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By Hand Lookbook No. 7: British Columbia’s South Coast.

The latest volume of By Hand is here! By Hand is a series of lookbooks, a magazine of sorts, where each issue focuses on a city or region. The subject matter is the makers of that community, the designers, hand-dyers, yarn companies, and fiber artists that both shape and draw inspiration from the place they call … [more]


Laine Magazine, No. 6.

Last week, we welcomed another beautiful new issue of Laine Magazine. Laine Magazine is a publication out of Finland, a knitting and lifestyle magazine with a love of natural fibers and handicraft as its focus. It’s only a couple of years old, but it already has quite a following, and a reputation for beautiful designs and … [more]


Knitting Traditions.

Another new publication has landed on the teacart here at the shop. Take a peek inside the latest issue of Knitting Traditions. Knitting Traditions looks at the craft from a historical perspective, focusing on techniques and styles from all over the world and across time. This issue features stories about knitting for women’s voting rights … [more]


Pom Pom Quarterly: Autumn 2018.

The Autumn 2018 issue of Pom Pom Quarterly is here, and going fast! We have a limited number of copies and have already been informed that this new issue is sold out, so we can’t get any more – Pom Pom has a big success on their hands with this one! Pom Pom is a beautifully … [more]


Interweave Knits.

The latest issue of Interweave Knits arrived today, a reminder that Fall is getting closer! The theme of this Fall 2018 issue is cables, and I spotted a couple of intricate cabled garments made with yarns we carry here at the shop. The luxurious wrap above is shown in Shibui Drift, a worsted spun, worsted … [more]


Vogue Knitting.

Another magazine showed up this week with a mustard yellow sweater on the cover – must mean fall is coming! Let’s take a look inside the latest issue of Vogue Knitting. The intricate textured yoke turtleneck on the cover was designed by Norah Gaughan for Kelbourne Woolens Andorra, a sport weight wool and mohair blend. … [more]


Knitscene.

The Fall 2018 issue of Knitscene arrived this week! As the days get hotter, I start to fantasize about cooler days, though they’re months away. Magazines like this, full of woolen sweaters, can be a nice retreat from the heat of summer if it doesn’t happen to be your favorite season. I spotted some of … [more]


Amirisu, Issue 16.

The latest issue of Amirisu is here! The first thing I noticed as I unpacked this new issue was its larger format – Amirisu has grown, and they’ve made great use of their larger pages! Amirisu is a bilingual knitting magazine from Japan, each issue filled with patterns, articles, and interviews. Amirisu provides a glimpse into … [more]


By Hand Lookbook No. 6: Blue Ridge Mountains.

The latest volume of By Hand is here! By Hand is a series of lookbooks, a magazine of sorts, where each issue focuses on a city or region. The subject matter is the makers of that community, the designers, hand-dyers, yarn companies, and fiber artists that both shape and draw inspiration from the place they call … [more]


Laine Magazine, No. 5.

The other day, we welcomed another beautiful new issue of Laine Magazine. Laine Magazine is a relatively new publication out of Finland, a knitting and lifestyle magazine with a love of natural fibers and handicraft as its focus. This issue is only the fifth, but already, it’s developed quite a following, such that we had a … [more]