Meet Sprout Worsted Minis

Your colorwork projects just got more fun thanks to The Fiber Seed’s new Sprout Worsted Minis. Each 30g mini skein has 50 yards of Sprout, an American grown and made blend of 90% merino wool and nylon. Use the worsted weight wool, currently available in 20+ shades, to create colorful sweater yokes, shawls, and more.

Learn to Crochet

Learn to crochet at The Neon Tea Party’s next CommuniTEA workshop. On Sunday, February 21st, join the free Crochet 101 workshop where you will learn the crochet basics and how to make a simple bookmark. Purchase a kit or gather your own supplies for this 2-hour class. Then, use your crochet skills for NTP’s Crochet Granny Square Pillow workshop happening a month later.

Fiber Love

Pre-order Uppercase Magazine’s new book Yarn-Thread-String, which makes its debut in March. The 496-page book tells the story of different fibers, detailing its journey from farm to artisan. Learn about natural fibers as well as innovative, recycled fibers, along with the craftspeople, artisans, and entrepreneurs who use fiber to inspire knitters, crocheters, weavers, sewists, and other fiber enthusiasts.

CAST ON: Like Candy by Stephanie Lotven

Valentine’s Day might be over, but happy hearts will never go out of style. Cast on this bandana shaped cowl with your favorite set of fingering weight minis ( The Fiber Seed has fingering weight minis, too!) and work from the top down, first striping different colors, then using stranded colorwork to create rows of hearts. Wearable and fun to make, this cowl will have you spreading the love every time you wear it.