Knitting

Oenology & Yarnology: Pairing with Surprising Symmetry

It’s National Wine Day, when fiber folks turn our attention to certain regions in the world that produce both signature grapes and signature fiber. We are talking…

German short-rows

Substituting German Short-Rows for Wrap-and-Turn Short-Rows

German short-rows have become increasingly common as a short-row knitting technique. Their popularity is understandable: they are simple to execute and they produce excellent results, as shown…

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KNITTING TRENDS

WIP Wednesday: Hannah’s First Class Hoodie

When non-knitters see me knitting a sweater or wearing one I’ve made, they often ask, “How long does it take to knit a sweater?” This seemingly straightforward…

10 Favorite Knit Hats

Knit hats are some of my favorite projects. They’re small, portable, and they make great gifts. They’re also one of the only projects where I knit the…

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…

The Unequaled Beauty of Paisley Shawls

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, psychedelic paisley became a symbol of change for a generation of young men and women dissatisfied with the Vietnam War.…

Pattern of the Week: Kalaloch Pullover

Summer sweaters may seem like an oxymoron, but they truly have their place. Cannon Beach, Oregon, for example. We go there often in the summer, and our…

The Afterthought Heel and the Peasant Heel

Sock heels come in many varieties. There is the traditional heel flap, turn, and gusset—often one of the first sock heels we learn. Another popular heel is…

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…

Ravelings: Knitting a World Away

How did you learn to knit? I was a new mom living in Israel when I first learned. I had taught myself to crochet a couple months…

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…

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…

Discover the Secret Messages in Latvian Mittens

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…