advice · emily explains · knitting · make this · visit our website · yarn

Emily Explains: How do I create a removable pom-pom?

In this week's Amy's Thread, Amy shared a project she'd recently finished. It's a super cute hat designed by Misa Erder called Bubble Star. She used a clever technique, also used in Mary Jane Mucklestone's Fishbones pattern from Portfolio vol. 1, to attach a removable pom-pom to the hat. Want to learn how it's done? It is… Continue reading Emily Explains: How do I create a removable pom-pom?

designer spotlight · knitting · visit our website · yarn

Designer Spotlight: Laurel Hat by Megan Sanders

When Megan Sanders gets some “me time,” she puts on a good TV show and picks up her knitting. Despite being a busy mom of two, Megan describes herself as an avid TV viewer – her Ravelry group is called TV Nerd Knits and she names all of her designs after characters from her favorite… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Laurel Hat by Megan Sanders

advice · books · emily explains · knitting · make this · visit our website · yarn

Emily Explains: Van Der Zee Cloche and a Giveaway!

When I first opened Amy's book, New American Knits, I fell in love with the Van Der Zee Cloche immediately. I quickly added it to my queue on Ravelry and anxiously waited for the time to knit it. Although the yarn Amy used in her book is beautiful, I chose Berroco Abode  in color #8802 (pattern… Continue reading Emily Explains: Van Der Zee Cloche and a Giveaway!

emily explains · inspiration · instructions · knitting · make this · visit our website

Emily Explains: Assembly for Gazost

Last Thanksgiving, long before my time at Berroco, I was sitting on the couch with my dad watching an old movie, when all of a sudden, he paused it and had an idea. My businessman, sports-loving, grill-aficionado father had a design idea for me. Usually, these idea are silly and revolve around golf or sailing,… Continue reading Emily Explains: Assembly for Gazost