CAST ON

The Shawl Queen, Ambah O’Brien, has release a new top-down, triangle shawl just begging to be cast on. Pull out your favorite speckle skein and get to work on this modern classic. Marinna plays to the current color and fade trends, while offering time honored lace patterns and familiar shawl shape.

Through July 3rd, 2017 save 20% when you purchase the pattern on Ravelry. No code needed.

Get the pattern:  www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/marinna


FOR THE SHOP TABLE

Here’s a conversation starter for your next knit night: spies from both World Wars used knitting to communicate super secret information. This will make you look a little closer at that afghan grandma made you.

Read the story:  www.atlasobscura.com/articles/knitting-spies-wwi-wwii


KNITFLIX AND CHILL

With a long weekend upon us, now is a great time to pop on Netflix and finish those looming WIPs. Relive your 90s with 6 seasons of Party of Five, or rewatch Stranger Things in anticipation for Season 2’s debut in October. Or check out something new.

See what’s coming to Netflix:  www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/netflix-original-series-tv-shows-movies-2017


TEXT YOUR KNITMOTIONS

PostStitch’s popular Knitting Emoticons are now available as a Sticker Pack for iPhone and iPad Message. Now you can text your KFF (Knitting Friend Forever, of course) all your knitting emotions, like when you drop a stitch or have to frog a project. And don’t worry – PostStitch assures us they’re working on making these available for Android users.

Download and learn how to use them: www.poststitchknittingblog.com/2017/06/09/how-to-use-our-iphone-knitting-emoticon-sticker-pack/


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