Meet Colorwheel Yarns

Have you been dying to dye your own skein of yarn? Or perhaps you’re looking for just the right yarn to help launch your own indie dye business. Meet Color Wheel Yarns, a new supplier of blank yarns for hand-dyers and hobbyists. Available in five yarn options – ranging from fingering to worsted weight – choose to purchase just 1 hank or a bundle of 10. Each skein comes undyed and ready to take on whatever color you imagine.

Enter the Amigurumi Celebrations Design Contest

Through November 30th, submit an original amigurumi crochet design of a person or animal showing off your favorite celebration or an official worldwide holiday. Use your hook and yarn to celebrate Thanksgiving, get hitched, or go on an egg hunt. Whatever you imagine, submit 3 photos of your finished object by November 30th for your chance to be named one of three big winners or seven runners up.

Get The Power of Knitting

New from economist and knitter Loretta Napoleoni, The Power of Knitting explores the hidden power of knitting. The book travels through time, describing knitting’s relevance in the midst of social, economic, and political changes. Read how women used it to leverage influence, how it became a communication method in World War II, and was used to protest climate change. Read about then discover the soothing qualities knitting has on our bodies and minds as you work through one of the book’s ten simple projects.

CAST ON: Dumpster Fire 2020 by Kino Knits

Knit this holiday ornament from Kino Knits to commemorate the year that many are calling a dumpster fire. The pattern, which is written to accommodate fingering, sport, DK, and worsted weight yarns, is knit flat in several pieces and sewn together. But unlike the world unraveling around us, this dumpster fire has a silver lining: join Kino Knits from October 24 – November 7 for a Dumpster Fire KAL.