A Guide to Reversible Knit Cables

Who doesn’t like cables? Cable sweaters are a perennial favorite among knitters. Cables are not difficult to knit, and their intricate-looking textures are intriguing. But when you want to use them in, let’s say, a scarf or shawl, the sad fact is that the back of a knit cable isn’t particularly presentable. With reversible knit […]

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Focus on Fit: Raglan Series

If you love to crochet or knit raglan sweaters, our second Focus on Fit series is for you. If you hate to make raglans, this series is for you too—it can help you determine why you hate them (unflattering to your figure or problems in construction) and if there’s any solution that can turn hate […]

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If you love making top-down raglans, Lily Chin’s secrets to fit will help you create great-fitting sweaters. Here, she explains how graph paper can help you map out measurements for a sweater and how gauge translates these measurements into stitches and rows. We’ll demonstrate with examples from her Floret Crop Top in Interweave Crochet Spring […]

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Top-Down Raglan Sweaters: Secret to Fit

We love top-down raglan sweaters, but they pose some challenges for construction and fit. So for a series of posts on this beloved type of sweater, we called in an expert to share her advice: crochet and knitting designer Lily Chin. She loves top-down raglan sweaters—minimal finishing, plus you can try on as you go. […]

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