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Make a Lil’ Felt Village

Enrollment for Betz White’s Lil’ Felt Village Make-Along Club is now open. Through February 13th, sign up to embark upon a year-long making adventure where you will learn how to make a complete village of hand stitched cottages and buildings. Each season, pick up a sewing needle to construct three themed structures that will add a touch of sweetness and whimsy to your home decor.

Retreat With Hat Not Hate

Hat Not Hate, Lion Brands’s crafty anti-bullying campaign, has opened registration for their first retreat. Join the Hat Not Hate team from May 15-17 at Club Getaway in Kent, Ct for 3-days of knitting and relaxation. Explore mindfulness and giving, hear from Two of Wands’ Alexandra Tavel, take a crafting workshop, or choose your own adventure with yoga, meditation, hiking, and more.

That Mending Life

Crafty sisters Nina and Sonya Montenegro bring their unique perspective to mending the clothes and belongings we love in their new book, Mending Life. Inside the 224-page book, learn how to extend the life of your garments through patches and darning techniques, while being inspired to change consumption habits, all great lessons for knitters, crocheters, and other stitchers subscribed to the slow fashion movement. The book is now available for pre-order and will be available on March 10th.

CAST ON: Abrazo Fuerte Shawl by Lauren Slagle

This simple, crescent-shaped shawl makes a big impact. Classic stripes are given a touch of texture with strategically placed picots that are unexpected, yet welcomed. Named after a strong hug, this shawl calls for two contrasting colors of DK weight yarn.