It’s not a matter of whether you make mistakes, but rather how you handle them, that makes you a great knitter. We all make mistakes; we’re human. Sometimes we make small mistakes, like a dropped stitch. No problem! Grab your crochet hook and no one will be the wiser. Sometimes the effort to fix knitting […]

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Knitting Orenburg and Santa Fe Together

I had the pleasure of meeting Mara Bishop Statnekov and other lace knitters at one of Galina Khmeleva’s lace knitting events last spring. While it was unmistakable that each one of the 50+ women in attendance was serious about studying and perfecting her Orenburg lace knitting skills, it was interesting to see each knitter’s personality […]

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5 Traditional Albanian Socks

We are thrilled about PieceWork’s newest eBook! Here is Lindsay Smith, Interweave’s instructional designer assistant, to tell you all about it! As a self-proclaimed knitting nerd, I was delighted to review Mimi Seyferth’s new eBook, 5 Traditional Albanian Socks to Knit: A Travel Memoir in Stitches. For a long time I have daydreamed about travelling […]

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A Strong Left Hook: Crochet Skills Do Evolve

I’m fortunate to have worked on a number of different projects here at Interweave. I have done everything from making a Christmas tree out of pom-poms to stuffing goodie bags full of wool wash and fiber for Yarn Fest. A little while ago, I was asked to crochet a few pieces for the cover photography […]

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WIP: Lindsay’s Nested Knots Hat

Make some tea, get cozy, and snuggle up for some last-minute holiday hat knitting. This week I’m knitting the Nested Knots Hat designed by Bonnie Sennott. It’s the perfect mix of elegant, sophisticated, easy, engaging, (and most importantly) quick to knit up. The pom-pom is optional, but highly recommended. The pattern calls for one skein […]

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Remember last month I shared a sneak peek for a brand new video companion to Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark’s book Brioche Chic? I’m happy to announce it’s finally here! Available as a digital download and DVD. \ In this brand new video workshop, Mercedes shares her expert tips and tricks for working simple and complex brioche cables and mastering […]

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