It's getting closer to cast-on date for the Mrs Watson Knit-along—February 1 will be here before you know it! I think I've figured out which yarn I want to use and which colors...but now I'm struggling over color dominance! I've decided to go a little "wild" and use a bulky weight yarn to knit my… Continue reading Mrs Watson KAL: Yarn and Color Choice
As we announced on Wednesday, our first knit-along of 2017 will be for a fan-favorite Berroco pattern—Mrs Watson, designed by Martina Behm for Portfolio Volume 1. I've got the pattern ready to go, now it's just a matter of waiting until February 1 and figuring out my yarn! This is a Choose Your Own Yarn… Continue reading Mrs Watson KAL: Yarn Selection and Color Choice
OOPS! We had a goofy link in the email on February 14—if you're looking for the Show Your Shop Some Love post, click here to be taken to the Facebook post. Sorry about that! We're kicking off the new year with a new Knit-along! This first KAL is for a favorite Berroco knitting pattern—Mrs. Watson, from… Continue reading Knit Mrs. Watson with us!
Our Tuscan Tweed Knit- or Crochet-along wrapped up last week! We were experimenting with this one—the only requirement to play along was that you had to use Berroco Tuscan Tweed™, but you could choose any pattern, knit or crochet. Let's take a look at the finished projects! Julie from Knitted Bliss knit up this adorable… Continue reading Tuscan Tweed KAL Wrap Up!
We're about half-way through our Berroco Tuscan Tweed™ Knit- and Crochet-along! Some of us are still chugging along on our projects (that's my momentarily stalled-out Bearberry up above—I got side tracked by trying to churn out a baby blanket in under two weeks for a friend, but it's in Berroco Vintage® Chunky so I'm only… Continue reading Berroco Tuscan Tweed Knit- and Crochet-along Check In
We just wrapped up our Greenwood Shawl KAL on Friday, but we're already looking ahead to the next KAL! Since the end of the year is a busy time for many of us, we wanted to be sure we got in another chance to knit together before everything goes a little crazy. This time we're… Continue reading Our Next Berroco Knit-along!
This is it! The deadline is fast approaching and it's the final stretch of the Greenwood Shawl KAL. If you've been knitting along with us, you're probably pretty close to being done—it's all straightforward once you work the pattern repeat the first time. The final obstacle is the picot bind off... which is actually really… Continue reading Last Week of the Greenwood Shawl KAL
We're getting closer and closer to wrapping up the Greenwood Shawl Knit-along, so I thought today I'd share a demonstration on how to work the picot bind-off method used in this pattern. Read on for more! Like the picot cast-on method we started with, a picot bind off adds a decorative edge to this shawl… Continue reading Getting Close to the Greenwood Shawl Finish Line
We've reached the halfway mark of our Greenwood Shawl KAL! Here are some in-progress (and more) shots from our knit-along participants. Gabi is using the Blue Violet color of Berroco Ultra® Alpaca to knit her Greenwood. I love how the deep blue color is showing off all the stitches beautifully. Super KAL participant Zaouli used a… Continue reading Greenwood Shawl KAL: the Halfway Mark
We're chugging along on our Greenwood Shawls! If you're keeping pace with us, you've already done the picot cast-on, one repeat of the leaf lace pattern, one row of bobbles, and have probably worked the first repeat of the pattern. So what now? Well... you just keep doing that! The pattern starts over at Row 9, and… Continue reading Greenwood Shawl KAL: First repeat done