Knitting

So You Want to Write Knitting Patterns … Read This First!

You’ve been knitting for a while. You’ve progressed from simple patterns to pattern modifications to coming up with your own designs. Maybe someone at your LYS loved…

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knitscene Winter 2019: Tales from Behind the Camera

I don’t usually see the garments from our magazines on a human being until the day of a photo shoot. It’s true! The morning of a photo…

Basic Brioche & Bold Brioche Cables Workshop Bundles

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Interweave Knits Winter 2020

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Knits Gifts 2019

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knitscene Winter 2019

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

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knitscene Fall 2019 Digital Edition

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The Knitter’s Toolbox Online Workshop

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KNITTING TRENDS

Join Interweave Escapes in Lake, Tahoe California April 16-19, 2020 with Instructor Amy Gunderson

Event Overview Interweave Escapes is a unique way for knitters to come together, learn from a knitting expert and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow devotees in this…

Norah Gaughan’s Murray Pullover: A First Sweater Pattern to Savor

I’ve been knitting for well over a decade, but until now, I never tackled a garment with sleeves. Call it an irrational phobia; so far I’ve always…

knitscene Winter 2019: Tales from Behind the Camera

I don’t usually see the garments from our magazines on a human being until the day of a photo shoot. It’s true! The morning of a photo…

I am OBSESSED with this garter-stitch shawl!

The Brunch Shawl published in knitscene Winter 2019 quickly became one of the favorite patterns in this issue. It’s no wonder why! It’s a versatile garment that…

Join Interweave Escapes in Asheville, North Carolina March 8–11, 2020 with Instructor Norah Gaughan

Event Overview SOLD OUT – Contact Doreen Connors at dconnors@goldenpeakmedia.com or 516-498-7463 to join a wait list. Interweave Escapes is a unique way for knitters to come…

5 Reasons You Need to Attend a Knitting Retreat

When was the last time you did something for yourself? No, picking up a pint of ice cream on the way home from work doesn’t count. I…

First Sweater, Complete: Andrea’s Murray Pullover

I have officially completed my first-ever handknitted sweater! Congratulations are in order, if I do say so myself. For my first foray into garments with sleeves, I…

Get Back to Basics with knitscene Spring 2020

Garter stitch doesn’t get old. I confess there was a time when I stuck my nose up at it because I had moved onto more advanced, “better”…

5 Ways to Use Garter Stitch

Garter stitch is truly an unsung hero of knitting. It’s the first knitted fabric learned when one takes up the needles because it only requires the ability…

Learn All the Colorwork at Yarn Fest 2020

The Interweave crew is anxiously ramping up for Yarn Fest 2020, and we’re so excited to share the workshop lineup with everyone. Yarn Festers have a lot…

Icy Hands, Warm Heart: Making the Ibex Valley Mittens

I had an aspiration. I was going to knit mittens for my sister for the holidays. Given that this post is going up in January, you can…

My Dream Colorwork Project: 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.…

Your Pattern Picks: Wool Studio Vol. VII

It’s hard to believe that we’re already on Volume VII of our beloved Wool Studio series! This time around, we’re celebrating asymmetry with 10 designs that will…

Take it ease-y with the Counterpoise Cardigan

When I was asked to write about a project in Wool Studio Vol. VII, I thought, no problem—there are so many great projects to choose from. Well…

Knitting Basics: Casting On Stitches

The long-tail cast-on is a sturdy, all-purpose cast-on that you can use on all kinds of projects, from cowls, to socks, to sweaters. Here’s how to work…

Three Must-Know Gansey Cast-Ons

Originally made for fishermen on the English and Scottish coasts, gansey sweaters have remained a knitted garment staple. The earliest printed reference to a fisherman’s jersey (gansey)…

The Breaker Cowl: How to Graft Garter Stitch Without a Jog at the Selvedges

Knitting garter stitch can be very relaxing—perfect for those times when you want to give your brain a rest from more-complex stitch patterns and let your hands…

Why Kids Are Easiest to Knit For

I’ve written about my top five reasons why men are easier to knit for than women, and that was in response to a piece my coworker Sarah…

Your 2019 Favorites from Interweave Knits

The New Year is closing in, knitters! What did you knit this year? We were able to get a grasp on some of your favorites from the…

Sharing Our Knitting Goals for 2020

Happy new year, knitters! It’s the dawn of a new decade and time to make all of those resolutions. If I’m honest, I’m not a resolution maker.…

Become Able to Cable

Ah, winter knitting. For many of us it’s truly the most wonderful time of the year. Cold temperatures (and a record-setting 20+ inches of snow a few…

How to Graft a Twisted Rib Pattern

The Lamplighter’s Hat from Interweave Knits Gifts 2019 begins with a cabled band that is worked flat from side to side. After the band is complete, the…

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…