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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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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Interweave Yarn Hacks: DIY Cotton Duster

I remember when I first bought a Swiffer sweeper. I had just gotten a puppy and this dog shed like a maniac everywhere. The hair was overwhelming, especially during the prime shedding season that is summer. A regular broom and dust pan didn’t cut it because the hair would fly all over the place when […]

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Finished Object: Meghan’s Augusta Cardigan

Back in March I wrote about my new WIP, the Augusta Cardigan by Kephren Pritchett from Interweave Knits Fall 2016. Nearly four months have elapsed since I started this cardigan, but it’s not because I tucked it into a corner and forgot about it—I actually finished it. Just in time for the thermostat to hit […]

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I love photography. The most rewarding part of my job is planning, overseeing, and receiving the final proofs from our photo shoots. Until now, only the editorial and graphic design staffers at Interweave could see the thousands of beautiful photos that never made into the print magazines and lookbooks. It’s a tragedy and it’s quite […]

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The Knitting War Spies of History

In the United States and abroad, wartime has long involved knitters. Especially before women were involved in combat, they were encouraged to support troops from home by knitting necessary items for soldiers such as socks and hats. Since knitting was a very common sight, nobody would think of knitting as a suspicious activity. But knitting […]

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Throwback Thursday: Interweave Knits Spring 2007

Ten years ago, the Interweave Knits Spring issue premiered a new magazine design. The brand logo was tweaked, and the way we present the projects in our pages got a makeover. The magazine hasn’t deviated much from the “new” layout that was unveiled in 2007. What has changed is how we present ourselves to you […]

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Have you heard the news? The U.K. is releasing a new 10-pound bill featuring JANE AUSTEN’S FACE. And what’s money without a little controversy? Some hardcore Austen fans are complaining about the quote and likeness presented on the bill. The new bills go into circulation in September, and we’re excited by the development, regardless of […]

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What’s the scariest thing you can imagine doing with your knitting? A few projects come to mind for me: two-color intarsia in cobweb yarn, Latvian stranded colorwork mittens on size 1 DPNs, a masterpiece Alice Starmore sweater—and of course, grafting lace. The idea of grafting lace terrifies me and many other knitters. First, picture all […]

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My favorite thing about knitting is the way it connects me to the vast family of knitters that exists across space and especially time. For this reason, PieceWork is my favorite of Interweave’s magazines to read. However, I sometimes struggle to find projects in PieceWork that I actually want to knit. I was thrilled, therefore, […]

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