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Our First-Ever Superwash Wool is Here!

We're so excited to bring you Berroco Ultra® Wool, our first ever 100% superwash wool yarn. Now you have another affordable option for all-wool, easy-car yarn that can go in the washing machine without fear of felting. Berroco Ultra Wool is 100% Peruvian wool, processed and spun in Peru. In working to develop this yarn, we wanted… Continue reading Our First-Ever Superwash Wool is Here!

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Fiora and the Drop Dead Easy Knits Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Tamara from MA, the winner of a copy of Drop Dead Easy Knits by  Gale Zucker, Mary Lou Egan, and Kirsten Kapur (author) and the Fiora yarn to knit the Keynote Pullover. Thanks so much! From the first yarn swatches in the design office to seeing what all of you have knit with this yarn, Fiora remains a design team favorite. This… Continue reading Fiora and the Drop Dead Easy Knits Giveaway Winner

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Lopi Week: Introducing Ístex Lopi Yarns (and a Giveaway!) GIVEAWAY CLOSED

Berroco is happy to announce that, in addition to LANGYARNS, Amano, and James C. Brett, we are now the distributor in the United States and Canada for Ístex Lopi yarns! To celebrate this new partnership and to introduce (or re-introduce) this incredible yarn, we've declared this week to be Lopi week. If you follow us… Continue reading Lopi Week: Introducing Ístex Lopi Yarns (and a Giveaway!) GIVEAWAY CLOSED

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Get to Know James C. Brett Marble Chunky

In addition to LANGYARNS and Amano, Berroco is now the US distributor for James C. Brett yarns. James C. Brett is based in the United Kingdom, and has a great history—read more about them in this week's KnitBits. Today I'm taking a closer look at one of their outstanding yarns, the super popular Marble Chunky. Marble Chunky is a… Continue reading Get to Know James C. Brett Marble Chunky

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Beautiful Cotton Yarn: LANGYARNS Sol Dégradé

Did you know? Berroco is the US distributor for LANGYARNS—a Swiss-based yarn company that's been in the same family since it's inception nearly 150 years ago. Since this week's KnitBits is all about LANGYARNS and their new Ravelry PDF store, I figured I'd take a look at one of their yarns for this week's swatching… Continue reading Beautiful Cotton Yarn: LANGYARNS Sol Dégradé

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Colorful, fun knitting and crocheting with Berroco Brio

If you love yarns with vibrant colors that create visually stunning fabrics, you'll love to knit or crochet Berroco Brio®! This super-bulky yarn works up quickly and comes in nine incredible colorways. Berroco Brio is a blend of 49% wool, 48% acrylic, and 3% other—in this case, it means the strands of sparkly fiber that are… Continue reading Colorful, fun knitting and crocheting with Berroco Brio

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Quick Knitting Patterns in Berroco Inca Tweed

We don't hide our love for tweedy yarns here at Berroco. There's just something about those soft little flecks of color in a yarn that delights us. We've talked about Berroco Tuscan Tweed® before, and today we're looking at Berroco Inca Tweed®. Berroco Inca Tweed is made up of 50% wool, 30% alpaca, 14% acrylic, and 6% rayon.… Continue reading Quick Knitting Patterns in Berroco Inca Tweed

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Get to Know Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light

We've been talking about chunky yarns lately—Berroco Ultra® Alpaca Chunky and Berroco Gusto®—so today I thought I'd go in the opposite direction and talk about a yarn that's on the lighter side. Let's take a look at Berroco Ultra® Alpaca Light! You probably already figured this out—Ultra Alpaca Light is the exact same base as Ultra… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light

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Substitute yarns for Berroco Voyage

Berroco's Voyage yarn was one of my all time favorite yarns- it had a beautiful heather color palette, a soft hand, and, because of the chainette construction, it was light—practically weightless despite being a chunky yarn. Sadly Voyage was discontinued—so what yarn should you choose to use to make some of the great patterns that… Continue reading Substitute yarns for Berroco Voyage

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Quick Cozy Knitting: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky

The weather has sharply turned here in New England—at the Berroco offices, located in northern Rhode Island, we had an awful lot of chilly rain yesterday, and some of our co-workers just a smidgen north in Massachusetts had snow! Times like these call for projects that can be worked up quickly and will keep you… Continue reading Quick Cozy Knitting: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky