knit-along

Lopi Sweater Knit-along: That’s a wrap!

We finished our Lopi sweater knit-along a few weeks ago, but before I did a whole round-up post, I wanted to give some people a little more time to post photos, so it could be a very comprehensive post. So here we are, with some of the finished projects from our latest knit-along!   SO… Continue reading Lopi Sweater Knit-along: That’s a wrap!

contest · friends

Jennifer Steingass Talks Top-Down Sweater Knitting + Dreyma

The random number generator has spoken and Cheryl is our giveaway winner! We've just mostly wrapped up our Lopi Sweater knit-along! I say mostly because not everyone is finished, and some of us (yours truly included) have cast on for more than one so we'll still be chatting in the Berroco Lovers group on Ravelry… Continue reading Jennifer Steingass Talks Top-Down Sweater Knitting + Dreyma

contest

CLOSED: Pom Pom Winter + Giveaway

Congrats to Sarah for winning this giveaway! Pom Pom Quarterly just released their Winter 2017 volume and it is the perfect antidote to the dark days of Winter. I am especially excited because I contributed a design to this beautiful collection—Bindrune, in the always lovely Lettlopi by our partner brand Istex. This cozy cardigan/jacket is… Continue reading CLOSED: Pom Pom Winter + Giveaway

contest

CLOSED The Glaswegian Cardigan Free pattern and contest!

Congrats to Anne G who was randomly chosen as the winner of the giveaway! The Glaswegian sweater was designed for the Deep Fall 2017 issue of Knitty. The cardi is named for an unexpected detour taken with my friend Thea Colman (designer of the Clover Club, the Rye Cardigan, and the Baby Cocktails Patterns) on the road to… Continue reading CLOSED The Glaswegian Cardigan Free pattern and contest!

advice

Lopi Week: Tips for working with Icelandic Yarn

Ístex Lopi yarns, like any other 100% wool yarn, are incredibly rewarding to knit and crochet. But some crafters have concerns about working with the yarn, and how to wear it once you make a garment. Here are some facts about working with Lopi that will make your project easy and fun! Fact: Lopi sweaters… Continue reading Lopi Week: Tips for working with Icelandic Yarn

contest · yarn

Lopi Week: Introducing Ístex Lopi Yarns (and a Giveaway!) GIVEAWAY CLOSED

Berroco is happy to announce that, in addition to LANGYARNS, Amano, and James C. Brett, we are now the distributor in the United States and Canada for Ístex Lopi yarns! To celebrate this new partnership and to introduce (or re-introduce) this incredible yarn, we've declared this week to be Lopi week. If you follow us… Continue reading Lopi Week: Introducing Ístex Lopi Yarns (and a Giveaway!) GIVEAWAY CLOSED