Get to Know Berroco · our office

20 Things About Me: Amy Christoffers Edition

With all the changes and new faces¬†here at Berroco, I thought it was a good time for re-introductions! So here are 20 Things About Me, Amy Christoffers, Berroco Design Director and sometime-reluctant blog poster. Many of of my earliest memories are of hanging out in my grandmother's yarn shop (it was called the Village Shop)… Continue reading 20 Things About Me: Amy Christoffers Edition

Get to Know Berroco

How to Keep in Touch with Berroco

Hi there, how are you? Whether you're joining us for a knit-along or just want to show off your recently finished project, there's a few places you can find us in the digital realm. You probably are already aware, but all the information about our yarns, including where to find them near you, are over… Continue reading How to Keep in Touch with Berroco

amy's thread · daily work · friends · Get to Know Berroco · our office · visit our website

Amy’s Thread: Welcome Amy!

Not me Amy, this Amy*! This isn't going to be at all confusing. I am so excited to introduce the newest member of the Berroco Design Team, Amy Palmer. Amy is joining Berroco as the new Media Director. This is not her first appearance on the Berroco blog, I featured her Daqin pullover here and… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Welcome Amy!

amy's thread · behind the scenes · daily work · designing · Get to Know Berroco · knitting · our office · photography · Uncategorized · visit our website

Amy’s Thread: Spring?

The North Eastern US is shoveling out from under the first significant snow storm of 2016 but at Berroco we're thinking spring. We have the "Spring" photography in September when things are starting to turn from bright greens toward rusty golds. To escape the turning leaves we shot in Southern Rhode Island where we get… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Spring?

crochet · Get to Know Berroco · inspiration · knitting · visit our website · yarn

Get to Know Berroco: How to Share Your FOs

If you ask me, there's nothing more inspiring than seeing a Berroco finished object being modeled by its maker. It makes me think "Ooh, I could use a cozy sweater like that" or "I never thought of using that yarn with that pattern." And I know I'm not the only one. That's why these are… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: How to Share Your FOs

behind the scenes · daily work · Get to Know Berroco · our office · video · yarn

Get to Know Berroco: Color Cards

I've worked at Berroco for nearly two years, but I only just recently learned how our color cards are made. Twice a year, we fire up a special machine in the warehouse that produces cards for all of our new yarns and old yarns with new shades.¬† Here are some fun facts about this colorful… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Color Cards

Get to Know Berroco · instructions · teaching · tools · visit our website

Get to Know Berroco: Where to Find Yarn Amounts

One of the questions we get most often about our website is, "How can I buy a pattern when you don't tell me the amount of yarn I need to make it?" Another common question, "Why don't your patterns say what sizes they come in?" The thing is, our website does have this information. You… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Where to Find Yarn Amounts

advice · contest · Get to Know Berroco · teaching · visit our website

Get to Know Berroco: Using Our Pattern Search Page

When we updated our website last year, we added a really awesome new pattern page with lots of improved search features. So many, in fact, that we realize it might be a bit overwhelming for some of you! Here are some quick tips for using the filters to narrow your search: 1) You can access… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Using Our Pattern Search Page

behind the scenes · Get to Know Berroco · make this · our office · visit our website · yarn

Get to Know Berroco: Our New Design Director

If you couldn't tell from the title of this post (or the picture), I have some HUGE news to share! Next month, the oh-so-talented Amy Christoffers will be joining our team as the new Design Director! Whew...so glad I don't have to keep that secret anymore! As many of you know, Amy has designed dozens… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Our New Design Director