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Color Choices for Mary Jane Mucklestone’s Scandi Cowl

We have a giveaway winner—Jan B, check your email! Many thanks to all of you who left a comment. Mary Jane Mucklestone released her Scandi Cowl earlier this month, and we fell in love with it! She chose to use Berroco Vintage® for this gorgeous stranded colorwork cowl, and it's a great choice—this machine-washable blend of… Continue reading Color Choices for Mary Jane Mucklestone’s Scandi Cowl

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED: Modern Bohemian Crochet

Congratulations Shirley! I'm one of those knitters who always wants to crochet... but I get distracted by knitting projects! That doesn't stop me from falling in love with many crochet patterns, though. Some day I will make them! Recently, many of the projects in Beth Nielsen's Modern Bohemian Crochet (Interweave/F+W Media 2017) have caught my… Continue reading GIVEAWAY CLOSED: Modern Bohemian Crochet

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Berroco Vintage and Portfolio Volume 2

We're so excited to start talking about our new Fall/Winter 2016 pattern and yarn collections! We've got six brand new yarns for you to play with, along with new colors in some old favorites, plus nine pattern books, including the Berroco Portfolio Vol 2. The follow-up to our highly popular Portfolio Vol 1, this new… Continue reading Berroco Vintage and Portfolio Volume 2

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Norah’s Knits: Knit & Crochet Afghans

While I'm not ready for the summer to be over, I have to admit I'm enjoying the cool crisp nights in New England this week.  The  thought of having an afghan in progress draped across my lap is suddenly appealing. I just have to decide which one to knit or crochet. This one?  Meant to… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Knit & Crochet Afghans

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Norah’s Knits: Knitting for Men

I’m a very lucky woman. My husband wears sweaters. In fact he loves sweaters so much he doesn’t even wear a coat. Instead he’ll pile on two sweaters and walk out the door. John’s also an old fashion New Englander when it comes to understanding the virtues of wool – warmth being paramount. If that… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Knitting for Men