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Emily Explains: Yarn and Color Alternatives for Mille

This week's free pattern Mille, designed by Amy Christoffers, is perfect for the chilly months. It is a large, seed stitch cowl that can be wrapped around your neck a few times to keep you looking stylish but feeling warm. Mille is knit in Berroco North Star, made with palette of sophisticated neutrals, five of the seven North… Continue reading Emily Explains: Yarn and Color Alternatives for Mille

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Amy’s Thread: Super-Quick Gift Knitting

Are you knitting any gifts this year? Every year I promise myself I won't this time, but every year I get a gentle nudge from a friend or family member who would really appreciate it and I end up knitting into the 11th hour of the holiday season. So what is the perfect gift? For… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Super-Quick Gift Knitting

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Ashley’s Adventures in Crochet: Building on a Blank Slate

While I'm not the most (or even third most) creative person in our design office (there are four of us, in case you're wondering), I do enjoy a pattern that allows for a bit of customization. Sutton, a simple, single-crochet bolster pillow from our new collection is the perfect example. When I first saw the… Continue reading Ashley’s Adventures in Crochet: Building on a Blank Slate

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Amy’s Thread: Upcoming Knit-Along with the Berroco Design Team

With the holiday season hitting full stride, usually the last thing we think about is what to knit for ourselves. Or at least in theory, but sometimes planning the next project is the carrot on the stick to get us to the finish line.  We're all for a good carrot - how about a New Year, New… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Upcoming Knit-Along with the Berroco Design Team

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Emily Explains: Arm Knitting!

Every once in a while, I see a post on Pinterest or another of my favorite inspirtation sites, about a technique famously known as arm kniting. I look at it, admire the bulky scarf made, and move on. I love knitting with bulky yarn and bulky needles. Why would I need to knit with my… Continue reading Emily Explains: Arm Knitting!

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Designer Spotlight: Earbuds by Linda Courtney

Linda Courtney’s love of knitting started with a gift for a friend. She was twelve at the time, and she really wanted to knit a sweater for her best friend who was moving away. She hasn’t put down her needles since! As a designer, Linda continues to find inspiration in creating gifts for others. But… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Earbuds by Linda Courtney