SWAK

Everyone’s favorite yarn swap, FibreShare, is back with another round of pen pal pairings and yarn sharing. Want to get in on the fun? The short registration window opens this Saturday, January 19th. Just add your yarn and craft preferences and the FibreShare team with pair you with another FibreShare participant. Get to know your partner via Instagram before creating a care package full of yarn and other goodies. Then, get a surprise box of goodies of your very own! It’s a great way to discover new yarn and make a new friend.

Get more info about FibreShare and sign up: https://www.fibreshare.org/


MYSTERY SOCK ALONG

It’s time for another Mystery Sock Along with Through The Loops’ Kristen Kapur. Grab your favorite skein of fingering weight yarn and purchase the pattern before the first clue drops on February 1st. Clues will be released every week until March 1st whereupon you’ll have a brand new pair of socks that we can only image will be beautiful.

Get the pattern: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ttl-mystery-sock-2019


READY, SET, KNIT

Put on your best athletic shoes and make your way to Old Town Alexandria in Virginia for their Maker’s Mile event happening January 18-21. Over the course of 4-days, makers will trek between the five creative spaces in the quaint town. At each stop, collect an exclusive enamel pin and make a store-specific craft. Be inspired to make in a new way or make in a new way.

Learn more about the event: https://fibrespace.com/event/explore-the-old-town-makers-mile/


Need a quick project for your weekend? Mina Phillipp of the Knitting Expat has released her London B.Ridge hat pattern, which is a compliment to the sock pattern of the same name and stitch pattern. The hat is knit with DK weight yarn and an intuitive stitch pattern making this a quick and portable project. Plus, the hat comes with an alternative rib option should you want to customize the project to make it your very own.

Get the pattern: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/london-bridge-hat