We're getting ready for fall with our fall knit-along! For the first time ever, we're featuring a brand new pattern from a guest designer, and we can't wait. For this season's knit-along, we've teamed up with a special guest—Elizabeth Smith! We've worked with Elizabeth before, in Berroco Portfolio Volume 2 and Berroco Portfolio Volume 4.… Continue reading Happy Harvest Knit-along with Guest Designer Elizabeth Smith!
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
From time to time (including right now, through August 31, 2019) we offer coupon codes on Berroco digital patterns. Our shopping cart works the same as every other shopping cart on the internet, but looks a little different, so here's a helpful guide to using coupon codes on Berroco.com Once you've used one of our… Continue reading Use a Coupon Code on Berroco.com
When I first saw the Delmar Tote by Meghan Ballmer, I immediately fell in love. The crochet stitches blended beautifully with Berroco Regatta® in a way that was classic and contemporary. And then I remembered that we had two new colors of Berroco Regatta for this year—two colors I had been itching to work with—9555… Continue reading Mama’s Got Two Brand-New Berroco Regatta Bags!
The back lace panel for our free patterns Marsh and Mallow is a dramatic, all-over lace panel. It can look somewhat intimidating, but in reality, it's pretty much 90% one single stitch combination. That's right. Most of the lace panel for these patterns are made up of two parts—yarnovers, and a centered-double decrease, abbreviated CDD.… Continue reading How to Work a Centered-Double Decrease
Our Marsh + Mallow Knit-along kicks off next week! Are you ready to go on May 1? If you have already gotten your yarn, the very first thing you'll want to do is swatch with it. Swatching lets you know if you're getting gauge and lets you get familiar with your yarn a little bit… Continue reading Marsh+Mallow Knit-along: How to Get Ready for Cast-On Day!
Now that you've got your project page set up, you can start adding photos of your works in progress! For this tutorial, I'm going to be using screenshots from my iPhone, since most folks will probably use a mobile device to add photos (which is the easiest thing to do, since you can take photos… Continue reading Berroco Knit-Alongs: How to Use Ravelry to Share Photos of Your Projects
Did you know you can easily use Ravelry to keep track of all the information about your projects? Whether you're knitting, crocheting, or even machine knitting, Ravelry's project pages allow you to make notes about all different aspects of your projects, and this is especially helpful during one of our Berroco knit-alongs! Keeping a project… Continue reading Berroco Knit-alongs: How to Use Ravelry to Keep Notes about Your Projects
I'm one of the many, many people in love with Ravelry and all the great things that the small team operating a large website have done to make craft time even better. Sadly, the Ravelry team has not yet figured out a way to make all your ends weave in on their own, but give… Continue reading Berroco Knit-alongs: How to Use Ravelry Forums for Posting
One question that pops up a lot when we talk about knit-alongs is "What do I have to do to join the knit-along?" And the answer is—not a whole lot! We try to keep it as easy and low-key to join in the fun, so keep reading for the very few steps that you need… Continue reading How to Join a Berroco Knit-along