Help Fund Radicle Threads Magazine

Radicle Threads, an organization that aims to empower voices of Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Melanated People (BBIMP), has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help publish its new online and print magazine. Radicle Threads Magazine will be a safe place for BBIMP and focus on crafting, food, and microfilming communities through designs, recipes, maker stories, poets, and more. Founded by three members of the fiber community – Shobha Nadarajah of Serendipitous Wool, Elisabeth Desamour of Desamour Designs, and Caroline Dick of Caroline Dick Designs – the Kickstarter is almost 50% funded with 25 days to go.

Road Trip Through Maryland

Join Road Trip Mystery for its newest mystery knit along that features a virtual trip through Maryland. Starting on April 17th, cast on the triangle-shaped shawl that is a tribute to the state’s landmarks and historical events. Over the course of the three-month KAL, receive two sets of directions at each “stop” of the journey – one from each of the pattern’s designers, Cynthia Spencer and Valerie Reed. Pick up a yarn kit at a participating LYS and get ready to hit the road.

Sew A Project Bag

Learn a new skill with Fancy Tiger Crafts. Join the Denver-based craft store’s Virtual Drawstring Project Bag class on April 8th, where you will learn to make a beginner level pouch bag with interior pockets and drawstring closure. Class fees include two hour virtual instruction and the fabric materials needed to create the bag.

CAST ON: Solace Crop by Kristen Finlay

Get ready for Spring and cast on this open cardigan from Kristen Finlay. Use DK weight yarn to work this cropped layering piece from the top down. Positive ease and dropped shoulders give Solace Crop a flattering fit, while its basket weave pattern gives it an interesting texture. Knit this cardigan in one of six sizes with 920-1380 yards of yarn.