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Knitting for Both Sides: Reversible Knitting with Scarves

This week's free pattern, Calafia, is a super cozy super scarf knit in Berroco Briza®. Beginner-friendly brioche knitting creates a reversible rib-like fabric that looks great from both the right side and wrong side—and in fact, it can be difficult to remember which side is which while knitting it! I recommend using a removable marker… Continue reading Knitting for Both Sides: Reversible Knitting with Scarves

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Berroco Mixer: Thick and Thin Summer Yarn

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.  Mixer is a unique yarn in the Berroco line up. The fibers are… Continue reading Berroco Mixer: Thick and Thin Summer Yarn

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Designer Spotlight: Celtic Cables Hood by Lynn Venghaus

When it comes to pattern writing, Lynn Venghaus is particular about what should be included – end of row stitch counts, yardage for a long-tail cast on, predetermined decreases – the more information, the better. Poorly written patterns are her pet peeve! If you decide to knit one of her designs, you won’t have to… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Celtic Cables Hood by Lynn Venghaus