IN THIS ISSUECHECK
A roundup of new yarns, pattern books, buttons and bags, plus an update on a knitting initiative for Rwandan women.
The brightest reads this season include a quartet for the crochet crowd.
DO YOU HAVE A NOTION?
Daryl Brower clues you in on the latest tools, helpful gadgets and smart accessories to upgrade your needlework.
DESIGNER Q & A
Designer and sizing expert Mari Lynn Patrick on the future of the art and the origins of her passion for fashion.
Get the group scoop on how to collectively create an heirloom for a baby shower.
THE RESULTS ARE INIT TAKES TWO
See the winning entries in our "Blankets for Babies" contest.
Let the fun begin in the perfect cozy creations for outdoor play—and après.
IT'S A WRAP
Crochet is hipper than ever. Take cover in chic pieces appropriate for any occasion.
CABLE READY: TESTING 1, 2, 3
What's on tonight? A trio of easy-to-make, casual classics for the entire family.
One-of-a-kind tiny togs offer a warm welcome to the world—and to the crafter's art.
Update your look without breaking the bank.
TWICE AS NICE
There's nothing cuter than a pair of matching sweaters for a tot and teddy bear.
IN GOOD TIME
We did the math: The Ultimate Knitting Machine helps you make garments in just an hour, a weekend at most.
This afghan à la Dalmatian was inspired by the fireman's best friend.
LEARN TO KNIT
Follow our simple steps and you'll be knitting in no time.
Mastering the basics is as easy as 1-2-3.
Yarn Buying Guide