Yarn Spotlight: Lion Brand Yarns Heartland

In many parts of the world, winter is still in charge (whether we want it to be or not), but other places are warm. If you’re looking for a yarn that could be used in any climate, try Lion Brand Yarns Heartland. This made-in-America yarn is great for any project, whether you want warmth or […]

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Love Your LYS: Purl Soho

New York City’s Purl Soho is co-owned by sisters Joelle Hoverson and Jennifer Hoverson Jahnke, and good friend Page Marchese Norman. Editors and stylists in past lifetimes, they bring to Purl Soho a passion for pure, natural fibers and exceptional design. —Sara Dudek What is it like to make it your life’s work to curate […]

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Put your needles down. You don’t really need to knit another scarf this season. Instead, get started on that cowl project that you have always wanted to try. Not sure which one to choose? We’re here for you! Our editorial staff is shouting out five cowls to knit – with differences in finished size, gauge […]

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Event Overview Interweave Escapes is a unique way for knitters to come together, learn from a knitting expert and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow devotees in this intimate, retreat-style event. For our Inaugural event, Interweave Escapes is traveling to beautiful Lake Tahoe to enjoy a exclusive and rare opportunity: We will be staying at the luxurious Sunnyside […]

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Mastering “At the Same Time” Instructions

For newer knitters, the phrase  “at the same time” often strikes fear into the heart. These dreaded words appear whenever two actions have to happen at once, such as shaping a neckline and an armhole at the same time. I think part of the fear comes from a distrust of our own knitting knowledge. That […]

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Designer Q&A: Kathy Zimmerman

Kathy Zimmerman, an accomplished knitter, teacher, and nationally recognized knitwear designer, is the owner of Kathy’s Kreations, a yarn shop specializing in quality handknitting yarns and accessories. Her love of cables and texture is featured on the cover of Interweave Knits Spring 2017 with the gorgeous Narragansett Gansey! —Sarah Rothberg Assistant Editor, Interweave Knits When […]

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POW: Dean’s Cardigan by Amy Gunderson

Amy Gunderson delivers a knockout knit with her Dean’s Cardigan, found in knitscene Spring 2017. This cardigan features bottom-up construction, applied pockets, and (my personal favorite) applied elbow patches. If you like elbow patches as much as I do, consider making more of these quick-knit appliques and adding them to your favorite garments. Amy enhances […]

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Urban Knit Collection – Join Us Behind the Scenes

I love to give readers peeks behind the scenes into the book development process. From initial concept to writing and sample knitting to technical editing (tech editing for those in the biz) to photography, design, and layout, many months go into the production of a book before it hits store shelves. At the pattern development […]

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It’s National Library Month, crafters—time to celebrate reading and the community spaces that libraries provide for so many activities! Libraries collect all kinds of resources for the public to borrow, enjoy, and return for other patrons. They’re the ultimate symbol of neighborhood sharing. How can crafters use and support their local libraries? Borrowing This is […]

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