But first, Twitter is a buzz with news that author Celeste Ng is a knitter. Authors are just like us!

LA Yarn Crawl

Mark your calendar for the LA Yarn Crawl happening March 26-29 in and around the Los Angeles County. During the 4-day event, knitters, crocheters, and other crafters will visit the 18 participating yarn shops that stretch from San Fernando Valley to Long Beach to San Gabriel Valley. Visit The Knitting Tree, Wildfiber Studio, The Little Knittery, and more, plus make a stop to visit the Yarnover Truck for a true on-the-go knitting experience. There will be totes, pins, free patterns, events, prizes, and more.

Boston Fiber Fest

In just one week the 3rd Annual Boston Farm & Fiber Festival opens its doors at Boston Public Market to fiber enthusiasts for a one-day festival. Spend the day in the Taproot Lounge, see weaving demos from Harrisville Designs, fall in love with live sheep, and shop a marketplace with 25 regional vendors. No ticket or registration is needed to attend this free event.

New Primrose Yarn

Primrose Yarn has introduced Cottage DK and House Fingering to its catalog of 11 established (and loved) yarns. The two yarns are blended with different fibers – Yak, Silk, and Merino in the DK and Merino and Shetland in the fingering – but both launched with 20 richly saturated solid colorways. The dark undertones of the colorways are mesmerizing and make it hard to just pick one.

CAST ON: Oleander Reversible Hat by Laura Chau

Textured and beautiful, this hat features traveling cables from brim to crown. But not just on the right side. The design offers a reversible element, revealing an entirely different look on the wrong side. Or is the wrong side the right side? Work this hat in worsted weight yarn and you can decide for yourself.