The Jagger Brothers Mill in Springvale, Maine, is a gem of American history and textile manufacturing. The busy facility turns out not only wonderful yarns for handknitters (under the Jagger Spun brand), but also yarns for commercial industries such as upholstery, apparel, and commercial hosiery manufactures. Although many other mills on the American landscape have […]

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Is Yarn Spending One of Your Life Priorities?

Have you ever tallied up your yarn spending? Are you scared to? While doing some personal-finance housekeeping recently, I tried to estimate my hobby expenses for the past several months. I realized that I’d done all my yarn shopping in one big burst—at Yarn Fest—while my camping/hiking expenses have been steady since the snow started melting […]

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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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