I am an avid but lazy knitter. Avid because I knit constantly and love learning new techniques. Lazy because I always look for shortcuts and ways to avoid certain things. Much like the person who will carry 75 pounds of groceries if it means one trip, I’ll learn 3 new techniques to knit a seamless […]

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I love Robyn Chachula. A crochet designer with impeccable skill, she is a long-time Interweave contributor. In addition to countless magazine patterns, she’s authored five books and contributed to several more. Yet no matter how many of her patterns you may have worked or how many of her books you have on your shelf, you […]

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If you like colorful fiber for spinning yarn, you know a drumcarder can be your best friend. Carding wool is a great way to create artful blends of color, no matter what spinning technique you prefer. Yes, there are myriad prepared fiber blends available, but nothing offers the same level of control as carding your […]

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Some of my best friends are weavers. Sadly, I am not. Sure, I’ve warped a Cricket Loom or three, and I have some wonky coasters and random oblongs to prove it. But I’ve always considered learning how to weave “for real” too complicated and laborious a task to ever seriously consider. Then I discovered Tom […]

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