But first, set your DVRs for tonight at 10pm EST. Season 2 of Making It premieres!

Open Door No. 2 Today

Back for another year, designer Melanie Berg’s Christmas advent calendar kicked off yesterday with her first discounted pattern, Catch My Fall. Now through Christmas, find a different pattern behind each “door” of her advent calendar, generously discounted. Follow along on Instagram or in her Revelry group.

True North Support

A group of Canadian designers have banned together to create True North Support, a giving campaign for fellow designers. The initiative rallies Canadian designers to donate the income of the first 25 pattern sales in December to the Canadian charity of their choice. To kick things off, Faye Kennington and Sarah Schira have chosen True North Aid as the recipient of their True North Support earnings.

Learn How To Knit Cables

There’s no need travel to a festival workshop or wait until the New Year to learn a new skill. Instead, let designer Carol Feller teach you anytime in the comfort of your own home. This free, five-day email course, delivered to your inbox each day, will teach you how to cable as well as how to fix a mistake and how to cable without a needle. Tutorials are presented in written and video formats.

CAST ON: In Bloom by Robin Knits

New from designer Robin Knits, this slouchy cardigan is the last cozy weekend sweater you’ll ever need. Worked up in two strands of fingering weight yarn held together, the sweater is available in XS – 3XL sizing.