Off-the-Shoulder Sweaters FTW

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but off-the-shoulder sweaters are all the rage again. I’m not even sure they went anywhere, but perhaps they laid dormant for awhile, ready to sprout en masse should they be called upon once again. Lo and behold, they have risen. Just not above the shoulders. Knitscene is the place to […]

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Irresistible Reversible Knits: One Cowl, Two Ways

Reversible knitting is super cool, and you don’t even have to use double knitting to get a reversible knit. The Equilibrium Cowl by Carolyn Kern is one of these patterns. As I looked through pictures of the project, I was trying to figure out how double knitting was possible, since each side has a different […]

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It’s always fun to find out that one of your favorite celebrities is also a devoted knitter. We’ve all seen lists that feature Audrey Hepburn, Katherine Heigl, Julia Roberts, Krysten Ritter, and—my personal favorite—Ryan Gosling. Hey Girl memes, anyone? But how about those times when you notice knitting in a movie, or on TV, but […]

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Knitters found themselves close to the center of a national conversation between Election Day 2016 and the Women’s March that took place on January 21, 2017. The talking point was a simple knitted pink hat featuring what looked like cat ears—the Pussyhat. It sparked controversy on both sides of the aisle, prompting the country to […]

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6 Spring Sweaters for Fickle Weather

It seems a bit early to be talking about spring knitting projects, especially with the recent winter storms on the east coast. If you’ve been in the path of the storm, we wish you safety and warmth. To bring you some joy and something to look forward to, here is a glimpse at some projects […]

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5 Things to Love about knitscene Spring 2018

Knitscene Spring 2018 is out now, and even though it might feel early to break out the spring knitting, we’re too excited to tell you about it to wait any longer. (Pro tip: it’s never too early to break out your knitting, regardless of season.) Check out the list below—and pick up your issue!—to find […]

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Knit a Sweater That Fits You Perfectly!

Knitting a sweater that fits is a challenge, one daunting enough to keep some from moving up to knitted garments. Even hardcore swatchers can end up with too-long sleeves, oddly sized bodies, or other unforeseen problems with size that didn’t arise during the swatching process. What happens afterward is that the intended wearer ignores the […]

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Your One-Stop Shop for DIY Pom-Poms!

There are some pom-pom–making machines out there that are pretty fabulous and make great pom-poms. However, if you don’t have a pom-pom maker and you want to whip up a bunch of poms for upcoming holiday gift projects, this is a great low-budget technique. Pom-poms are a great addition to a cute hat, blanket, or […]

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