Congratulations to Janet, the winner of the Annie's Signature Collection giveaway! Berroco Mixer™ was the big hit of the Berroco 2015 Spring line, and since then, Berroco has published 16 free and paid patterns for this yarn. This week I've rounded up some pattern suggestions from the newest collection that weren't written for Mixer but would… Continue reading More things to knit with Mixer and the giveaway winner
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
Fibers and materials I like to wear change as the seasons change, but all year round I like to wear loose swingy tops and dresses. In booklet #354 Berroco Mixer, our "disco" collection, I designed an a-line tank top, that fits this flowing description. Nina is a simple top worked from the bottom up in… Continue reading Emily Explains: Working the Lace Pattern for Nina
Music has a tendency to inspire me in many ways. It holds memories, improves my concentration and helps a shy girl like me get up from my seat and boogie down on the dance floor. When the design team and I first saw Berroco Mixer, a soft, shimmering yarn made from different materials fused together, we immediately… Continue reading What Inspires: Ladies of Soul and Disco
It definitely took me the longest to pick the right outfit for this Style Your Knits video, but that's because I had so many dresses I wanted to try it on with! Gladys is a lightweight, cropped wrap sweater knit in Berroco Mixer. Because of the different fibers and how the yarn is constructed, Mixer… Continue reading Style Your Knits: Gladys
We had a great response to our giveaway with Furls Crochet! I hope you all get to try one of these hooks at some point. Congratulations to our giveaway winner: Lynn Hardy If you didn't win and are interested in buying one of these handcrafted hooks, you can get more information on the Furls Crochet… Continue reading GIVEAWAY WINNER: Furls Crochet Hook & Dionne Shawl Kit
In the nearly 10 years I've been crocheting, I've used a lot of different hooks - big, small, wood, metal, plastic, etc. I even used a broken pen cap once when I was desperate! But just this week I got to try a hook like none of the others... Our friends at Furls Crochet sent… Continue reading Win a Furls Crochet Hook & Dionne Shawl Kit!