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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matinee jacket debbie blissI saw on Facebook that Debbie Bliss was giving away the pattern for her Garter Stitch Matinee Jacket as part of Throwback Thursday. I don’t know if that means it’s just free today or if it will be up until …

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five easy pieces ann buddAnn Budd just released a little pattern book with Quince & Co. called Five Easy Pieces. It includes five patterns — one each for a hat, scarf, mittens, gloves and socks — with instructions for how to work them …

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marnie rowan kaffe fassettThere’s just something about Rowan. Their yarns are beautiful, and their projects just look British to me, so refined and tasteful and pretty and classic all at once.

Rowan is celebrating summer this year by offering its subscribers (it’s free …

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vickie howell knitting dailyI’m sure you all know about “Knitting Daily TV,” the fiber-arts-focused show produced by Interweave for PBS. The show is in its 11th season and has been hosted all that time by Eunny Jang, who was editor of Interweave Knits …

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manaan cowlA pattern update from Quince & Co. landed in my e-mail box this morning and I kind of can’t stop thinking about it.

The Manaan Cowl (actually cowls, because there are two sizes) is worked in the pretty Lark yarn …

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fire judith mackenzieJudith Mackenzie is a well-known fiber artist, teacher, weaver and spinner whose studio at the Rainforest Arts Center in Forks, Wash., was destroyed in a fire on Oct. 29. She was an artist in residence there, and the fire consumed …

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jack vest martin storeyIf you’re registered with Rowan Yarn (which is free to do), the free pattern for this month is a handsome two-color vest for men designed by Martin Storey.

Jack is a Fair Isle pattern that uses the colorwork in a …

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debbie bliss fall 12This fall marks both the 10-year anniversary of Debbie Bliss’ yarn line and the fourth anniversary of her namesake magazine, so Vogue Knitting took the chance to interview her and talk about inspiration, family and trends.

She says that she …

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vogue knitting liveJust got an e-mail from the folks who put on Vogue Knitting Live saying that the awesome Nicky Epstein is going to be in attendance at the Chicago event next month! She’ll be teaching classes on knitting on top of …

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lucinda guyAttention, New York knitters! The Lion Brand Yarn Studio is preparing to host master classes by two awesome knitters — Lucinda Guy and Nicky Epstein — in November and tickets are becoming available soon for these great events.

Guy, a …

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quince and co.Each year MaineBiz names a handful of “women to watch” in various categories, including women-owned businesses. For 2012, the woman to watch who owns her business is Pam Allen, owner of Quince & Co. yarns.

The awards presentation is …

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islay kaffe fassettI have a little bit of an obsession with Kaffe Fassett. The British master of color produces some glorious knits, but so many of them require so many different colors of yarn that you don’t even want to think about …

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nicky epsteinThere are lots of knitting-related travel opportunities out there, but some of them stand out as dream events and destinations. That’s the way I felt when I heard about the Vogue Knitting Live destination event at Imperial Stock Ranch in …

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Do you know what this is? This is truly High Tech Knitting. It’s Vogue’s new app for the i-phone. So cool!

The Vogue Knitting App allows you to keep track of your knitting life easily and efficiently. Store all of …

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