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!

Fiber Review: Scholarly Tweed Yarns

Tweed yarns offer a great way to create a simple yet colorfully classic garment. Tiny flecks of color, called neps, add a touch of interest to any design. Here are four colorful yarns from Interweave Knits Fall 2018 to consider for your next tweedy project. Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed Distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc. Price: […]

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You Can’t Resist this Perfect Shawl for Fall

My coworkers and I have collectively written a whole lot of words about how great knit shawls are and how much we love them. And I personally have written a whole lot of words about how much I adore stripes. Put those things together, as we did in the Resistance Shawl, I’m basically in knitted accessory […]

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For the first two years of my knitting life, I was a serial accessory knitter. I know what you’re thinking: “How can you work at Interweave and not knit all of your own clothing?!” But truthfully, my journey into knitted garments only started this summer with my first tank top. And I’m already itching to […]

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|Sponsored| The journey of a thousand sweaters begins with one stitch, and learning to knit is about getting lost, backtracking, and stumbling onto the right path. We are about to kick off a stitching journey of our own with the folks over at Knit & Stitch Creative, and hope that you will join us! Once […]

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Want to Learn All About Yarn?

As knitters, it goes without saying that we are nuts for yarn. But while we can be choosy, we don’t always make the right choices. Have you ever bought a beautiful skein that turned into a fugly project? Or have you been baffled by yarn substitution when the yarn for a project isn’t available? Our newest […]

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Are you thinking about covering every wall in your house with shiplap? (Or for renters, have you googled removable shiplap wallpaper?) Do you get stuck in the Hearth & Hand™ section of Target every time you walk in there for toothpaste? Do galvanized metal accents and down-home details make your pulse quicken? Then it’s time […]

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I’ve taught a lot of people how to knit. Eight-year-olds at the camp where I used to work who stabbed at the wool for hours before triumphantly holding up a snarled pre-scarf; friends on picnic blankets in the park when the weather finally turned nice; coworkers who stopped by during a lunch break to observe […]

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Knitted Shawl or Blanket: What is a Hap?

Here at Spin Off, we ponder the really big questions in the fiber world—such as, “What exactly is a hap?” Knitted shawl? Blanket? With an answer, here’s a excerpt from Deborah Held’s article “The Shetland Hap: A Handspun Garment Wrapped in History,” featured in the Fall 2018 issue of Spin Off. If you’ve looked at […]

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