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Tuscan Tweed Knitters Style

Berroco Tuscan Tweed™ was introduced for Fall 2017 as a replacement for Berroco Blackstone Tweed, which has been discontinued. I loved Blackstone Tweed and was sad to see it go, but Tuscan Tweed is such a perfect substitute, similar and yet not the same, that I'm completely converted. Tuscan Tweed is a blend of wool, viscose, and mohair… Continue reading Tuscan Tweed Knitters Style

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A Closer Look at Berroco Tuscan Tweed

Are you getting ready for our Berroco Tuscan Tweed Knit- or Crochet-along? Let's take a closer look at the yarn we're using. I'm going to be knitting Bearberry for this activity. I've been in love with this pattern since I first saw the sample we photographed and wanted my very own. But I put off knitting one… Continue reading A Closer Look at Berroco Tuscan Tweed

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Teddy Girls, The Rolling Stones and Tuscan Tweed

For the Tuscan Tweed collection, I was inspired by the yarn, the colors and textures of this wool, viscose, and a tiny-amount-of-mohair blend. I started out thinking about tweedy traditional British knitwear and wandered into the rock and roll culture of the UK in the 1950s and 60s. 'Ted' or Teddy fashion evolved as a… Continue reading Teddy Girls, The Rolling Stones and Tuscan Tweed