Once per quarter Stacey Trock rounds up news from the yarn industry and in the spring of 2020 most of the news revolves around COVID-19 cancellations as well as the ingenuity and innovation the crisis has inspired in yarn-based businesses.
Knitrino is a new app that aims to disrupt the knitting pattern world by integrating all of the information a knitter needs including row-by-row pattern instructions, a progress keeper, a note-taking feature, and a colorwork option that shows color charts in the knitter’s selected yarn colors.
The Australian bushfires are severely impacting creative small businesses during the busiest tourist season of the year. We talk to a yarn store, cupcake shop, wedding photographer, and illustrator to find out how they’re getting by.
Catch up on what’s happening in the yarn industry including increased fragmentation, boycott lists, ‘craft dabbling’ and fundraisers for Australia in our latest yarn industry news update from Stacey Trock.