First, have you used …
Our friends at the British yarn company Toft Alpaca (remember you have until the end of the month to enter to win a jumper kit if you’re a British knitter!) are holding a contest to see who comes up with …
Here in the Northern Hemisphere it’s the first day of summer, which means for our neighbors to the far south, it’s the first day of winter. Google decided to celebrate both with a summer-themed Google doodle for the north and …
World Wide Knitting in Public Day has expanded through the years from a couple of days to now more than a week. This year’s event celebrating knitting outside the home is taking place from June 8 through the 16 with …
Do you know about CraftLit? It’s a really fun podcast that’s all about the intersection of crafting and reading. Or, as the show’s tagline puts it “stick a book in your ear” because ” you might want to use …
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 …