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Berroco Tuscan Tweed Knit- and Crochet-along Check In

We're about half-way through our Berroco Tuscan Tweed™ Knit- and Crochet-along! Some of us are still chugging along on our projects (that's my momentarily stalled-out Bearberry up above—I got side tracked by trying to churn out a baby blanket in under two weeks for a friend, but it's in Berroco Vintage® Chunky so I'm only… Continue reading Berroco Tuscan Tweed Knit- and Crochet-along Check In

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A Closer Look at Berroco Tuscan Tweed

Are you getting ready for our Berroco Tuscan Tweed Knit- or Crochet-along? Let's take a closer look at the yarn we're using. I'm going to be knitting Bearberry for this activity. I've been in love with this pattern since I first saw the sample we photographed and wanted my very own. But I put off knitting one… Continue reading A Closer Look at Berroco Tuscan Tweed

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Teddy Girls, The Rolling Stones and Tuscan Tweed

For the Tuscan Tweed collection, I was inspired by the yarn, the colors and textures of this wool, viscose, and a tiny-amount-of-mohair blend. I started out thinking about tweedy traditional British knitwear and wandered into the rock and roll culture of the UK in the 1950s and 60s. 'Ted' or Teddy fashion evolved as a… Continue reading Teddy Girls, The Rolling Stones and Tuscan Tweed