Monthly Archives: January 2024

Episode 376: Getting Cozy in the New Year

We’re back from break! In this episode, Lee and Stacey catch listeners up on their personal projects as well as all the amazing new yarn, product, and pattern releases that have come out since we last recorded. Andi joins them to discuss 2023 New Year’s Goals and how well they succeeded (or didn’t), and they also chat about their 2024 goals.

Plus, Stacey and Lee share a bit behind the scenes of our latest cables collection, Homestead Cables! It was an incredibly fun photoshoot with animal friends who stole the spotlight. 

Mentioned in this Episode

Subversive Cross Stitch

Lee’s favorite movies of 2023

Lee’s Andean Treasure Cardigan (Ravelry link)

Lee’s Andean Treasure Cardigan (Instagram)

Andean Treasure yarn …

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Where does Knit Picks alpaca fiber come from?

At Knit Picks, we love to have a close connection with our sources of beautiful yarn, and we view it as one of the many benefits of cutting out the middleman. Our hands-on approach starts from the beginning of the manufacturing chain. Our Peruvian partners have the highest values of sustainability and a focus on community which is evident in their work. Their dedication to their flocks, shepherds, and sustainable practices are woven into the yarns that are sold to you.

One example of the efforts made by our Peruvian partners is the …

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Our 2024 Craft Goals

Artful graphic illustraion of a person knitting a scarf

Happy New Year! We’re busy planning our crafts for 2024 and have some ambitious goals! Many of us are aspiring to get our number of WIPs under control, but there are also plans for developing new skills and trying new things.

I once again resolve to finish some of the sweaters I have on the needles, and also my first crochet sweater that I started in December, and to start new projects with yarn I ALREADY HAVE, and …

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Free Downloadable January 2024 Calendar

Happy New Year! And happy January! To start off the year, we have your free monthly calendar wallpapers. Enjoy these January 2024 wallpaper images (free download for you!) — featuring a variety of blues and grays with Fluff of the Andes Bare, Woolen Cotton Dolly Heather, Curio #3 Sagebrush and Ciel, Lindy Chain Clarity, Dishie Dewdrop, High Desert Tweed Stargazing, Wonderfluff Ombré Wonderland Heather Ombré and Stroll Tweed North Pole Heather.

How to get the Wallpaper:

To get the free downloadable calendar background of your choice (smart phones, tablets, or desktop computers), simply click on the image of your choice to go to the full-size photo. For desktop, right click the image and “Save As”; for smart phones and tablets, tap and hold to “Save Image”.

If you try to save the calendar without opening the full image you will get a WebP file. Please be sure to click on the image before …

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