But first, never underestimate a knitter’s ability to recreate iconic fashions by writing their own patterns. The New York Times takes us on a trip down memory lane in their latest article, ‘The Art of the Reverse Pattern.’

Meet Feather

New from Magpie Fibers is Feather, a fluffy, lace weight yarn that is made of mohair and silk. The 470-yard skeins are hand dyed in over 30 colorways – from neutrals to jewel tones – and ready to mix and mingle with some of your favorite fingering weight yarn to make shawls or sweaters.

Be a Part of Baltimore Craft Week

Artist applications for Baltimore Craft Week are now open. Hosted by the American Craft Council, the online marketplace will feature more than 150 makers from across the country from April 12-18th. If you’re an artist creating work that reflects the diversity of contemporary craft, apply before February 8th.

Join Creative Knitters

Knit Collage has opened membership in its new Creative Knitting community. An extension of its popular knitalongs, Creative Knitters will connect members with a video vault of 70 + instructional videos, a private Facebook group, and personal knitting sessions with a Knit Collage team member. Plus, membership includes a monthly credit to use in the Knit Collage store, fun surprise shopping perks, and early shopping access. Enrollment is open through February 2nd.

CAST ON: Chinese New Year Ox from All About Ami

To celebrate the 2021 Chinese New Year, the year of the ox, Stephanie Jessica Lau has released an adorable, new amigurumi creation. With ox-hued DK-weight yarn, crochet your own ox with the pattern’s step-by-step instructions. Find the free pattern on her website or an ad-free version on Ravelry.