Canceled: 2020 NY Sheep + Wool Festival

A favorite event among fiber enthusiasts, NY Sheep + Wool has canceled its October festival in Rhinebeck, NY due to COVID-19 concerns. In its place, a virtual festival is planned for October 17-18. The Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Growers Association festival committee will reveal details as they come available. Most importantly, who’s creating the famous donut recipe for us to make at home?

MT Studio Seeking Designs

Madeline Tosh is looking for fresh new designs for its new MT Studio. Independent knit and crochet designers are encouraged to submit 1-3 skein project ideas using yarn from the Madeline Tosh collection and the available 150 colorways. Designers chosen will receive yarn and promotion from Madeline Tosh, but will maintain rights to the pattern.

Quince’s Summer Shawls Are Here

Quince & Co welcomes summer with their annual celebration of shawls. In its 8th year, the collection offers seven shawls, each made by a different design, that have modern elements with a timeless look. Download the ebook now to receive all seven patterns or choose to purchase them individually as they release one-by-one every few days through July 2nd.

CAST ON: Veter Shawl by Life Is Cozy

Fingering weight merino and lace weight mohair are combined to make this cool, lightweight v-shaped shawl. Alternating stripes – each with its own pattern and texture- keep this pattern interesting and needles clicking. Choose two contrasting colorways (you’ll need under 500 yards each) to knit this shawl that is easy to wear and customize to fit just right.