Your Knitting Horoscope for May 2017

What you should knit this month,
according to your May horoscope


Taurus (April 20–May 20)

This is the month for you to try new things.
Learn a new technique and dive into a project that calls for your new skill.

Suggested pattern: Climbing Rose Henley by Cassie Castillo from Interweave Knits Fall 2014.


Give steeking a try! Learn how in Interweave Knits Fall 2016.


Gemini (May 21–June 20)

Your career will be the focus this month, so knit something that makes you feel
confident at work, whether your work is at home or in an office.

Suggested pattern: Drafter’s Cardigan by Bonnie Sennott from knitscene Spring 2017.


Get your boss lady on!


Cancer (June 21–July 22)

Things may be shuffling around on you this month,
so choose a project that can go with you anywhere, doesn’t demand high
concentration, and can bring you back to your center amidst chaos.

Suggested pattern: Shredded Cowl by Jenny Williams from knit.purl Fall/Winter 2015

Quick, easy, and gorgeous!


Leo (July 23–August 22)

Your finances will be prosperous this month, so treat yourself
and splurge on luxury yarn for that accessory you have been wanting to knit.

Suggested pattern: Anna Cowl by Sarah Wilson from knit.wear Spring/Summer 2016

The Anna Cowl is knit with nine balls of Zealana Luxuria Air Laceweight yarn.


Virgo (August 23–September 22)

People and elements in your life will be cooperative this month,
so be bold in your choice, knowing the experience and outcome will be positive.

Suggested pattern: Elevé Pullover by Sarah Hurwitz from knitscene Summer 2015

Make a statement!


Libra (September 23–October 22)

Everything around you will demand equal attention in May.
Pick a project that calls for low concentration.

Suggested pattern: Quick Finish Jacket by Alexis Di Gregorio from Love of Knitting Fall 2016

Stress-free knitted garments for the win.


Scorpio (October 23–November 21)

Teamwork is important for Scorpios this month. Become part of a charity
knitting project and team up with some folks to create with others in mind.

Suggested pattern: A Sign of Affection Hat from knitscene Accessories 2013

Click here to find a charity that will love your handcrafted item!


Sagittarius (November 22–December 21)

This month calls for you to be a nurturing figure. Knit a gift for a wee one in your life.

Suggested Pattern: Schoolwalk Cap by Cindy Newhouse from Interweave Knits Holiday 2016

Find more projects for little tykes in the 2016 special issue of Interweave Knits Holiday!


Capricorn (December 22–January 19)

Patience on your part will be important in May. Find something
with repetition to help you get into a soothing groove.

Suggested Pattern: Wishbone Sweater by Allison Jane from Love of Knitting Fall 2016

Mmm, wishbone cables.


Aquarius (January 20–February 18)

Family is important this month. Start a project you can share with them or that
other knitters in the family can help you with to build bonds.

Suggested Pattern: Rivers Blanket by Margaret Holzmann from Interweave Knits Summer 2016

What a fun family project!


Pisces (February 19–March 20)

Family and bold actions are in focus for you in May. Take a chance on a
family member who has shown interest in your craft and teach them
with a fun beginner project knit-along.

Suggested Pattern: Manganese Cowl by Betty Change from knitscene Winter 2013

Everyone can make one!


Aries (March 21–April 19)

This month, you are the master of what you put your mind to.
Commit to knitting something challenging and you’ll end up with a great finished product.

Suggested pattern: Ropemaker Pullover by Ashley Rao from Interweave Knits Fall 2014

Oh! Looks challenging, but you can do it!

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