I have two words for you: FABRIC YARN. Have you used this stuff? It’s so cool! Knit Collage makes a beautiful fabric yarn called Wildflower, made from 100% floral-printed cotton fabric. They cut the fabric into strips, tie strips together at the ends, and then put up this very long strip into a skein. The […]

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Designer Q&A: Irina Anikeeva

Irina Anikeeva creates beautiful, intricate designs full of cables and lace. She has designed patterns for all of Interweave’s knitting titles, and continues to come up with fascinating ideas that capture the essence of traditional knitting styles while keeping it fresh. Keep reading to learn more about Irina’s knitting journey, and what she likes to […]

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Love for Lightweight Yarns

Warm-weather months are the perfect time to experiment with lightweight yarns and pretty, lacy patterns. Save the heavy, cozy knits for fall and fill your hands with a light shawl while watching fireflies from your back porch. Here, we have compiled a handful of both classic and new laceweight yarns in a variety of fiber […]

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Silky Camel Blend Cowl Kit

PieceWork’s Silky Camel Blend Cowl kit features Treenway Silks’s yarn. Treenway Silks of Lakewood, Colorado, creates luxurious blends of silk with exotic animal fibers such as cashmere, yak, and camel. They offer all of their yarns in their natural, undyed states, which help showcase the natural qualities and beauty of the silk and animal fiber […]

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Yarn Review: Eco-Friendly Fibers

We all want to do our part to lessen our impact on the environment. Choosing yarns made of organic, natural wools and other fibers is one way for knitters to do that. These yarns do not utilize any pesticides or chemicals throughout the life of production, all the way from what the sheep eat or […]

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