Taking Stock, Knitting Socks

Little League Season is starting, bringing with it kids in white pants, hotdogs, a loud pop as the aluminum bats smack the ball, and hot sun on the grass. For me, it means it’s time for a summer of socks. … Continue reading

Knitting Booktopia!

Clara Parkes' brain is a knitters' National Treasure. The Knitter's Book of Socks gives you all the tools needed to choose the right yarns for your footwear projects, and it's chock-full of patterns by fave sockdesigners like Cookie A, Nora Gaughan and Jared Flood. Continue reading

Knitcircus Spring 2011 Live and BagSmith Giveaway

  Even though the kids have a snow day, it's Spring! Click on over for 21 knitting and crochet patterns previews, more articles than ever and two new videos, all with fresh Spring flair. Want to work up the design? … Continue reading

Warmest wishes for 2011

  I'd like to take a moment to thank everyone who's read or contributed to Knitcircus in 2010; knitcircus moved online in February, and the response has been heartwarming.   We've had exciting additions to the Knitcircus team this year; … Continue reading
December 31, 2010 by Knitcircus

Winter fun.

We're less than two weeks from the Winter 2010/2011 Issue! We've got 19 new patterns for you, plus more techniques from Wendy Johnson, the Choose It and Use It--Hand Dyes article from Nicole Feller Johnson, and a bouquet of surprises, things Knitcircus has never done before! Continue reading

Brilliant Book and Sneak Peek

Shannon Okey's written exactly the book I wanted to read on making a living in handknitting. Informative, honest and warm, her Knitgrrl Guide to Professional Knitwear design is a must-read if you're a designer, tech editor, knitting teacher, podcaster, or dedicated knitter. Continue reading

Eclipse Audiobook Giveaway and more fall cookies

So in the spirit of excitement for Eclipse's release, we're giving away an Eclipse Audiobook, maybe not before the midnight showing, but after the first rush as you knit movie-inspired accessories for the second viewing... Continue reading

Woolly Wormhead’s Twisted Woolly Toppers–Last Stop

Today's a lot of fun because I get a chance to talk about Woolly Wormhead's new book, Twisted Woolly Toppers! Many of you know Woolly from her previous impressive body of patterns,122 listed on Ravelry, and two previous books, Going … Continue reading

Woolly Wormhead’s Twisted Woolly Toppers–Last Stop

Today's a lot of fun because I get a chance to talk about Woolly Wormhead's new book, Twisted Woolly Toppers! Many of you know Woolly from her previous impressive body of patterns,122 listed on Ravelry, and two previous books, Going … Continue reading

Color Knitting the Easy Way and Happy Thanks

Ah, so happy about the Summer Issue; our readers have been so kind with your feedback. And I want to extend grateful thanks to all of our designers, to Cindy, whose fresh layout has brought such nice comments from our … Continue reading