But first, start your day with some alpaca LOLs brought to you by the incomparable Mochi Mochi World.

Become a Professional Knitter

For those who want to be a professional knitter and pursue work as a sample/test knitter or finisher, The Knitting Guide Association (TKGA) has just the program for you. Unlike TGKA’s Master Hand Knitting Program, which requires candidates to design garments and write patterns, the Certified Professional Knitter program tests a knitters’ ability to interpret instructions and patterns, as well as identify potential pattern errors. Sign up now to begin the three part certification.

Be A More Organized Knitter

From the creators of The Quilter’s Planner, The Knitter’s Planner is a brand new tool that allows you to plan your daily schedule and your WIPs. Inside, find month and week calendar views, project planning pages, reference tools, and even a couple of patterns. This spiral-bound planner is semi-customizable to cater to your organizational preferences and keep your needles clicking in the most organized manner. Pre-order you planner now for a late Fall release.

Knit Across The Pond

The countdown to London’s The Knitting and Stitching Show is on. From October 10-13, 2019, 30,000 crafters will flood Alexandra Place in London to learn, be inspired, and shop. There will be textile galleries, artists in action, dress making studio, and more. Plus, there is a Prosecco Bar to encourage attendees to sip and stitch with friends. Tickets are one sale now.

CAST ON: “Harvest” by Makenzie Alvarez

It’s hard to believe, but winter weather will eventually be here. Be ready with this oversized and cozy shawl from Hanks and Needles’ Makenzie Alvarez. The fingering weight shawl is worked flat and features stockinette, lace, and trendy bobbles that create subtle texture throughout. Now available on Ravelry, cast on this stunning shawl which will be a favorite go-to on those cold winter days.