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Amy’s Thread: On Location

It's March! That means that we are nearing the finish line for our Fall 2016 collection. The knitted pieces have been pouring into the office lately and we just completed our first day of shooting. Here is a tiny peek behind the scenes of our photoshoot for Portfolio Volume 2.     For Portfolio Volume… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: On Location

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Amy’s Thread: Welcome Amy!

Not me Amy, this Amy*! This isn't going to be at all confusing. I am so excited to introduce the newest member of the Berroco Design Team, Amy Palmer. Amy is joining Berroco as the new Media Director. This is not her first appearance on the Berroco blog, I featured her Daqin pullover here and… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Welcome Amy!

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Get to Know Berroco: How to Share Your FOs

If you ask me, there's nothing more inspiring than seeing a Berroco finished object being modeled by its maker. It makes me think "Ooh, I could use a cozy sweater like that" or "I never thought of using that yarn with that pattern." And I know I'm not the only one. That's why these are… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: How to Share Your FOs

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Get to Know Berroco: Color Cards

I've worked at Berroco for nearly two years, but I only just recently learned how our color cards are made. Twice a year, we fire up a special machine in the warehouse that produces cards for all of our new yarns and old yarns with new shades.¬† Here are some fun facts about this colorful… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Color Cards

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Get to Know Berroco: Where to Find Yarn Amounts

One of the questions we get most often about our website is, "How can I buy a pattern when you don't tell me the amount of yarn I need to make it?" Another common question, "Why don't your patterns say what sizes they come in?" The thing is, our website does have this information. You… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Where to Find Yarn Amounts

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Scavenger Hunt Winners (Website Edition)

Thanks to everyone who participated in our website scavenger hunt! I'm so glad you all had fun searching through finding these features on our website.       Congratulations to our five lucky winners: Cindy Sherwood Nancy Reed Katy Favorite Margaret Kimble Irene Schechter   Please contact apalumbo@berroco.com within the next week to receive your… Continue reading Scavenger Hunt Winners (Website Edition)

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Get to Know Berroco: Scavenger Hunt (Website Edition)

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)

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Get to Know Berroco: Using Our Pattern Search Page

When we updated our website last year, we added a really awesome new pattern page with lots of improved search features. So many, in fact, that we realize it might be a bit overwhelming for some of you! Here are some quick tips for using the filters to narrow your search: 1) You can access… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Using Our Pattern Search Page

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Get to Know Berroco: Our New Design Director

If you couldn't tell from the title of this post (or the picture), I have some HUGE news to share! Next month, the oh-so-talented Amy Christoffers will be joining our team as the new Design Director! Whew...so glad I don't have to keep that secret anymore! As many of you know, Amy has designed dozens… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Our New Design Director

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Get to Know Berroco: Berroco Remix

There are a lot of things that make Berroco Remix a special yarn. Even before I knit my Adeline¬†in it, I was intrigued by its rustic look and the way it felt - soft but full of texture. How does Remix get such a unique look and feel? It's actually an interesting story... Remix is… Continue reading Get to Know Berroco: Berroco Remix