Introducing the Knitty 10th Anniversary Swift

The Knitty® 10th Anniversary Swift story, as told by Amy Singer, Editor of Knitty®

In 2005, Knitty® and TOM BIHN collaborated to design what we think is the ultimate knitting bag. So when we reached our milestone 10th Anniversary, it seemed fitting to celebrate it with a special-edition Swift! The Knitty 10th Anniversary Swift has the same ultra-functional features you know and love, but in a brand-new color combination, just for us! The outer color is brand new: it’s ballistic nylon in a deep raspberry purple called Aubergine. The reverse side features sleek Steel grey ballistic. Inside, the pockets are lined with Wasabi, and the included Stuff Sack matches the lining. And to top it all off, our special 10th Anniversary Logo is carefully embroidered onto each bag on the Aubergine side. We love how these colors look together, and have been carrying our prototypes around to envious glances from knitters everywhere.

This special-edition bag will be available only through TomBihn.com for a limited time, and only in the configuration shown. It’s special, it’s just for Knitty®’s readers, and once it’s gone, it’s gone.

Amy Singer, Editor of Knitty magazine

Knitty 10th Anniversary Swift

In stock and ready to ship within one business day. $100. Visit the 10th Anniversary Knitty Swift page for more details and photos.

The embroidery of the 10th anniversary logo on the Knitty® 10th Anniversary Swift is incredibly detailed and intricate. Not ones to settle for anything less than perfection, we went through several rounds of designs and embroidery tests before we settled on this, the final version. That’s why the 10th Anniversary Knitty Swift is $100 (the Swift is $90.)

We will introduce more bags in Aubergine, our new color of U.S. 1050d high tenacity ballistic nylon, soon. Stay tuned.

In stock: Tri-Star Packing Cubes

Tri-Star Packing Cubes
Tri-Star Packing Cube, Large, with a Medium and Small on top.

Tri-Star Packing Cubes (packing cubes designed specifically to utilize the space inside of our Tri-Star travel bag) are back in-stock and ready to ship.

In stock: Aeronaut in Black/Steel, Black/Iberian

Thanks to our factory crew, the Aeronaut in colors Black/Steel and Black/Iberian is in stock a month ahead of schedule. Other colors of Aeronaut will ship by mid-September though two colors, Navy/Wasabi and Navy/Iberian, will ship by mid-October.

Aeronaut in Black/Iberian

In stock: Citizen Canine, Clear Quarter Packing Cube, more

Thanks to our factory crew, the following bags are back in stock and ready to ship within one business day.

Travel Tray, all colors, including Wasabi

Citizen Canine, all colors, including Black/Wasabi

Side Effect, all colors

Packing Cube Backpack (Tri-Star/Western Flyer), all colors, including Wasabi

Yarn Stuff Sack, all sizes and colors, including Wasabi

Ristretto for 11″ MacBook Air, all colors, including Black/Wasabi

Clear Quarter Packing Cube, all colors, including Wasabi

TOM BIHN convertible packing cube backpack
Packing Cube Backpack (Tri-Star/Western Flyer) in Steel.

In stock: Packing Cubes, Empire Builder, Shop Bag, more

Thanks to our factory crew, the following bags are back in stock and ready to ship within one business day.

Horizontal Brain Cell in Size 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina
Vertical Brain Cell in Size 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina

Empire Builder, all colors

Co-Pilot, all colors, including Black/Wasabi

Aeronaut Packing Cubes, all sizes

Shop Bag, all sizes and colors, including Wasabi

Clear Organizer Pouches in all sizes and colors, including Wasabi
Dyneema/nylon Organizer Pouches in all sizes and colors, including Wasabi

Dyneema/nylon Organizer Pouches - TOM BIHN
Dyneema/nylon Organizer Pouches: Large (Steel), Medium (Wasabi), Small (Iberian), Mini (Ultraviolet)

17+ Bags for the 15″ MacBook Pro Retina

Smart Alec backpack for the 15" MacBook Pro Retina
The Smart Alec in Black/Black/Wasabi with the 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Vertical Brain Cell.

Now available and ready to ship are over 17 different bags designed to protect and carry the 15″ MacBook Pro Retina.

The full list:

The 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Horizontal Brain Cell will clip securely inside of the:
Ego messenger bag
Super Ego messenger bag
Tri-Star convertible carry-on travel bag
Western Flyer convertible carry-on travel bag
Empire Builder briefcase
Zephyr briefcase
ID messenger bag

Zephyr briefcase with the 15" MacBook Pro Retina Brain Cell
Zephyr briefcase with a Size 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Horizontal Brain Cell clipped inside.

Horizontal Brain Cell hard-sided laptop case for the 15" MacBook Pro
The Size 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Horizontal Brain Cell.

