Jackie Larson Bread is a Native American beadworker who has been beading her entire life. She is a member of the Blackfeet tribe in Montana and concentrates her work on traditional bead weaving techniques and projects. Jackie’s beadwork has received more than 100 awards, including Best of Classification at the prestigious Indian Market in Santa […]

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Is anything as inspirational as stars in the heavens? For eons, humans have found art in what they see in the night skies. And jewelry artist Roger Halas has long turned the stars and outer space into amazing designs and pieces. He’s also a science fiction buff (and writer) which lends a special slant to […]

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Crochet Art: Painting with Yarn

It was thanks to a girl that Pat Ahern learned both knitting and crochet. He wanted to impress someone he had a crush on by giving her a handmade item, so he asked his mom to teach him. He didn’t get the girl, but he did fall in love with needlework. It wasn’t an easy […]

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Pattern Play: Achieving Gauge

Usually when we learn to knit, someone teaches us the basic skills and tells us to practice. That’s a great start, but then we have to learn how to read a pattern. This 7-part series explains how. For this portion of our digital lesson,  Kate Atherley explains exactly how to master the essential part of any […]

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Lessons Learned from Tour de Fleece 2017

At the close of each Tour de Fleece, I enjoy taking a few moments to reflect upon my accomplishments, both the yarns I’ve spun as well as lessons gathered during the ride itself. My first stop is a return to my original project page, where I update any still-missing data, including final yardage counts, grist/YPP, […]

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Craft shows and jewelry trade shows offer great ways to gain exposure and network with fellow makers, but sometimes your core customers are hanging out somewhere else — at a rock festival or microbrewery, for example. In Net Profits: 3 Jewelry Artists Killing It — Pt I, we share how Allison Cimono of RockLove is killing […]

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How to Submit Knitting Patterns for Interweave

Interested in designing knitwear for Interweave’s magazines? (The first step—submit a design proposal.) Or curious about how Interweave produces each issue? Read on for the inside scoop! FAQs for Submissions What magazines does Interweave publish? Interweave Knits is a quarterly publication for all those who love to knit. In each issue we present beautifully finished […]

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Have you tried spinning on a kick spindle (or kick wheel)? In the Spin Off Fall 2016 issue, Carolyn Rivello introduces us to these versatile and portable wheels. They’re easier to use than you might think. When seeing a kick wheel for the first time, everyone asks, “What do you call that?” The second question […]

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Swing Into Summer Crochet Style!

Hammock—the very word evokes images of relaxing on the beach or in a shaded backyard. Along with these images come thoughts of laughter as you watch friends and family try to climb on without rolling off! What would make this experience even better? Perhaps a glass of iced tea atop a coaster on a small […]

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