Knitting

Modern knitters have long trusted Interweave for their knit-spiration. We strive to maintain our position as one of the best online resources around! Just like your craft room, our blog is overflowing with the best ideas and inspiration to get you in the mood to unwind. Expert knitters and contributors lend advice and tips in the Interweave knitting blog. With a huge selection of wonderful articles that will get you in the mood to create and share. You can easily browse knitting topics covering dreamy knitting retreats, lifestyle advice, featured knit collections, how-to guides, yarn insights and so much more.

Whether you’re looking for little girls knitted hats to knit as an extra-special gift or want a few good DIY yarn hacks, you’ll find it here in our selection of articles. Plus, we publish amazing guides on complex and basic techniques—short row, turning work, brioche stitch, entrelac and more—and can even help you get started with your knitting craft if you’ve never so much as picked up a needle! There’s almost no topic that we don’t cover, and we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of the latest and greatest trends.

If you’re brand-new to Interweave, we highly recommend exploring our entire section to find the best-ever resources on this delightful craft. You can watch episodes of our popular show Knitting Daily TV or load up on new and old issues of Interweave’s beloved knitting magazines. Besides providing excellent resources for knitters, Interweave also offers a well-stocked store teeming with the best patterns, needles, kits and books. (And did we mention yarn? Lots of yarn!) You’ll never be faced with knitter’s block when you bookmark Interweave and come back often!

Warm up with the “Cypress & Plum” collection in knit.wear Fall/Winter 2017. I looked for modern designs with a traditional twist—classic cables, striking silhouettes, unexpected construction, and delectable fibers in juicy jewel tones. Inspired by Dutch Master paintings, the photography plays with saturated hues and warm light. We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite pieces […]

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Faces of Wool: Merino Sheep, Part III

Welcome back to Faces of Wool! In this series, we’re discussing a variety of fiber animals. Our two previous posts discussed Merino sheep and fiber: the history of the breed, where they’re raised, and the characteristics of the fiber. In our last post about Merinos, we’ll discuss the fiber as used in yarn and textiles. […]

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Where Do People Knit Most?

We know the knitting community spreads far and wide, but where does your country or state rank in knitting interest? I’ve leveraged Google Trends to find where the search term “knitting” is most and least popular. So, where do people knit most? See the data below to find out. Interest by Region (in the past […]

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Traveling is stressful. You can find thousands of articles online about achieving the peak level of comfort on every kind of transportation, but do they ever really help? I know what I’m paying for—the cheapest plane ticket I can find. My seat will be cramped, the food leaning towards blah, and no matter what, the […]

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Mitten Anatomy: The Thumb Gusset

In her new book, Knit Mitts, Kate digs deep into everything related to knitting mittens and gloves. From cast-on to bind-offs, and the proper sizing for everything in between, she’s left no stitch unworked. Following her instructions, you’re sure to have warmer mittens that fit better on people’s hands. When it comes to fit, there’s one […]

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Crochet Class: How to Soften Yarn

Some yarn is scratchy. That’s not a judgment, it’s just a statement of fact. Not all yarn can be soft like cashmere, baby alpaca, or vicuña, nor would we want it to be. However, we sometimes use a scratchy yarn for projects that would be better suited for a soft yarn. I’ve been guilty of […]

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Combating Knitted Cable Flare

Interweave Knits Winter 2018 features this knitted cable story and more! Pick up your copy today and get the full experience of our most current edition. You found a knitted cable pattern you love, knitted a swatch to make sure the yarn and pattern are compatible, and started your project. But after working the cable […]

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The call of the unknown has always been a provocative whisper in my ear: fiction and nonfiction accounts of fantastic voyages with uncertain outcomes, rambling cross-country trips, and journeys into harsh and uncharted wildernesses dominate my bookshelves. As I’ve grown older, my desire for adventure has only grown stronger, despite the cautious voice of adulthood […]

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