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!

If you’re starting to ponder over holiday knitting season you’re not alone: the time to scour the internet for holiday knitting patterns is here and Interweave Knits Gifts 2018 is your shortcut to hours of seemingly endless scrolling! It features 21 small, quick knitting projects to delight anyone on your list and four of the […]

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9 Reasons Why I Give Knitted Gifts… to Myself

Honesty hour! I rrrrreally don’t like knitting projects for other people. Don’t get me wrong—I have knitted numerous hats and scarves for people in my family and my friends, and there were even a few Christmases (or Craftsmases, as I have coined the holiday) when I knitted (small) gifts for everyone close to me. I’ve […]

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Last week, we discussed the basics of knitting cables and showed how a rope cable is made. This week, we’ll cover a few more tips and tricks to knitting cables. In any given public space, it’s easy to pick out the knitters—we’re the ones staring intently at that person in the corner, the one wearing […]

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|Sponsored| Does the audiobook play a role in your handmade life? Our staff stitches and listens with some voracity, although certain projects may not work so well with riveting storytelling. There may be frogging involved once a plot point gets too intense. But if the audiobook in question is worth the mistakes, you’ve made an excellent […]

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Why Men Are Easier to Knit For

A few weeks ago, my coworkers and I got into a debate about who is easier to knit for, men or women. Most people came down on the side of women, but I’m firmly in the men camp on this one—in my experience, knitting for men is much easier than knitting for women! My colleague […]

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Darning an Intarsia Christmas Stocking

October through December is a special time of year for me—Christmas stocking repair time, when one in five of my knitwear repair clients sends me a worn Christmas stocking. I’ve seen some interesting damage done to Christmas stockings—one, made in acrylic yarn, that a fire had melted, and another that a pet had gnawed through […]

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It’s Halloween! Well, almost. Even though most holidays usually make me feel like I’ve eaten too much candy corn (case in point), Halloween and the preceding couple months are my favorite time of year: The weather has cooled off—but not yet to the point of having to deal with snow; football is back (which, to […]

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Knits Gifts 2018: Silent Night Cowl

Small-circumference cowls make great accessories to knit because they are quick to make, don’t have to use much yarn, aren’t fussy to wear, and they trap a lot of warmth. The Silent Night Cowl from Interweave Knits Gifts 2018 checks all of these boxes. Knit with only one skein of worsted-weight merino, and measuring 20″ […]

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