IN THIS ISSUECHECK
Discover what's new under the sun for knitters and crocheters—the latest yarns, the best pattern booklets.
SHEEP TO SKEIN: HOW WOOL YARN IS MADE
Betty Christiansen explores the process of creating our favorite fiber.
Stretch out with something good to read from our diverse selection.
BLANKETS FOR BABIES CONTEST
Do a good deed! Pick up your needles and stitch an afghan for a deserving little one.
DESIGNER Q & AKNIT ONE, BEAD ONE
Get up close and personal with Gitta Schrade, the creative genius behind the New Zealand yarn company Naturally.
Give anything knit by hand that special touch with bead-dazzling embellishments. Deborah Abrahams shares her expertise.
TOP IT OFF
These tun-in-the-sun tunics and tees leave a lasting impression.
STARS IN STRIPES
Outfit the entire family in easy-to-do pullovers with sorbet-colored bands.
Ships ahoy! Whip up these ultracool tops in the latest lightweight yarns.
LET THE FUN SHINE
Jump-start the summer with spiffy styles for spirited kids.
Easy-crochet basics and accessories in sandy shades will take you to the beach and beyond.
THE WHITE WAY
One sweater with five yarn variations equals stunning looks just right for the season.
SHH! IT'S A SURPRISE
Boys and girls alike will delight in these party-perfect knits.
Pint-sized projects with plenty of pizazz are perfect for beginners.
Learn to Knit
Learn to Crochet
The Last Stitch