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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!  Read more

Rugged Knits + Berroco Ultra Alpaca GIVEAWAY CLOSED

UDPATE: We have a winner! Congratulations to Connie who won the Ultra Alpaca and Rugged Knits giveaway. We’ll have more contests in the near future, so stay tuned!

In May, we shared a sneak peek into Andrea Rangel’s Rugged Knits book, which featured three Berroco yarns (read that post). We’re excited to have a copy of the book to giveaway to one lucky winner, but that’s not all! In addition to the physical copy of Rugged Knits, you could win the yarn to knit the Braided Brook Pullover—one bag of Berroco Ultra® Alpaca (that’s 10 skeins, or enough to knit any of the sizes in the pattern)—as well as a Berroco project bag. Read more

Emily Explains: Quick #BerrocoKAL Tips

          1. Swatch in your colors! 

Sometimes the dye can ever so slightly effect the weight of the yarn. Make a color work swatch and a stockinette swatch in the color you plan to knit the body of your sweater with. Read more

Amy’s Thread: Knitters Resolutions

Do you make New Years Resolutions? Do you keep them?

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Amy’s Thread: How to Turn Your Mittens into a Hat

As soon as I cast off my last Hanne mitten, I wanted to make the pattern into hat. Actually, I want to turn it into multiple hats, because I can’t stop thinking of different variations and colorways that I want to experiment with.

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Portfolio Party Recap

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 make it.

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Designer Spotlight: Capilano by Susannah Hill

If Susannah Hill didn’t knit all the time, she says she’d be baking because sugar makes her happy. Lucky for us, she is knitting – and designing – beautiful things. Read more

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