. They were both… Continue reading CLOSED: Weekend Wraps Giveaway

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Through The Loops Giveaway Winner

Wow! I'm so glad you were all as excited about the beautiful Astor Place Mitts designed by Kirsten Kapur as I was. This giveaway of a the PDF and the yarn to knit it, 2 skeins of Berroco Artisan had a fabulous response, but we can only have one winner. To select our winner, we… Continue reading Through The Loops Giveaway Winner

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Anil Cardigan in Summer Knitscene

The Summer 2016 Knitscene has a new patterns by both of the Amys here in the Berroco Design office. One of my favorite things about designing for magazine editorial is feeling like I get to work with my friends. Check out Amy P.'s dreamy Ipomoea scarf here or continue reading for thoughts and fit advice on the… Continue reading Anil Cardigan in Summer Knitscene

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A week on Instagram

Last week the Design Team was on location again photographing the Fall/Winter 2016 collection. Shooting "Fall" in Spring can be a challenge but this year the weather obliged us with a late season Nor'easter that quickly melted away over the course of a single day.   Chris Vaccaro, our photographer for this shoot, found us this… Continue reading A week on Instagram

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Knitter Style: Banner Pullover in Ultra Alpaca Chunky

Ellen Mason has a fabulous design sense that always knocks my socks off. She has a knack for clever twists on classic concepts that feel both familiar and completely new at the same time. The result is wearable designs that blend seamlessly into an everyday wardrobe, but there is always a whimsical element that keeps the… Continue reading Knitter Style: Banner Pullover in Ultra Alpaca Chunky