Houston Fiber Fest

The Houston Fiber Fest might be relatively young at just four years old, but don’t let its age deter you. This three day event is a Texas-sized celebration of all things fiber. This year’s festival includes classes by headliners Annie Modesitt and Mary Beth Temple, over fifty vendors, and oh so much more. Last year […]

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The Flag Wool and Fiber Festival

It should come to no surprise to anyone that a state known for exceptional Navajo weaving is also home to a spectacular wool and fiber festival. Last year, Gus Baxter wrote about Arizona’s Flat Wool and Fiber Festival. Here’s his article and interview with Director Andrea Greene in anticipation of the 2018 festival, scheduled for […]

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Every March, the Interweave office gets flooded with Aran sweaters, cable needles, shamrocks, and the mysterious smell of corned beef (we haven’t found the source yet). Even non-knitters share legends about Irish knitting like ghost stories at this time of year as they lift a pint of green beer. So I decided to don my […]

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5 Golden Rings: Luxury Knitting in 5 Patterns

You’ve working hard to make this holiday season bright and warm for your family and friends. You’ve labored to find the most thoughtful gifts. You’ve cooked, cleaned, and entertained. After all these selfless acts, a spot of luxury knitting can keep you going through the season! I curated a list of the 5 most luxurious […]

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How to knit and watch TV: This smart knitter wisely chose a simple project for what’s obviously a visual show. We don’t recommend cuddling and binge-pairing, however—it can be hazardous for the cuddlee and for your knitting. Photos by Nick White/Cultura/Getty Images. Knitters generally have strong preferences about their crafting environment. Social knitters gather with […]

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The Doctor Is In: The Benefits of Knitting

Knitting is more than just a way to express our creativity. When we knit, we can feel our stress melt away, our racing minds quiet down, and the world starts to feel more manageable. These benefits might sound a little hokey to a non-knitter, but even the New York Times has documented the benefits of […]

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Some fashions are classic. Leg warmers were at their height in the 1980s; it seemed everyone wanted to be dressed for an impromptu workout at all times. From the craze of home workout videos to Alex Owens in Flashdance, leg warmers were everywhere. via GIPHY and the American Film Institute These accessories have assumed a less […]

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Linda Marveng’s Eira Pullover from knit.wear Fall/Winter 2017 is a study in knitting cables. This project combines 3 wide cables, 2 narrow cables, and moss stitch. An eye-catching cable featuring wide arches, knots, and small braids dominates the center panel. Then columns of large staghorn cables flank the central panel and decorate the saddle sleeves: […]

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