Knitting

Pantone Color of the Year 2019: What Do You Think?

The recent announcement of the Pantone Color of the Year 2019 struck a polarizing tone among media outlets. Living Coral is orangey-pink, just a shade under what…

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Escape with Interweave For a Life-Changing Experience

A few months ago, I was invited to attend an Interweave Escapes event in Maupin, Oregon. I had never participated in one before, so I wasn’t exactly…

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KNITTING TRENDS

9 Hints for Selecting a Colorwork Palette for Stranded Knitting

What if you loved lots of color and wanted to work with it in your knitting and other fiber arts, but you had no inborn sense of…

Knitting with Handspun Yarn: 4 Tips for Knitting at Any Gauge

Spinning without a project in mind doesn’t mean yarn without a purpose. In “Got Gauge? (Me Either)” from Spin + Knit 2016, Leslie Ordal shares her four…

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Knitter Yarn as a Gift

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a 1000 times… “You’re impossible to shop for!” To which I reply, “No I’m not! I’m a knitter, I…

Ravelings: Bio Knits

Life is equal parts awe-inspiring and terrifying, fragile and ruthless, and it is always associated with its absence: death. Its bilateral nature forces both sides to surface…

3 Ways to Enjoy Interweave Yarn Fest 2019

Interweave Yarn Fest 2019 is our fifth and biggest one yet! We’ve added Wednesday classes and more booths in the marketplace. Looking over the class list—not only knitting…

Knit the Periphery Shawl With Your Eyes Closed

The all-new, digital-only issue of knitscene Accents 2018 is fully loaded with all sorts of accessory projects. The aim for this issue was to include a range of…

6 Steps for Planning Handmade Holiday Gifts PLUS a Free Calendar Download!

It’s that time of year. The rest of your family and friends can put off thinking about holiday gifts for a little while longer, but as a…

How Do You Compare to the World’s Fastest Knitter?

Hazel Tindall’s ears were pierced by their first swear word (uttered by a woman) due to a rejected jumper. Her neighbor failed to sell it, the buyer…

Part 2: Grafting Two-Color Brioche with the Unified Field Cowl

You found some treat yarn, knit your way through the Unified Field Cowl Part 1, and now you have a stunning, irresistibly squishable scarf. But don’t stop…

Join Interweave Escapes at Imperial River Company, Oregon May 16 – 19, 2019 with Brooklyn Tweed Instructors Lis Smith and Jamie McCarthy

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

Pattern of the Week: Dionaea Muscipula

I now have my yarn for the Dionaea Muscipula (“Venus Flytrap”) Cardigan from Interweave Knits Winter 2019, and I can’t wait to start knitting. There are so…

3 Inspirational Stories Behind Interweave Knits Winter 2019

Here at Interweave HQ (a cooler way to say “the office”), we’ve been geeking out over the Winter issue of Interweave Knits. It’s The Science Issue, so…

My First Colorwork Project: The North Star Flip-Top Mittens

I loved making the North Star Flip-Top Mittens from Interweave Knits Gifts 2018. They knit up surprisingly fast and my mom requested a pair seconds after seeing…

The Faroe Invasion: Faroese Yarns Debut in North America

It’s late June. Forecasts predict sweltering 90-to 100-degree temperatures across the southern half of the United States. Óli Kristian á Torkilsheyggi, the founder of Navia, a yarn…

Pattern of the Week: The Ring-Tailed Bandit Hat

Raccoons and I have a lot in common—they like snacks, I like snacks, they wear stripes, I wear stripes, they have a cute little mask and I…

It’s Complicated: Knitting for Family Is the Worst

If you started reading this blog because you thought I was going to talk about how terrible and undeserving of my knitting my family is, I’m sorry…

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,…

It’s Time! Register for Interweave Yarn Fest

As the year winds to an end, I start planning my calendar for next year. At the top of the list, you’ll find all of the upcoming…

What’s New for Interweave Yarn Fest 2019

Interweave Yarn Fest is back for its 5th year in 2019! With 4 years under our belt, you might think we’ve settled into a routine, but we…

Cyber Monday Reflections: 15 Ways the Internet Changed Knitting

Imagine a sparsely populated world with no mechanism for long-distance communication. Humans live in small societies separated by long distances or natural barriers. Each community knows it’s…

7 Tips for Shopping on Small Business Saturday

This year marks the eighth annual Small Business Saturday shopping holiday. The day was created as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but it’s all…

Thanksgiving is Always a WIP

Thanksgiving and I have a turbulent history together. I loved it, and then I ignored it, and I even grew to resent it. But two years ago…

Join Interweave Escapes in Leavenworth, Washington at the Sleeping Lady Resort April 10-14, 2019 for Our 1st Annual Knitting Clinic with Lorilee Beltman

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…