Blog Archives for category News

Craftsy Sold to Comcast NBCUniversal

Craftsy, the online video tutorial and supplies marketplace launched in 2011, has just announced its sale to media giant Comcast… Continue reading »

Interweave Wants To Talk About Your Balls

The thing I’ve called a skein my whole life? Other people call it a hank. The thing I call a… Continue reading »

The Value of Knitting for an Afghan Refugee

The short documentary Stitches is the story of a man who finds peace in knitting—after establishing a life in exile… Continue reading »

How much does a shopkeeper earn?

Owning a yarn shop is the dream of many knitters. What’s not to love? Spending all day knitting, chatting with… Continue reading »

You can help make the Leave Me Alone Sweater a reality!

A photo of the Leave Me Alone Sweater has been making the rounds on Facebook, and designer Ruth is working… Continue reading »

Shanell Papp’s Crochet Anatomical Skeleton

You guys LOVE totally grotesque things rendered in fluffy yarn form. Canadian artist Shanell Papp gave an interview about her… Continue reading »

What Should I Knit?

The Raverly pattern database is awesome, but it’s also a major source of decision fatigue in my life. Thousands of… Continue reading »

A Cooper Hewitt Exhibition to Check Out

If you live anywhere near New York City, or are planning a trip there early next year, check out Scraps:… Continue reading »

Neighborhood Fiber Co. Unity Shirts

With the current political climate in the U.S. and abroad, we at Neighborhood Fiber Co. wanted to create a graphic… Continue reading »

The Warm Hug of Repetition

Most of the time when I finish a knit item I feel like that pattern has been checked off my… Continue reading »