5 Knit Gifts to Start and Finish Before Christmas

We’re right in the thick of the holiday season, with Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas looming around the corner. Now is the time when folks get frantic…

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Join Interweave Escapes in Leavenworth, Washington!

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…

Pattern of the Week: Ellen Saddle Gansey

The Ellen Saddle Gansey from Wool Studio 101 is a great cozy sweater for those chilly winter days. The garter-stitch panels on the front and sleeves add a…

12 Tips on Stone Setting and More from the Artists in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist

The jewelry making projects in 5+ Ways to Set Stones are among my favorites. Besides being pretty, elegant, or surprising, they all feature gems or other elements…

All About Plying with Judith Mackenzie

Why ply? Judith MacKenzie offers a long list of very good reasons in her classic video The Gentle Art of Plying (2009, Interweave). Plied yarns can balance…

This Week in History: Jane Austen and Her Needlework

December 16, 1775: Beloved author Jane Austen is born. Jane Austen and her work, both literary and needle, continue to fascinate. She has a substantial fan base…