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How to Wind Berroco Mykonos Stonewash and Other Slippery Yarns

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

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Ask Amy: What does “Work Even in Pattern” mean?

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?

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Get to know Berroco Cotolana and Booklet 375

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