Reach For the Stars

Knit Stars, the virtual fiber conference that delivers knitting instruction from some of the industry’s shining talent, is back this winter for a third installment tour of fiber fun. Kicking off on November 26th, your enrollment will connect you with exclusive instructional videos from prominent designers like Arne & Carlos, Ann Budd, and the duo behind Mason Dixon Knitting. Sign up before April 20th to secure early bird pricing to this one-of-a-kind event.

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Run Don’t Crawl

Knitters in and around Los Angeles are putting on their best hand knits to get ready for the LA County Yarn Crawl that kicks off today. Through Sunday, April 22nd, knitters will travel between 26 yarn stores – yes, 26! – where at each shop you can pick up a pin, opt to purchase a commemorative tote, check out free patterns, enter to win prizes, join in on a trunk show, and enjoy special discounts on gorgeous yarns, patterns, and supplies. Participation is free and open to even those who don’t call LA home.

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Put A Bird On It

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If you have ever “oohed” and “ahhed” over an Arne & Carlos knitted bird, now is your chance to knit one with the designers. In their most recent blog post, the knitting duo shares a free knitted bird video tutorial. In about just 2 hours you, too, could have the first bird of what we suspect will be an entire flock.

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Cast On: Sparkle Cardigan by Joji Locatelli

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Temperatures might be rising, but it’s always sweater weather for us knitters. Which is why we’re casting on Joji Locatelli’s brand new Sparkle Cardigan pattern. A seamless garment, knit from the top down, this lightweight cardigan features allover eyelets and a casual fit silhouette. It’s a perfect transitional weather wardrobe staple, and can quickly dress up an outfit when you go from day to night.

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