As summer winds down and we knitters and crocheters start thinking in earnest about fall, many of us find that our tastes in yarn start to run more towards the chunky side (in direct correlation with my waistline . . . is that just me?) Chunky yarn has only become more popular in recent years […]

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Every year, I fully intend to get an early start on my holiday crocheting. And every year, I wind up pulling lots of all-nighters in December as I am brutally reminded of the fact that intentions don’t equal stitches. I know I’m not alone. Far from it! So this year, Interweave is here to lend […]

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Late summer is my favorite time of year here in Fort Collins, Colorado, because it’s when my favorite summer music festival, Bohemian Nights New West Fest, takes place. Every year, I look forward to connecting with old friends, watching favorite musicians, and strutting my sartorial best. This year, however, something has changed: I’m now a […]

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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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Summer is officially upon us in a big way, but your summer knitting is just heating up! Interweave has put out truly gorgeous issues across the board this summer. Interweave Knits’ Shakespeare issue is drool-worthy cover to cover. Love of Knitting will stoke your wanderlust. Knitscene is so fun and fresh that the projects seem […]

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As most long-time knitters know, there are two kinds of hard projects. There are projects that are actually difficult, involving challenging techniques, extreme precision, or lots of experience. Then, there are projects that are really more a matter of endurance than skill. Helena’s Shawl from Interweave Knits Summer 2017 was definitely a battle of endurance. […]

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