But first, become the official pattern designer for the Unravel Fest. Knit and crochet pattern submissions for the festival’s guide book are due today.

Knomad Yarn Open For Wholesale

Knomad, the new line of bare yarn bases for dyers, has launched its wholesale business. US and Canada based fiber businesses can now register to purchase any of Knomad’s 15 yarns at wholesale pricing. With yarns ranging from fingering – bulky weight and made from wool to man-made fibers, there is a yarn type for anyone wanting to start or expand their dye business.

Bang Out A Sweater

Mason Dixon Knitting is back again to Bang Out A Sweater during the month of February. Like the name implies, this friendly initiative will challenge knitters to knit a sweater from start to finish during the month of February. This year, the project is Jen Geigley’s Main Squeeze Cardigan, which made it’s first appearance in MDK’s Field Guide No.12: Big Joy. Knit with super bulky yarn (the designer used Rowan’s Big Wool) and size US 11 and 13 needles, this sweater has a great chance of being in your wardrobe rotation come March 1st.

Knit a Shawl With Knit Collage

Knit at your own pace and learn a new skill or two, with a free Bonfire Shawl class from Knit Collage. Structured as a free, online class, knitters can register at the Knit Collage website and will be emailed instructions on how to access classes. Bonus of this class? You’ll receive a resource with all of the other free patterns from Knit Collage.

CAST ON: Into The Woods Scarf + Snood by Melody Hoffmann

Choose to knit a scarf or infinity cowl with Melody Hoffmann’s new In To The Woods pattern. With Aran weight yarn and some colorwork details this accessory offers a cool, statement look to any outfit. Plus it adds a ton of warmth.