10 Best Breweries Near Interweave Yarn Fest

Peanut butter and jelly. Peas and carrots. Chips and salsa. Yarn and beer. Some things were just made to go together. If you’re in town for Interweave Yarn Fest, I know it’s tempting to stay at the hotel with your crafty friends and revel in all the fabulous yarn and fiber. But northern Colorado is […]

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Interested in knitting classic Fair Isle sweaters? This article from knitscene, Fall 2005 is a great overview of how to work stranded knitting. Stranded knitting involves working two or more colors on one row of a pattern. It isn’t much more complicated than knitting or purling in one color, but it can produce some really […]

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Designer Q&A: Amy Gunderson

Amy Gunderson is a longtime contributor to all of Interweave’s knitting titles. Amy is the creative director at Universal Yarn and an independent knitwear and crochet designer. She’s a super awesome lady and we love her designs. We asked her some questions about her knitting journey and here is what she told us! When and […]

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POW: Planting Cardigan by Kristen TenDyke

Kristen TenDyke, author of No-Sew Knits, introduces knitters to her innovative seamless construction style with the Planting Cardigan, found in Love of Knitting Spring 2017. This cardigan is worked from the top down with unique shoulder and back construction that lets you knit the set-in sleeves seamlessly with the body. Yes, you read that right! […]

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Yarn Review: Cormo Wool

Cormo is a special breed of sheep developed in the 1960s in Tasmania by I.K. Downie. Downie bred Corriedale with superfine Saxon Merino sheep to achieve high fertility, fast growth, and heavy fleece weight. Cormo sheep are medium-sized compared to other breeds, which means they consume less food and generally require less maintenance than other […]

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Interweave Yarn Fest 2017 is almost here! Get to know our instructors in this blog series leading up to the big event. In this installment, Lily M. Chin provides background on what keeps her making. The best part? She cannot settle on just one method in which to be creative. Lily is one of our favorite “bi-craftual” […]

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Knitscene Corrections 2010

WINTER/SPRING 2010 Conifer Shawl, page 85 Conifer corrected here. Ninebark cowl, page 65-66 VEST and COWL Please read all the way through the pattern instructions first. Begin your project at the BACK section, where you cast on stitches to make the vest back. The vest is knitted from the bottom-up. Instructions for the cowl section […]

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Welcome to the Long Island Yarn Crawl

Ahhh… fiber festival season. And yarn crawl season. And crafting season? Well, it’s always crafting season here at Interweave! But for many of you, it truly is that time of year when emerging from the winter cocoon means making new friends while on the search for fiber fabulousness. While we will be celebrating the Interweave Yarn […]

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I’m back with a few more podcast suggestions to keep you crafting! This selection is close to my heart because I have a very real obsession with history. I love listening, learning, and skipping all the way to the nearest person to share the fun facts I’ve gathered. 1. Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell New […]

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