Top 10 Pins for Summer Knitting Inspiration

Here comes the sun! Some knitters slow down their knitting in the heat of the summer, but many of us are still stitching—though perhaps leaving the heavy wools and sweaters aside for cooler weather. Light, lacy, and colorful is the name of the game for summer knitting, with a focus on knitwear that can stand […]

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Top 10 Pins for Summer Crochet Inspiration

Summer is always slow to come here at Interweave’s headquarters in Colorado (for example, it snowed several inches this May), but once it arrives, it gets hot, hot hot! Things are heating up on Pinterest too, as crocheters like you search for lightweight summer crochet patterns. Here are some pins from our Pinterest account, Crochet […]

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Your Me-Made-May Instagram Favorites

Me-Made-May is an annual challenge which encourages people who make their own garments to wear and love them more. As you can imagine, this is a mission near and dear to our hearts here at Interweave. We are a company of knitters, crocheters, weavers, and sewers, and we get really excited about anything that encourages […]

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Today is National Hug Your Cat Day, the perfect time to appreciate felines the world around and in your own home. The observance of this holiday is relatively straight forward. Step 1: Find cat. Step 2: Hug (or cuddle, or pet, or whatever that purr-ticular feline prefers). Want more? Here’s a great way to give […]

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WIP Wednesday: Braids and Weaves Hat

I tend to approach learning new skills with a bit of what my friends affectionately call “Lotz syndrome.” That is, after learning the bare basics, I usually skip the beginner level and plunge straight into intermediate waters. This attitude has definitely applied as I’ve been learning to work crochet cables. I was looking for a […]

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FO Friday: Andrea’s Red Clay Top

I’m so proud to announce that I have finally finished my first ever knitted garment! Does it have sleeves? No. Does it have shaping? No. Is it a garment? Yes! I cast on my Red Clay Top, designed by Joan Forgione for knitscene Spring 2017 back in March. After some unpleasantness with gauge swatches, the top […]

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With so many exciting new knitting magazines and patterns coming out each year, it can be tough to circle back to the fantastic projects from older issues. Interweave Knits, Love of Knitting, knit.wear, and knitscene are all treasure troves of gorgeous spring knitting patterns. I looked back over the past 3 years’ worth of issues […]

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With so many exciting new crochet magazines and patterns coming out each year, it can be tough to circle back to the fantastic projects from older issues. Interweave Crochet, Love of Crochet, and Crochetscene are all treasure troves of gorgeous spring crochet patterns. I looked back over the last three years on Ravelry and pulled […]

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There’s no need for your knitting to slow down as the weather heats up! When you work with bold colors and choose your yarns carefully, summertime can be prime knitting time, too. The fresh, youthful designs in Garter Stitch Revival are the perfect example of great summertime knits. Kerry Bogert, Interweave’s editorial director of books, did […]

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