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Yarn Showcase: Linsey by Berroco

Bayarri pattern by Berroco knitted with Linsey yarn

This casual cardigan from Berroco uses two different shades of a beautiful, self-striping yarn (Linsey) made of cotton and linen. Linsey is offered both in solid colors as well as variegated. The yarn is soft and drapes well and the color palette has a natural look. The body is knit sideways in one piece from right front edge to left front edge.

Design: Bayarri

Skill Level: Intermediate

FIBER: 64% Cotton, 36% Linen

HANK WEIGHT: 1.75 oz / 50 g

HANK LENGTH: 114 yds / 104 m

KNITTING GAUGE: 5 sts = 1″ 20 sts & 26 rows = 4″ (10cm)

NEEDLE SIZE: 7 (US) / 4.5 mm

CROCHET GAUGE: 4 sc = 1″ 16 sc & 20 rows = 4″ (10cm)

HOOK SIZE: 8(H) (US) / 5 mm

CARE: Hand wash. Lay flat to dry.

Cardigan Kit Giveaway

To win a kit (includes Bayarri pattern and Linsey yarn (16 skeins in 2 gorgeous colors) to make this beautiful cardigan, please leave a comment here until 8 p.m. EST Thursday, February 10, 2011. Winner will be announced on Friday.  The kit is valued at over $150.

And the winner is…

  Monika     2011/02/10 at 8:13 am
  Beautiful Spring sweater, just in time for early Spring weather
  according to groundhog, Phil.

Posted by Living Crafts on Feb 9, 2011 10:04 AM | 641 Comments

641 Responses to “Yarn Showcase: Linsey by Berroco”

  1. Cheryl Torres says:

    WOW! That is awesome yarn – I appreciate the possibility of winning! The pattern is beautiful.

  2. Christine Newell says:

    Would I love to have this Cardigan, it’s so beautiful.

  3. Dianne Duggan says:

    That’s gorgeous! Thanks for the chance.

  4. Colleen says:

    Absolutely Gorgeous!!! I can’t wait to win this!!!

  5. Leanne says:

    How wonderful for spring.

  6. Lili Blalock says:

    Such lovely soft colors, blending together so beautifully!

  7. Kim Campbell says:

    Adorable! I hope I win!!

  8. Nilufar says:

    Beautiful. Hope I win.

  9. Kelly says:

    Absolutely lovely!

  10. Linda says:

    Thia is just beautiful

  11. Carolina says:

    I re-started to knit a year ago and now I cannot stop. This could be a cool project! Thanks for sharing.

  12. Rita says:

    This is so me and it looks like it would be a wonderful challenge for me to knit. Beautiful.

  13. Jessica says:

    Pick Me! Pick Me! This is an amazing giveaway! Thank you!

  14. Gina Franchini says:

    This is lovely!

  15. ginger henkel says:

    this is beautiful…I would love to win this…Ginger

  16. Cindy T uisku says:

    I would learn how to knit just to make this!

  17. Candice says:


  18. Sandra says:

    I would love to knit this for my granddaughter and I know she would love it too!

  19. Terry Wilson says:

    I think I’m too late to enter for this fantastic giveaway, but I will try anyway. I love that sweater.

  20. Suzanne says:

    Beautiful. This would really be neat to knit I think. Love the colors.

  21. Laura Lee Lightsey says:

    The patten and colors remind me of my Beloved Mother. She passed away a few years ago. I have the sweater she made. I would consider it an honor to knit the sweater shown and use the yarn. My oldest daughter’s name is Lindsay. Blessings

  22. monica says:

    love this yarn!

  23. Natasha says:

    Beautiful yarn, beautiful pattern!

  24. Irene says:

    love the colors, beautiful…

  25. Tonia says:

    Beautiful sweater and yarn! What a lovely give-away!
    Thank you!

  26. sharon says:

    Lovely yarn! This would make a beautiful gift for my daughter.

  27. Ollie says:

    The pattern is great and the yarn is just the greatest with a beautiful color shown.

  28. jacquie weills says:

    what a great sweater…hope I’m the lucky winner…..jacquie

  29. Sophie Richard says:


  30. ursula says:

    wow! yarn and cardigan are beautiful, indeed!
    have a great weekend! :-)

  31. Rosiebhai says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  32. Bethany says:

    It is beautiful, I hope I win.

  33. Carole Adams says:

    I love the style – the construction and stitch pattern combination are very complimentary. It’ll look flattering on larger sizes as well. Definitely one for my “bucket list”.

  34. srephanie bukowski says:

    Who wouldn’t want this sweater? My 16 year old would die for this, she’s the queen of wardrobe. Awesome.

  35. Susan Mock says:

    Great sweater and blog.

  36. Robin says:

    A very lovely pattern and the yarn looks very pretty!

  37. Miss Marty says:

    What a fun sweater!!!! I am sure that whom ever wins will enjoy the making and wearing.

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