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
I recently had a conversation with a fellow knitter about stitch markers. There had been a little confusion about removable versus non-removable stitch markers, and I realized that maybe some other folks would benefit from a little discussion about the types of markers and all the wonderful ways you can use them. First up, there's… Continue reading How to Use Stitch Markers
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
We're big fans of Berroco Remix® in the design office, and have talked about our love for this yarn quite a bit. Is it the recycled fibers made from waste fabric the garment industry would otherwise throw away? Is it the fact that it's a great wool-free alternative that is machine washable? Is it that… Continue reading Free Knitting Patterns for Berroco Remix
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!