We had a great time at our Berroco Portfolio/Ultra Alpaca Party last weekend. With 10 years of this great yarn and a fabulous new pattern collection, there was a lot to celebrate! We want to thank everyone who joined us for the fun and also share a few pictures for those of you who couldn't… Continue reading Portfolio Party Recap
Do you knit (and/or crochet) in the summer? If you are knitting, do your pattern and yarn choices change for the season? Since the Fall 2015 collection launched at the end of June, it has been thrilling to see what pieces knitters are excited about. Mrs. Watson, by the incredibly talented Martina Behm, has an impressive… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: What’s on Your Needles?
Thea Colman's sweater Rye from the Portfolio Collection is a great transitional sweater. This is one to start knitting now so you'll finish just as the evenings start to get a little cooler but before it's time to pack away the summer dresses for the season. (Dress, shoes, jewelry) How will you wear Rye?
Something refreshing just in the nick of time! The BabyCocktails Tiki Collection by Thea Colman is an ebook of tropical knits (paper umbrellas not included) featuring Mai Tai, a cowl knit in Berroco Ultra Alpaca. From Thea: These focus on bright color, deep texture, and bold details. I tried to take the vibrant and lush feeling of the tiki bar and translate… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Mai Tai Giveaway
The Squam Spring Retreat in Holderness, New Hampshire was this last weekend. Berroco was on board with a sponsorship so it only made sense to visit for the Ravelry Revelry and Squam Art Fair. Squan·na·be [sk-won-nuh-bee] noun, plural Squan·na·bes. Informal. One who aspires, or envies another's attendance at a Squam retreat. Origin: 2014; attributed to Thea Colman Used in a sentence: I am a squa-nnabe! Everyone I know… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Squa-nnabes