Last Friday, Berroco announced via our various social media channels that we were going to donate all of the profit from the sale of PDF patterns sold via Ravelry and Berroco.com to the Houston Food Bank. Our friends from Amano Yarns joined us as well. The Houston Food bank's mission is to end Hunger in… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend Fundraiser
Congratulations to Patty! We have contacted the winner of out Portfolio 4 giveaway, Patty's selection was to knit Courtney Spainhower's Owinja Pullover. Thanks so much to everyone who entered please join our Fall KAL-Your choice of patterns from Berroco Portfolio Volume 4 . The patterns are available as individual PDFs or as a PDF collection. Or ask your local… Continue reading Berroco Portfolio Vol 4 Giveaway WINNER + KAL
We hope you all have a safe and happy 4th of July.
In knitting there is truly no "wrong way" to do anything. But it often happens that what made sense to one does not suit another. Today we are looking at the neck and arm shaping on Astilbe and making our knitting what we want it to be. The pattern for Astilbe has you begin the… Continue reading Own your Knitting: Decreasing
To those of you observing Memorial Day in the United States, we at Berroco hope you're having a lovely day! This is the last week for the Odora Knitalong, and the three of us in the Berroco Design Team office who are participating are getting close to the finish line. From left to right: Amy P's Odora… Continue reading Odora KAL update!
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
It's March! That means that we are nearing the finish line for our Fall 2016 collection. The knitted pieces have been pouring into the office lately and we just completed our first day of shooting. Here is a tiny peek behind the scenes of our photoshoot for Portfolio Volume 2. For Portfolio Volume… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: On Location
Yesterdays's free pattern, Tove by Amy Christoffers, is a beautiful, easy lace top with welt details knit in one of our new spring yarns, Corsica. A simple-to-knit eyelet rib forms the body of this sleeveless tee, which is knit flat in two pieces and seamed. The welts are easy to work and create a sophisticated design element.… Continue reading Emily Explains: How to make the welt in Tove
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about finding seasonal yarn substitutions for our new yarn Mykonos. In that post I proposed substituting Cosma for Mykonos, this week I thought I'd look in the other direction. I have rounded up a few pattern suggestions for substituting some of our Spring yarns for some classic… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Spring Knitting
Hows the Berroco KAL going? With a little more than 7 weeks left, it is definitely not too late to start! Today's post demonstrates how to make left and right lifted increases used in Helen and Ellen. They are super simple, but if you have any trouble remembering what to do for which side (like me),… Continue reading Emily Explains: Left and Right Lifted Increases