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Amy’s Thread: Last Minute Gifts for Knitters

It's coming down to crunch time for the gift giving season. Not sure what to give to the knitters in your life? Or maybe you need to send some ideas to the loved ones who are desperate to find something to give you? This week I've rounded up a wish-list of perfectly practical gifts for… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Last Minute Gifts for Knitters

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Amy’s Thread: Have Yarn, Will Travel

It's a holiday week in North America...time for fireworks, picnics and parades! Summertime holidays make me think of vacation. Whether you're hitting the road or just getting away to a backyard or a park, this is the time to pack up your knitting (and crochet) and go! A project bag is a necessity - yarn stays clean and… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Have Yarn, Will Travel

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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

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Get to Know Berroco: Scavenger Hunt (Website Edition)

No matter how often you visit our website, there are probably a few features you have yet to explore. Well, you're in luck! We've put together a quick and (hopefully) fun scavenger hunt to help you find your way around. If you answer all of the following questions correctly, you'll be entered to win a… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Scavenger Hunt (Website Edition)

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What Inspires: Color Apps

Have you ever wished you could capture the scene in front of you and make it into a color palette?  I know I've been amazed by fall foliage or enamored by a bouquet and then, regrettably, forgotten all about it.  Recently, I've started using two iPhone/iPad apps to help choose and record colorways.  It's an… Continue reading What Inspires: Color Apps