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… Continue reading Rugged Knits + Berroco Ultra Alpaca GIVEAWAY CLOSED
The Astor Place Mitts pattern was just released by Kirsten Kapur as part of the Through The Loops 10th Anniversary Collection. The mitts were designed to make the most of the deliciously slubby, tweedy texture of Berroco Artisan, a worsted weight wool/silk blend workhorse yarn. From Kirsten: "I adored Artisan from the moment you put a skein of it… Continue reading Kirsten Kapur’s Astor Place Mitts Giveaway
When I taught myself to knit (from a library copy of Montse Stanley's Knitter's Hanbook* and Leslie Stanfield's The New Knitting Stitch Library) there wasn't this amazing online community of knitters and blogs. There was no Ravelry, and most of the yarn shops were very different than they are today. I wasn't really inspired by… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Anna Zilboorg Giveaway
No matter how often you visit our website, there are probably a few features you have yet to explore. Well, you're in luck! We've put together a quick and (hopefully) fun scavenger hunt to help you find your way around. If you answer all of the following questions correctly, you'll be entered to win a… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Scavenger Hunt (Website Edition)
Find more information and an entry form in KnitBits #300! Dig into your stash or head to your LYS for these eligible yarns: Berroco Sox, Berroco Sox Metallic, Comfort Sock and Ultra Alpaca Fine and start sketching, swatching, SCHEMING! I'm busily preparing to head to Sock Summit 2009 where you can visit the Berroco booth (#418)… Continue reading Be a Sock STAR!
Pretty much the moment I started at Berroco we've been talking about GIFTS. It started way back in September with tiny holiday sweaters and gift sets you could make on a budget. There was a bit of a debate over the propriety of verbing a noun (I maintain that it is okay in the case of… Continue reading Gifting