Yarn Leftovers: Make a Swatch Bowl

Your crafting inspiration-driver is back! I have come up with yet another idea for all those swatches sitting around the house—make bowls! You can make a new swatch or use one that’s lying around. This process works with both knit and crocheted swatches! And it is a great kid-friendly activity (it’s non-toxic and easy to […]

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10 Ways to be a More Prolific Knitter

Tired of being stuck in Area 51 with all those UFOs (unfinished objects)? Ready to move past your PHDs (projects half-done)? I have compiled a list of tips that will take you, struggling knitter, from drowning in unfinished projects to being an organized knitting machine. And the best part is that you can do it all without […]

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If you’re new to the world of podcasts, there’s a chance you haven’t yet heard about a unique, thrilling, and game-changing bit of pod called “S-Town.” I was hooked after I heard the first teaser and have been talking peoples’ ears off since I started listening. S-Town tells the story of John B. McLemore and […]

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Your knit.wear Ravelry Top Three

My favorite part of our issue online go-live schedule is when the Ravelry pages go up. Even before we have all the projects posted, our readers are leaving comments, favoriting, and adding to their queues. It is so rewarding and exciting to see such fast feedback on content we have been creating for months. I […]

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It warms my geeky little heart to see so much love and support for science and space exploration as of late! So on this very special day, I have gathered some space-tacular knitting patterns for you all. 1. Alien Adventure by Amanda Berry Pattern Price: $4.26 Amanda Berry has an adorable knitting pattern for every […]

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Designer Q&A: Faina Goberstein

Love of Knitting Summer 2017 features a new design by renowned knitwear designer Faina Goberstein. She is a professional teacher of knitting and crochet, an author, and math professor (thank you very much). As co-author of Art of Slip-stitch Knitting (Interweave, 2015) and the bestselling book The Art of Seamless Knitting (Interweave, 2013), she is […]

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When I saw the Firehouse Alley Cowl in knit.wear Fall/Winter 2016, I swooned. Yes, swooned—a word I never thought I would use sans sarcasm. And even though I’ve been working on it for over two months, I still love knitting it. This fingering-weight, lace-patterned cowl by Bonnie Sennott gave me everything I wanted in a […]

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I’m back with a few more podcast suggestions to keep you crafting! This selection is close to my heart because I have a very real obsession with history. I love listening, learning, and skipping all the way to the nearest person to share the fun facts I’ve gathered. 1. Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell New […]

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Artist Knitter Q&A: Julia Mills

Julia Mills is an illustrator and painter living in the wilds of southern New Jersey. She is currently making fun prints about knitting (and other obsessions) as well as working on a children’s book. You can see her work at www.jamills.com and as JMillsPaints on Etsy, Facebook, and Twitter. How did you enter the world […]

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