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Amy’s Thread: What to Wear with Louise

Louise is one of my favorite pieces in the spring 2015 collection because it is such a versatile, wearable cardi. In booklet#355 Berroco Fiora, we created a beachy, romantic outfit. To recreate this timeless look, slip on a vintage style linen dress, some simple sandals and maybe personalize with a bauble or two. Louise features one… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: What to Wear with Louise

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Knitter’s Spotlight: Karma Kables by Linda Benne

It takes lots of practice to become the fastest knitter in North America. Just ask Linda Benne. She earned that title in 2004, knitting 253 stitches in just three minutes! Of course, she doesn’t mind slowing her needles to perfect a design. Karma Kables is a seamless, short-sleeve cardigan knit in Berroco Karma. While Linda claims she’s… Continue reading Knitter’s Spotlight: Karma Kables by Linda Benne

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Norah’s Knits: Variations on a Theme, Cable Knit Cardigans

I love designing with cables and designing new stitches. Sometimes the "invention" of a new knit cable is little more than a simple recombination of long loved stitches. To come up with the cable pattern for my Kaide cardigan, I started with this very basic easy honeycomb pattern in two sizes. I added a few columns… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Variations on a Theme, Cable Knit Cardigans