For more on brazing, see Brazing 101: Hot-Connecting Copper Jewelry Joins Without Soldering. What are you soldering or brazing, today? Take a pic then share on one of our social sites tagging with #solderingsaturday. Get these hot-connection resources today in our shop!

Read More >

Knitters and crocheters typically spend days (or months, or even years) working on a single garment. Whether we give away the sweater or keep it for ourselves, the finished object should fit its intended recipient, and it should make the wearer feel beautiful/handsome. This doesn’t always happen, however. If you’ve ever struggled with sizing or […]

Read More >

Top 10 Pins for Summer Knitting Inspiration

Here comes the sun! Some knitters slow down their knitting in the heat of the summer, but many of us are still stitching—though perhaps leaving the heavy wools and sweaters aside for cooler weather. Light, lacy, and colorful is the name of the game for summer knitting, with a focus on knitwear that can stand […]

Read More >

5 Reasons Crocheted Men’s Shorts Are Awesome

Have you seen the new rompers for men? I’m sure you have—they made the rounds on social media a few weeks ago and caused quite a fuss. Most of the people I know, myself included, were not fans of these “bro rompers.” I’m actually not a fan of rompers on anyone over the age of […]

Read More >

Traditional Spinning on a Navajo Spindle

In “A Navajo Weaving Family” from Spin Off Winter 2017 Jennifer Bauman introduces us to the Lane family and their home on the Black Mesa, Arizona. The Dineh (Navajo) family raises sheep on their land and spins the wool in the traditional way. Read on for an update to the Lanes’ story. I meet the […]

Read More >

Weaving Silk with Treenway Silks

Post sponsored by Treenway Silks I remember the first time I understood the big deal about silk. I was probably in middle school and browsing the clothes at a local thrift shop. My hand brushed against a silk blouse and while I cannot tell you what it looked like, I remember how it felt. It […]

Read More >

The National Needle Arts Association (TNNA) holds a trade show twice a year – a summer show and a winter show. This coming together of yarn-associated businesses, retailers, designers and fans of yarn-craft is a true celebration of fiber. The Interweave team is usually on hand, immersing themselves in all things yarn. This year, we […]

Read More >

When I helped judge the Halstead grant last year, I was impressed with the responses to the question: “Who is Your Target Customer?” This question is a key component in the application for the Halstead grant and something Hilary Halstead believes is a crucial first step in building a successful jewelry brand. ABOVE: Olivia Shih; […]

Read More >

Crochet-Off Goals: Crochet Mandalas

A throbbing fatigue in my neck caused me to put my crochet hook down. I adjusted myself in the hard kitchen chair and stretched. With a sigh of relief, I arched my back and my spine realigned in a series of satisfying cracks. I’d been hunched over my crochet mandalas for several hours. I was […]

Read More >