Free Little (Fiber) Library

Inspired by Little Free Libraries across the country, the team at Wild Hand has created a Little Free Fiber Library. Like the name suggests, the library is full of fiber related books, tools, and yarn for passers by to peruse, take from, and give to. The community-centric library is located in front of Wild Hand, a LYS in Philadelphia’s Mt. Airy Village and anyone who pulls something out of it is also welcome to head inside the shop to get their yarn rolled or just sit and knit.

Meet Upcycle Yarns

Knit Picks has released Upcycle Yarn, limited-run, single-batch skeins of yarn. Available in three different yarns – Reserve Alpaca Blend, Reserve 100% Wool Worsted, and Reserve 100% Wool Bulky – each is made from a blend of fibers that would have otherwise gone to waste. Available in a collection of jewel tones with darker undertones, these skeins are available while they last. Get your sweaters quantity while you can!

Pre-Order Nomadic Knits Issue 6

Nomadic Knits‘ 6th issue takes knitters to Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama. In the location-inspired magazine, find nine designs that show off the unique textures and southern seasons that make these states so special. From socks to tanks to light weight sweaters, this book has garments that you will want to knit and want to wear. Pre-orders are now available, ahead of the February 25 ship date.

CAST ON: Mitered Square Basics by Louise Tilbrook

For those of you who made a New Year’s Resolution to use up your stash, here’s the perfect project: Louise Tilbrook’s Mitered Square Basics. This pattern offers directions on how to transform your yarn leftovers or even full skeins into a seamless, repeating block pattern and then into a blanket. This project is a great way to show off all your favorite leftover yarn from the year or simply serve as a side project that is always waiting on deck for those times you need a break from your other WIPs. While fingering weight yarn is the go-to weight for these types of blankets, the designer includes needle sizing for DK, worsted, and Aran weight as well.