A Love Letter to Galina Khmeleva & the Orenburg Lace Shawl

One of the best parts of my job as a video producer for Interweave is getting to know the instructors. And by “know,” I mean not simply…

Yarn Blends

The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary

When I first began work on the January/February 2019 issue of Handwoven on yarn blends, I couldn’t help but think about the vegetable lamb of Tartary. I…

Make Cables Pop: Spin the Best Yarn for Knitting Cables

What is the best yarn for knitting cables? In an excerpt from Melanie Smith’s Spin Off Winter 2017 article, “Spin for Cables: How to Make the Perfect…