December has flown by with work, friends and creative projects. I love the holidays so much, but this year I haven't had the time to decorate my home. I didn't even get around to finding the perfect tree until late last night. I got home from a long day of work and holiday worries and knew… Continue reading Emily Explains: How To Make Holiday Trees!
I have to say that I really enjoyed reading all of your comments for our Santa Cocoon Giveaway! Whether you're expecting a new addition to the family or simply wanting to share your talents with others, it is nice to see so much generosity. Not that I'm surprised...crocheters and knitters are the best! UPDATE: 10/16/13… Continue reading Christmas in Crochet Giveaway: Winners!
Wheew...the five grueling days of photo shoot are finally over. The shoots can be fun. It's so great to see our designs styled and photographed, but that all takes a lot of work and many decisions made on the fly. It always feels like performance art. Now it's time to edit the shots. Which ones… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Sneak Peek
I love holidays and any reason to knit or crochet. You might not think there would be much to make for smaller celebrations like Valentine's Day, but I found quite a few patterns on Ravelry. Since tomorrow's the big day, I thought I'd share a couple of quick knits and a really cute crochet decoration.… Continue reading Holiday Patterns: Valentine’s Day
If you’ve been to our Facebook page lately, you might have guessed that we like Halloween. I had a feeling some of you might also like Halloween and might have some fun patterns to share. But I had no idea how spooky or creative your designs would be. You’ve used Berroco yarns to make creepy… Continue reading Holiday Patterns: Halloween Edition
For this week's KnitBits holiday greeting, I whipped up some festive holiday orbs! These yarn balls are so evocative, they simultaneously remind me of evergreens, presents, snowballs, ornaments...all things sparkly and bright! They were very easy to make, if you made Morty or don't own a ballwinder, you can totally handle these holiday spheres. … Continue reading Sparkling spangles!
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