Knitting

5 Mittens to Knit for a Cozy Winter

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

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Let Brioche Be a Bright Spot in Your Winter Knitting

It’s finally winter-ish in Colorado, with several inches of snow on the ground. (Being Colorado, it will be 60 degrees again by Friday, but still.) For once,…

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Interweave Knits Winter 2020

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Knits Gifts 2019

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

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The Knitter’s Toolbox Online Workshop

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KNITTING TRENDS

10 Life-Changing Truths About Arm-Knitting

Arm-knitting is the practice of using one’s forearms instead of knitting needles, using huge yarn. Take a look at Vickie Howell arm-knitting in this clip from Knitting…

Quick + Easy Knits for a Calming Experience

Quick + Easy Knits features 20 knitting projects that are all both quick and easy to make—regardless of your knitting skill level—thanks to thick yarns and simple techniques.…

Pattern of the Week: Playful Stripes Blanket

Winter is the best time for knitting big projects. I always look forward to curling up on my couch, feet tucked beneath me, knitting spread over my…

Biting into Brioche, Big Time!

I’ve done something, people. Something big. I signed up for a class on the Flying Foxtail Shawl by Stephen West. It’s a stunningly beautiful brioche shawl, and…

Grafting Two-Color Brioche Using the Two-Pass Method

Few stitch patterns are as “cushy” as brioche, with its two interlocking layers of stitches. The double-layer ribbed fabric that brioche stitch produces is thicker and provides…

Yarn for the Giving: Warm Up America!

I know what it’s like to be cold. After over a decade of living in high-altitude climates, I’m used to freezing temperatures and arctic winds. But there…

Don’t Make this Mistake When Using a Provisional Cast-On!

Upon realizing 2019 is almost over and that I wrote this post all the way back in January, I had to have a little talk to myself…

5 Hat Patterns to Jazz Up Your Style

Until recently, I thought that having more than one or two knit hats was dumb. You have one that goes well enough with your winter coat and…

Snowburst Beanie: A Soothing WIP to Savor

I am typically not great for starting my handmade gifts early. This year, however, I have a plan: chunky hats. I know it’s not exactly groundbreaking, but…

Yarn, Audio Books, and More Yarn: Great Gifts for Crafters

|Sponsored| We recently wrapped up another set of unboxing videos, where we open a package featuring cool new gifts for crafters. While shooting any video has its…

When Fixing a Hole, Give a Darn About Your Yarn!

I’ve written before about two of our newest online-education workshops from Jennifer Raymond. The first one, All About Yarn, covers the raw material of every project you…

A New Way to Knit Socks: Solefully

The Lobelia Socks and Forester Socks by Betty Salpekar use her unique bottom-up construction method. This article on solefull sock knitting was originally published in Interweave Knits…

7 Sock Patterns for Bringing Socks-y Back

A few weeks ago, right before Halloween, we had our first major snow here in Colorado. It’s time to bust out the snow boots, and you know…

Explore color this year with Interweave Knits Winter 2020

It’s been quite the year. So much has changed since last year’s winter issue of Interweave Knits that all the happenings would be hard to summarize in…

Pattern of the Week: Eastport Pullover

What kind of reaction do you have when you hear the word brioche? I’m going to say it again: brioche. Sit with that for a second. Are…

Knitting on an Airplane and Other Travel Tips for Makers

Traveling is stressful. You can find thousands of articles online about achieving the peak level of comfort on every kind of transportation, but do they ever really…

Holiday Countdown: Scarves and Cowls for Winter

This year, Interweave is helping you get ready for the holiday season with some of our most popular projects from the past few years. Today, and for…

Pattern of the Week: Harper Cowl

After knitting four sweaters, two stockinette, one lace, and one colorwork, I’m in the mood for some cables! I still have two sweaters on the needles, so…

Knitting Your Way Through Anxiety

It has been my personal experience that the things that change your life the most happen very suddenly and are rarely ever planned. This is not a…

5 Reasons Why You Need to Teach Your Loved Ones to Stitch

It’s not always easy to teach a skill to someone you love, but the payoff can be huge. I was lucky enough to be taught knitting and…

Positive Thinking Through Stitchery: An Article Round-Up

The mental health benefits of knitting and crochet are well-documented. Both crafts are a great way to keep the mind active and challenged. Both crafts foster a…

Deck the Halls with Knitted Joy

I’m not one of those homekeepers who decorates for each holiday. I just can’t be bothered. But when it comes to Christmas, watch out, because I am…

5 Cozy Knit Blankets to Get You through Winter

Winter is here and shows no signs of letting up any time soon. To me, these freezing days and nights mean one thing: cuddling up on the…