Knitting

Interweave Knits Summer 2019: Favorites from a Newcomer

I cannot tell a lie: I love summer knitting. When presented with the option to lay down my needles during the hotter months of the year, I…

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The Art of Circular Yokes: L’Heure Verte

I love this current trend of circular-yoke sweaters. Yes, I know, they’ve been around for ages, but until recently they all seemed to be Icelandic- or Shetland-style…

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Interweave Knits Summer 2019 Digital Edition

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Knitted Animal Friends eBook

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45+ Knitted Cast-Ons & Bind-Offs Online Workshop

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KNITTING TRENDS

Tech Tip: What is Double Knitting?

Double knitting creates two layers of fabric simultaneously, on one set of needles. Two layers provide warmth for cozy bed socks or double ­protection for cellphone or…

Pattern of the Week: Sigríður Pullover

The hard thing about The Art of Circular Yokes is, there are so many beautiful projects, it is difficult to choose which to feature for a Pattern…

Lisa’s List: 8 Ways to Knit and Why You’d Want To

Recently, I was sitting in a meeting with a bunch of editors, and Hannah Baker was to my right. As happens in many meetings at Interweave HQ,…

Sleeve It to Me: Conquering Sweater Sleeves with the Murray Pullover

I wrote back in March about my in-progress Murray Pullover, a gorgeous sweater design from Wool Studio Vol. IV, the Norah Gaughan Collection. Back then, when I…

Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day: 5 Great Ideas

Mother’s Day is upon us again, that special day when moms are honored with brunch, breakfast in bed, princess toast (never enough sprinkles!), flowers, or whatever great…

Grafting: It’s Not Just for Knitters, Part 2

Joni: In the first post in our series on grafting Tunisian crochet “garter stitch”, Susanna described her attempts to re-create the Audrey Super Scarf using Tunisian knit…

Stripe it Rich!

As I travel the United States teaching workshops and doing book signings, knitters often approach me and confess, usually in a whispered tone, that they’re timid about…

Discovering the Secret Messages Found in Knit Like a Latvian

Latvian knitter Ieva Ozolina is on a mission to get everyone knitting mittens, with her new book of Latvian mitten patterns, Knit Like a Latvian. Mittens play…

Men Should Be Knitting – Right?

True confession time: For years, I’ve operated with a gender bias regarding knitting. My mom was a fabulous knitter. My wife is a knitter—and taught our daughter…

Interweave Knits Summer 2019: Beachside Living Brought Indoors

Ah, summertime knitting. I have such a strange relationship with knitting in the summer—as, I’m sure, many of you do. Some people happily knit through the warm…

Knit, Embroider, and Felt a “Scribble” Pillow

This decorative “Scribble” Pillow will brighten up any decor. Designer Leigh Radford shares her inspired experimentation with knitting, embroidering, and then felting. The step-by-step instructions make the…

American-Grown Alpaca: Creating Sustainable Luxury with Lynn Edens

Lynn Edens, owner of Imperial Yarn and Little Creek Farm, has transformed a passion for spinning alpaca fiber into a thriving business and is on a mission…

Coffeehouse Knits: The Rituals of Coffee and Knitting

Every morning, the first thing I do when I get into the office is get out my French press. I love the practice of making coffee: waiting…

Pattern of the Week: Flat White Cowl

The flat white is my jam at the coffeehouse. That creamy, rich, delicious drink; I crave it. Mine isn’t as creamy as it could be, because I…

7 Reasons to Love these Summer Knitting Projects

Summer knitting can mean a few different things. First, it can mean knitting things you can wear during the summer. These items are usually lightweight, knit with…

Pattern of the Week: Beacon Fire Cardigan

Knitscene Summer 2019 is full of hot projects, even more so because the issue is themed around fire, its benefits and its power. The Beacon Fire Cardigan…

Start as Many New Knitting Projects as You Can

“Start as many new knitting projects as you can!” That’s my new motto, and I’m sticking to it. I’m not talking about mindlessly and indiscriminately knitting any…

Top 5 Lightweight Cardigans for Summer

My love of cardigans knows no bounds; hot, steamy weather cannot keep us apart. However, it can make me a little more selective in my cardigan choices.…

Must-Know Sock Knitting Technique: How a Sock is Supposed to Fit

I am so disappointed when I knit something that doesn’t fit. Aren’t you? There are some patterns where you don’t have to worry about fit a lot,…

Shaping Circular Yoke Sweaters

Circular yoke sweaters are all the rage; their timeless style never goes out of fashion. Today’s knitting designers continue to find ways to revive this classic sweater…

10 Summer Accessories to Knit This Season

Summer may not be the ideal time to knit a sweater, but that doesn’t mean we should stop knitting! This is the perfect time to use up…

The 7 Best Airy Knitted Shawls for Summer

When you think of summer, shawls are probably not the first things that come to mind. But they should! Knitted shawls are perfect for weddings, the theater,…

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…