Knitting Articles: Patterns, Tips, Techniques

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!

Happy Father’s Day from Interweave!

We are reflecting on crafts today, as we consider everything we have made for Dad over the years to wish him a Happy Father’s Day. From macaroni art to clay ashtrays (wait, was that just me?), to wood shop projects, to personalized random objects. I lobbed the below question to our staff: “What do you […]

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Those who know me well know that my love of knitting is second only to my love of cats. In fact, my roommates have a running theory that I am secretly a large humanoid robot piloted by cats in an effort to learn more about humanity. To them, I say, “Prove it,” as I sit […]

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The Top 3 Summer Knitting Trends

During the summer, it often feels too hot to care about trends. When it’s 95 degrees out, what do I care about fashion? All I want to do is figure out how I can put as little as I can on my body while still remaining decently clothed. But then, inevitably, I go out and […]

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Editor’s Picks: Top 10 Knitting Books

To celebrate our annual Hurt Book Sale, Interweave editors were asked to share their favorite knitting books from our stacks. Find out why they cherish their go-to books and perhaps you’ll fall in love with them, too. We simply want you to have the best in knitting books. If that is wrong, I don’t wanna […]

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The 7 Knits You Need for Festival Season

It’s festival season! Whatever you’re interested in, there’s sure to be a festival for it this summer. Music, fiber, food, beer, biking, the Renaissance—there are gatherings galore celebrating our wonderful and varied world. But no matter what type of festival you’re attending this summer, there’s one universal truth: it will be hot. And you will […]

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You are sitting in a richly colored velveteen chair at your favorite coffee shop, enjoying a bit of knitting time. The friend you are waiting for appears, and you ask, “Do you mind if I knit while we visit?” Of course she doesn’t mind, and you are delighted to knit on. Could you be more […]

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WIP Wednesday: Cube Socks

When we first discussed making up a kit for the Cube Socks early in 2018, I was skeptical. I thought they looked like a pretty cool pair of socks, but I was turned off by the fact that they’re worked in intarsia. My previous experiences with this technique were generally successful, but I didn’t enjoy […]

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Oshara Shawl Mystery KAL: Week 2

Welcome to Week 2 in the Oshara Shawl MKAL! Let’s talk about colorwork and lace. Get started with the first MKAL post here. The Oshara Shawl incorporates color by working slipped stitches rather than stranded colorwork. In slip-stitch colorwork, only a single color is worked at a time; the second color is carried along the […]

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So, You Wanna Start Designing Knitwear?

Many people pick up knitting for the first time with no intention of ever designing anything themselves. But when a knitter has mastered an ample number of techniques and needs a new challenge, designing knitwear is a natural next step. Whether you want to start designing knitwear in order to sell goods, to write patterns […]

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