When we were photographing the patterns for the new Berroco Mykonos® Stonewash, I immediately thought the Sevilla pattern would be perfect for my mom, who lives in Florida and greatly appreciates handknits, even though she doesn't always have the opportunity to wear them. The Derecho top that I made for her last year out of… Continue reading How to Wind Berroco Mykonos Stonewash and Other Slippery Yarns
I kept seeing designer Paula Leme's gorgeous patterns for kiddos show up on Instagram and I just fell in love with them! The designs are so classic and cute and it doesn't hurt that she has the most adorable models. PLUS, Paula designs many of her patterns for Berroco yarns! So of course we had… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Paula Leme
Knitting or crochet patterns can get kind of confusing if the designer writes the same direction over and over again, so sometimes we use the phrase "work even" to keep the pattern instructions as simple as possible. But what exactly does that mean?Simply put, "work even" is a short-hand way of seeing "just keep doing… Continue reading Ask Amy: What does “Work Even in Pattern” mean?
Our new spring yarn, Berroco Summer™ Silk, is whisper soft to the touch and delightful to work with. A blend of 45% silk, 43% cotton, and 12% nylon, this yarn is destined to become a favorite part of your spring and summer wardrobe. The beauty of this yarn is its chainette construction, meaning that instead of being… Continue reading Introducing Berroco Summer Silk
The second of our six new yarns for fall/winter 2016, Berroco Ginkgo™ is a delightful combination of silk and wool in a DK-weight yarn. This yarn is super soft and comfy, making it perfect for garments and accessories alike. Ginkgo is made up of 52% silk and 48% wool that's blended together before being spun into… Continue reading Introducing Berroco Ginkgo!
As much as I love writing about Berroco yarns, I love hearing other people talk about the yarns even more. Ellen from Crazy For Ewe in Leonardtown, Maryland, wrote about her experience with a Berroco Cotolana™ trunk show and kindly shared her text and images with us. I'm going to quickly talk about the yarn and show a… Continue reading Get to know Berroco Cotolana and Booklet 375