Explore Lithuania with Donna Druchunas

Not many are familiar with the country or its traditions, but the enchanting Lithuanian landscapes and architecture make it an appealing and interesting place even at first glance. Donna Druchunas, who is part Lithuanian, dove further into the culture to discover more about an important part of the country’s history: knitting in Lithuania. Although she […]

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The Knitting War Spies of History

In the United States and abroad, wartime has long involved knitters. Especially before women were involved in combat, they were encouraged to support troops from home by knitting necessary items for soldiers such as socks and hats. Since knitting was a very common sight, nobody would think of knitting as a suspicious activity. But knitting […]

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A group of 8 weavers from Laos are working hard to fulfill their textile dreams this year. The weavers are part of Ock Pop Tok in Luang Prabang, Laos, a team that works to shed light on Lao textiles and artists while increasing economic opportunity for artists and encouraging textile collaboration in Laos and worldwide. […]

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Learn to Tat with Georgia Seitz

My favorite Interweave DVD is an awesome introduction to tatting. Needle Tatting: The Basics and More is a great resource for anyone looking to dive into a new craft. Tatting, a process of making delicate knotted lace, can be done with a shuttle or needle. Master tatter Georgia Seitz teaches viewers how to tat with […]

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A New Generation of Tatting

Everyone here at Interweave is excited about the annual “Hurt Book Sale,” which always takes place at the beginning of summer. This was originally the sale for books that were damaged (hurt) in some way during the printing or shipping process. Although we no longer have a collection of damaged books, the sale remains very […]

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Add Llamas to Your Wedding Guest List

“Professional party animal” might sound like something you called yourself in college, but it’s also a new service from Mtn Peaks Therapy Llamas & Alpaca. They rent out camelids for extra-memorable weddings or other events. They promise llamas or alpacas decorated to complement your event, guaranteeing that their therapy animals “can easily handle all ages, […]

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Cotton + Corn = Sustainable Shoes

Later this year, the footwear brand Reebok will launch the first plant-based athletic shoe. Bill McInnis, the vice president of Reebok’s Future Team, a team designed to innovate products and the processes of shoe production, said in a post on Reebok’s website that the company’s goal is to “clean up the entire life cycle of […]

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