Build Your Skills at Stitches At Home

Stitches is back for another installment of Stitches At Home. Held over two weekends – January 9-10 and January 16-17 – the virtual event will host 20 educators who will teach everything from knitting to crochet to weaving to machine sewing. There will even be garment design and hand stitching classes. The online classes will be served up in three, four, or five-hour Zoom sessions. There will also be morning coffee meet-ups, sponsor spotlights, and bring and boast finale.

Virtual Destination Knitting: Ireland

Hot off the heels of her Virtual Hawaiian Knitting Cruise, Melissa Leapman has announced her next virtual destination: Ireland. Join the designer and book author on a three-day, virtual weekend exploring the long tradition of Irish knitting. Learn from Irish teachers and designers, knit a reversible cable scarf, and get a yarn dying lesson from Three Irish Girls’ Erin McFarland. Plus, receive a box of Irish goodies and baking ingredients ahead of the departure day. Tickets are now on sale.

Community Over Competition

Join Dear Handmade Life and Ampjar for a free week of online education exploring the benefits of collaboration. From January 11-17, be inspired through a panel discussion, craft brunch, and more to build your brand through marketing initiatives surround by community. You can register now for this free event.

CAST ON: Crystal Cavern Wrap by Katy Carroll

With a whole bunch of fingering weight yarn – 4 different six-pack gradient sets, to be exact – cast on this new wrap from Katy Carroll. Colored lace panels are separated by a solid neutral to create a cool gradient vibe from start to finish. Measuring 22” wide and 100” long, this wrap is lightweight and easy to wrap up in.