An Open Letter to Pima Soft.
There's been a trend of late—patterns that pair a fuzzy laceweight yarn with a heavier yarn (anywhere from fingering to worsted, usually) for a fabric that is incredibly unique! Andra, one of our sales reps, tried out this tend by pairing one color of Berroco Providence™ with a few different colors of LANGYARNS Lace and… Continue reading Perfect Pairings: Laceweight with Heavier Yarns
Hello Berroco friends! Last week, we were contacted by a crafter who let us know that the phrase indio has negative connotations that are harmful to indigenous people. We deeply regret using this word to name one of our spring yarns, and are taking action to correct this error to hopefully avoid further harm. Going… Continue reading Berroco Indio is now Berroco Linen Stonewash
Get to know Berroco Vibe™! This is the first of our spring 2019 yarns that we’ll be talking about this season. Vibe is a blend of 45% organic cotton, 45% organic wool, and 10% nylon—and that 10% nylon is the only bit of synthetic fiber in this season’s collection! The nylon is included to add… Continue reading Introducing Berroco Vibe!
We're pleased to launch our new yarns and patterns for the spring/summer 2019 season! We've got five new yarns to share with you, and this season is really special—this season's yarn are nearly all natural fibers, with many great all-season plant fibers being represented. First up is Berroco Vibe™, a blend of 45% organic wool,… Continue reading Introducing the Spring/Summer 2019 Berroco Yarns!
We just announced all of our new Berroco yarns for the fall and winter 2018 seasons—have you seen them yet? We've got five brand new yarns (and two yarns with new features that we'll tell you about a little later) that you've just got to see. They're all so fabulous that the only fair way… Continue reading The New Berroco Yarns are Here!
It's all happened—we see a beautiful yarn that we just have to have and so we buy it without really having a plan for it. OR we just fall in love with how a yarn looks but can't really envision it in the pattern that displays it. We get it! In this week's KnitBits newsletter,… Continue reading How to Get Ideas for Berroco Yarns
When we were photographing the patterns for the new Berroco Mykonos® Stonewash, I immediately thought the Sevilla pattern would be perfect for my mom, who lives in Florida and greatly appreciates handknits, even though she doesn't always have the opportunity to wear them. The Derecho top that I made for her last year out of… Continue reading How to Wind Berroco Mykonos Stonewash and Other Slippery Yarns
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
Berroco Nebula™ debuted earlier this year, but because we didn't have it in stock early enough to do a design collection with it, we didn't really talk about it here in Berroco Land. But we're finally sharing the news, far and wide, about this out-of-this-world new yarn! Nebula is a 100% superwash merino yarn. This… Continue reading Pattern Ideas for Berroco Nebula