caron united facebook contestI told you earlier this month about Caron’s new yarn United, which is a made in the United States yarn (though made of imported fibers), a small portion of the sale price of which goes to the Children of …

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vote now in the british knitting awardsVoting for the British Knitting Awards for 2014 is now open. There are 20 categories ranging from favorite yarns and companies to the best book of the year and favorite designer.

Two new categories this year are Best Brand for …

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I-91 Shop Hop mystery tourThe fourth-annual I-91 yarn crawl is happening this weekend, with 12 yarn shops from Vermont to Connecticut participating.

All participating shops will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and from noon to

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spinzillaLast year was the first for Spinzilla, a weeklong spinning competition that encourages groups and individuals to make as much yarn as they can to claim bragging rights (as well as a trophy and gift certificates for team members).…

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Check out this amazing knit (yellow) submarine cozy!I shared this one on my Facebook group for knitters over the weekend, but I couldn’t resist sharing it with you all, too, because it’s just so cool.

The HMS Otway in Holbrook, NSW, is a real submarine that is …

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don't miss interweave's hurt book saleI don’t usually promote sales on the site because there are so many and they are over so quickly it’s not usually worth it, but one sale I always check out each year is the Interweave Hurt Book Sale. …

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are you knitting in public for world wide knit in public day?Though it’s officially called World Wide Knit in Public Day, the event actually spans a week, this year from June 14 through June 22. According to the event’s website, it is the largest knitter-run event in the world (which …

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hannah kearneyThere’s no question that knitters love the Olympics, if for no other reason than that they allow us to sit for hours in front of the television, knitting, in the name of patriotism. But knitting and the Games are connected …

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swants vogue knitting liveEveryone would know the difference between knitting and crochet. But in this world, we take what we can get, especially when it’s in the form of a photo homage to the wonders of Vogue Knitting Live, a knitting showcase …

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big foot knitsI’m a big fan of Shannon Okey and what she’s done at Cooperative Press, which allows knitting and crafty authors a venue for publishing fun, innovative projects with smaller print runs than a more traditional publisher would allow, but …

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stonhenge lion brand yarnThis weekend was a big one for crafty trade shows, with The National NeedleArts Association having its winter show and the Craft Hobby Association hosting what’s billed as the world’s largest crafting show. These shows are an opportunity for manufacturers …

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vogue knitting liveAre you thinking about going to Vogue Knitting Live in New York City next weekend? If you’ve been on the fence I have some special deals you might be interested in.

First off, VK Live has kindly extended an offer …

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vogue knitting liveIf you’re a knitter in the New York area you might want to consider paying a visit to Vogue Knitting Live when it opens its doors at the New York Marriott Marquis from Jan. 17 to 19. This star-studded event …

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budwesier sweatersWhen I saw this story I almost couldn’t believe it because it just sounds a little crazy. I mean, I have no idea at all how Jennifer Anton, Budweiser UK’s marketing manager, came up with the idea for the beer …

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barbara walker mosaic skirtI meant to post about this the last round but I completely forgot about it, but Schoolhouse Press has been running a series of online auctions (the one happening now is the second of three) in which they are auctioning …

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