Knitting

Take a Peek Inside Interweave’s Ultimate Pattern Collection, 100 Knits

My love for 100 Knits knows no bounds. From the moment I laid eyes on this sleek—and, dare I say, sexy—hardcover pattern collection, I knew there would always…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Ripple Pullover

Catrina Frost’s Ripple Pullover is one of my favorites from knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018. It features delicate ripple stitches so perfectly staggered that they create rotating diagonal movement…

Millcroft Shawl Knitting Kit
The Knitter's Dictionary Book
100 Knits: Interweave's Ultimate Pattern Collection Book
Interweave Knits Gifts, 2018 Magazine
Darn It! How to Repair Your Knitting Online Workshop
Willow Winds Hat Knitting Kit

KNITTING TRENDS

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Calcite Cowl

In which the designer waxes poetic about her Calcite Cowl, published in knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Geodes are such surprising treasures, the simplicity of the outside belying the…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Point Gray Poncho

If you’ve been hesitating to jump on the poncho bandwagon, I understand—I tend to view them as advanced fashion pieces, and I’m totally intimidated. But I’ve been…

Knit and Crochet Handmade Hostess Gift Ideas for 7 Kinds of Hosts

Are you a giver of hostess gifts? I have to confess that until very recently, I had never even heard of or considered giving a holiday host…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Highland Raglan

Judging by the evidence at hand in my closet, the funnel neck raglan is hands down my favorite neck and shoulder treatment for a sweater. The Highland…

Cozy Up with these Crafty Reads for Inspired Winter Knitting!

When it’s too cold to frolic outside, it’s a great time to exercise your mind! Check out these crafty books featured in knitscene Winter 2018. 1. THE…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Frosted Foliage Pullover

The Frosted Foliage Pullover is (in my humble opinion) one of the best patterns from knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018. In fact, this issue has so many great knitting…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Calderwood Pullover

The Calderwood Pullover from knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018 unites almost everything I love to knit in one tidy package. I’m both short and short-waisted, so I need to…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Terrapin Tunic

Oh the Terrapin Tunic, a stunning fall sweater if I’ve ever seen one. I love the ribbed neckline, the length, and the gorgeous cable pattern at the…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Purple Beet Raglan

Tunics are the most versatile sweaters you can add to your wardrobe. There are so many many ways you can wear them! You can wear them to…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Geode Tunic

Tunics are a key part of my diabolical plan to always feel like I’m wearing pajamas, while looking like I’ve dressed up for a day at the…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Pebble Pullover

The Pebble Pullover is on my must-make list for 2018! Not only was it designed by one of my favorite knit designers, Susanna IC, it also captures…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Twinings Hat

Simple hats are my thing. I tend not to follow patterns to knit hats—I just pick a yarn that I like and wing it. The final product…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Pepper & Snow Pullover

Are you a traditionalist, or do your tastes skew more modern? Personally, I embrace both: I love traditional designs, but I also like the look of modern…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Compass Points Pullover

Keeping up with my knitting plans never seems to work. I see a sweater I love and decide I need to start on it right now. I…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Cosseted Pullover

I’ve always thought of “cosseted” things in a somewhat negative light—a cosseted dog lives a cushy life of fancy food served in crystal dishes; a cosseted person…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Myriad Pullover

Hopefully, wherever you are, the signs are starting to emerge: a slight chill, earlier sunsets, and everything pumpkin flavored in the stores. But, for me, it’s not…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Aslant Pullover

When I was a new knitter back in high school, I remember when I learned how to make stockinette stitch. It blew my mind. I started noticing…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Shifting Squares Pullover

What’s on your needles this fall? Like most knitters, you probably have quite a few things in your queue just begging to be cast on. I kinda…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: Indigo Smoke Pullover

The Indigo Smoke Pullover, the cover project for knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018, came about from the designer’s desire to knit a colorwork yoke sweater, and yet to branch…

Knit 2 Gorgeous Winter Hats in 1 Project

When we channel anger and frustration in positive and productive ways, we can create beautiful things. The idea for the Winter 2018 issue of knitscene was inspired…