Welcome to the Interweave Blog

Welcome to the Interweave Blog! Below, you’ll find the most recent articles from across the Interweave site on knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, beading and jewelry making! These expert articles discuss a variety of topics including trending patterns and designs, expert advice and how-tos, and the latest in craft products, such as books, videos, and more!

Summer nights can be chilly! When the sun starts sinking slowly in the west, it’s time for the crochet shawls to come out to play. If you’re looking for a summer accessory you can complete in no time, you’ll definitely want to check out the Summer Breeze Shawl kit. This cuddly wrap will be done […]

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May 22, 1843 About 1,000 people, 1,000 head of cattle, oxen, horses, and wagons left Independence, Missouri, for Oregon. The trek, about 2,000 miles (3,219 km), took five months. Here’s the needlework connection to this date: The Oregon Trail, pioneers, and wagon trains—these words conjure up romantic images. The reality, however, was far from romantic—it […]

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Ask Madelyn: Different Types of Warping

I’ve heard you say some things about this in past Ask Madelyns, but I’m finding it hard to decide what warping method would work best for me. I have a new Schacht Baby Wolf loom, and I’ve downloaded several warping articles from Handwoven. But I’m unsure which one to try. Martha Hi Martha! Generally, there […]

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I heart anything SLK (close friends and family lovingly refer to Susan Lenart Kazmer as SLK), and apparently you do, too! She’s a wealth of information AND highly entertaining. Whether you take a class with her in person or one of our workshops, your brain will hurt from the creative overload! (It’s a good thing.) […]

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Trends: Inspiration & Design: Symmetry

Inspiration is often the initial spark and certainly a large part of the creative process, such as Betty Stephen’s Barcelona (shown above). There is an underlying unity in the kaleidoscopic patterns of the natural world. Some call these patterns sacred geometry; I call them nature’s underlying intelligence. They are hard to ignore once you start […]

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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. On September 6-9, 2018  Interweave Escapes is traveling to the  beautiful Deschutes River in Oregon to enjoy an exclusive and rare opportunity: We will be staying […]

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If you’re searching for some new beading products or design inspiration, look what just arrived at the Beadwork office from TierraCast, BeadCats, and Cherry Tree Beads. You’re not going to want to miss these great finds! TierraCast’s Spot & Whiskers Mini Collection Add a little whimsy to your jewelry wardrobe with these cute dog and […]

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