Pre-OrderSpring Titles Plus New Classes!


books and magazines

Spring Pre-Orders

These upcoming releases are sure to be some of the most-coveted publications this spring. Make sure you get a copy by reserving yours today!

strands of joy

Strands of Joy by Anna Johanna
shipping late February

Another beautiful book from Laine, 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. Image © Laine

 

pom pom quarterlyPom Pom Quarterly Issue 36: Block Party
shipping March 1

The first issue of 2021 is inspired by quilts and honors the resourcefulness, practicality, community, and design elements traditionally associated with this textile-based practice. Expect patterns that embrace improvisation, are the perfect home for treasured mini skeins, and mimic the comfort of a much-loved quilt. Image © Pom Pom Quarterly

 

by hand: in the cabinBy Hand Special Release No. 2:
In the Cabin
shipping March 15

Discover a variety of perfect projects for fireside crafting. Discover a new love for flannel in the form of a sewn capelet or puff quilt. Try your hand at counted cross stitch with a sweet cabin scene from Pigeon Coop Studios, or cast on a new knitting project from Anne Hanson, Andrea Hungerford or Hannah Thiessen. Image © By Hand 

 

making 11: dawnMaking No. 11: Dawn
shipping late April

Brimming with over 20 projects and tutorials and contributions from 21 talented artists. This beautiful issue will add spring to your step for 2021!
Projects to knit, sew, quilt, weave, embroider, crochet, needle felt, plus recipes and more. Image © Making

 

 

New Classes with Michele!

Michele Lee Bernstein, a.k.a. PDXKnitterati, has this whole Zoom teaching thing down to a science. You'll have a blast as she shares her love of yarn, texture, and fun techniques that make small objects sing. (photos © PDXKnitterati)

tink drop frog classTink, Drop, Frog:
How Do I Fix This?
March 13 from 10:30am-12:30pm

How to fix (and notice!) common mistakes in your knitting. This is an essential class for new knitters who want to be more self-reliant and pump up their knitting mojo. You will learn to read your knitting, pick up dropped stitches, unknit stitch by stitch (tink), tear out rows (frog), and more.

 

braided wristlets classBraided Wristlets:
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!

 

log cabin knitting classLog Cabin Knitting:
Garter Stitch Squares
April 10 from 10:30am-12:30pm

Knitted log cabin squares take inspiration from their quilted cousins. Once you know how to make them, you can take off in many directions! We’ll start with the simple garter stitch log cabin square, then discuss the many ways you can use and adapt these squares to make them your own.

 

elongated stitchesYO? YO! Fun and Fancy
Elongated Stitches
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 lessonsZoom 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.