Bernat Baby Jacquards

Bernat Yarn Madness Round 2.1!

It's time for Round 2 of Bernat Yarn Madness! Your votes have helped us narrow the field down to 8 contenders that will duke it out for the title of Ultimate Bernat Yarn!

Match-ups will take place here on the blog, and the winner of

Bernat Yarn Madness Round 1.2 & 1.3 Winners!

We've got quite the victories for you this morning! For more information on Yarn Madness, check out the intro post and download a bracket to play along!

With 68% of the votes, you chose the winner in our second Classic match: Bernat Satin!

Bernat Yarn Madness Round 1.3 & 1.1 Winner!

It's time for another round of Yarn Madness! If you missed the full lineup, check out the intro post and download a bracket to play along!

We have a winner in our first round. Thanks to all of our voters!

Guest Post: Natalie Zee of Coquette Maman!

Natalie Zee Drieu

Hi there! I'm Natalie Zee Drieu, a designer, writer, crafty mama, and founder of the kids' fashion blog, Coquette Maman. When I first

Free Pattern Friday - Toys for Tots

You don't have to be a kid to love stuffed animals, but it doesn't hurt. These adorable toys are great for birthdays and surprise gifts for loved ones from 2 to 92.

Bernat Satin - Owl Toy (crochet)

Bernat Satin - Owl Toy (crochet)

2011 CAL/KAL for Charity

Bernat's new Crochet & Knit-Along is going well!   And, if our new Discussion Forum is any indication, there are more than 2500 people participating! :)

The Crochet & Knit-Along is focused on making baby blankets for

Free Pattern Friday - Only One Skein

This week we're bringing back Free Pattern Friday to focus on a very special subset of knitting and crochet - projects that only require one skein of yarn.  Quick and affordable, these are a great way of getting some variation in your crafting without a serious commitment.

Enjoy!

Happiness is a Pair of Hand Knit Legwarmers

Project – Baby Legwarmers (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Baby Jacquards in Orange Blossom
Blogger – JenWKnits

I’m often critical of my own knitting.  I always see the flaws and I’m very rarely as happy with the finished product as I am with the process of knitting.

But,

The Matching Game

Last time, I showed you how the first legwarmer came out.  Well, I’ve now started on the second legwarmer.

My goal was to make them as close to the same as I could with regard to the self patterning yarn.  I was slightly concerned that I wouldn’t have enough yarn in one skein to pull it off but, I’m pleased

Turns out the Magic Number is Zero

Project – Baby Legwarmers (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Baby Jacquards in Orange Blossom
Blogger – JenWKnits

I am pleased to report that operation change-the-legwarmer-pattern-to-fit-an-older-child is a success!  Turns out that I didn’t need to add any stitches to the leg circumference of the legwarmers to make them

In Which I Fail at Math. Again.

Project – Baby Legwarmers (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Baby Jacquards in Orange Blossom
Blogger – JenWKnits

Math has never been my best subject.  I graduated from a top 25 law school, yet I repeated 8th grade algebra.  I have never attempted to change a pattern to make it

A Sweater to Fit a Boy

Project – Top-Down Cardigan
Bernat Pattern Book #542051 – Play Day
Yarn – Bernat Baby Jacquards in 06012 Macaroon
Blogger – Teresaknits

Ta-da! The baby sweater (and socks) is finished. The top-down raglan pattern was quite easy to follow, although I had

We Interrupt This Sweater Knitting for Some Socks

Project – Top-Down Cardigan
Bernat Pattern Book #542051 – Play Day
Yarn – Bernat Baby Jacquards in 06012 Macaroon
Blogger – Teresaknits

The top-down sweater is coming right along – I'm just a few rows shy of being done with the body and will soon start knitting up the sleeves.

Top-Down Cardigan

Project – Top-Down Cardigan
Bernat Pattern Book #542051 – Play Day
Yarn – Bernat Baby Jacquards in 06012 Macaroon
Blogger – Teresaknits

While I wish this was a sweater to wear with the top down on a convertible, sadly it is cold outside and instead it's a sweater to keep my son

Hats Off to the Hat

Project – Ruffle Hat
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Baby Jacquards in 06012 Macaroon
Blogger – Teresaknits

Do you ever get into a knitting rut where you keep knitting the same pattern or same object over and over again? I'm currently in a hat-knitting phase, and have this little

Free Pattern Friday - Toys

Every Friday, we’ll be bringing you highlights from the Bernat Free Pattern Library. To get these great patterns you just need to log in to the site.

Here are just a few of our favorite toy patterns from the Bernat library.

Free Pattern Friday - Knit Baby Blankets

Every Friday, we’ll be bringing you highlights from the Bernat Free Pattern Library. To get these great patterns you just need to log in to the site.

This week we're reviewing just some of the great baby blanket patterns you can knit using Bernat yarns. Stay tuned, crochet is coming soon!

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