Win it! Knit it!
The kind and creative folks over at Quince and Co. have offered us a copy of their first pattern book – Wool Book One as a giveaway for KnittyBlog readers.
They are also offering a 10% off discount in their shop for our readers! Use the code: KNITTY between September 14, 2011 and September 28, 2011 to get 10% off of your total purchase. The code is good for one use per reader.
The usual rules apply for our giveaway: Leave a comment on this post before midnight, eastern time, on Monday, September 19, 2011. A comment will be chosen at random to answer a skill testing question. If s/he answers correctly s/he will win our prize.
Thank you Quince & Co.!
Pictures that make our day: a portrait of the kilt and sarong parade at the recent West Coast Men’s Knitting Retreat, held in Washington State.
High concept knitwear is still warm and comfy.
Up and coming knitwear designer Kevin Kramp is showing a new collection of knitwear as part of Milan Fashion Week 2011 this month.
The designer isn’t afraid to play with color and texture, and his pieces have an amazing sculptural quality to them, yet still being very close to their origin and inspiration – “ordinary” knitting.
Even if you’re not into high fashion, the slideshow of his pieces on the Italian Vogue Magazine website is fascinating.
A splendid day for all!
A craft group in Dublin Ireland recently held a “HandmAid” day to raise funds for famine relief in Somalia. There were sales, classes, a crafting circle, and tea and treats. The event was a rousing success, and over 5000 Euro was raised.
Pretty website for pretty string!
Our friends at Lorna’s Laces have just relaunched their website. More drool-worthy than ever before!
I bet you did not know that September is National Hat Month in the US.
If you’re not sure what to wear, we have a few suggestions….