Knitting

Planning Your Holiday Knitting Timeline

Giving exclusively handmade gifts during the holidays is a beautiful idea. However, making that idea a reality can take a whole lot of time, money, blood, sweat,…

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A Southwestern Sweater Celebration

My mother-in-law lives in North Scottsdale, so I spend a fair amount of time visiting her and exploring the Southwest. Even though I’ve visited many times, I’m…

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KNITTING TRENDS

The Best Resource When Stranded (Knitting) on a Desert Island

One of the really cool parts of my job is that I get to work with designers on a regular basis. Such was the case when Kyle…

Wacky Shawl Construction: The Headwind Shawl

I love a shawl with funky construction. Modular, short-rows, knitted-on edgings—they all make my knitterly heart go pitter-pat. Any project that makes me pause and look more…

In Thrall to Shawls?

I’m a shawl junkie. Even though I have enough shawls to wrap several mummies from head to toe, I can’t stop knitting them. My approach is a…

Pattern Play: At the Same Time

“At the same time.” These four words sometimes appear in knitting patterns, and they can seem a bit daunting. But dealing with them doesn’t have to be…

Sweet Honeycomb Cowl: Fixing an Oopsie

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: READ THE PATTERN BEFORE STARTING THE PROJECT. And I ignored my own advice yet again. (Be…

How to Pick Up Stitches for a Neckband

Knitting the neckband is usually one of the final tasks of a sweater project, and it can feel like a juggling act to pick up the correct…

Pattern of the Week: Värma Pullover

Sweater knitting season is here, and I’m deep into winding yarn and casting on. I thought I had my first fall sweater all picked out, but then…

Power Knits for a Powerful Wardrobe

Knitscene Spring 2017 is for tough women who kick butt in their work and their playtime. The project stories have beautiful, professional garments for the workplace; timeless…

The Sweet Honeycomb Cowl: Finishing Touches

In our third post about the Sweet Honeycomb Cowl KAL, we’re discussing the finishing techniques for this beautiful project. If you want to know about choosing colors…

Sittin’ & Knittin’ with Judy Greer

Actress, author, model, and director Judy Greer has been popping up on screens a lot these days. But when I had a chance to sit down with…

No Knitting Blocking Board? No Problem!

After years of blocking knitting and crocheting on kitchen counters, floors, and dryer tops, I finally broke down one day and bought an Official Blocking Board. All…

Fiber Nation Podcast: The Donner Party and the Doll

We bill Interweave’s podcast Fiber Nation as “a knitting podcast that goes beyond knitting.” Up to now, though, we haven’t strayed too far beyond, focusing on sheep, wool, and the survival of textile traditions in general. Our newest episode, “The Donner Party & the Doll,” is definitely about survival, but of the human kind. It’s also our most dramatic episode yet.

Fiber Nation Show Notes: A Podcast About the Donner Party?

We bill Interweave’s podcast Fiber Nation as “a knitting podcast that goes beyond knitting.” Up to now, though, we haven’t strayed too far beyond, focusing on sheep,…

Make it Modular and Make it Manageable

I have always had a textile problem; surely you can sympathize. I have rugs and bedspreads and lace tablecloths and wraps and shawls and embroidered things I…

“Join” Lily Chin in this Join-as-You-Go Knitting Workshop

I make no secret of the fact that I’m a lazy knitter. I’ll work intricate stitch patterns all day long, but when it comes to finishing and…

The Sweet Honeycomb Cowl: Slip-Stitch Colorwork in the Round with a Jog-less Jog

In our second post about the Sweet Honeycomb Cowl KAL, we’re discussing the ins and outs of slip-stitch knitting and the jog-less jog. Our first post offered…

Advanced Approaches to Slip-Stitch Colorwork

Although slip-stitch textures worked in solid-color yarns are attractive and exciting, it is slip-stitch colorwork for which this technique is best known. By using two or more colors…

Ravelry Inspired: Tackle a Project to Learn Something New

Adults often cringe at the idea of trying something they have never before attempted. I like to think of knitters differently. Since most stitch enthusiasts are problem-solvers…

Slip Stitch Knitting: Take the Fast Track to Colorwork

When it comes to stranded colorwork, my skills are best described as “needs improvement.” But I’m in love with one way of knitting colorwork that doesn’t have…

Pattern of the Week: Sweet Dreams Pullover

Autumn is such a wonderful season for knitting. While I will happily pick up my needles year-round, once the weather starts to turn colder and the days…

Discover Fredagsmys with Interweave Knits Fall 2019

Remember hygge? The Danish concept of “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being” made its way to the United…

Sweet Honeycomb Cowl Knit-Along: Choosing Your Colors

In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is—as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art. —Josef…

What Type of Knitter Are You?

As humans and crafters, we all have our personal preferences in projects, yarn stash method, and process. Do you tend to progress on a project slowly, with…