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Fun, fast knitting with Berroco Espresso

One of the reasons I wanted to blog about Berroco yarns is that, for all the Berroco yarn I've knit with and loved, there's still so many that I've yet to work with. This week's yarn feature is one of those—I'd never worked with Berroco Espresso® before knitting the swatch for this post. This brightly multicolored… Continue reading Fun, fast knitting with Berroco Espresso

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Emily Explains: Construction of Sibilla

Sibilla is a beautiful pattern from booklet #356, which was designed by Amy. I love that it has great drape and a simplicity attractive to beginner and advanced knitters alike. The knitting and construction are easy and the style is flattering on everyone!  It's a perfect first sweater that will introduce a knitter to many new skills.… Continue reading Emily Explains: Construction of Sibilla

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Emily Explains: Cimone Fringe

Today I am hoping for spring and loving Cimone, a fringed shawl from booklet #356 Espresso. This collection is really cool because every pattern can be made in Espresso, a colorful cotton blend, or Karma, a 100% cotton yarn that reminds me of water colors. Karma is one of my favorite summer yarns we have… Continue reading Emily Explains: Cimone Fringe

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Amy’s Thread: What to Knit for Spring

Spring is trickling slowly but surely into the Northeast. After a few days of rain followed by some chilly, bright sunshine, we can even see a bit of lawn starting to reappear. It's still too cold here to really start thinking about wearing summer clothes, but I've hit my limit with the repetition of the winter… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: What to Knit for Spring