amy's thread · books · contest · designer spotlight · felting · inspiration · knitting · make this · styling · visit our website · yarn

Amy’s Thread: Exploring Style with Cirilia

The long awaited release of Cirilia Rose's book Magpies, Homebodies and Nomads: A Modern Knitter's Guide to Discovering and Exploring Style (2014 Stewart, Tabori and Chang) finally came at the beginning of the month - and it's a stunner. Cirilia was the Design Assistant here at Berroco from 2008 to 2011, where she designed a… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Exploring Style with Cirilia

designer spotlight · felting · ravelry · visit our website · yarn

Designer Spotlight: The Klompen by Lydia Hamilton

Lydia Hamilton is addicted to crochet and she doesn’t care who knows it. We’re talking intervention-and-hidden-stash level addiction. She tries to put down her hook from time to time, but old habits die hard. One of her favorite projects at the moment is actually her own design. The Klompen is a pair of felted, crochet slippers… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: The Klompen by Lydia Hamilton

felting · knitter's spotlight · knitting · ravelry

Knitter’s Spotlight: Damask Purse by Hurdler788

We love when you make our patterns and show off the results on Ravelry.  But why stop there? We want to share your recent projects on our blog, too!  This is the first installment of our Knitter’s Spotlight – a weekly look at what you’ve made and the story behind your process. More than a… Continue reading Knitter’s Spotlight: Damask Purse by Hurdler788

felting · holiday · knitting · yarn

Independent Patterns, November Edition

It's official: the first snowflakes of the season are falling outside the Berroco office!  And what better way to spend a snowy day than tangled in yarn working on a new project?  With that in mind, I'm sharing a few independently designed patterns using Berroco yarn. If you have to go out in the cold,… Continue reading Independent Patterns, November Edition