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Shawl Knitting with Berroco Folio and Berroco Folio Luxe

We announced the next Berroco Knit-along for the Odora Shawl earlier this week. Odora was designed by Emily Nora O'Neil and uses four balls of Berroco Folio®, so for this week's swatching post, I wanted to talk a little bit more about this great yarn! The first time I used Berroco Folio was when I was swatching… Continue reading Shawl Knitting with Berroco Folio and Berroco Folio Luxe

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Emily Explains: Getting Started With Chock

In the summertime, I love having a simple shawl at hand in case I need to cover up from the sun or a cool breeze. Chock, a beautiful lace pattern from Norah Gaughan vol. 14, knit in Maya is a perfect choice. When you're just casting on, you'll want to knit somewhere quiet, maybe in the park or… Continue reading Emily Explains: Getting Started With Chock

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How-To: Fix a Forgotten Yarn-Over

For the past month I've been carrying around the most perfect fluffy yellow yarn. I can't show you the yarn just yet - it is a new one for fall - but I can tell you that it is simply fabulous! I finally began playing with the yarn for a special project. The pattern stitch… Continue reading How-To: Fix a Forgotten Yarn-Over

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Norah’s Knits: Modern Lace Knitting

I love the simple, modern, almost stark lace I have been seeing in fashion lately. Simple  and bold openwork patterns not only suit my sensibilities, they are much easier to knit than more ornate lace knitting stitches. Inspired by this trend, I used several different types of knitted lace patterns in Norah Gaughan volume 12.… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Modern Lace Knitting

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KnitBits Preview: New for Spring/Summer 2013

When it comes to unveiling a new collection, I'm honestly not sure who is more excited.  We know a lot of you have been eagerly awaiting our new yarns and spring & summer knitting patterns.  But everyone in the Berroco design office is thrilled to finally share the secrets we’ve kept for months! Rich colors,… Continue reading KnitBits Preview: New for Spring/Summer 2013