But first, if you’re in New Zealand check out Chiliphilly’s No Way Crochet exhibit happening through September 1st.

A Manual For Bold Beginners

Beginner knitters are encouraged to take their skill to the next level with Kate Davies’ newest book, Bold Beginner Knits. The book contains 6 bold, new patterns – a modular blanket, top-down cardigan, bottom-up pullover, a garment worked side-to-side, a lace triangular shawl, and beanie – that expertly and concisely teach new skills to knitters ready to learn. Work your way through the book to create basic garments that will be beloved pieces in your wardrobe.

Spinners’ Retreat at PLY Away

PLY Magazine has announced its 5th annual PLY Away Spinning Retreat, happening in Kansas City, MO April 14-18, 2020. During this 5-day event, take 3-day, 2-day, or 1-day classes for all levels of spinners, sit and spin with friends, and shop the fiber-centric marketplace packed with 35 different vendors. Teachers for this event have already been posted, but tickets don’t go on sale until October 12th. Mark your calendars and be the first to reserve your spot!

Knit An Afghan With Marley Bird

In an epic collaboration of JOANN, Red Heart, Yarnspirations, and Marley Bird, the 2019 Bernat Stitch Along kicks off on September 9th. This year’s Stitch Along project is the bright and modern Knit Festive Textures Afghan, available in both knit and crochet versions. Knit along with Marley Bird (or with Mikey of The Crochet Crowd if you’re opting to make the crochet version) during this 6-week event. Leading up to the cast on, gather your supplies including four colors of Bernat’s super bulky Blanket yarn.

CAST ON: “Bravura Pullover” by Beatruce Perron Dahlen

Color plays hero in this new sweater design from Thread and Ladle’s Beatrice Perron Dahlen. Worked from the top-down, this pullover features an allover graphic motif that shows off tonal or solid colors in a fun and playful way. Use bits of colors in your stash for the ultimate stash buster project or hunt for the perfect combo of 3-7 colors. Available in 10-sizing options, this stranded colorwork sweater calls for 930-1990 yards of DK weight yarn.