July 31 marks a great day in literary history—it’s the birthday of a favorite fictional hero, Harry Potter, not to mention J.K. Rowling’s, and . . . well . . . mine. I’m sure I’m not the only other Potterhead to share a birthday with Harry, but the coincidence fills me with childlike happiness. For […]

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Finished Object: Meghan’s Augusta Cardigan

Back in March I wrote about my new WIP, the Augusta Cardigan by Kephren Pritchett from Interweave Knits Fall 2016. Nearly four months have elapsed since I started this cardigan, but it’s not because I tucked it into a corner and forgot about it—I actually finished it. Just in time for the thermostat to hit […]

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I love photography. The most rewarding part of my job is planning, overseeing, and receiving the final proofs from our photo shoots. Until now, only the editorial and graphic design staffers at Interweave could see the thousands of beautiful photos that never made into the print magazines and lookbooks. It’s a tragedy and it’s quite […]

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If you know me, you know I love books. I studied literature in college, but long before that I was a book hoarder. When I began knitting over a decade ago, my ink and paper obsession carried over to knitting books. In the beginning I just bought pattern books, but as I matured as a […]

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Greetings from Interweave’s resident Pendleton addict. I was finally able to take home my second Pendleton Needle Case after many long months of waiting for its release. In the meantime, I’ve been working behind the scenes on the second collaboration between Pendleton Woolen Mills and Interweave Knits—the Pendleton Project Bags. I am honestly more excited […]

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Last week, I played dress-up with Hannah Baker, editor of knitscene. It’s one of the pleasures of working at Interweave; there is always a storage room full of beautiful knits to wear. And a friendly photographer willing to indulge us and knock together a sharp set in a few minutes—thanks, George. We yanked open the […]

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A Midsummer Knits Dream Mischief breeds forth from idle hands we know But busy hands spin mischief into light Upon this knitted journey thus we go With patterns filled with breezy purled delight A touch of whimsy plays on luscious lace Designs to stroll past wood or mirrored pool Whilst fairies coo and cluck with […]

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Get Your Knitting Needles into Pendleton!

As the years pass, I have found it increasingly difficult to contain and store my scattered knitting needles supplies. They seem to multiply like bunnies when I’m not looking. Several years ago, an experienced and wise knitter told me her secret for needle storage: a worm bait wrap. That’s right, the binder full of plastic […]

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