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July 19, 2024: MDK Summer Camp (Sold Out)

A beloved MDK tradition returns for a third year. On July 19, we’re heading back into the Craft Hut for a brand-new virtual summer camp.

What’s it going to be? Basketmaking with Anne Weil. Yes, baskets. Registration is now closed, but please keep an eye out for more events coming your way.

August 9, 2024: Color Explosion Shawl: Virtual Workshop with Cecelia Campochiaro (Sold OUT)

One of our most popular in-person workshops is now a virtual class. Cecelia Campochiaro put marling on the map.


Are you curious about hand-sewing? Would you love to have beautiful clothes, custom made for you—by you? Do you have a kit from The School of Making that you’re excited about—and also a little scared to get started on?

If so, we’ve got great news. On September 6, 2024, we’re hosting a virtual workshop with the one and only Natalie Chanin. Read all about this incredible virtual workshop and sign up here.


coming next YEAR! March 14-15 2025: Nash Yarn Fest

A gathering we’ve dreamed of hosting for years in Nashville. A beautiful market in a welcoming, state-of-the-art space. The music of Nashville. Workshops with beloved teachers. And—best of all—time and space to enjoy the company of fellow knitters. Sign up for Snippets here to stay up to date on Nash Yarn Fest and all MDK happenings.



July 12, 2024: History of Knitting with Franklin Habit: A Virtual Event

On Friday, July 12, we welcome the one and only Franklin Habit, one of the most delightful writers, illustrators, and humans we know.  Bring your knitting, and get ready to laugh, learn, and enjoy yourself at this lighthearted, lavishly illustrated talk.

The subject? Franklin takes us back to the 19th century, to explore a fascinating turning point in knitting history.

June 21, 2024: Sock Tips and Tricks: A Virtual Workshop with Fatimah Hinds

Knitting a sock is pure magic. We’re thrilled that Fatimah Hinds is joining us to share her best secrets for making beautiful socks. A perfect introduction if you’re new to socks, and plenty of tips and tricks for the seasoned sock knitter. Details here for this three-hour Zoom class on June 21, 2024.

Your order confirmation email will include a link to a PDF with the Zoom meeting link and a coupon code for 15 percent off all the special yarns featured in MDK Field Guide No. 27: Sock Odyssey—while supplies last!

May 31, 2024: Zoom with Fatimah Hinds

Big fun: we’re celebrating the arrival of MDK Field Guide No. 27 with a virtual launch party. Our special guest: Fatimah Hinds, whose four sparkling designs are the star of this Field Guide. Please join us on Friday, May 31, noon-1:00 p.m. Eastern. It’s free!

June 8, 2024: MDK Open House in Nashville

Can you be in Nashville on June 8? You’re cordially invited to MDK World Headquarters for an open house to kick off a summer of knitting. Shopping, snacks, and a bunch of happy knitters to hang out with—what could be better?

Date: Saturday, June 8
Time: 9 a.m-2 p.m.
Address: 441 Atlas Drive, Nashville, Tennessee

This is a free event.


Patty’s Favorite Knitting Hacks Virtual Class

Please join us on Friday, May 10, 2024, for an afternoon with Patty Lyons as she digs into her bag of tricks and shares her favorite knitting hacks. From cast on to bind off and everything in between, we will learn the true secret to happy knitting. This will be a virtual workshop on Zoom.

Holiday Open House AT MDK

On Friday afternoon, December 8, 2:00-6:00 PM, we’ll be opening the doors of our beloved Nashville World Headquarters for festive shopping and togetherness, just in time for the holidays. The team is hanging the gnome garlands and firing up the Li’l Smokies crockpot for this one! This event is open to all.


One of our favorite artists and makers, Jan Quarles, is coming to MDK World Headquarters in Nashville for two days of in-depth workshops, December 9 and 10.


This event is sold out. Stay tuned for more virtual workshops, we’ve got lots of plans! First notice of new events goes to MDK Field Guide Subscribers, and then to our Snippets email mailing list. 

’Tis the season for knitting wee cute things—together! Join us for a virtual workshop with the queen of gnome knitting, Sarah Schira. On Friday, November 3, on Zoom, Sarah will guide us through making Gnoah, the little guy who started gnome-mania. The kit—included with the class—is irresistible.

Keep an eye on your Snippets newsletter each Saturday. We’re working on events in Nashville And virtual events that WILL be good fun.

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