While we were in California for the trade show last week Amanda, Ashley and I took the time to visit The Aquarium of the Pacific. We needed the break after our long flight , before we got started with the hard work of setting up the booth. Turns out though, that we just can't stopping… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Aquarium of the Pacific – Future sweaters?
A friend of the Berroco blog recently wrote in to remind us that that we promised, with creation of our blog, to let you in on some of the inner workings of our design department. True to our word and intent, here is a little insight into what Amanda and I are currently looking at… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Where do we come up with this stuff? Sweater trends and where to see them.
I love when designers share their knitting inspiration. If you’re like me, you’ll want to check out tomorrow’s KnitBits. It features a beautiful video about the design process behind our latest book, Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Babies & Toddlers. Some of the objects that influenced our patterns might surprise you! Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Babies &… Continue reading KnitBits Preview: Inspiration for Babies & Toddlers
Design inspiration comes in all forms. It might be a pretty picture, a colorful quilt or even something small, something as cute as a button. In this case, make it 8,000 buttons. Mosaic buttons, Civil War buttons, shell buttons…it’s hard to find a kind of button that isn’t on display at the Keep Homestead Museum… Continue reading Cute As A Button
Every once in a while, a knitting book will pop into my life and really change things. A few years ago, my mom bought me The Art of Knitting by Françoise Tellier-Loumagne, and this book has become the single most helpful item on my shelf. Whenever I start to feel burned out or uninspired, I… Continue reading A Book That Inspires
Inspired by the Knitting in Film and Television Awards hosted by I Knit, our office had a lengthy chat today about our favorite knitted moments in the media. We're all mad for movies and television, mostly on DVD or Hulu...long marathons, the better to knit by, my dear!! We've also become fans of the blog… Continue reading Audiovisual