But first, check out this electronic pattern service that simplifies reading patterns. Automatically change stitch counts in a pattern according to your size, keep track of your pattern progress, and easily access tutorial videos in this cool offering from Cast Away Yarn Shop.

Join The Secret Santa Sock Swap

Registration for La Mercerie’s Secret Santa Sock Swap is now open. This fiber sharing event pairs you with another sock knitting enthusiast who you will swap a surprise package with. By December 16th, you must send your partner a package with tools and festive surprises to knit a pair socks. Packages must include at least 100g of sock weight yarn and cannot exceed a $75 retail price tag. Registration is open through October 30th.

Meet Ranch 02: Forbes

The latest offering in Brooklyn Tweed’s ranch-specific, breed-specific collection is Ranch 02, a worsted weight American Rambouillet from Forbes Ranch in Kaycee, Wyoming. This 3-ply woolen fiber is lightweight and bouncy and is now available in 9 earthy colorways inspired by the ranch’s sweeping landscape. The limited-edition yarn, which goes on sale today online and in retailers across the country, highlights and supports American ranches, while celebrating quality stewardship of wool from care of the sheep to dying and every step in between.

Register For Craftication

Registration for Craftcation, a four-day business and makers’ conference, is now open. Join hosts Dear Handmade Life from April 15-19, 2020 in Ventura, California for a weekend of crafting, community, and creativity. Expand your craft with over 65 presenters and 225 workshops designed to teach a new skill, improve your messaging, and soothe your soul. Come with anxious hands and leave with inspiration and support from the engaged Dear Handmade Life community.

CAST ON: “Mellow Kitty” by Casapinka

With the same whimsical signature as her beloved shawls, “Mellow Kitty” is the latest from designer Casapinka. The cropped, shortsleeve tee has a color work yoke featuring a panel of kitten faces, stripes, waves and even fish. “Mellow Kitty” is worked from the top down and calls for 600-1400 yards of fingering weight yarn. The pattern goes on sale today via Revelry and yarn kits will be available for purchase at Junk Yarn’s Indie Untangled booth this upcoming weekend.