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Style Your Knits: Eula

Eula was a given when we started picking designs for this season's Style Your Knits videos. Not only does it look great on a variety of body types, it also can be worn forwards or backwards. It almost like you're getting two tops out of one knit! This versatile tee is knit flat in two pieces, which are… Continue reading Style Your Knits: Eula

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Emily Explains: Edging for Cecelia

It is great to see all of your projects in our Cecelia KAL. Some of you are knitting it so fast! I thought today I would share some tips and explain how the edging is attached to the circle. After completing Increase Round 5, leave a long tail and cut your yarn. Cast on 6 stitches… Continue reading Emily Explains: Edging for Cecelia

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Style Your Knits: Gladys

It definitely took me the longest to pick the right outfit for this Style Your Knits video, but that's because I had so many dresses I wanted to try it on with! Gladys is a lightweight, cropped wrap sweater knit in Berroco Mixer. Because of the different fibers and how the yarn is constructed, Mixer… Continue reading Style Your Knits: Gladys

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Emily Explains: Eula’s Capped Sleeves

Eula is a great summer pattern, knit in Berroco Modern Cotton™ and designed by Amy Christoffers, that I have been thinking about a lot lately. I love the capped sleeve detail - a shape that's flattering on women of all sizes. My curvy self felt pretty great in it when I tried it on! Eula's cap… Continue reading Emily Explains: Eula’s Capped Sleeves

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Emily Explains: Cimone Fringe

Today I am hoping for spring and loving Cimone, a fringed shawl from booklet #356 Espresso. This collection is really cool because every pattern can be made in Espresso, a colorful cotton blend, or Karma, a 100% cotton yarn that reminds me of water colors. Karma is one of my favorite summer yarns we have… Continue reading Emily Explains: Cimone Fringe

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Style Your Knits: Prickly Poppy

No matter how warm it gets, I never go anywhere in the summer without a lightweight cardigan. Prickly Poppy is a perfect summer cardi! Knit in Berroco Indigo - our new recycled cotton blend - this sweater is worked in reverse stockinette with eyelet patterns down the front and on the sleeve cuffs. You can throw… Continue reading Style Your Knits: Prickly Poppy

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Emily Explains: Knit From the Red Carpet

When I was a little girl I absolutely loved the Oscars. At the time, I was too young to really know what movies or actors were being honored. I only cared about one thing - the red carpet and the designers. Valentino, Oscar de la Renta, Givenchy and Armani, are the names that stuck with… Continue reading Emily Explains: Knit From the Red Carpet

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Emily Explains: Garter Tab Cast On

I designing a shawl a few months ago, when the girls in the office taught me how to do a garter tab cast on. Since then, I've used it in almost every shawl I make. You'll  have to wait a few months to see these shawls, but you can practice the technique with Laelia from booklet #360… Continue reading Emily Explains: Garter Tab Cast On

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Style Your Knits: Emmeline

Emmeline might just be the dress version of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Take four women of various ages, heights and sizes, add this knitted dress, and, if I do say so myself, the results are pretty fabulous! In addition to its magical fit, Emmeline makes a great trans-seasonal garment. It's knit in our new… Continue reading Style Your Knits: Emmeline

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Emily Explains: Colorwork With Two Hands

For those of you who have not seen it already, booklet #360 Folk Art is full of beautiful garments and accessories using colorwork. I'm dying to knit Dahlia and Agave for this spring. I do not have a lot of experience with colorwork, so to refresh my memory I've been swatching with some yarns used… Continue reading Emily Explains: Colorwork With Two Hands