But first, see how these women are working out with their knitting. Yes, you can make knitting exercise.

Maker Film Festival

The Story Screen Beacon Theater in Beacon, NY is hosting their first-ever film festival focused on making by hand February 29 – March 1. The two-day festival, curated by Melanie Falick, will host six films and assorted shorts that will inspire conversation why handmaking remains a valuable skill in our modern world. There will also be a pop-up Marker Market featuring local artisans.

Meet Uneek DK

Urth Yarns has released a DK weight variety of Uneek, their self-striping, hand dyed merino. Joining Uneek fingering, sock, worsted, and chunky, Uneek DK boasts 300 yards of machine washable 100% extra fine merino. But, if you’re not into self striping yarn, you can get your needles on Monokrom DK, also recently released. It’s the same 100% extra fine merino but in color palette of brilliant semi-solid tonals.

Leap Day Make Along

Marly Bird is back with another day-long make-along, this time to celebrate Leap Year. Spend the extra day, February 29, knitting or crocheting a wearable, chunky weight project with her and crochet designer Tamara Kelly. The projects are a mystery and clues will drop every two hours between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

CAST ON: Nash Romper by Benja Kirk

Is it just us or do you also have four baby shower invites posted on your refrigerator? Imagine our excitement to stumble upon Benja Kirk’s latest romper pattern. Nash Romper is a sweet one piece roper with a textured panel that runs vertically down the front. With Aran weight yarn, knit this romper in one piece and then seam down the sides. Now, just to pick out the perfect colors.