*** This giveaway is now closed*** Yes, we've got one last giveaway for the month of August, and it's an opportunity to win your very own copy of Berroco Portfolio Volume 4! This newest collection from our Portfolio series is going to be the focal point of our fall knit-along (KAL), which will begin on… Continue reading Giveaway: Portfolio Volume 4 Collection
Last week on March 8th, Amy Palmer and I hit the road to photograph the first book of the Fall 2017 collection in western Connecticut. We brought back the same team that worked on Portfolio Vol 3—Gale Zucker was our photographer, our stylist wasEmily Nora O'Neil, and the model's hair and makeup was expertly done by Deanna… Continue reading Photo shoot Behind the Scenes
The Portfolio Collections are without question my favorite part of my job. The series is a collaboration between the Berroco Design Team and a few of our favorite designers. In Volume 1 we went to the historic Slater Mill Museum. For Volume 2 we shot in a spectacular Federalist mansion. Volume 3 is the first spring/summer… Continue reading Portfolio Volume 3
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
We had a great time at our Berroco Portfolio/Ultra Alpaca Party last weekend. With 10 years of this great yarn and a fabulous new pattern collection, there was a lot to celebrate! We want to thank everyone who joined us for the fun and also share a few pictures for those of you who couldn't… Continue reading Portfolio Party Recap
Berroco Portfolio Salon: Open House / Trunk Show Berroco is teaming up with Trad Arts Studio @ Slater Mill to host a trunk show and celebration of the Portfolio collection Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT) at the Slater Mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Berroco Portfolio vol.1 celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Berroco Ultra… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: We’re having a party and you are invited!
In this week's Amy's Thread, Amy shared a project she'd recently finished. It's a super cute hat designed by Misa Erder called Bubble Star. She used a clever technique, also used in Mary Jane Mucklestone's Fishbones pattern from Portfolio vol. 1, to attach a removable pom-pom to the hat. Want to learn how it's done? It is… Continue reading Emily Explains: How do I create a removable pom-pom?
Thea Colman's sweater Rye from the Portfolio Collection is a great transitional sweater. This is one to start knitting now so you'll finish just as the evenings start to get a little cooler but before it's time to pack away the summer dresses for the season. (Dress, shoes, jewelry) How will you wear Rye?