The Big Wool Show

The team from Melbourne Yarn & Fibre Fest brings you The Big Wool Show, a virtual festival happening July 17-20 in the comfort of your own home. The four-day festival will host a series of speakers ranging from Happy Hank to Yarn Trader, as well as showcase over 50 vendors to keep your stash full. To join the festival, head over to to watch videos of speakers and “stallholders” starting Friday.

Meet Homestead Worsted

New to the Primrose Yarn Co lineup is Homestead Worsted, a 3-ply, worsted weight yarn now available in over 20 bright and playful colorways. The local mill spun yarn is a 100% American Superwash Wool ready to take on your sweater and shawl game one 150-yard skein at a time.

Pitch to Ply

Ply magazine is now accepting submissions for their upcoming Autumn 2021 issue surrounding the theme of consistency. If you strive for consistency as a spinner and have an article-worthy idea about a tool, best-spinning practice, or wool that helps achieve that, let Ply know. Article and/or project submissions for the publication are due by September 1st.

CAST ON: Korbyn Top by Taiga Hilliard Designs

With light fingering weight yarn, knit this flow top that features a simple yet stunning eyelet yoke. Use a summer fiber like bamboo, silk, cotton, or linen to give this short sleeve top a true Summer feel that you will want to wear often. Available in six sizes from 28”-52” bust, this top calls for 550-990 yards of yarn.