Football player learns to knit, world marvels. I’ll say this: he has good taste in yarn.
Next up in SpaceCadet’s series on yarn colors: Understanding variegateds.
I’m enjoying this fun Twitter account: “WhatShouldIKnit“: it makes suggestions, random combos of projects and yarns and techniques. Silliness ensues.
You should knit a striped Great American Aran Afghan in eyelash yarn.
— What Should I Knit? (@whatshouldiknit) November 24, 2015
The Canadian Military is looking to recruit knitters. The Canadian military considers the hand-knit Izzy doll an important part of their kit when they are overseas on peace-keeping missions.
For the past two decades, Canadian soldiers and health care workers have given out more than 1.3 million of the tiny toys to children in worn-torn countries and regions affected by natural disaster.
Organizer and knitter Shirley O’Connell is appealing to the public to make dolls so that they can be given to the thousands of Syrian refugee children who are expected to arrive in Canada by the end of the year.
Want to work in yarn? Ontario-based indigodragonfly is hiring an assistant for their dye studio.