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In the faded photo below, men will notice the rare Harley-Davidson motorcycle; women will notice the tall man with dark eyes. But the reason I’m posting this image on a jewelry blog is because it shows Miland Suess, one of the most creative makers of jewelry tools for metalsmiths, including high-quality forming pliers. ABOVE: Sterling silver […]

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What Are You Knitting This Summer Solstice?

Happy summer solstice, everyone in the Northern Hemisphere! Today is commonly known as the “longest” day of the year because it yields more hours of daylight than any other day. It’s also the first day of summer! Which is kind of a funny thing, since summer weather and vacations started about a month ago. Oh well, […]

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When packing my bag, I carefully choose my projects: a delicate lace shawl, a simple pair of socks, the tunic-length pullover needing row after row of stockinette. Before I pack anything else, I pop a ball of soft, light-colored, worsted-weight yarn and a pair of needles into the bottom of my tote for the inevitable request. Most […]

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Our 5 Favorite Crochet Patterns for Summer

It’s officially summer! For most people, this is their favorite time of year: school is out, the days are long, and everyone is relaxed and taking things at a slower pace. As DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince say, summertime is the perfect time to sit back and unwind. But just because we’re relaxing […]

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Knitted Undergarments: Knit a Lacy Camisole

Looking for a lacy project to add to your summer knitting queue? Vicki Square’s knitted camisole, which was featured in the May/June 2016 issue of PieceWork, will add a touch of retro elegance to any ensemble. The design takes its inspiration from Edwardian-era knitted undergarments. Here’s Vicki to tell us more: The fashion transformation from […]

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Look what just arrived in the Beadwork office! New sizes and shaped beads, metal stamps and jewelry-making supplies, find you’re next new storage solution and more! Check out the latest from Potomac Bead Company, Starman, The Freckled Pear, Halstead Bead, and Beaducation. You’re not going to want to miss these new beading products. Potomac Bead […]

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Knitscene Corrections 2018

Summer 2017 Boardwalk Top, page 72 In the Back section, after completing the short-row shaping, the neck shaping should be worked as follows: Shape neck: Next row (RS) Work in patt to end, working wraps tog with wrapped sts. Next row (WS) Work 15 (15, 15, 19, 19, 20) sts in patt and place these […]

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“I love seeing students have that ‘Ah-ha!’ moment when they get it,” says jewelry artist and teacher Jeff Fulkerson. “I also love to help people get over their fears and insecurities, because art, in whatever form, should be done for your own pleasure.” He practices what he preaches, too. He’ll tell you that he makes […]

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Hey there, you! Are you a knitter? If you are reading this, I’m guessing you are. Do you also happen to be a freelance writer? If so, please keep reading. I have a proposition for you. Interweave knitting magazines are looking for writers for feature articles. We want to work with skilled writers and fiber […]

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