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Amy’s Thread: Slater Mill/Portfolio Vol.1 Salon

Berroco Portfolio vol. 1 is near and dear to my heart - something I dreamed about doing - and getting to finally see the book come to life was the highlight of my first year at Berroco. This coming Sunday (October 25th) we will be hosting a designer salon to celebrate this collection. If you are… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Slater Mill/Portfolio Vol.1 Salon

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Designer Spotlight: Burren Pullover by Alexis Winslow

A self-taught knitwear designer, Alexis Winslow loves garments with stripes, modern colorwork motifs and interesting construction techniques. You can see this bold style in the 20 patterns from her new book, Graphics Knits. Alexis’s Burren Pullover is an eye-catching piece knit in four shades of Berroco Kodiak. Both seamless and reversible, this cozy, cropped sweater… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Burren Pullover by Alexis Winslow

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Emily Explains: Wrap and Turn

I've always gravitated toward things that are a bit quirky and clothes are no exception. When sketching, I like to imagine asymmetrical lines and shapes on the body. To make these forms come to life, I needed to learn how to use short rows in my knitting. Short rows literally mean knitting for some of… Continue reading Emily Explains: Wrap and Turn

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Knitter’s Spotlight: No. 269 Fuji Shawl by Darlene Joyce

Darlene Joyce was a on a mission to prove that a beautiful knitted shawl does not have to be made with fine weight yarns. That’s how she came up with the pattern for her No. 269 Fuji Shawl, knit in Berroco Fuji! The crescent-shaped shawl is worked from the bottom-up, starting with the lovely lace… Continue reading Knitter’s Spotlight: No. 269 Fuji Shawl by Darlene Joyce