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
Our Tuscan Tweed Knit- or Crochet-along wrapped up last week! We were experimenting with this one—the only requirement to play along was that you had to use Berroco Tuscan Tweed™, but you could choose any pattern, knit or crochet. Let's take a look at the finished projects! Julie from Knitted Bliss knit up this adorable… Continue reading Tuscan Tweed KAL Wrap Up!
Berroco Tuscan Tweed™ is my favorite of our new fall yarns, and I especially love it in cables, which is why I used cables on all three of the designs I created in this yarn, Adelaide (a free cardigan pattern from Berroco), Ravenna (a tam I designed for Creative Knitting magazine), and Wickford (a cardigan… Continue reading Cabling without a cable needle
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
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
We just wrapped up our Greenwood Shawl KAL on Friday, but we're already looking ahead to the next KAL! Since the end of the year is a busy time for many of us, we wanted to be sure we got in another chance to knit together before everything goes a little crazy. This time we're… Continue reading Our Next Berroco Knit-along!