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Quick Cozy Knitting: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky

The weather has sharply turned here in New England—at the Berroco offices, located in northern Rhode Island, we had an awful lot of chilly rain yesterday, and some of our co-workers just a smidgen north in Massachusetts had snow! Times like these call for projects that can be worked up quickly and will keep you… Continue reading Quick Cozy Knitting: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Chunky

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Greenwood Shawl KAL: First repeat done

We're chugging along on our Greenwood Shawls! If you're keeping pace with us, you've already done the picot cast-on, one repeat of the leaf lace pattern, one row of bobbles, and have probably worked the first repeat of the pattern. So what now? Well... you just keep doing that! The pattern starts over at Row 9, and… Continue reading Greenwood Shawl KAL: First repeat done

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Berroco Portfolio Volume 2 KAL Announcement

Finally, the day of reckoning has arrived, and we have a winner in the Berroco Portfolio Volume 2 KAL! Thank you everyone who voted—we had more than 1,300 responses! Five projects received more than 100 votes, and two of those had more than 200 votes—in fact, the top two projects were very, very close in… Continue reading Berroco Portfolio Volume 2 KAL Announcement

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Simple Intarsia Knitting with the Teeter Totter Shawl

The Teeter Totter Shawl from Berroco Portfolio Vol 2 is a great crescent-shaped shawl worked in five colors of Berroco Ultra® Alpaca Fine. The shawl does use just a little bit of intarsia to join colors at points along the mid-section of the shawl, but it's really easy intarsia knitting—you're only working with two colors in a… Continue reading Simple Intarsia Knitting with the Teeter Totter Shawl

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Berroco Ultra Alpaca + Help Choose Our Next Knit-along

Last week, we talked a bit about Berroco Vintage®, and I mentioned that it can be interchanged with Berroco Ultra® Alpaca, making these two a perfect pairing for our Portfolio Volume 2 collection. This week, I'm diving into Berroco Ultra Alpaca. BUT FIRST! Have you voted for our Portfolio Volume 2 KAL project? Be sure to cast… Continue reading Berroco Ultra Alpaca + Help Choose Our Next Knit-along