A brand new exhibition is coming to the Royal School of Needlework (RSN) Embroidery Studios at Hampton Court Palace on April 18. The exhibition, Animals in Embroidery, will be a zoo of beautiful embroidery and impressive stitches, techniques, and designs— each bringing an artistic rendition of the animal kingdom to life. It will feature over […]

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Ann Arbor’s Fiber Expo

Connie Hydel, Fiber Expo coordinator, fell in love with fiber when she accompanied a friend to deliver some alpacas. She had such a good time that the trips continued, and she got to know many people from the fiber industry. Eventually, she decided that Ann Arbor needed a fiber show. In the fall of 2007, […]

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knitscene Summer 2018: Tide Pool Top

The Tide Pool Top is the perfect cover for when you’re out of the water and under the sun but still want to feel the summer heat on your shoulders. The halter-top and relaxed fit make it a stylish, comfortable garment for any outdoor warm-weather activity. Throw it over a swimsuit or pair it with […]

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Top 5 Easy (and Cute) First Sweaters to Knit

As a beginning knitter and also someone who tends to get in over her head in everything she tries, I’ve set a goal for 2018 to knit an entire sweater. I think I learn best by doing, and sometimes diving right in to a challenge is the best way to move forward! So I’ve been […]

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As spring rounds the corner, days get a bit brighter and longer while the nights are still cool and crisp. Take the time to notice the trees and flowers blooming back into life. Nature has been a cultural influence in many lands, and the Lithuania-Inspired Floral and Entrelac Mittens are a perfect example. Lithuania is […]

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knit.wear Spring/Summer 2018: Aegean Stole

The Aegean Stole embraces calm elegance, much like the soothing waters of the Aegean Sea, situated between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey. Throughout history, travelers have often opted to take the calmer route through the sea rather than navigate across the harsh terrain of the islands. The simple yet striking essence of this shawl […]

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knit.wear Spring/Summer 2018: Moonflower Dolman

The moonflower is beautiful but untamed; the elegant flowers and dark green leaves have a tendency to spread out on windy stems and overcome gardens. The distinctive lace and stripes of the Moonflower Dolman make this sweater stunning and unexpected, much like the moonflower itself. This sweater is worked sideways in lace and stocking stitch […]

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Discover Shetland Knitting

Fans of Shetland knitting won’t want to miss the Interweave Yarn Fest 2018 keynote speaker Elizabeth Johnston. Elizabeth is Shetland’s expert knitter, and on Friday, April 13 from 6:00–9:00 p.m., she will share stories of life as a native of Scotland. She is skilled in spinning, knitting, dyeing, and weaving, but her Shetland knitting is […]

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