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Ashley’s Adventures in Design: Inspiration for my MKAL Block

While there are many varied tasks associated with my role as Social Media Director for Berroco, designing is no where in the job description. That said, I've been fortunate to be involved in several team projects, including this summer's Ultra Alpaca Mystery Knit-Along! Amy picked 10 shades of Berroco Ultra Alpaca and told us to use as… Continue reading Ashley’s Adventures in Design: Inspiration for my MKAL Block

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Amy’s Thread: Ultra Alpaca MKAL Color Inspiration

Growing up, I spent a lot of happy summer days sitting in my paternal grandmother's sewing room. She was a talented quilter with an eye for juxtapositions of colors and patterns. I've never felt like I've achieved her level of boldness or brilliance at this but I love the adventure of creating colorways. If I… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Ultra Alpaca MKAL Color Inspiration

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What Inspires: Frida Kahlo de Rivera

Recently, I've been drawn to the color and intensity of Frida Kahlo. As a female artist she is incredibly inspiring. She first began painting during a long and painful recovery from a severe car accident. She would paint in bed, on sketchbooks, her casts and other materials. The majority of her work was self portraits… Continue reading What Inspires: Frida Kahlo de Rivera