Your Knitting Horoscope for August 2017
Find some great patterns, tools, and ideas for your knitting in August, according to your zodiac sign’s horoscope for the month.
Leo (July 23–August 22)
Suggestion: Sarah’s Finished Object
August is a great time for Leo to reaffirm your priorities and act on them with confidence. It may be time to go through your WIPs and UFOs, put them in order of importance, and get to finishing them one by one (and perhaps scrap the ones that no longer inspire you).
Virgo (August 23–September 22)
Suggestion: Puck’s Tunic
Virgo’s independence is strong this month, and it is a good time to design your life as you see fit. You’ll be equipped to make enhancements in personal beauty and outlook, so use that to your advantage and knit something for yourself that makes you feel beautiful.
Libra (September 23–October 22)
Suggestion: Ivy League Vest by Eunny Jang
This month, Libra will have to juggle outer ambitions and domestic matters. Confidence is important in August and the general outlook is positive. Start an ambitious project for yourself, or something for a coworker or loved one who has a birthday coming up.
Scorpio (October 23–November 21)
Suggestion: Joni’s Grafting Course
Scorpio’s professional goals take precedence over other things in August. Decide what are your priorities go after them—including well done knits. Give your knits a professional look with snazzy finishing techniques.
Sagittarius (November 22–December 21)
Suggestion: Pendleton Bag
Traveling and education are in the stars for Sagittarius this month. Get yourself some mobile knitting to take on any personal- or work-related trip, or into a classroom as school starts to help you focus.
Capricorn (December 22–January 19)
Suggestion: Knits Gifts 2015
This month will require some juggling and balance from Capricorn. There’s a lot going on, so it’s important to be both assertive and flexible when necessary. If you have started your holiday knitting, it’s okay to jump from project to project and not give 100% focus to one in particular.
Aquarius (January 20–February 18)
This month, Aquarius should focus on career, especially creative people. Focus on your artistic side and let it help you thrive in your work. Yellow is the color to best inspire creativity, so give some yellow yarn a try!
Pisces (February 19–March 20)
Suggestion: Free Pattern Download
Pisces should put others first this month. Haven’t knit something for someone else in a while? Get to clicking for a charity and take pride in using your craft to help others.
Aries (March 21–April 19)
Suggestion: Learn to Knit with Lindsay Jarvis
Now is a good time for Aries to take a break from your own endeavors and help someone else with a project. Help a learning knitter find a beginner project and find joy in seeing them gain confidence in their new craft.
Taurus (April 20–May 20)
Suggestion: knitscene Fall 2017, Karen Frisa’s Article
Keep an eye on your temper this August, Taurus. Gauge tension can greatly be affected by stress, so keep it in check so you don’t end up with a much smaller sweater than you intended.
Gemini (May 21–June 20)
Suggestion: Dots Blanket, Debbie O’Neill, Gifts 2012
Have you been thinking about redecorating your house? Create some handmade pieces to include in your revamp to add a handmade and homey flair.
Cancer (June 21–July 22)
There might be a lot of marriages and births happening around Cancer this month. Family get-togethers and parties will add to the emotional well-being of your family. Create something for newlyweds or a brand new baby to enhance those connections.