Now that you've got your project page set up, you can start adding photos of your works in progress! For this tutorial, I'm going to be using screenshots from my iPhone, since most folks will probably use a mobile device to add photos (which is the easiest thing to do, since you can take photos… Continue reading Berroco Knit-Alongs: How to Use Ravelry to Share Photos of Your Projects
Did you know you can easily use Ravelry to keep track of all the information about your projects? Whether you're knitting, crocheting, or even machine knitting, Ravelry's project pages allow you to make notes about all different aspects of your projects, and this is especially helpful during one of our Berroco knit-alongs! Keeping a project… Continue reading Berroco Knit-alongs: How to Use Ravelry to Keep Notes about Your Projects
I'm one of the many, many people in love with Ravelry and all the great things that the small team operating a large website have done to make craft time even better. Sadly, the Ravelry team has not yet figured out a way to make all your ends weave in on their own, but give… Continue reading Berroco Knit-alongs: How to Use Ravelry Forums for Posting
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
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!
Remember how much fun we had last year with our Berroco Remix Light knit-along? We all discovered how great Remix® Light and it's big sister, Berroco Remix, are to knit! So for this summer, we decided to revive our love of this recycled fiber–yarn blend and focus on the patterns from Berroco Portfolio Volume 5.… Continue reading Get ready for the Portfolio Volume 5 Make-Along!
We finished our Lopi sweater knit-along a few weeks ago, but before I did a whole round-up post, I wanted to give some people a little more time to post photos, so it could be a very comprehensive post. So here we are, with some of the finished projects from our latest knit-along! SO… Continue reading Lopi Sweater Knit-along: That’s a wrap!
Hello again sweater knitters! If you're coming to us as part of our Lopi sweater KAL, this week we're at one of the most fun parts, but also a part that can be very confusing—joining the sleeves to the body to begin working the yoke. But soon you, too, can have your sleeves and body… Continue reading How to Knit a Sweater from the Bottom Up: Joining the Sleeves and Body
We're still plugging away on our Lopi sweaters, though some folks have finished theirs! Since we're concentrating on our second sleeve this week, I thought I'd take a little break to see how far we've come! Because there are so many, I'm going to sort of dash through this, but all the photos will be… Continue reading Lopi sweater Knit-along, the Halfway Point
I love love love my Lopi sweaters—to date, I have knit 6 and I'm so excited for our Knit-along that I'm casting on #7. Choosing which pattern to knit has been a difficult process, I want them ALL! Here is my short list: Síðsumarskápa by Védís Jónsdóttir for Ístex ($6.50; sizes 36.5–47.25") This sweater coat from… Continue reading Lopi KAL: Planning