Which Knitting Side Hustle is Right For You?

There’s a term I’ve been seeing on social media a lot lately: SIDE HUSTLE. I find it rather annoying, with its vapidly hip informality. The phrase is always accompanied by a photo of a 20-something with cute hair smiling at her laptop in a coffee shop. What is a side hustle? Why do young women […]

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You’re sitting in a rich leather chair by a crackling fire in the autumn woods of Vermont. A kindly Norwegian man in a brilliant colorwork sweater sitting nearby leans over and hands you a small treasure—an impeccable, delightful little knitted bird. You cup it in your hands and feel a special thrill up your spine; […]

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The Interweave team recently found themselves in New York City for a book fair (we love reading books even more than making them). We struck up a conversation with friends from Penguin Random House Audio and realized during our chat that audiobooks hold a revered and important role in many of our knitting lives. The gracious […]

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Have you heard the news? The U.K. is releasing a new 10-pound bill featuring JANE AUSTEN’S FACE. And what’s money without a little controversy? Some hardcore Austen fans are complaining about the quote and likeness presented on the bill. The new bills go into circulation in September, and we’re excited by the development, regardless of […]

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How to Knit a Lightning Bug

In summer, there’s a time at twilight, as the light fades over the horizon and the stars start to pop, when the crickets and katydids take up their chorus, and the occasional lightning bug sparks the air. It is the most magical time of day. That’s what these shawls remind me of—twilight in summertime. Whether […]

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We all know that crocheters speak their own language. Quirky abbreviations aside, if you’ve traveled at all, or perhaps just picked up a crochet pattern from a different country, you’ve probably noticed some oddities. American and British crochet terms look the same on paper, but they MEAN different things. For instance, the term for single […]

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I have been wanting to knit a Mary Maxim vintage intarsia sweater for years. Mary Maxim is a yarn and pattern company based in Canada, and for decades they’ve been publishing delightful knitting patterns with intarsia scenes emblazoned across them. My mom knit me a pullover with a horse head on it when I was […]

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