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Greenwood Shawl KAL: How to Make Bobbles

We're moving right along with our Greenwood Shawl knit-along! Today I'm going to talk about the bobble section—there have been a few questions about how to make the bobbles, so let's dive right in. First, let's answer the question "what is a bobble"? In knitting, a bobble, or in some patterns, a nupp, is simple a… Continue reading Greenwood Shawl KAL: How to Make Bobbles

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Get Ready for the Greenwood Shawl KAL

The official start date for our Greenwood Shawl KAL is fast approaching—Monday is August 1 and that's when we get to start knitting this awesome asymmetrical shawl from designer Martha Wissing. If you haven't already pulled together your materials, there's still plenty of time to head to your local yarn store to choose your Berroco Ultra®… Continue reading Get Ready for the Greenwood Shawl KAL

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Berroco Portfolio Volume 2 KAL Announcement

Finally, the day of reckoning has arrived, and we have a winner in the Berroco Portfolio Volume 2 KAL! Thank you everyone who voted—we had more than 1,300 responses! Five projects received more than 100 votes, and two of those had more than 200 votes—in fact, the top two projects were very, very close in… Continue reading Berroco Portfolio Volume 2 KAL Announcement

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Berroco Vintage and Portfolio Volume 2

We're so excited to start talking about our new Fall/Winter 2016 pattern and yarn collections! We've got six brand new yarns for you to play with, along with new colors in some old favorites, plus nine pattern books, including the Berroco Portfolio Vol 2. The follow-up to our highly popular Portfolio Vol 1, this new… Continue reading Berroco Vintage and Portfolio Volume 2

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Unofficial Summer Remix Knit-Along

The Design Team has just wrapped up (some might still be wrapping up) the Berroco Spring KAL, the Odora Shawl but we've already started an unofficial office KAL for the pattern Astilbe from the booklet #374. It all started with Remix. Donna Yacino, the voice of reason behind the pattern support email here at Berroco and… Continue reading Unofficial Summer Remix Knit-Along

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Use a Stretchy Bind-Off to Finish Your Odora

Tomorrow marks the official end of our Odora Knitalong. How's your Odora coming along? Once you finish the knitting, the last thing to do is to work a bind off—and as with all projects, you want to choose the bind off that best suits the pattern. All too often, the bind-off edge can be too tight,… Continue reading Use a Stretchy Bind-Off to Finish Your Odora

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Our Next Berroco Knit-along: the Odora Shawl

Have you ever done a knit-along? I've done a few in the last handful of years, and I always enjoy the process, even if I don't always "successfully" complete the project for whatever reason. (We all have those projects!) We wrapped up our Berroco Winter KAL, featuring the Helen Sweater and Ellen Cardigan, a few weeks ago, and… Continue reading Our Next Berroco Knit-along: the Odora Shawl