Knitting

100 Knits – The Breakdown

There’s a new book in Interweave town and it’s a big one. Weighing in at nearly 5 pounds and 512 pages, I dare say 100 Knits is our…

Millcroft Shawl Knitting Kit
The Knitter's Dictionary Book
100 Knits: Interweave's Ultimate Pattern Collection Book
Darn It! How to Repair Your Knitting Online Workshop
Willow Winds Hat Knitting Kit

KNITTING TRENDS

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: A Project For Everyone

In true knit.wear fashion, the projects and photography in the recently-published Fall/Winter 2018 issue are modern, stripped down, and stunning. Since its inception in 2011, knit.wear has consistently…

5 Reasons Why You Should Crochet

October was a crazy month for me, I started my first colorwork project, sewed my first dress, and completed my first crochet garment! I have no idea…

7 Ways to Keep Your Selfish Knitting to Yourself

We’ve all been there: you’re happily knitting along on your favorite sock, minding your own business, and BAM! Someone comes along and asks if you can make…

5 Times I Wish I Had The Knitter’s Dictionary While Learning to Knit

It wasn’t that long ago that I started to teach myself how to knit. Call it fear of asking the wrong questions or call it pride in…

Who Doesn’t Love a Yarn Sale?

I don’t know about you, but when I find yarn on sale, it’s like a holiday. If you’ve assumed that the yarn is in my basket as…

Nancy’s Knitted Stockings for a Young Lady

The knitted stockings shown below were featured in Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 15, published in London in 1900. They were designed to come above the knee, but…

7 Tips for Knitting Warmer Mittens

Raise your hand if you like to knit mittens! Raise your hand if you struggle with sizing mittens! Loose hands, tight thumb gussets, short cuffs—you know the…

Yarn Hacks: Put a Pom-Pom On It!

You may have already seen our Yarn Hack on how to create a lot of pom-poms at once, so our latest Hack might look a little familiar.…

A Very Potter Halloween: Knitting Edition

Happy Halloween, fellow knitters! It’s a day of mystery, mischief, magic, and of course, Harry Potter. One of my favorite parts of the books has to be…

Our Scariest Knitting Moments

What’s the worst thing that’s ever happened to your knitting? Most knitters have those scary stories—you know, the ones about project catastrophes that inspire fear in all…

6 Reasons You HAVE to Get in on This Knitting Subscription Service!

|Sponsored| Have you ever signed up for a knitting subscription service that sent patterns, yarn, and knitting needles right to your door? I’ve ordered the occasional knitting…

Take 3: My First Colorwork Project

It’s embarrassing to admit, but I’ve been avoiding colorwork for over two years and now that I’ve finally gathered the courage and settled on a project, it’s…

knit.wear Wool Studio 101: Shiriku Tsui-do

Kimono-style jackets are so hot right now. They’re all over the fashion and craft magazines, and it’s easy to see why: everyone looks good in them. With…

5 Mittens to Knit This Winter

Winter approaches and my fingers are not prepared! I’ve been fanaticizing about owning (and using) hand-knit mittens and I think it’s finally time that I got around…

3 Things Blocking Knits Can Fix (and 3 Things It Can’t)

Blocking knits is the final step in knitting a project—a step overlooked by many knitters. Many of us just want to knit; when the knitting is done,…

When Knitting for Others, Sometimes It’s Best to Skip the Surprise Factor

Over the years, I’ve found that trying to surprise my family with knitted gifts isn’t really a good idea. That’s not to say that I don’t knit…

Your Top 5 Favorite Patterns from knitscene Winter 2018!

Knitscene Winter 2018 is all about unexpected surprises, with 20 projects that have something a little unusual or sneaky about them. Each project in this issue is a…

Finished Object: Slouchy Ribbed Hat

Just in time for fall and winter, I’ve finished my first-ever hat and my second-ever knitted object: the Slouchy Ribbed Hat! This simple hat from Quick +…

Embroidered Dolls and The Dolls of Peru

At the station in Ollantaytambo, vendors await the arrival of the next train bearing tourists to the famed Inca site of Machu Picchu. Draped in the colorful…

All Aboard for Slip Stitch Knitting! Take the Fast Track to Colorwork

When it comes to stranded colorwork, my skills are best described as “needs improvement.” But I’m in love with one way of knitting colorwork that doesn’t have…

Finished Object: The Charles Pullover

Do you ever have that moment when you see a sweater pattern and just think: ‘Must knit now!’ Well, this happens to me more than my husband…

Indie Dyer Spotlight: Oink Pigments

Pigs and puns—those are the two words that triggered 
the branding of an American-made yarn-dyeing business. Helena, Alexa, and Julie of Oink Pigments came together as friends…

My Dream Colorwork Kit: Ibex Valley Mittens

I personally take in every Interweave submission, carrying the piles from the mail drop-off to my desk, cataloging, and showing each one of them to the editor.…