Soft and fluffy, Talara is a mid-weight chain-plied yarn, made from 100% Baby Llama! It is light, and springy and may or may not have earned itself the unofficial nickname “baby kittens” by the Design Team. The Talara collection features pieces ranging from a cozy tunic to warm accessory sets in knit and crochet. You… Continue reading Styling the Cremini Cardigan
What do you do with all the swatches you have on hand? Make a cardigan of course!
Margaux shares her Korshavn sweater in Ultra Alpaca Chunky.
Pattern: Main Squeeze Cardigan by Jen GeigleyYarn: Berroco Coco in color Stone (9 skeins)Needles: US 13sSize: I made the smallest size. I am a 36" bust and 5'3.Modifications: Due to my height i decided to decrease the length by 3". I thought about making one of those Make 9 lists for 2020 but then I… Continue reading Bang out a Big Hug
If you are an Instagram user, you've probably seen some great posts from yarn crafters over there, showing off some of their first projects. The hashtags #myfirsthandknitsweater and #firstsweater inspired by Andrea Mowry and Kristin at Voolenvine Yarns started circulating late last week, and we were so pleased to see some of them were knit… Continue reading My First Sweater
Congratulations to Three Pretty Posies on winning the Making + Remix Light giveaway. Our contest has ended, but you can still get copies of the Making Dots issue from Making Magazine.com When I originally proposed the idea, I had swatched in the shade Almond. I was picturing it as being a perfect spring/summer piece in pale… Continue reading Making Giveaway Winner- and some thoughts on Colors
While there's technically no "official" pattern for the Berroco Remix® Light Knit-Along (KAL), many of us are knitting Derecho from booklet #386 Berroco Remix Light. We like the idea of the open-ended KAL for a couple of reasons. First, it allows people to come together in celebration around a particular yarn—in this case, Berroco Remix Light,… Continue reading Knitting Derecho for the Berroco Remix Light KAL
The Berroco design team obviously has a lot of love for Ístex Lopi yarns, but it's one thing to just talk about the yarn. Today we're going to talk about the sweaters—specifically, the first lopi sweaters that three of us have knit so far. I knit my first Lopi sweater four years ago—I'd seen Lopi… Continue reading Lopi Week: Our First Lopi Sweaters
Bright cheerful colors, quick knitting, and a sweater in a weekend? That's the short version of my new Malmo Sweater, published today as part of the HollaKnits Winter 2016 collection. Malmo is inspired by the bright colors and bold shapes of Scandinavian designs—cheerful prints and repeating motifs that catch the eye and make me happy. I… Continue reading The 11th-Hour Sweater: Introducing Malmo
Ellen Mason has a fabulous design sense that always knocks my socks off. She has a knack for clever twists on classic concepts that feel both familiar and completely new at the same time. The result is wearable designs that blend seamlessly into an everyday wardrobe, but there is always a whimsical element that keeps the… Continue reading Knitter Style: Banner Pullover in Ultra Alpaca Chunky