By Hand Special Release No. 2
If Snow Days are your best days, you’ll love cozying up to By Hand's second special edition: In the Cabin. Travel through snowy woods, across frozen ponds, and discover the secret pleasures of this slow season. Through this Special Release, you’ll discover a variety of perfect projects for fireside crafting.
Brooklyn Tweed Ranch 03
Raised in the mountain meadows of Colorado, the wool of Ranch 03: Campbell-Hansmire is Merino with a capital "M". Rancher Julie Hansmire has been lovingly tending and thoughtfully breeding her flock for nearly 30 years, honing her sheep's fleeces into wool of astonishing quality. Ranch 03’s 5-ply worsted spun construction yields a round, smooth sport weight yarn.
Embody by Jacqueline Cieslak
ETA: Early April (pre-order available)
Jacqueline Cieslak empowers makers of a wide range of sizes and abilities to create their own clothes as a practice of intimacy with their bodies. Embody unites Jacqui’s sewing and knitting expertise in a capsule collection of highly customizable patterns designed to be made and worn together. Build a handmade wardrobe to honor your body and your creativity with this collection as your guide.
Making No. 11 Dawn
Release: 4/23/21 (pre-order available)
Making is a biannual themed publication of projects for knitters and makers. The act of making helps to connect us to the past, knowing that many craft skills were practiced daily out of necessity. We also connect to our present, as we stop to slow down and enjoy the work at hand. And at the heart of creation is the future.
Strands of Joy by Anna Johanna
ETA: Late April (pre-order available)
This is the second print run on another popular Laine publication! Featuring 20 versatile colorwork patterns, including sweaters and cardigans as well as a dress, a hat, and a kid's pullover. The patterns are worked seamlessly from the top down. Cast on a soothing two-color project or meditate in complicated knits that require you to stay focused.
Laine 52 Weeks of Shawls
Release: 4/30/21 (pre-order available)
52 Weeks of Shawls is a unique look into contemporary shawl knitting. The designers behind the patterns come from all around the world. This collection showcases an exceptionally wide range of yarns, techniques, and levels of difficulty and also includes two crochet designs. It is a true encyclopedia of shawls, a future classic for decades to come.
Herringbone Braids and Beyond
March 27 from 10:30am-12:30pm
It’s all about the braid. These cuffs are a workshop in stranded color knitting and braids. Featuring: Latvian herringbone braids, half braids that resemble chain links, and half braids that resemble twisted rope. Choose three colors and get knitting!
YO? YO! Fun and Fancy
April 24 from 10:30am-12:30pm
Dress up your stockinette stitch! Double and triple wrapping creates long stitches with lacy effects that are impressive to the eye, but not as hard as they look. In this class, you’ll work a sampler of novelty stitches, including ones used in many of Michele's fabulous patterns.
Zoom Private Lessons
with our in-house expert Elinor
You choose the topic and the time!
Need help with a project? Having trouble with a pesky pattern? Angry at lace in general for ever being invented? Get a 30 or 60-minute session custom-tailored to cover exactly what you need. Zoom sessions start at $15 for 30 minutes.