But first, meet this 15-year-old girl who crochets sweet gift baskets for NICU babies – all while fighting her own battle with cancer.

Learn About Yarn Substitution

Toronto’s Yarns Untangled is hosting a virtual webinar with Kate Atherley on June 30th at 7:00 pm. During this chat, learn how to determine the best yarn for a pattern in terms of texture, drape, and coloring. The lecture will be followed by a Q+A. All are welcome to this free chat, but a donation to Black Lives Matter Canada is encouraged.

MollyGirl Goes Unplugged

Released earlier this yarn but even more relevant today, Unplugged from MollyGirl is a new line of all-purpose yarn designed to be budget-friendly, especially when it comes to knitting sweaters. Available in worsted weight Unplugged and fingering weight Unplugged Lite, the 100% Peruvian Wool is hand-dyed in MollyGirls’ palette of bright and bold totals. Unplugged is available in 50g skeins, 100g skeins, and bags of 6 100g skeins, which retail at $9, $16, and $90 USD respectively.

Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl 2020

It’s the same, but different for this year’s Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl planned for September 11 – 13. Plan for a fully virtual weekend of tours of the nine participating yarn shops – including Lofty Lou’s and Knits & Knots – take digital classes, and shop exclusive yarns and trunk shows from your couch. A full calendar of events will be released soon.

CAST ON: Mums The Socks by Meaghan Schmaltz

New from designer Meaghan Schmaltz, Mums The Socks is a toe-up sock that features fun, textured v’s that travel from toe-to-cuff. Choose to knit this identical pair of socks with your favorite sock yarn, but solid or tonal colorways work best to show off the cool pattern that you will quickly memorize as you work.