A few weeks ago I had a bag of leftover Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light sitting on my desk that was begging for a reason to be used. When I saw my colleague crocheting up a swatch of the Atomic Hat, a project heavy with cables, I zeroed in on a major crochet opportunity. Eureka! I […]

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Stitch Your Way to Tapestry Crochet

Tapestry crochet opens up a new world for crocheters, allowing us to play with colorwork in exciting ways. Alessandra Haydn guides her fellow crocheters on a fun exploration of her favorite technique in Modern Tapestry Crochet. This useful technique allows us to carry yarn without floats on the wrong side. I’ve even seen my colleagues […]

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Exploring Shawls the Crochet Way

Crochet shawls are always an “it” item. Searching Interweave you’ll never lack for wonderful shawl patterns to hook into or for the many articles written by shawl enthusiasts (including me!) It is the simplicity of the shawl that makes it a great accessory for exploration. That same simplicity of use also lends itself to gorgeous […]

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WIP: Fun Times with My First Knitted Project

Venturing into the wonderful world of knitting as a crocheter is exciting. Stitches function so differently in the two yarn crafts that the exploration process is a delight. To me that process means a lot of hands-on practice so that I can get the most out of each stitch. The seasoned musician in me urges […]

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Crochet Socks Your Way!

Step into the wonderful world of crochet socks with Rohn Strong’s Step Into Crochet, a book that caters to you, your feet, and to your sense of style. Slipping your feet into the perfect pair of crochet socks is only a project away. With tips on lace, cables, fit, and more, this is one must-have […]

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Stash Bust Like a Pro

Busting a stash is kind of a big deal here at Interweave. All of us are proud nurturers of ever-growing yarn collections that challenge our conception of shelf space and our conception of available time. That said, stash busting is a special skill that is special because it is not just one skill – it […]

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The Lacier Side of Modern Bohemian Crochet

For an obsessive, creative crafter like Beth Nielsen, crocheting and wearing crocheted looks that are fresh, new and innovative is a must. A thirst for designs that meet this checklist drove her to pen Modern Bohemian Crochet, a hip new look at crochet that provides not only fun crochet challenges, but a satisfying creative experience. […]

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Handy Shaping with Short Rows

We at Interweave love short rows, those handy “partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth.” With them you can shape a garment or accessory and create modern, seamless knitwear. Author Jennifer Dassau dedicated an entire book to short rows called Knitting Short Rows in which she explores this versatile technique. […]

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