Pantone Design Contest

To celebrate its new Pantone Connect, a digital color platform created for designers, Pantone has announced a contest for designers. Using any of Pantone’s Color of the Year 2021 palettes and Adobe® Illustrator CC, create a fashion capsule collection that embodies the ideas around the idea of the stable-yet-uplifting spirit of Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. Entries are due through March 17th.

Knit The Future

Join Knit The Rainbow (KTR), a nonprofit dedicated to providing handmade knit and crochet winter protective garments to homeless LGBTQ+ youth in New York City, for its first panel discussion. The free virtual conversation will be hosted by KTR founder Austin Rivers and host Cecilia Nelson-Hurt, Natalie Thomas, Diane Ivey, Vincent Williams, and Shala Jones to discuss the black contribution to fiber arts. RSVP to attend the discussion being held on February 27 at 7:00 pm EST.

Make This Kids Collection

Making Stories has launched its Kids Collection, a knitwear collection filled with cozy and playful designs for little ones sized newborn to 6-years. The collection – available as an e-book or as individual patterns – features eight patterns that are engaging and relaxing to make.

CAST ON: D’aeki Wrap by Stephanie Alford

Looking for the perfect project for your mini skeins? Cast on Stephanie Alford’s D’aeki Wrap, which is created from layer upon layer of building blocks. Use different colors to create narrow rectangles that are attached to create a colorful herringbone design. Use light fingering weight yarn and size US 3 needles to get started on this epic project.