But first, see how this group of knitters celebrated the premier of Downton Abbey.

Project Bag Swap

The 3rd Annual Christmas Project Bag Swap is back and all with an active Instagram account are invited! Sign up through September 30 to be paired with another participant. Create or purchase a project bag and send to your partner by October 31st. It’s a fun way to make a new friend and treat yourself to something special this holiday.

Cruise With Laura

Set sail with designer Laura Nelkin from July 24 – August 9, 2020 on a cruise through Norway, Iceland, and Denmark. During the 17-day cruise take in glorious views, participate in planned activities, meet new friends at the group dinners, and knit a brand new design from the cruise host. All cruisers will receive a goodie bag with yarn to knit the cruise project. Registration is now open.

Get Ready For Rhinebeck

In less than a month, knitters from all over the world will make their way to Rhinbeck, New York for NY Sheep and Wool, a festival that has become an industry institution and a bucket list item for most. From October 19-2o fiber enthusiasts will shop wool from an expansive and impressive lineup of vendors, oogle the stars of the show (the sheep!), attend workshops, and hang with friends. Put the finishing touches on your ‘Rhinebeck Sweater’ and find your comfiest shoes because there are donut lines to stand in.

CAST ON: “Ascutney Sweater” by Amy Christoffers

With four colors of bulky weight Pirouette from Berroco, knit this faux-intarsia sweater from designer Amy Christoffers. Worked from the bottom-up, the short row technique is used to create the color work vistas around the body of the pullover. This pattern is available in 8 sizes and for free on knitty.com.