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Emily Explains: Cutting the Steek!

As you saw in the last post, I worked the yoke in the round and the body of the cardigan flat, so that I only have to cut my yoke. Today I am ready to cut the steek! Read more

Emily Explains: Left and Right Lifted Increases

Hows the Berroco KAL going? With a little more than 7 weeks left, it is definitely not too late to start! Today’s post demonstrates how to make left and right lifted increases used in Helen and Ellen. Read more

Emily Explains: Turning a Pullover into a Cardigan

I have decided that as much as I love Helen just the way it is, I think I will wear it more if it is a cardigan. So, with this in mind, I am going to cast on for my Helen just a bit differently than the pattern calls for and give steeking a try for the first time. (AHHH!!!) Read more

Amy’s Thread: Spring?

The North Eastern US is shoveling out from under the first significant snow storm of 2016 but at Berroco we’re thinking spring.

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Amy’s Thread: Knitters Resolutions

Do you make New Years Resolutions? Do you keep them?

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Amy’s Thread: Speckle & Stone Giveaway

A couple of weeks ago, Alexis Winslow sent me a preview of her latest collection, Speckle & Stone – an ebook she is self-publishing from her website, Knit Darling. I’m excited to get to share this beautiful collection with you today and to announce a giveaway! One lucky commenter will receive yarn from Berroco to knit the Brenta Hat, as well as a copy of the ebook with the patterns for the complete collection from Alexis.

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Emily Explains: My yarn broke and there is a hole in my knitting… help!

The other day I noticed a small hole in my handknit sweater. Alas, my yarn had worn down to almost nothing and snapped! I was lucky because I had an extra skein of the yarn that I made the sweater with. Read more

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