But first, learn about Amble’s sabbaticals, which pairs creative professionals with a National Park for a unique opportunity for both to learn, grow, and recharge.

Tour Argentina + Uruguay with Bristol Ivy

Designer Joji Locatelli is taking an indefinite break from work-related travel, but that doesn’t mean she’s stopped accepting visitors. From January 24 – February 3, 2020, join Bristol Ivy, Bella Filati, and Longmont Yarn Shoppe on a tour of Argentina and Uruguay where you will knit with Joji! Plus, dye yarn with Malabrigo, meet the makers behind Manos del Uruguay, and knit your way through these inspiring countries. Register now for a spot on this tour, which we think will sell out quickly.

Pre-Order Stephen West’s New Book

The third title in Stephen West’s “West Knit Best Knits” collection has a scheduled release date of September 21st, but you can pre-order your copy now. Number 3Shawl Evolution features 13 shawl patterns that chronicle the designer’s journey from clean-lined everyday piece to vibrant marled statement pieces. The book features a mix of previously published and new patterns, but each iconic to the designer.

The Traveling Menagerie

Kerry Loud, the designer and author behind Edward’s Menagerie: A New Collection will kick off her UK-based book tour on September 23rd. At each of the 18 stops, get your book or kit signed, hear about the author’s creative process, and get help with your crochet techniques. Freebies and prizes will be available, especially for those who bring a finished #edsanimals to show off.

CAST ON: “Felix Cardigan” by Amy Christoffers

This cardigan by Amy Christoffers of Savory Knitting is a staple, must-have for any wardrobe. Quite possibly the perfect Sweater Weather sweater, this worsted weight cardigan is knit from the top-down and features a comfy, boxy fit with an unexpected eyelet motif incorporated into the raglan sleeve increases. This cardigan is available in five sizes and calls for 700 – 1100 yards of yarn.