Summer Sock KAL

Hello, lovelies! Last week I casually pondered out loud on Instagram that we were thinking of having a sock KAL over the summer, and being the fantastic and enthusiastic bunch you are, you responded with a big YES. It was music to our ears because as you probably already know, we love socks.

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Designer Resources

Designing knitwear is, in our opinion, one of the most rewarding and fun things you can do. Whether you are dreaming of a career in knitwear design, or want to design your own clothes, it can feel a little overwhelming when you are starting and leave you wondering where to begin. To help, we decided to put together a list of resources to help.

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Contracts, samples & royalties - and an update on our financial situation

Hi lovelies! Hanna Lisa here, for yet another little glimpse behind the scenes at Making Stories. I’m writing this on a Friday afternoon after spending the better part of the day engaged in discussions on Instagram around pattern pricing and the value of design work, and I wanted to take a particular aspect of that discussion and share it with you here, on our blog, for everyone to be readable.

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Whinfell WIP’s

One of the things we love is seeing how you take one of our designs and make it your own. One of the patterns you seem to come back to again and again is Whinfell, the colorwork yoke sweater by Jennifer Steingass from our very first book, WOODS. There have been some beautiful versions popping up on Ravelry lately so I thought it would be fun to share them with you!

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Where In The World Is Making Stories - Farm To Cable Yarns

Welcome, to this second instalment of Where In The World Is Making Stories! Today, we are heading to Canada to visit our stockist Dale who runs Farm To Cable Yarns. With a passion for natural fibres and a commitment to running her business with eco-friendly, ethical and sustainable practices, Dales stocks yarns from all over the world from yarn produces who share their ethos and values.

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Making Stories Magazine

As I'm writing this, we are just a few days from closing pre-orders on Issue 1 of our new Making Stories magazine, and it's been such a fantastic week. The idea for starting the magazine came from a desire and a need for change. Over the past two years, Hanna Lisa and Verena had created some truly amazing work.

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