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Shawl Knitting with Berroco Folio and Berroco Folio Luxe

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!

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Emily Explains: An artist’s muse

 

The styling, design, and photography for book #372 Fiora + Folio  was very much influenced by Alfred Stieglitz photographs of Georgia O’Keefe, and by her spirit, paintings, sculpture, and their surrounding desert landscape. This work acted as a sort of muse, just as the landscape was a muse for O’Keefe and O’Keefe was a muse for Stieglitz. Read more

Designer Spotlight: Odeseed by Chris Rieffer

As the owner of Linden Yarn & Textiles, Inc., Chris Rieffer sees customers ranging in age from 5 to 95 – all excited about the possibility of making something new. She also spends her days surrounded by beautiful yarns and colors. What more could a knitter and designer ask for? Read more

Designer Spotlight: Spice Cake by Michelle Blohm

A New Jersey native living in Florida, Michelle Blohm jumps at any chance to wear her finished objects, whether it’s shopping in an air-conditioned mall or traveling to a colder climate. On those occasions, Michelle struggles to choose just one or two pieces from her collection (a self-imposed rule she follows to avoid “looking like a yarn shop vomited on me”). But the mild temps haven’t cooled her passion for crochet and design. Read more

Designer Spotlight: Filigree by Karin Bole Tupper

If a hurricane hit a yarn shop, it might look something like Karin Bole Tupper’s workspace mid-design. Her process might not be pretty, but the results are!

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Amy’s Thread: Back-to-School Cardigan

The beginning of August is the dog days of summer for most, but for me it’s time to start planning for my back-to-school fall wardrobe.

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Designer Spotlight: Eleonora Shawlette by Andee Graves

Andee Graves learned to crochet from her mother when she was a little girl. More than 44 years later, she still loves crocheting, designing and generally playing with yarn. Read more

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