Virtu-wool Fiber Fest

Virtu-wool Fiber Fest is now accepting applications for the next virtual makers’ market. Happening October 31-November1, the weekend’s Trick-or-Treat theme encourages indie-dyers to treat viewers to a behind the scenes view of their yarn. Show off how you dye, where it comes from, or demonstrate a cool tip. Apply now for your spot on the weekend roster.


Northbound Knitting invites you to join their Fall KAL kicking off on October 1st. To participate, choose to knit any Northbound Knitting pattern or cast on with any Northbound Knitting yarn. Post pictures of your project in the NBK Ravelry group or on Instagram with #Fall2020NBKAL to be eligible to win KAL prizes.

Warm The Line

Warm the Line is a grassroots effort to encourage all voters to head to the polls this November. Knit or crochet warm weather gear, including hats, cowls, scarfs, and masks, that will be gifted to those who will be waiting in potentially long (and cold!) lines. Send your knits to one of five participating northern yarn shops who will distribute to those in need.

CAST ON: Pressed Flowers by Amy Christoffers

Combine two colors of DK weight yarn to create this pretty triangle-shaped shawl adorned with allover floral detail. Use slipped stitches to create textured flowers that span the entire 72” wrap. Pressed Flowers is written for one-size yet is easily customizable.