February 2013

Community Update #24

Another new CAL has just started in the Bernat Forums!   This time, we're making a cool peaked hat, which will be so fun to wear!  :)  The Softee Chunky Slouchy Peaked Hat CAL

I've asked one of our established forum

Next Steps - Fair Isle Knitting - 1st Pattern

I am Louise from Wildflower Wool, a knitter who loves knitting and teaching others how to knit. Join me as I knit every pattern from Next Steps Eight: Fair Isle Knitting and blog my progress along the way.

New Year's Project

Hi Knitters, I am Louise from Wildflower Wool, a knitter who loves knitting and teaching others how to knit. When I am not knitting you can find me blogging, tweeting, and sharing knitting patterns, giveaways and pictures on Facebook. My favourite go-to yarn has always been Patons Classic Wool and when I saw the Next

Valentine's Day Pattern Roundup!

Get into the spirit and treat yourself and your besties to some fantastic Caron Valentine's-themed accessory patterns!

Valentine Scarf Duo (crochet) Valentine Scarf Duo (crochet)
Lacy Cluster Cowl (crochet) Lacy Cluster Cowl

Community Update #23

While most Bernat crafters are participating in the 2013 Temperature CAL/KAL, some of us are also making a few other Bernat designs, by having some smaller KALs and CALs of our own.

The "Autumn Knits" KAL is my favorite.  I'm knitting the Aran Cables Cardigan, using Bernat Softee Chunky in the color

Photo Recap: Vogue Knitting Live, NYC

January is always a whirlwind of conventions and industry events. The one I always look forward to most is Vogue Knitting Live in New York City. This year, over 7,000 knitters and crocheters took over the Marriott Marquis, at the heart of Time Square --

Temperature Scarf KAL/CAL Week 1 Check-in!

Now that we're into the first full week of February, our Temperature Scarf 2013 KAL/CAL is well underway! The Bernat Forums have been buzzing with activity, with members getting to know each other and sharing ideas about how to personalize their projects, which include everything from temperature scarves to temperature afghans, cowls, and shawls!

Community Update

Bernat's 2013 KAL/CAL is so fun this year!  What originally started as a design to make a multi-colored Temperature Scarf has turned into lots of different variations by Bernat Forum members.  Some of us are choosing to make wraps, cowls, lapghans, or even granny square afghans!

The Bernat Forum is the PERFECT place to

DIY Embroidered Gift Boxes

DIY Embroidered Gift Boxes

Sometimes you just don't feel like gift-wrapping smaller presents, and that's totally fine! In fact, that's great! Today we're going to teach you how to embroider the take-out gift boxes you find in the gift-wrap aisle of your local craft store. It's super easy and a

For Him on V-day: My Guy Beanie!

Shown in colors: Grey(ish), Gun Metal(ish) and Red(ish)

My Guy Hat
Slouchy Beanie

When designing for guys, I always say simple is best. That's why I love plain ol' beanies. They're a great way