By Hand Lookbook No. 5 Michigan’s Great Lakes

THE MAKERS’ COMMUNITY AROUND MICHIGAN’S GREAT LAKES The fifth issue explores Michigan’s Great Lakes, from the Caribbean blue waters of Lake Michigan, to Mackinac Island in Lake Huron, and on up to the Upper Peninsula and the shores of the deep and mysterious Lake Superior. By Hand chats with yarn dyers Plucky Knitter and Why …

New Classes! New Year!

Welcome 2018! Welcoming January and the new year is one of my favorite times of year. The holidays and their hustle are in the past now and hopefully my Christmas knitting is finished. At some point, the craft room will get a good cleaning and reorganizing.  There are snowed in afternoons to spend with family, friends and pups knitting, spinning and …

Making Magazine

No. 4 / LINES, includes knit designs by Susan B. Anderson, Leila Raabe, Tin Can Knits, Bristol Ivy, Kirsten Johnstone, Andrea Mowry, Mary Jane Mucklestone, Beatrice Perron Dahlen, Rachel Coopey, Norah Gaughan, Carrie Bostick Hoge, and Michele Wang. Other contributions from Catherine Satchell, Elizabeth Miller, Monica Johnson, Emily C. Wolfe, San Ishida, Kristine Vejar, Samantha Hoyt …

The Sock Ruler

The Sock Ruler® (patent pending), is constructed of a heavy duty, yet flexible plastic; an innovative measuring tool for sock knitters that goes inside of the sock, allowing it to lie flat and ensure accurate measurements (both metric and imperial). Easy to use, no tape measure blues!  ….and made in the USA! Knitting from the cuff down, The Sock …

It’s Spinzilla Time!

It’s Spinzilla Time! Two stores partnering together this year with a team – Fibre Benders! Michigan Fibre Studio and Threadbender Yarn Shop are coming together for a great Spinzilla event! What is Spinzilla? Spinzilla is a global event where teams and individuals compete in a friendly challenge to see who can spin the most yarn …

Minnesota 52

Minnesota 52!!! New in the Studio! Minnesota 52 by @irocknits and @justrunknit Cori and Megan invite you to join them in casting on 16 easy to knit, clever designs for the adventurous beginner to the seasoned knitter. Including: * 6 sweater designs   * 2 pairs of socks   * 2 hats    * 2 …

Summer Fibre Fun in the Sun! ?

WEDNESDAY JULY 26 ~ SATURDAY JULY 29TH AT MICHIGAN FIBRE STUDIO! Misha’s Obsessions! Come discover the wondrousness of Mishael Mathias’ creations. You will find color galore on three different fingering weight yarn bases, a DK yarn & three different types of roving. You won’t believe the softness and beauty of the Yakaty Yak line. A blend of …