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Amy’s Thread: Fall Collection Sneak Peek

The Berroco team (Emily, Alison, Ashley and I) are on the road this week, presenting the Fall 2015 collection at The National Needlearts Association trade show in Columbus, Ohio. The show is where we get to share our new yarns and designs with yarn shops from all over. This season we have a lot of exciting new things… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Fall Collection Sneak Peek

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Designer Spotlight: Green Apple Tank by Amy Palmer

Working in the world of knitting magazines has definite perks. As editor for Knitscene, Knitscene Accessories and Sockupied, Amy Palmer gets all kinds of new yarn samples to play with. She had been eager to design with Berroco Folio since the first skein crossed her desk. Amy’s Green Apple Tank is the perfect pattern for… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Green Apple Tank by Amy Palmer

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Barrison’s Travels: TNNA Columbus

As I mentioned in last week's TNNA in Review, Barrison tagged along on our recent trip to Columbus, OH for The National Needlearts Association's summer trade show. She really enjoyed meeting new people, but if I had to guess, I'd say her favorite part was probably the food! She got her first taste of strawberries, steak and… Continue reading Barrison’s Travels: TNNA Columbus

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TNNA in Review – June 2013

The past few weeks have been whirlwind. I know I say this a lot, but it's true! We brought on our new designer, Emily, we announced our new collection for Fall/Winter '13 and last Friday night, we debuted a few of our favorite new designs on the runway at The National Needlearts Association's (TNNA) Fashion… Continue reading TNNA in Review – June 2013

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Get to Know Berroco: Pitti Filati

Did you know that nearly half of our current yarns come from Italy? That's one of the reasons why our semi-annual trips to Pitti Filati are so important! Pitti Filati is basically the main event in the yarn industry. It's three days of yarn, yarn and more yarn, mixed with elaborate displays and even some food!… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Pitti Filati

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TNNA Review

What a week!  We flew to Long Beach last Thursday morning for The National Needlearts Association's spring trade show and just got back to the office yesterday.  It was amazing how much we were able to fit into a long weekend! In addition to running our booth, we helped out with the fashion show and… Continue reading TNNA Review

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KnitBits Preview: A Fine Italian Yarn

Berroco yarn is manufactured in mills all over the world, but we do most of our buying twice a year at a huge trade show in Florence, Italy.  That's where our beautiful Berroco Cirrus comes from.  There’s an interesting story about this fine Italian yarn, and the family that makes it, in tomorrow’s KnitBits. As… Continue reading KnitBits Preview: A Fine Italian Yarn

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Countdown to TNNA Winter 2013

It’s hard to believe that in just a few weeks Norah, Amanda and I will be on our way to sunny Long Beach, California.  We won’t be wasting any time on the ocean, though.  We’ll be at The National Needlearts Association’s annual winter trade show. TNNA, as its more commonly known, holds two big trade… Continue reading Countdown to TNNA Winter 2013