Posts Tagged ‘Berkshire’
The Laurentide Pullover has a great v-neck, chevron shape that can be emphasized by random stripes of color. The Valley Yarns Berkshire is soft and cozy making this sweater feel like a warm hug on those chilly autumn days.
A clever combination of single and double crochet stripes keeps your interest in this bottom up sweater that is worked in the round. And with over 40 colors of Berkshire to choose from there’s a perfect combination of colors for every crocheter!
Steve’s Deal of the Day for this weekend is Valley Yarns Berkshire – $4.09/ball (reg $5.99), one of our original Valley Yarns and still one of our favorites! With an 85%Wool/15% Alpaca fiber blend presented in a single ply in over 40 colors this is one perfect stash yarn. Berkshire works up beautifully in colorwork and texture stitches and is a dream to felt.
Our new Berkshire Blossoms pattern – a FREE downloadable PDF – is a great way to use lots of color for seasonal accents to your home or office.
Be sure to check out additional patterns for Berkshire by simply clicking on the “Related Patterns” tab at the top of the yarn page!
And don’t forget! Valley Yarns Berkshire is Steve’s Deal of the Day through 11:59pm EDT Sunday, June 8, 2014. Use Promo Code FBBERKSH94 at checkout to get the special price, $4.09/ball (reg $5.99).
The Winter Games begin Feb 7th – just 2 weeks away!
If you’re looking for a few quick projects to knit or crochet before the games begin, to show your support, we’ve got some great ideas and each pattern is FREE.
If you already have projects planned but need yarns in the right patriotic color scheme to support Team USA we have a few more great options:
What will you be working on during the games? And what events are you most looking forward to?
One of the newest collections available from Cooperative Press is Stitching in the Stacks – Librarian Inspired Knits. In that collection you’ll find the lovely Book Woman Jacket, by Sarah Barbour, which is worked in our Valley Yarns Berkshire in the Tan Heather colorway.
It features a cabled, double-breasted front closure and shawl collar as well as moss stitch hem details and pockets to keep you cozy. With over 40 colors of Berkshire to choose from this may just be the perfect jacket for all book women!
What color of Berkshire would you use?
Check out some of these great projects knit in Valley Yarns that caught my eye recently on Ravelry.
2. Nikol Lohr’s Bunny Hop Thrummed Bunny Slippers look so cute and cozy knit in Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky. Keep these in mind if you’re looking for a quick project as we approach the holiday season.
This week’s free pattern is a super new scarf! Perfect for women or men, the Shale Pleated Scarf has an interesting stitch pattern that looks great when finished.
Knit in our Valley Yarns Berkshire, it will keep you warm no matter how cold it gets this winter! As designed, the pattern takes 4 skeins of Berkshire and your finished scarf will be 12″x72″ for less than $20!
Click here to download your FREE copy of the Shale Pleated Scarf Pattern!