We're getting ready for fall with our fall knit-along! For the first time ever, we're featuring a brand new pattern from a guest designer, and we can't wait. For this season's knit-along, we've teamed up with a special guest—Elizabeth Smith! We've worked with Elizabeth before, in Berroco Portfolio Volume 2 and Berroco Portfolio Volume 4.… Continue reading Happy Harvest Knit-along with Guest Designer Elizabeth Smith!
Berroco's Spring 2017 collection just launched, and the yarn and pattern booklets are hitting stores, but here in the Northeast it is still snowing. To me, snow = sweater knitting season. There has recently been a wealth of beautiful new sweaters by some great independent designers that are written for the Berroco Ultra® Alpaca yarn… Continue reading New Seamless Sweaters from Indie Designers
Elizabeth Smith designs under her line, The Brown Stitch. Recently, she has recently come out with a series of beautifully simple patterns in Berroco yarns that are not only photographed beautifully, her styling is spot on. The first time Elizabeth's work caught my eye was in 2009 with the pattern Mud Season (which was knit in Berroco's discontinued… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Elizabeth Smith, Designer to Watch
The third time was the charm for Elizabeth Smith’s latest design. She knew she had the right yarn, she just needed to make a few modifications. So she knit and frogged (and knit and frogged) and knit it again until she was completely satisfied. Elizabeth is a bit of a perfectionist and Berroco Ultra Alpaca… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Brassica Pullover by Elizabeth Smith