As its first foray into mobile browsing, Craftsy announced today that it has launched a free app for the iPhone that will allow users to browse — but not buy — knit and crochet patterns.
So far the app is …
Over the weekend I had the extreme pleasure of getting to take part in a knitting retreat with the Yarn Harlot, aka Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. There were 18 of us who got to learn from her, knit with her and laugh …
I’m super-excited to report that I’m spending this weekend at Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas, at a knitting retreat with about 20 other ladies and the Yarn Harlot.
Except I still really have no idea …
A while back I told you about the Fiber Factor, a knitting design competition that will pit 12 designers against each other and the clock for a chance at a trip to Germany for the big winner.
I don’t know if it’s spring or just beginning of the month frustration, but I’m just about sick of all the partially finished knitting projects sitting around my house. So I’ve decided that for the month of April, as much …
Have you heard of Worsted for Wear? It’s an online comic that’s all about knitting, and the creators are looking to print a book full of the strips, but they need some help.
They’ve started a Kickstarter campaign that’s …
Have you heard about the Fiber Factor yet? It’s a knitwear design competition that will pit 12 designers against each other in six challenges spanning in length from two to five weeks. Finalists will take part in a seventh challenge …
Vogue Knitting Live is heading to the Pacific Northwest in April, with a show at the Mendenbauer Convention Center in Seattle. VIP registration for the event is now open, which means you can get in on the biggest packages for …
Lots of knitters and other crafters have become enamored with the British drama “Downton Abbey” (which I lovingly call a soap opera with a British accent), and Shannon at Luv in the Mommyhood is so excited for its return to …
Anyone who’s ever watched “Sesame Street” knows that not all monsters are bad. Monsters, in fact, can be a source of comfort and protection. A knit monster is a great symbol of love and happens to also be pretty quick …
It might seem like we all have quite enough social obligations this time of year, thank you very much, but wouldn’t it be fun to take time in this buys season to unwind with some friends and just knit together? …
Because of the storm called Hurricane Sandy and the spirit of the season overtaking them, the good people who put on Vogue Knitting Live have decided to extend their early bird pricing structure through Dec. 4.
This event takes place …
I just had a link to this video come across my Facebook feed courtesy of Caron International’s Facebook feed, and I’m not quite sure what to make of it.
The link is to a video on Vimeo about one Loes …
It wouldn’t surprise anyone to know there are a lot of crafting industry types (and home crafters as well, of course) who were affected by the superstorm they called Sandy. And as crafters, we often want to get in there …
Jimmy Beans Wool is all about having fun while we create our knit goodies, and they’re getting into the election spirit with limited edition colorways of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted.