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 …

Read more


yarnmarket sold to love knittingAccording to a notice on their website and an email sent to subscribers, Yarnmarket has closed its doors and its remaining stock has been sold to Love Knitting.

Yarnmarket was an online yarn, pattern and notions store that was in …

Read more

mosaic blanket and yarn giveawayBlogger Donna over at Fiber for Thought is giving away an afghan pattern and enough yarn to knit it over at her site.

The winner will get a copy of her mosaic baby blanket or lap afghan pattern and three …

Read more

Caron's United yarn helps kids of fallen soldiersCaron has launched a new yarn, called Caron United, that aims to help the children of soldiers who have died in the line of duty as well as providing a good experience for knitters.

The yarn is 100 percent …

Read more

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

Read more


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).…

Read more

noro yarn in the makingA Japanese television program called “Great Gear” recently featured a look into yarn producer Eisaku Noro’s production facilities, and it’s a great bit of eye candy for lovers of knitting and color.

The show calls the yarns “exquisitely colored” and …

Read more

Check out the yarn bombing for the World Cup in Saltburn.The knitters of Saltburn in the UK love decorating their pier for all sorts of occasions, such as the 2012 Summer Olympic Games and the Queen’s Jubilee.

This time the Yarnstormers have stitched up a tribute to the teams …

Read more

You got to see this amazing refrigerator turned yarn storage!Admittedly this is a yarn storage solution that is not going to work for many people, but it’s just so darn cool I couldn’t resist sharing.

The clever blogger behind Inspiration and Realisation found herself with a small refrigerator that …

Read more

yarnbomb new jerseyThe Knit & Crochet Show is the conference of the Knitting Guild Association, and for their show in July (23-27 in Manchester, to be exact), the group is planning a yarn bombing of the Radisson hotel where the even …

Read more

norah gaughn 14The latest — and actually the last with Amy Christoffers joining the teamNorah Gaughan pattern book from Berroco was recently released, and it offers great inspiration for spring and summer.

This collection of 14 patterns is subtitled “Another …

Read more

graphite sweater berrocoLightweight sweaters are great to have around this time of year (whether it’s spring or fall where you live). They’re easy to slip on when there’s a little chill in the air and to shed when it gets warmer.

I’m …

Read more

berroco amy cristoffersKnitwear designers Amy Christoffers is set to become the new design director at Berroco as Norah Gaughan prepares to leave the company after nearly nine years to pursue other interests.

According to a news release from the yarn company, Amy …

Read more

crochet border knittingSometimes you just want a little extra edging on a knitting project. Sure, you could pick up stitches around the edge of, say, a sweater, and knit a little lace at the bottom.

But it’s a major pain to knit …

Read more

gauge swatchesI don’t know if you know that I’m a pretty big proponent of swatching, but I am. I understand the need to get to know a yarn before you use it, enjoy the time playing with a stitch pattern or …

Read more
keep looking »
    Sponsors














Follow on Bloglovin

follow us in feedly