Knit The Galaxy

Off the heels of her popular Harry Potter: Knitting Magic pattern book, Tanis Grey has announced her next exciting title. Star Wars: Knitting the Galaxy: The Official Star Wars Knitting Pattern Book will feature 25 knitted projects inspired by the Star Wars canon. Knit toys, droids, characters, and apparel from 16 different designers. Pre-order the hardcover book now and be among the first to receive it is published on January 5, 2021.

Knitting With Farm Yarns

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about yarn, join Pacific Knitting Retreats’ Gayle Ravenscroft for a virtual class on farm yarns. During this Zoom-hosted class, learn how to find farm yarns, specifically those in your Fibershed, discover the difference between the different sheep breeds, and find patters that are best suited for your fiber. Sign up now for the September 12th class that meets at 11:00am PT.

Halloween Crochet Along

There’s still time to join CAL Central’s 2020 Halloween Crochet Along to get you and your (haunted) house in the spooky spirit. Through September 20th, expect a free, Halloween-themed crochet pattern (think: toys, costume elements, and decorations) from 10 different designers to be released every Monday and Thursday on the CAL blog main page. Then, join other crocheters in the Ravelry and/or Facebook group to chat and make along. If you’re joining the CAL now, previously patterns are still available.

CAST ON: Summer Vibes Sweater by Wera Masztakowska

DK and lace weight yarns are held together to create this breezy sweater. Make this sweater in a solid color or follow the designer’s lead and use five colors o create bold stripes of horizontal color. But whatever color you choose, make sure it’s a color you love because we have a feeling you won’t to take it off as we transition out of Summer and into Fall.