checks sweater knittyIt has been a really weird year weather-wise in most of the United States, and maybe other places, too. Here in Arkansas we had snow in May, a pretty mild June and now we’re getting a lot more rain than …

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harry potter knitsI haven’t seen it in person yet, but I’m kind of in love with The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits, a special issue from Interweave. It’s out now in a digital version and will be available for shipping (sorry, this …

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brooklyn tweed men

I was really excited to see that Brooklyn Tweed, the knitwear and yarn company founded by Jared Flood, has released its first exclusively menswear collection. Of course Jared knows how hard it can be to find knitting patterns that …

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knit simple fall 13I spent a little time this hot weekend perusing the fall issue of Knit Simple, which got me dreaming of bulky knits, vivid colors and simple but striking designs.

There are so many cute things in this issue, so …

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knitscene fall 13I have always loved KnitScene magazine because it has really cute but relatively easy projects, which is well-suited to my buys mom lifestyle.

What wasn’t well-suited to that lifestyle was the fact that I had to remember to go to …

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swatches magazine knittingIn case you aren’t a devoted follower of my other knitting website, I wanted to make sure you knew that I recently finished up a series written by Creative Knitting magazine editor Kara Gott Warner all about what goes into …

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lisa shroyer interweaveAs I told you a few months ago, Eunny Jang, Interweave Knits’ editor since 2007, left the magazine with the summer 2013 issue. Knitscene editor Lisa Shroyer has moved up to edit that magazine, and Amy Palmer has taken …

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galadriel knittyIt’s time for the spring/summer extra patterns from Knitty, and there’s some cute stuff there for sure.

The Galadriel lace tank is a beauty, lovely for layering all summer long. The designer, Sophy DiPinto, calls the top an “epic quest” …

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easy as pie knittyIt’s Knitty time again, and it looks like the spring+summer issue is bringing us lots of great projects to queue, as usual.

My favorite may well be the colorful Easy as Pie Blanket, perfect for the little kid …

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knitsceneJust got word via a press release that Eunny Jang is leaving Interweave Knits in March to “pursue other opportunities.” Lisa Shroyer, was has been the editor of Knitscene for the past five years, will take over as editor of …

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rowan subscriptionI love Rowan yarns and their patterns are exquisite, but I’ve never been a huge Rowanette and have never subscribed to their magazine. But right now they have a contest going on that might sweeten the pot for anyone on …

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river pullover
Wool 4, the new pattern book from Quince & Co., was recently released and its a beauty. It doesn’t hurt that the five designs come form two of my favorite designers: Cecily Glowick MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre.

These patterns …

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cistern hat ravelryGo check out the winter Knitty surprises, with the knowledge that they recently went live and load times may be slow (though as I write this I didn’t have any problem accessing them).

Love Actually is All Around is a …

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vogue knitting liveVogue 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 …

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vogue knitting winter 2012The preview for the winter issue of Vogue Knitting just came out, and there are a lot of goodies in there if you’re looking to warm up for the season.

There are five main “stories” in the issue, including odes …

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