Some knitters are starting to consider their project lists for end-of-year gift knitting.Â To help you with those lists,Â look for these books on your LYS bookshelf very soon:
Joelle Hoverson & Anna Williams’ More Last Minute Knitted Gifts
Mags Kandis’ Gifted: Lovely Little Things to Knit and Crochet
Anna Hrachovec’s Knitting Mochimochi: 20 Super-Cute Strange Designs for Knitted Amigurumi.Â If you’re in the NYC area July 11th, attend the launch party at Brooklyn General Store to see some of this adorableness in person.
We’re in the throws of World Cup, and the season of National Holidays. No matter who or what you’re celebrating, make sure you have a knitted flag to wave:
The Stars & Stripes
The Maple Leaf Forever
Flag of St. George
If you’re looking for other patriotic accessories, try these:
Flag-themed hats from DROPS
Swiss Flag dishcloth/baby bib
A rather amazing collection of flag design coasters designed by Kathy Murray, available for purchase on Ravelry.
And if you’re more about the football than supporting a specific country, knit yourself an actual football.
Happy Canada Day to our Canadian friends &Â Happy 4th of July to our US friends!