Category Archives: Berroco Vintage Chunky

FREEBIE Cabled Throw

 

 

Chunky Aran Cabled Throw

Whenever clients come into the store wanting to make a blanket or throw I always recommend this pattern, the Chunky Cabled Aran Throw. I have several clients who have made it with Berroco Vintage Chunky, it always comes out beautifully and they are always thrilled with the results. The yarn is soft, easy to care for (machine washable), easy to work with, and affordable. This is definitely a project that will be treasured!

Popular Colours

People usually make of this blanket in neutrals (especially when they are making them as gifts), but if you want another colour and we don’t have it in stock just contact us and we can order more for you!

Size

  • 50″ (127cm) wide x 55″ (140cm) long

Materials

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Shaped Capelet with Braided Cables

 

Shaped Capelet with Braided Cables

I love this little garment, it’s the perfect cover to throw over your shoulders for chilly fall days. It’s knit sideways and includes some very cleverly hidden shaping (which creates gentle drape and and unfussy, elegant fit.

Size

  • circumference at lower edge: 38 ½ (44 ¾, 51 ¼)””
  • length from top of neckband to front hemline: 13 ½ (14 14 ½)”
  • length from top of neckband to back hemline: 16 ½ (17, 17 ½)”
  • shown in smallest size

 

Yarn Options

Berroco Vintage:  4 (5, 6) skeins

Cascade Eco:  2 skeins

Malabrigo Mecha:  4 (5, 6) skeins

 

Other Materials

  • 6mm/US10-24″ circular needles
  • 5mm/US8-24″ circular needles
  • Tapestry needle
  • cable needle
  • stitch markers
  • 5.5mm-I/9 crochet hook
  • Pattern via Ravelry/Interweave

 

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Closed Canada Day (& Free Pattern)

We will be closed on Wednesday July 1st for Canada Day, but here’s a little patriotic inspiration, Canadian style …..

Canada Day Hudson bay Blanket

Hudson’s Bay Blanket

I love this blanket, the aesthetic is timeless, historic, and the knitting easy enough for beginners. The original pattern is designed as a crib blanket (34″ wide x 39″ long), but it makes a really lovely lap blanket, so we’ll give you a few yarn options and instructions to make it larger.

Sizes

  • crib blanket  (throw)
  • 34″ x 39″ (60″ x 70″)

Worsted Weight Yarn

Bulky Weight Yarn

  • Berroco Vintage Chunky: 6(10) balls 6101(cream), 1(2) balls each;  6134 (red), 61182 (blue), 6121 (yellow), 6152 (green).
  • Use 6mm/US10 needles
  • Cast on 120(245) stitches