But first, make room in your schedule for tonight’s yarn substitution webinar with Kate Atherley starting at 7:00 pm.

Get a Leather Dumpling Pouch

We are big supporters of stashing a bag within a bag to help organize our WIPs. So imagine our excitement for the potential of a bag within a bag within a bag. From Twig & Horn, Leather Dumpling is a 4” long zipper pouch designed to fit and keep safe your tiniest of notions and fit inside most project bags . The palm-sized pouch features a leather zipper pull for convenience and practicality. Leather Dumpling pouches are now available in a soft brown leather color.

Knit More Hats

Hat Not Hate – an anti-bullying campaign poised to raise awareness through the distribution of donated handmade blue beanies – has extended their donation deadline through September 1st. Help the Hat Not Hate team reach their 100,000 hat goal, by knitting or crocheting a blue hat. Drop your finished hat at one of the drop-off locations around the country or send it to Hat Not Hate HQ at Lion Brand Yarn Co., 140 Kero Road, Carlstadt, NJ 07072.

Apply for an Affiknity Scholarship

If you or someone you know has never attended a fiber retreat, nominate them for Patty Lyon’s Affiknity retreat happening virtually from September 11-14. One winner will be chosen to attend the retreat free of charge and receive the opportunity to take classes from Norah Gaughan and Patty Lyons, sit in on a talk by Bristol Ivy, receive retreat patterns from Kate Atherly, Norah Gaughan, and Mary Jane Mucklestone, attend events, and more. Applications are now being accepted.

CAST ON: Mile Forward by Mara Licole

We may not be able to have our feet pampered and polished these days, but we can still keep them pretty. Cast on this pretty pair of ankle height socks to keep your free cozy and looking their best while you work, school, or play at home. The sock features a geometric, lace pattern that climbs from to cuff, a Fleegle heel, and wedge toe shaping.

The designer used The Wool Barn’s Cashmere Sock, but you could use Anzula’s Squishy or Knit Pick’s Stroll.