Name Skacel’s Color of the Year

Now through January 24th, submit your name choice for Skacel’s Color of the Year. The colorful coral hue will be making an appearance on five HiKoo yarns, along with the winning name. Top 10 name entries will be revealed on January 29th and the winning name will be announced on February 8th. And, of course, an awesome prize pack awaits the winner.

February Ami-Along

Get ready for Valentine’s Day with this month’s Ami-Along featuring Valentino and Violet the Cats. You don’t have to be a member to join this monthly crochet-along – just purchase the pattern, supplies, and cast on. Share your progress pics and ask questions in the CAL’s forum and be entered to win one of many prizes.

Get the Twisted Stitch Sourcebook

Brand new from designer Norah Gaughan, Twisted Stitch Sourcebook is the essential guide to adding twisted stitches to your hand knits. Inside the 272-page book, find over 125 stitch patterns, tutorials, and 15 garment patterns to test your twisted stitch skills. The conversational, easy-to-understand instruction will boost confidence and might even inspire you to try designing your own garment.

CAST ON: Bear Brooch by DongLai

Sometimes you just need a sweet little project to cast on and make in a day. Create these Bear Brooches with your favorite yarn of choice and an appropriately sized crochet hook to add to your bag, pin on a sweater, or share with a friend.