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Free Knitting Patterns for Berroco Remix

We're big fans of Berroco Remix® in the design office, and have talked about our love for this yarn quite a bit. Is it the recycled fibers made from waste fabric the garment industry would otherwise throw away? Is it the fact that it's a great wool-free alternative that is machine washable? Is it that… Continue reading Free Knitting Patterns for Berroco Remix

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Get ready for the Portfolio Volume 5 Make-Along!

Remember how much fun we had last year with our Berroco Remix Light knit-along? We all discovered how great Remix® Light and it's big sister, Berroco Remix, are to knit! So for this summer, we decided to revive our love of this recycled fiber–yarn blend and focus on the patterns from Berroco Portfolio Volume 5.… Continue reading Get ready for the Portfolio Volume 5 Make-Along!

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Converting a seamed sweater to seamless

In last week's blog post I shared our Unofficial Summer Remix KAL—everyone on the Berroco Design Team is knitting the same sweater, but being designers, we can't help changing things just a little. Donna and I have opted to work our Astilbe without side seams. The set-up row takes a little extra time, but for me… Continue reading Converting a seamed sweater to seamless

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Unofficial Summer Remix Knit-Along

The Design Team has just wrapped up (some might still be wrapping up) the Berroco Spring KAL, the Odora Shawl but we've already started an unofficial office KAL for the pattern Astilbe from the booklet #374. It all started with Remix. Donna Yacino, the voice of reason behind the pattern support email here at Berroco and… Continue reading Unofficial Summer Remix Knit-Along

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Eco-friendly Recycled Yarn: Berroco Remix

Last week, designer Kristen TenDyke described in detail the construction of her Homa Sweater, designed in Berroco Remix®. Kristen talked about why she chose to use Remix for this sweater, and had previously written a review about Remix on her website. I had not yet knit with Remix, so I figured that today, to coincide with… Continue reading Eco-friendly Recycled Yarn: Berroco Remix

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Designer Spotlight: My Friend Virginia by Rose Williams

Rose Williams has been knitting and crocheting for most of her life, but this year her projects have added meaning. She set a personal challenge to design patterns in honor of friends – picking one friend for each letter of the alphabet. My Friend Virginia is a lightweight mini-poncho named in honor of a fellow… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: My Friend Virginia by Rose Williams

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Designer Spotlight: Deep Ocean Waves Baby Blanket by Mike Horwath

A self-described “fiber artist addict,” Mike Horwath is an avid machine knitter with a goal of publishing more patterns in 2015. His first of the year is the Deep Ocean Waves Baby Blanket, which is knit in Berroco Remix. As Mike explains it, the yarn chose him – for this project and several others that… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Deep Ocean Waves Baby Blanket by Mike Horwath