The 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Vertical Brain Cell will clip securely inside of the:
Smart Alec backpack
Brain Bag backpack

The 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Horizontal Cache will fit in the:
ID
Ego
Super Ego
Tri-Star
Western Flyer
Zephyr
Empire Builder
Aeronaut

The 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Vertical Cache will fit in the:
Smart Alec
Brain Bag
Synapse

Synapse backpack and the 15" MacBook Pro Retina

Cache sleeve for the 15" MacBook Pro Retina laptop
The Cache, Vertical, for the 15″ MacBook Pro Retina.

Cadet checkpoint friendly briefcase w/the Size 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina Cadet Cache

Checkpoint Flyer checkpoint friendly briefcase w/the 15″ MacBook Pro Checkpoint Flyer Case

Synapse fits the 15″ MacBook Pro Retina

We didn’t think it would fit, but it was one of those things we had to try to make sure, and it’s good we did: the 15″ MacBook Pro Retina, inside of the Cache protective laptop sleeve sized for the 15″ Macbook Pro Retina, fits inside of our Synapse backpack.

By the way: the Synapse is now in stock and ready to ship in all colors (Steel Dyneema/Steel Dyneema, Navy/Ultraviolet, Navy/Iberian, Olive/Steel, Conifer/Steel, Indigo/Steel, Black/Iberian, Black/Ultraviolet, Black/Wasabi, Black/Steel)

TOM BIHN backpack for the Apple 15" MacBook Pro Retina

TOM BIHN Synapse backpack fits the 15" MacBook Pro Retina

In stock: Synapse, Ristretto for 13″, Citizen Canine + more

Thanks to our Seattle factory crew, the following bags are in stock. Order before 12:30pm PST and they’ll ship same day; after 12:30pm PST, they’ll ship the following business day.

13″ Ristretto for MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, all colors, including new color Black/Wasabi

Citizen Canine, all colors except for Kiwi/Ultraviolet, which ships in 3-4 weeks

Synapse in Steel Dyneema/Steel Dyneema, Conifer/Steel, Black/Steel, Black/Iberian, and Black/Ultraviolet. (All other colors will ship very soon.)

Horizontal Brain Cell, Size 6X

Packing Cube Backpack (Aeronaut), all colors, including Wasabi

TOM BIHN Synapse in Steel Dyneema/Steel Dyneema
The Synapse in Steel Dyneema/Steel Dyneema.

In stock: 15″ MacBook Pro Retina Brain Cells

Thanks to our Seattle factory crew, the Horizontal Brain Cell for the 15″ MacBook Pro Retina and the Vertical Brain Cell for the 15″ MacBook Pro Retina are in stock and ready to ship within one business day.

TOM BIHN: Brain Cell Laptop Case for the Apple 15" MacBook Pro Retina
The Horizontal Brain Cell with our 15″ MacBook Pro Retina inside.

TOM BIHN Brain Cell Laptop Bag for the Apple 15" MacBook Pro Retina
These Brain Cells were designed specifically for the dimensions of the Apple 15″ MacBook Pro Retina.

TOM BIHN Vertical Brain Cell Laptop Sleeve designed for the 15" Apple MacBook Pro Retina
The Vertical Brain Cell for the Apple 15″ MacBook Pro Retina is designed to clip securely inside of our Smart Alec and Brain Bag backpacks.

Introducing Travel Stuff Sacks

Travel Stuff Sacks

TOM BIHN Travel Stuff Sacks

Our Travel Stuff Sacks serve a variety of purposes: they stow and compress items like down/polyfill jackets and vests (constraining them to a smaller amount of space), they can be used to separate dirty clothes from clean clothes, and some folks prefer to use them for packing clothing that doesn’t need to be folded (like underwear — we don’t fold our underwear — do you? On second thought, let’s not go there).

TOM BIHN Travel Stuff Sacks

The shape of our Travel Stuff Sacks is a little different than what you might expect: the bottom isn’t square nor is it round. Rather, it’s an elongated or flattened circle, or oval — this shape is pleasing to the eye and helps make the Travel Stuff Sacks pack efficiently in bags like the Aeronaut and Synapse.

TOM BIHN Travel Stuff Sacks Made in USA

Travel Stuff Sacks are available in four sizes: 1 (very small – very light down vest), 2 (small – very light down jacket), 3 (medium – down jacket), and 4 (large – all of the above). Each size is available in a variety of colors — great for those of you who like to organize/pack by color (“I keep socks in the Wasabi Travel Stuff Sack and underwear in the Steel Travel Stuff Sack”).

Travel Stuff Sacks are made from our 200 denier Dyneema/nylon ultralight rip-stop fabric produced especially for us in Japan and dyed in our own custom colors; they cinch shut with a drawstring closure and cord lock.

Travel Stuff Sacks in four colors

Available for order now and in stock and ready to ship within one business day. $14 – $20.