Gauge is one of those things we talk a lot about as knitters but don’t always take the time to explore. For this week’s yarn post, I’m excited to talk about knitting gauge, specifically with regards to Berroco Indigo™, our great 100% recycled fibers yarn.
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Beginning Monday, May 2, we’ll be knitting the Odora Shawl. For more information about the KAL, check out the Knitbits #653 then click over to the Berroco Lover’s Ravelry Group to join us. Berroco has how-to’s to help you through every step of the way from the garter tab cast-on to the bind-off and in between. Today we’re helping you get started with some alternative yarn suggestions. Read more
We announced the next Berroco Knit-along for the Odora Shawl earlier this week. Odora was designed by Emily Nora O’Neil and uses four balls of Berroco Folio®, so for this week’s swatching post, I wanted to talk a little bit more about this great yarn!
I blogged about Berroco Mixer® last week, which was featured in KnitBits #652 alongside Berroco Maya®. So this week I’m giving some attention to Berroco Maya, which we think is the perfect blend of alpaca and Pima cotton in a worsted weight yarn. Let’s take a look at Maya!
This week I’m taking a look at Berroco Mixer®, a thick and thin yarn that’s perfect for summer knitting. Mixer blends cotton, polyester, rayon, and nylon into a thick and thin tape yarn that creates a one-of-a-kind fabric. Read on for more about Berroco Mixer. Read more
The Summer 2016 Knitscene has a new patterns by both of the Amys here in the Berroco Design office. One of my favorite things about designing for magazine editorial is feeling like I get to work with my friends. Check out Amy P.’s dreamy Ipomoea scarf here or continue reading for thoughts and fit advice on the Anil Cardigan designed by yours truly (Amy C.). Read more
The third and final of our new spring yarns is Berroco Corsica™. This lovely yarn is a blend of 90% cotton and 10% cashmere, worked in a multi-plied construction that lends stability while maintaining the softness of cashmere. Read on for more about this great new yarn!