We are 10 and you get to share the fun with us!
In this issue of Knitty, we are premiering special limited-edition Knitty 10th Anniversary schwag.
In 2005, Knitty and Tom Bihn collaborated to design what we think is the ultimate knitting bag. So when we reached our milestone 10th Anniversary, it seemed fitting to celebrate it with a special-edition Swift!
The Knitty 10th Anniversary Swift has the same ultra-functional features you know and love, but in a brand-new color combination, just for us! The outer color is brand new: it’s ballistic nylon in a deep raspberry purple called Aubergine. The reverse side features sleek Steel grey ballistic. Inside, the pockets are lined with Kiwi, and the included clear-bottomed Stuff Sack matches the lining.
And to top it all off, our special 10th Anniversary Logo is carefully embroidered onto each bag on the Aubergine side. We love how these colors look together, and have been carrying our prototypes around to envious glances from knitters everywhere. To read more about the Swift and see more pictures of its many features, visit TomBihn.com
This special-edition bag will be available only through TomBihn.com for a very limited time, and only in the configuration shown. It’s special, it’s just for Knitty’s readers, and once it’s gone, it’s gone.
A Jennie the Potter Knitty Anniversary Mug!
Amy and Jennie became friends on a big boat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but Amy was a fan of Jennie’s beautiful, functional pottery long before that. Amy’s kitchen cupboards boast an enviable collection of Jennie the PotterÂ mugs, each treasured and, most importantly, used daily.
For this project, Jennie took the 10th Anniversary theme and ran with it, adding iconic elements like Amy’s Grandma’s needles and, of course, rabbits. 10th Anniversary bunting and chocolate cake make this a mug to bring a party to your morning hot beverage every day. Every mug is unique: thrown, painted and carved by Jennie’s own hands. She’s offering them in two colorways: Amy [soft blues and greens] and Jillian [jewel tones]. Clever girl.
There are just a very few mugs ready for shipping now…and she’s taking pre-orders for shipment later this fall. As Jennie says, “Handcrafted pottery takes time.” Place your order now, and don’t miss your chance!
And just for extra fun-times, this issue of Knitty has aÂ Knitty themed crossword.
Can you finish it? In pen? Can you spot the 12 Knitty patterns hidden in the answers?
Whether you’ve just started reading Knitty or have been around for the whole 10 years – Thank You! We couldn’t have done it without our readers!