The Story Behind the Fibers: Woolfolk Yarn

When I landed in Portland, Oregon, for my interview with Kristin Ford of Woolfolk Yarn, I had an idyllic dream of the Pacific Northwest: gentle but steady rain, cloudy skies, and a mountain forest of conifer trees reaching out of the mist. While I packed for my quick visit, I glanced at my weather app […]

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Every knitter has had that moment. You get home from your LYS with a bag full of yarn. You’ve been itching to cast on that new project for weeks. You’ve stalked the project notes on Ravelry, carefully chosen the perfect yarn, and now you’re ready to swatch. You dig through your needles to find the […]

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We tried something a little different for Interweave Knits Summer 2018: we tapped into the cultural history, textiles, and hues of the American Southwest for both all-season and breezy summer knits. Our designers fully embraced the theme, creating stunning garments and accessories that have us itching to cast on. My personal favorite from this issue is […]

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Wool Studio keeps getting better and better! Wool Studio Vol. IV features 10 original designs by rock-star knitwear designer Norah Gaughan. Each design is practical, engaging, and unique to Norah’s distinctive design aesthetic. There are 5 garments and 5 accessories suitable for all-season wear in this well-rounded collection that showcases luxurious and affordable fibers from […]

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Shouting Out the Sweaters We Live In

We all have favorite sweaters we live in. You know the one: that sweater you always reach for despite all the others in your closet that haven’t been touched for months, maybe years. It’s the sweater that you pull on at night when you get home from work and the one you basically don’t take […]

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Welcome to Interweave Knits Summer 2018: The Southwest Issue. This issue of Knits celebrates the cultures, hues, and history of the American Southwest and features both lacey knits for blazing days and all-season knits for cooler climates.       Generally, summer not a season that evokes a desire to knit, but we knitters persevere […]

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Are You an Interweave Knits Knitter?

It was the summer of 2005 in the Hudson Valley, New York. It was hot and humid, yet I found myself standing in front of a yarn shop. When I pulled the door open I was greeted by a cool blast of air conditioning that invited me to pull on a sweater despite the heat. […]

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It finally feels like spring—the daffodils are poking out of the ground, asparagus is on sale at the market, and everyone’s demeanor has shifted from hunkered down to hopeful. While we’re freshening up our garden beds and homes for the expected warm weather, we’re also choosing our next knitting projects for the spring season. We […]

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What the Heck Is a Blanket Sweater?

What springs to mind when you hear the phrase “blanket sweater”? The first time I heard the term, I assumed it referred to something like a Snuggie. After a Google search, though, I found that it’s open to interpretation—especially in the knitting community. What I’ve happily discovered is a blanket sweater (pullover or cardigan) is […]

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